I can answer almost all questions related to the treatment and natural course of most kinds of cancer, especially cancers of prostate, colon, lung and breast.
I have been a practicing medical oncologist for 36 years, and have been chief of service at a major medical center for 25 years. I've also done research in cancer treatments.
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I agree that with your history, your age and your family history you should have a screening colonoscopy every five years. These recommendations are evolving, however, and some people are saying two negative
That's a tough question! There are some chemotherapy programs which might not show much change in the appearance of a person. With the newer drugs and new drugs to combat side effects, sometimes very
This disorder is also known as Waldenstrom's disease. It is characterized by a cell in the bone marrow which has characteristics of a lymphocyte and a plasma cell. Generally the protein made by these
It wouldn't be a bad thing to give it a little time, as long as your doctor agrees that if the course of advil doesn't work, a biopsy will be done. As for going to a pathologist or radiologist without
Without examining you I can't really tell what is going on. IF however you have an area that is clearly getting larger, I would strongly advise a needle biopsy if the MRI you had does not suggest that
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