Oncology

Oncology questions? Ask an oncologist for answers ASAP

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Oncology Questions
Have a friend who is a smoker and had back pain and lung was
Hi, have a friend who is a smoker and had back pain and lung was bad and after all dr said there was cancer there, he was given Chemo and then surgery because dr felt it could be treated, now he is in… read more
Aaron Branch
Aaron Branch
Attending Physician
M.D.
722 satisfied customers
I have recently had the upper left lobe of my lungs removed
I have recently had the upper left lobe of my lungs removed - upper right was removed 3 years ago - non small cell cancer. Have been told I now have Stage II B cancer and adjunct chemo has been recomm… read more
Dr. Mark
Dr. Mark
U.S. Board Certified in Neurosurgery
Doctoral Degree
17,346 satisfied customers
My father have a diagnostic of lung cancer, a 5 cm mass in
Hello, My father have a diagnostic of lung cancer, a 5 cm mass in the right lung. The lung specialist said that is a stage2 (t2bn0). He have to pass a pet-scan as soon as possible to know if there are… read more
doconc
doconc
Medical Oncologist
505 satisfied customers
What are the chances of success with having cancer for a
what are the chances of success with having cancer for a second time. The first time is was in the womb and ovaries....had womb removed...eight weeks of radiation and four sessions of chemo. three and… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
9,852 satisfied customers
I have a question about Cancer Treatment. My dad just passed
Hi DR David: I have a question about Cancer Treatment. My dad just passed on from Lung Cancer...3 months ago. A few days after Thanksgiving My mom was Diagnosed with the same cancer. Same Lung, same s… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
9,852 satisfied customers
My Dad is diagnosed with Colorectal Carcinoma, they told its
My Dad is diagnosed with Colorectal Carcinoma, they told its in Stage2 and needs a surgery to cut the affected part. They told they need to remove the rectum. How would his life be after that and what… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
9,852 satisfied customers
My father is in good physical health and no issues other
my father is in good physical health and no issues other than mets colon cancer, he is 80 yro in great health, 6 feet, 180 lbs. My question is my fathers current condition is he is fighting colon canc… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
9,852 satisfied customers
My mother has stage 4 lung. It was identified after
my mother has stage 4 lung. It was identified after detecting a lesion on her brain. We are trying to determine whether to go with Hospice now. She's had 3 rounds of Chemo. Started Chemo in July. The … read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
9,852 satisfied customers
My father is in good physical health and no issues other
my father is in good physical health and no issues other than mets colon cancer, he is 79 yro in great health, 6 feet, 180 lbs. My question is specific to resection of met in each lung. my fathers cur… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
9,852 satisfied customers
Update on my fathers case. The meeting of doctors, they now
Hi Dr David, Update on my fathers case. The meeting of doctors, they now decided that surgery is best option. Apparently one lug can be done by micr-surgery, other by regular surgery....performed one … read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
9,852 satisfied customers
Follow up on my fathers condition fighting colon cancer
Follow up on my fathers condition fighting colon cancer which spread to liver & both lungs...small nodes. after 6 months of xeloda he is physically well and cat scan showed all organs clear of cancer … read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
9,852 satisfied customers
What is the five year survival rate for stage II NSCLC
What is the five year survival rate for stage II NSCLC adenocarcinoma with BAC characteristics?… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
9,852 satisfied customers
Can chemo cure or replace surgery in metastised colon cancer
can chemo cure or replace surgery in metastised colon cancer in lungs. small lieson in 1 lung can be performed by scope, other lieson needs open surgery to remove. if lung tumor is large can chemo eli… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
9,852 satisfied customers
I would like to get general opinion on my fathers cancer..
i would like to get general opinion on my fathers cancer.. 78 yrs old, healthy, 6 ft, 170 lbs, history of some pollyps, gets colonoscopy as required. 15 months ago (2009), doctors discovered growth in… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
9,852 satisfied customers
Additional info: appendices cancer removed in July 2009,
Additional info: appendices cancer removed in July 2009, liver discovered June 2010, removed 28th Sept 2010, Lung lesions discovered Jan 4, 2011 -Test: MRI (1), CT SCANS (2), 1 DONE THIS WEEK FOR ALL … read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
9,852 satisfied customers
If the doctors find a tumour, is it possible to get by with
If the doctors find a tumour, is it possible to get by with only chemotherapy? Or will they always cut out the cancer? From what I can read (limited googling!), they usually whip the cancer out first,… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
9,852 satisfied customers
Dear Oncologist My wife was diagnosed with Stage IV lung
Dear Oncologist My wife was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cance with spread to the liver. They could not determine the type of large cell and are treating it as though it is adeno She is being treated … read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
9,852 satisfied customers
I was wondering whether its true that chemotherapy for
i was wondering whether its true that chemotherapy for bronchial cancer (lungs) can be administered by droping a instrument down the the throat of the patient and spraying the infected area after the … read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
9,852 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. David

Dr. David

Doctor (MD)

9,852 satisfied customers

Experienced Oncology Physician trained in New York City. I'm ready to help.

Dr. Nina Lim

Dr. Nina Lim

Doctor (MD)

62 satisfied customers

Internal Medicine Physician

Dr. Samurai

Dr. Samurai

Physician

51 satisfied customers

I will provide help with all gastroenterological (GI) oncology questions.

doconc

doconc

Medical Oncologist

505 satisfied customers

I am a board-certified medical oncologist and specialize in adult oncology

J

J

Doctor (MD)

13 satisfied customers

Board Certified in Medical Oncology

Family Physician

Family Physician

Doctor

2,592 satisfied customers

Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years

Dr. Ketch

Dr. Ketch

Board Certified Physician

76 satisfied customers

Medical Degree, Former Assistant Professor at School of Medicine at Yale University

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x