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Precancerous conditions that portend cancer

The vast majority of cancers are preceded by a precancerous condition (90% of cancers), but the process is often very long. The malignant evolution of precancerous conditions is not mandatory nor can specify an exact time for a malignant transformation. The duration of the evolution is variable from an organ to another, from a few […]

August 13, 2015, Cancer Oncology
People at high risk of developing cervical, endometrial or breast cancer

Risk factors are those that increase the likelihood that people exposed to them develop cancer. They can be dietary factors, professional, behavioral, endocrine, genetic, or drug related. The identification of high-risk population groups based on these risk factors allows doing a cancer prophylaxis through both periodic clinical and laboratory controls, screening and through the treatment […]

August 8, 2015, Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Ideal objective for the treatment of exocrine pancreatic cancer has two components: – Oncologic – tumor disappearance and the absence of recurrence and / or metastasis after 5 years of treatment with radical intent; – Functional – solving complications caused by expansive tumor in evolution: biliary retention, pancreatic retention, duodenal stenosis. This can be fully […]

January 30, 2015, Pancreas Pancreas
Early diagnosis of breast cancer

Early diagnosis of breast cancer can provide a lasting cure. Early diagnosis of this cancer is the discovery of the disease in the stage of a small tumor (up to 2 cm) with no palpable lymph nodes in the armpit on the same side with the tumor. Women with breast cancer in an early stage may experience […]

December 8, 2011, Breast
Chronic lymphatic leukemia – symptoms, treatment

Chronic lymphatic leukemia (CLL) is a malignancy arising from the proliferation and accumulation of a clone of small lymphocytes, immunologically incompetent (in most cases there are proliferating B lymphocytes). This condition occurs in preference to persons aged 50-70 years, under 40 years is exceptional. Causes of chronic lymphatic leukemia The etiology of this type of […]

December 5, 2011, Blood
Retinoblastoma – Symptoms, Treatment

Retinoblastoma is a malignant tumor that develops in the retina (nervous tunic of the eyeball) that occur in young children, usually between 1 and 4 years. Most often is hereditary, now knowing exactly what is pathological gene responsible for developing this disease. Symptoms of retinoblastoma. From clinical point of view, the tumor develops in several phases. The […]

November 22, 2011, Cancer Eye
Hodgkin’s disease – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment

Hodgkin’s disease is a malignancy that is morphological characterized by the presence of Sternberg-Reed cell. The origin of this cell is not fully elucidated, in a small number of cases has been demonstrated lymphoid line belonging to B. This disease has two peaks of incidence: one around the age of 23 to 25 years, and the second […]

November 11, 2011, Cancer
Skin Cancer – causes, symptoms, treatment, prevention

Skin cancer. A positive attitude, self-examination of the body, avoid sun exposure in the range 11-15 and going regularly to control, to a dermatologist can save you from disease. The most exposed are those blondes and redheads, those who had unexpected exposure to the sun and those who use artificial tanning. Article about skin cancer include: Introduction Causes Symptoms […]

November 5, 2011, Cancer Skin
Lung Cancer Symptoms

The symptoms of lung cancer can be categorized into: thoracic symptoms, extra thoracic non-metastatic symptoms, extra thoracic metastatic symptoms and general symptoms. 1. Thoracic signs and symptoms The cough( at two thirds of the patients)  The hemoptysis –coughing up blood The thoracic pain.  The dyspnoea – the difficulty of breathing. The fever- frequently misleads to […]

November 1, 2011, Lung
Clinical forms of Breast Cancer

The most common manifestation of breast cancer is the appearance of breast tumors which untreated lead to local and long distance complications. Beside these cases there are other unusual clinical forms which pose a great difficulty for diagnosis. 1. Impalpable breast cancer. The tumor is very small, unable to be discovered just through a clinical […]

August 24, 2011, Breast Cancer Oncology