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What is the best way to get a tumor off an ovary?

What is the best way to get a tumor off an ovary?

Surgery: Any ovarian tumor, unless a radiologist is completely confident that it is benign and it is not causing you problems, will need to be removed surgically. If this is one of a very small minority of exceptions, your physician will have already made you aware. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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What do tounge tumors look look and why do we get them?

What do tounge tumors look look and why do we get them?

Unknown causes: Tongue tumors are ugly looking growths that are usually painless, but can be ulcerated. The known causative factors include smoking, chewing tobacco and alcohol use. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a tumor on your upper vaginal area?

It's possible: To get a tumor anywhere in your body, is there something more specific you'd like to know? ...Read more

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How do you get tumors in your head and can they be a major problem?

How do you get tumors in your head and can they be a major problem?

Brain tumor: Brain tumor can originate from the brain itself or can be a spread from cancer from outside the brain. Yes, any tumor/growth in the brain is a major problem as the brain is located inside a closed space system i.e. Skull- so any tumor/growth in the brain will increase pressure inside the system causing damage to the brain and could be lethal. ...Read more

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Please help docs! where is the best place to go to get a tumor removed?

Please help docs! where is the best place to go to get a tumor removed?

Cancer hospital: Tumors should be removed in centers where a number of patients are treated by surgery for a malignant tumor. The area where the tumor is to be treated should have the necessary ancillary services, ie radiation oncology, medical oncology, MRI and PET/CAT facilities. In addition one should check with the frequency with which the surgeon does the procedure; how many of the operations he does. ...Read more

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I get really severe migraines, lately worse and on one specific side. What are the chances i could have a tumor?

I get really severe migraines, lately worse and on one specific side. What are the chances i could have a tumor?

Fairly small: Migraines on one side are not uncommon. The hallmark symptom of a tumor is constant unremitting pain that gradually worsens over time. If you have pain-free periods between your migraines then it is quite unlikely you have a brain tumor. But consult with your doc re: migraine treatment! see http://bit.Ly/1bhnxsn ; http://bit.Ly/1k3fght homeopathy can help too: http://bit.Ly/jtzpdc. ...Read more

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Why do people in Australia get so many skin cancers and tumors?

Why do people in Australia get so many skin cancers and tumors?

Sun exsposure: Because of excessive exposure to sun the country's 22 million people are 13 times more likely to develop skin cancer than the global average. It has the globe's highest rate of deadly melanoma and one of the highest overall rates of cancer. Australia's proximity to Antarctica, where there is a hole in the ozone layer that filters out UV rays may also increase the risk. There are also higher rates of detection and tracking that can explain the number of cases of cancer diagnosed each year. ...Read more

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Can I get some information regarding tumors around the optic nerve?

Can I get some information regarding tumors around the optic nerve?

Optic nerve tumors: The most common optic nerve tumors are meningiomas and gliomas. They can usually be distinguished based on their appearance on an MRI scan ...Read more

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I'm going for surgery to get my desmoid tumors out should I be worried?

I'm going for surgery to get my desmoid tumors out should I be worried?

Confidence : You must have complete confidence in your surgeon. Desmoids are generally benign. ...Read more