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What Does Cancer Look Like In The Body
You can not see: From outside of your body you can not see it or nobody else can see it. ...Read more
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Very Variable: It may not be detectable on an x-ray or could mimic another process like an infection or trauma. 2 classic presentations are called blastic or lytic- blastic appearance is when the region affected appears denser and lytic is when the affected region looks as if someone took n eraser to the area ; looks less dense. There are other image studies such as a bone scan or MRI that can help deliniate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Non-healing wounds: If you have a growth that is not healing, and tends to bleed on its own, you should definitely bring it to the attention of your dermatologist. For photos of common skin cancers, please see the following website: http://www.Aad.Org/skin-conditions/skin-cancer-detection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
All areas: Skin cancer can develop on any part of the skin, so a complete skin exam should visualize all at-risk areas. I typically have patients change into a robe for such an exam to make sure a complete exam is performed. Often times follow-up exams are more focused and are more directed to a particular region or area. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lip cancer: Hello, malignant changes to the lip may have a number of different appearances. Ulcerated enlarged fungating lesions that have undergone a recent change, bleed easily; are most suspicious. Really any lesion that is present could be cancerous. Especially if there is a history of excessive sun exposure with sunburns, smoking, alcohol use, and family history of cancer. See your doctor for a biopsy. ...Read more
Many symptoms: It can look like painless bumps that you can feel - most commonly along the side of the neck. Or it can be unexplained symptoms such as weight loss, fevers for no apparent reason, fatigue, easy bruising, or intense itching of the skin. ...Read more
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