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My father was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer non small
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Is the fluid that is caused by cancer on the outer lung and
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Can cancer of the pleural cavity ever be less than stage 4.
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I have case study for oncology and I need to put this frm
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My father is in Stoffville Markham Hospital - His lungs keep
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I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. I had a bone scan and
I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. I had a bone scan and ct scan and they were clear. I am scheduled for surgery. In reading my ct scan report I see where one part of the report says the lung basis… read more
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My 86yr old mom has had 4 effusions drained in about the
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I have breast cancer and it has mestasis n my liver and
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What does the following ct scan mean: There is no axillary
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Is Xeloda given alone the best choice for stage 4 metastic
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My cancer is dormant, however, both my lungs have 3 - 4
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My 87 old father has always had an elevated PSA level, he
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How do you treat lungs water caused by cancer? any
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My dad (age 87) had 1 1/4 liters of fluid removed from right
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Dr., thanks for your help yesterday. I wanted to confirm one
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Is stage IV non-small cell lung cancer amenable to
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My husband has lung cancer and now has a trapped lung due to
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