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What Does It Mean To Have Endometrial Cancer And How Is It Linked To Obesity
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
Why & how does PCOS happen? What is the cause of it? How to cure it if possible? Is it dangerous? Does it cause cancer or any other disease?
See Below...: PCOS is caused by higher insulin levels and is frequently related to elevated weight. It can be treated in many cases by normalizing body weight. There are hormones related to insulin that prevent the ovary from processing hormones correctly. This causes cysts to form on the ovary and increases male hormone concentration. It doesn't cause cancer but can lead to diabetes and heart disease. ...Read more
Ca 19-9 is 15790.3 and CEA is 168.9. Does this mean cancer is spreading? Does it have anything to do with platelets being 48?
Disease under: Remission depends on pre treatment levels , if that levels are much higher the current high levels , normal cea is 3 ngms , cea 0.37 units . Normal platelet count 150, 000 to 400, 000 you have most likely 48, 000 not 48 speak to the oncologist , who has more information , can give ether opinion ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Foveolar hyperplasia: Is a minor "chemical" irritation of the upper stomach lining. Associated with use of alcohol, nsaid's (advil, aleve, (naproxen) ibuprofen, naprosyn...), or from bile gastritis that could be a result of past surgery. No association with cancer. See your gastroenterologist who did the biopsy to discuss your results. ...Read more
Stage 4 Uterine CA: Stage IV uterine cancer involves the bladder, bowel or distant locations in the body. Stage iva cancer has invaded the bladder and/or bowel and ivb disease has spread to distant locations in the body. "inoperable" means that it is not amenable to definitive surgical removal, but debulking surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and /or hormonal treatments have been used for treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I know the chemo treatment for breast cancer has affected my good normal cells what damage does it cause to my body?
Your oncologist can: Your treatiig oncologist can address this issue easily. Chemotherapy has but temporary effects on your blood counts.These go away within 3-4 weeks after stopping chemotherapy. There is little concern about long term aeffects on your body as the body can take care of repaiing itself quite quickly.So i would advise you not to worry about it...Yet ask such questions to the oncologist who ahs treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inhibits cell growth: Basically all chemo inhibits cell division and growth. Cancer cells lose normal control of these functions, so since they grow faster than normal cells, interfering with this hopefully kills the cancer. The problem is normal cells still divide normally, and are also affected-resulting in side effects of hair loss, diahrrea, and bone marrow suppression. ...Read more
Cancer by radiation: Yes, very very rarely.Get a more detailed answer ›
My partner has just been diagnosed with asymptomatic multiple myeloma what does that mean and how dangerous is it. How long does it take to progress.
Yes: You should tell your family so they support you and help you for treatment. ...Read more
Means bad news: Natural fats saturated , means no empty seats for hydrogen on the molecule , unsaturated fats are good ones, if artificially add h to them becomes hyrogenated fats., which becomes bad fats. They are not good for any one , but look good, increase shelf life , and acquires all the bad qualities of saturated fats. ...Read more
What will happen if a person is having enlarged liver. Does it cause any harmful symptoms. Does this leads to liver cancer?
Hepatitis: Enlarged liver is seen with liver disease due to various causes, common ones being viral, fatty infiltration or adverse drug effects. A basic evaluation with blood tests and an ultrasound should be initiated by your doctor. Depending on the cause found there may or may not be an association with cancer or cirrhosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can someone contract tuberculosis and what does it do to that person? Why is it considered a 'lung disease'?
Inhaled infection: Tb generally enters the body by inhalation of droplets that were coughed out by an infected person around you. Once you inhale the droplets containing TB bug, it starts to multiply in your lungs & causes infection. It can also spread to lymph nodes & via bloodstream to other organs in the body but majority of infections are limited to lungs (hence considered a lung disease). ...Read more
See explanation: Anaplastic is a descriptive term for the microscopic appearance of the tumor which may also be labelled "poorly differentiated". This typically translates to more aggressive behavior in the general sense. It means that the tumor cells look very unlike normal bladder cells and the more that is true, the more aggressive the tumor may behave. This holds true for most types of cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i clear high risk hpv, what can it do to me when i'm old, like 70 or more, and my immune system isn't as good as it is now? Does it mean cancer?
Regular followup: That you have cleared a high risk strain of hpv for now is a good thing.However, once you have it it could return at any tome. Regular followup exams and testing by your doc will be your best plan.Hopefully, it will never produce cancer, but it certainly could at some point. ...Read more
Can i know what is the stage of T2N, Mo(infiltrating ductal cancer) and can I get the explanation for this stage and whether it is serious?tq
Need N stage: Hello. Breast cancer, correct? T2 means that it is between 2-5 cm in size. N0 is that it is not in the lymph nodes. If it is N1, N2, or N3 it is in the lymph nodes. M0 means it has not spread outside of the breast or lymph nodes and that is EXCELLENT. When a patient has M0 disease that means that there is a chance for cure. Cure means that it doesn't come back after treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more
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