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Briefly. A cancerous tumor was found in my wife's rectum.
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In June of 2010 I saw a colorectal surgeon because I was
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Regarding pancreatic cancer, does cachexia start at the
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I have been suffering pain in the abdomen for about 4 or 5
I have been suffering pain in the abdomen for about 4 or 5 days. Sometime I feel pain in the middle of stomach also. To day I have I found some fresh blood in the toilett paper. I would like to mentio… read more
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I am a 48 year old male, due to have a colonoscopy to
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Sorry this is so, just don't know what to include or not. I
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After two years on tamoxifen following cmf chemotherapy, my
After two years on tamoxifen following cmf chemotherapy, my oncologist has prescribed Arimidex. Hair loss is a common side effect, I'm told. However, my estrogen level is already quite low, between 6 … read more
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I dont know what to do? i am seeing a hematologys for
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Is it true that diarrhea is a very unlikely symptom of
is it true that diarrhea is a very unlikely symptom of abdominal cancer. It may not rule out cancer per se, but it is the opposite of cancerous symptoms, since symptoms of cancer are hard stool and co… read more
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My daughter had Stage II colon cancer at age 32 in 2005.
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Dr. I know I sound like a broken record on this, but I am
Dr David. I know I sound like a broken record on this, but I am really not in a good place. As I told you prior, I have had this swollen area near my anus, entering my anus, and of course I think its … read more
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I'm a 47 year old male who has been morbidly obese for
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I have written before. I am 47 yrs old with a dx of MCTD/ILD
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My brother has just found a lump the size of a 'golf ball'
My brother has just found a lump the size of a 'golf ball' he says, He went to his Doctor and had a cat scan and is going to have the lump removed and checked next week. He has been told it is a cance… read more
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My husband has 4 stage 4 cancers: Rectal is primary, colon,
My husband Roger has 4 stage 4 cancers: Rectal is primary, colon, and 2 liver. He also has smaller spots in both lungs. Without treatment he was given maybe 6 months. He has been taking chemo ( avasti… read more
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Ihave ITP and my blood count as of last wednesday is 15 I do
Ihave ITP and my blood count as of last wednesday is 15 I do not show any syptoms I have no bruising , no bleeding of the gum,s nose or anything I have been experienceing headaches and a bit of discom… read more
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My dad had a colonoscopy last wednesday and had scans done
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