Doctor insights on:
What Are The Treatment Options For Lcis
Observation for Most: Lcis is somewhat of a misnomer in that it is not a cancer, but a "pre-malignant" condition in which there are abnormal cells present in the glands (lobules) of the breast. Therefore patients with a diagnosis of lcis are at a higher risk of developing breast cancer than the general population and require closer observation and screening. Hormonal therapy may be used in those with very high risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A rare disease group: Dominant in pedatric age, cluster in genitourinary locations and head and neck, adjacent to meninges. Surgery to remove is best; chemotherapy is used when indicated, and radiotherapy only when benefit outstrips adverse effects to growing bones and muscles, so very age dependent. ...Read more
Depends: Dcis can have a wide range of presentations and therefore has a wide range of treatment options - every case is different. Some cases may be observed or treated with surgery alone; more often, surgery followed by radiation therapy and possibly anti-estrogen therapy may be needed. Dcis may be very widespread throughout the breast, and mastectomy may be required. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends upon the: Type. Acute lymphoid and myeloid leukemias are treated differently, and chronic leukemias are treated different from acute varieties. It also depends on being child vs an older adult. In general, all rx (2.5-3.5 yrs) involves induction, consolidation, interim maintenance, delayed intensification and maintenance. AML rx (. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain or fertility ..: Options depend on if pelvic pain is an issue, and if trying to conceive now, want kids in the future , or done with childbearing. Medical treatment: Depo-Provera Lupron (leuprolide) shots work best, also Letrozole tablets or birth control pills. Surgical options: laparoscopy with excision or ablation vs. Removal of ovaries +/- hysterectomy. Fertility patients may need ivf after Depo-Provera Lupron (leuprolide) or medications and iui. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the treatment options for breast cancer? What are my various treatment options for breast cancer? What is the best treatment?
Depends: Small early breast cancers usually treated with small surgery called lumpectomy or partial mastectomy. Then see an oncologist for best treatment options depending on your specific cell type and possible dna tumor studies. Radiation therapy sometimes indicated. Larger tumors or hormone receptor negative tumors need more surgery, chemotherapy & radiation. Ask your oncologist for more details. ...Read more
Avoid cold; try meds: Other than treating the underlying condition(s) causing raynaud's symptoms, avoiding emotional stress, keeping warm, not smoking, and avoiding caffeine, some medications can help. Nifedipine, diltiazem, losartan, and prazosin have been used in patients with raynaud's phenomenon, to block vasospasm and/or relax vessels so they can dilate to let more blood flow through them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Diet and fluids: When talking of diverticulosis, eat a high fiber diet and drink a minimum of 80-100 ounces of noncaffeinated, non alcoholic fluid daily, more if you do strenous activity or fly in planes a lot. If you have divertiulitis, ie infected diverticulum low fiber diet and 2 weeks of antibiotics. Maintain low fiber for 4-6 weeks after resolution of symptoms the resume recommendations for diverticulosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Options vary: Lcis is not cancer but a marker for increased risk of future breast cancer. After finding lcis, women should increase the number of breast exams and mammograms they get per year. Some women at increased risk may take drugs like tamoxifen or Raloxifene to reduce their risk of breast cancer. A small number of women with very strong family histories of breast cancer may consider bilateral mastectomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends/Synthroid: Usually this is treated with synthroid (thyroxine), (thyroxine) but depending on the cause, it might need surgery as in goiter, or if due to something like an autoimmune cause like hashimoto's, it might need synthroid (thyroxine) and more intense monitoring to keep the TSH down. So one has to factor the cause into the treatment plan. ...Read more
Numerous options: Over the last 25 years of my practice, I have witnessed a sea change in treatment options for asthma. I no longer have had to rely on daily systemic steroids. New generations of inhaled steroids, bronchial tube dilators, non-steroid anti-inflammatory medications, and anti-allergic antibody injections. Many other exciting prospects are in the pipeline! ...Read more
Surgery: Depending on the stage and type of bladder cancer, treatment will vary. This includes observation, instilling medicines into the bladder (bcg), radical surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. The appropriate treatment will be dependent on the stage, type of cancer, and patient preference. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What are the treatment options for children with pandas?
- What are the otc options for the treatment of rosacea?
- What are the treatment options for bladder prolapse?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What are the treatment options for thoracolumbar scoliosis?
- What are natural treatment options for spondylolisthesis?
- What are the treatment options for blocked carotid arteries?
- What are treatment options for orthostatic hypotension in an elderly male?
- What other treatment options for gynecomastia?