Who gets larynx cancer?

Age: Laryngeal cancer happens more in people age 55 and older. Gender: Men are more likely to develop this cancer, possibly because smoking and heavy alcohol consumption happen more among men. History of head and neck cancer: About one in four (25%) people who have had head and neck cancer will get it again. How …

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Which primary brain tumor occurs most commonly?

In fact, meningioma is the most common brain tumor, accounting for about 30 percent of them. Meningioma tumors are often benign: You may not even need surgery. What is the most common primary brain tumor in adults? Meningiomas begin in the meninges, the layers of tissue that surround the outer part of the brain and …

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Question: Should I get my dogs benign tumor removed?

We see many pets with masses that are completely benign, and don’t need to be removed unless they’re physically uncomfortable (for example, a large tumor on the leg might limit the dog’s ability to walk). However, unfortunately cancer is extremely common in dogs. How long can a dog live with a benign tumor? Canine histiocytomas …

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Can IVF increase cancer risk?

Interpretation: Women who have been exposed to fertility drugs with IVF seem to have a transient increase in the risk of having breast or uterine cancer diagnosed in the first year after treatment, though the incidence overall is no greater than expected. Can you get cancer from fertility treatments? Overall most studies show that fertility …

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Do you lose your facial hair during chemo?

Some chemotherapy drugs make other body hair fall out. This can include eyebrows, eyelashes, nose hair, beards, moustaches, chest hair, and leg, arm, underarm and pubic hair. This is almost always temporary. We have some practical tips to help you cope with this hair loss. Does chemo affect your face? Skin changes also occur during …

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Do you see an oncologist for bladder cancer?

A urologist or an oncologist can diagnose a person with bladder cancer. Once diagnosed the discussion of treatments will begin. Bladder cancer treatment varies depending on the stage of the cancer and if it has metastasized (spread to other parts of the body). Should you see an oncologist for bladder cancer? Oncologists often take a …

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Where does melanoma arise from?

Malignant Melanoma is a common skin cancer that arises from the melanin cells within the upper layer of the skin (epidermis) or from similar cells that may be found in moles (nevi). This type of skin cancer may send down roots into deeper layers of the skin. Where does melanoma usually start? Melanomas can develop …

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Can patients eat during chemo?

Diet for Cancer Patients During Chemotherapy. It is recommended that you eat lightly on your chemotherapy day. Eating small portions slowly and every few hours seem to work best. Avoid skipping meals on these days and eating fatty, greasy or spicy foods. What can you not eat during chemotherapy? Foods to avoid (especially for patients …

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You asked: What virus is known to causes cervical cancer?

HPV can cause cervical and other cancers including cancer of the vulva, vagina, penis, or anus. It can also cause cancer in the back of the throat, including the base of the tongue and tonsils (called oropharyngeal cancer). Cancer often takes years, even decades, to develop after a person gets HPV. What is the most …

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