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Please suggest what types of cancers are terminal?

Please suggest what types of cancers are terminal?

In theory, any: ..Cancer can be terminal if it's advanced enough to interrupt those body functions necessary to sustain life. This is not the same as incurable. Some cancers, like low grade lymphoma, cannot be cured and yet patients can live decades with it. I personally dislike the term and would use it only if the patient is really close to death. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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


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What type of cancer are their?

What type of cancer are their?

Rephrase ur question: Please rephrase your question to get a better answer. There are a lot of type of cancers. I am not sure i understand your question. ...Read more

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What type of cancer is extremely rare?

What type of cancer is extremely rare?

Tell us why you ask?: If you can help us by telling us more about what you want to know, we can be more helpful. This kind of quiz does not help you or I...as we will both be guessing wildly. So get to the point and tell us what is your problem??. ...Read more

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Please suggest what type of cancer cannot spread?

All cancers spread: Some at a fast rate , even basal cell cancer of skin may not spread to distant organs but spread to adjacent structures , by eroding through. Only benign tumors do not spread to other organs but still its location as brain may cause serious problems. ...Read more

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Please suggest what types of cancer are hereditary?

Breast, ovarian, prostate, and colon: Breast, ovarian, prostate, and colon, childhood cancers are to name a few. More detailed information and a useful link is attached below on cancer.Org http://www.Cancer.Org/cancer/cancercauses/geneticsandcancer/heredity-and-cancer. ...Read more

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Please tell me what type of cancer does sunlight cause?

Please tell me what type of cancer does sunlight cause?

Skin Cancer: The uv rays of sunlight are the reason we see skin cancers - particularly melanona, squamous cells, and basal cells. Using an spf-50 sunscreen when outside, and reapplying every few hours will help protect your skin. ...Read more

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I was curious what type of cancer kills in a matter of weeks?

I was curious what type of cancer kills in a matter of weeks?

The fast ones: Before real rx was available, i lost two high school friends to acute leukemia, each in less than a week (sudden hemorrhage). Oat cell carcinoma often kills as the diagnosis is being made; choriocarcinoma is famously fast. I've seen people die in car wrecks due to brain metasatses clueless that they had cancer, but the three i named first are the really speedy ones if untreated. ...Read more

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Is there any data collected showing what types of cancer certain people have collected over their lifetime?

Is there any data collected showing what types of cancer certain people have collected over their lifetime?

Registries: Most hospitals have cancer registries that collect this information. Hospitals, in turn, need to report this data to the state. On a national scale, the surveillance epidemiology and end results (seer) database of the national cancer institute collects this information as does the national cancer database (ncdb). ...Read more

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What type of cancers make u lose weight?

Many.: Weight loss can be a symptom of many different kinds of cancers. But, usually (not always) weight loss occurs when cancer has spread. ...Read more

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