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09/0/07 My step-father has terminal lung cancer with heart disease. He's had this for about two years. (He was not expected to live but a few months) They cannot do surgery on him because of his heart disease. However, he did h...
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Hi, MedHelp is pleased to introduce 3 new International Ask-a-Doctor forums all related to Cancer topics. All questions will be answered by a medical doctor. The new forums are: Cancer - http://www.medhelp.org/forums/show/347 Lung...
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Hi, We are pleased to introduce the new Ask-a-Doctor Reconstructive Surgery forum where all questions will receive a personal answer from Archibald Sanford Miller III, MD,FACS, the Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma Sch...
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Hi, We have just opened up two new cancer communities, specific to Skin Cancer and Colon Cancer. Please note, these are un-moderated communities. The forums are located at: Skin Cancer: http://www.medhelp.org/forums/show/290 Colon...
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My mother was recently diagnosed with Lung cancer. It was found on her lower left lung and in her lymph nodes. The Doctors are doing radiation and planning on Chemo. They basically told us that this is "not curable" and that this is b...
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I had an transvaginal and pelvic ultrasound last week and the radiologist said there was a cyst on my left ovary. He suggested a MRI or a direct visualization? Would a MRI be able to diagnose if a cyst is cancerous ? Also, does anyone ...
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I recently had a mammatome biopsy to investigate a cluster of microcalcifications. I was told the procedure would be pain free and simple. It was anything but. It was incredibly painful and I am quite bruised from the procedure. The ...
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Could you please provide me with information if there is malignancy in this Renal Neoplasm pathology report: The bulk of the tumor is comprised of mature adipose tissue with foci of necrosis associated with macorphages and giant cell...
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I understand that tubular carcinoma is estrogen fed - should I stop taking my birth control pills? I am in the middle of menapause but I still have an occasional full period.
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In 2006 I had a right mastectomy and total lymph node removal with subsequent chemotherapy and radiation. My Oncologist told me that my type of cancer has a high rate of reoccurence. In 1999 I had a hysterectomy which included the remo...
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what to do before and after a cryosurgery?
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I have Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome since 1991. My natural killer cells are around 10. I receive IVIG, 30 grams every three weeks to help keep infections at bay. I recently completed mammosite radiation and the question...
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My father will have surgery next week to remove two tumors from his liver. My question-will this be curative or palliative. His docter was vague. My father was diagnosed with colon cancer 16 months ago, had laparoscopic surgery to remov...
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Histopathology Report Gross description Recieved a speciman of left lung measuring 20 X 12 X 3 cm. External surface is unremarkable. On sectioning , a soft to firm white tumour measuring 3 X 2.4 X 1.3 cm is seen. It is 0.3 cm away ...
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I know this is not breast cancer but but we are desperate for help. Please can anyone help, My husband and a whipples operation on 4th July 2007. 2 days post op he developed respiratory failure and was ventilated on critical care for 5 ...
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Hi , as I mentioned it earlier, my sister has Micro Calcification with clusters all over her right breast(Almost 9cm).Mastectomy has performed and her 2 lymph nodes are clear and doctors sent for Pathology Test and out of 100 pieces 36 ...
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Hello Doctor, I am writting this question on behalf of my mother. She was asked to be tested once again and does not understand why she has to be retested given that the results 13 years ago indicated that she was not compatible. Ho...
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What are some of the latest experimental drugs being used to treat breast cancer? I had 20 lymp nodes removed plus the lympectomy and the doc wants to do radiation and chemo, they say that it looks like they got it all, I do not want to...
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"I have a mass on my left thight, measuring 4x4 cm Doc sent me for an ultrasound and the results were no abnormalities seen, then there was a comment to monitor in clinic and do an MRI if needed. IT also said NOT ALL INTRAMUSCULAR abnoma...
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hi!my mother's biopsy result during lumpectomyis grade 3 and measuring 30x25x20mm, i want to ask if what stage is it?.she had undergone modified radical mastectomy and the result of this biopsy are ER-,PR- and no lymph nodes found,,and ...
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