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How does the HPV vaccine help in preventing the risk of cervical cancer?

I have read that HPV vaccine can largely help in lowering the risk of cervical cancer. I would like my daughter to have this vaccine once she's of age. But, how does it work...

Do I need a CT scan, or MRI SCAN after losing my second mastectomies?

I had breast cancer twice in my life, my first breast cancer diagnosed in 2000 feb, mastectomy in march 7 stage ii grade ii invasive ductal carcinoma. My second breast cancer...

Can acid reflux cause stomach cancer?

I have a lifestyle that requires me to eat a lot of fast food. But, I often end up with acid reflux. I recently read an article that this can be cause stomach cancer in the future....

Are my swollen lymph nodes Lymphoma??

I have a couple of swollen lymph nodes in different areas of my body. One is under my right armpit, two in the groin, one just above my collar bone on both sides, and one under...

Can cancer cause short-term memory loss?

My father is suffering from prostate cancer and his treatment has started. He is actually coping pretty well, but however he's become slow in processing information and is also...

Will a viral infection worsen my condition during chemotherapy?

I am 43 years old and I am currently undergoing chemotherapy for my breast cancer. I have completed 3 sessions of my chemotherapy so far, But I am now down with a viral infection,...

What are the risks involved in getting pregnant after cancer treatment?

I was diagnosed with nasal cancer about 6 years back for which I completed my treatment. I am currently 29 years old and I want to plan my baby. However I am extremely worried...

At what age is cancer screening recommended?

I am 43 years old with a history of prostate cancer in my family as my grandfather and father both died of it. What is the right age for me to go for a cancer screening to avoid...

I want to get pregnant but I have undergone chemotherapy 2 years back. Is it advisable to conceive?

I was suffering from a cancerous growth in my ears. After 6 months of chemotherapy I was treated for the condition. I am now 32 years old and I now want to plan and start my...

For a breast cancer case, is a surgery done first or is the chemotherapy started first?

My sister has been diagnosed with breast cancer and we are just evaluating the options. The doctor has suggested that she will have to undergo a breast removal surgery. Can there...

Are there any specific symptoms of breast cancer?

I am a 40 year old woman and I recently underwent a complete body checkup to rule out any abnormalities. Everything seemed normal. However, there runs a history of breast cancer...

My father is suffering from excessive sleepiness and loss of appetite due to his chemotherapy. Is it normal?

My father is 74 years old and is suffering from excessive sleepiness and is unable to eat well. Even when he eats little, he begins to feel nausea. Is it normal to patients undergoing...

Is it necessary to remove the entire breast in case of cancer?

I am a 45 year old woman and I have been detected with early breast cancer. However since the disease is spreading soon, according to the doctor my breasts will have to be removed....

Is surgery the only way to treat prostrate cancer?

I am a 47 year old man and I am suffering with prostrate cancer. The oncologist has suggested a surgery to treat the condition. I want to understand if surgery is the only way...

A friend of mine has been diagnosed with non-necrotic lymph node. What does this mean?

A close friend of mine has been diagnosed with non-necrotic lymph node. Is it something serious? What does it really mean?

What are the tests recommended to confirm the diagnosis for skin cancer?

I have a few patches around the skin of my arm which according to the doctor may be a sign of melanoma. What will be the tests conducted to confirm this diagnosis?

My father is suffering from severe diarrhea as a result of his chemotherapy. What should we do?

My father is 72 years old and is taking chemotherapy treatment for his colon cancer. He has been suffering from severe diarrhea for the last week after his last chemotherapy session....

Turmeric use

Can eating a lot of turmeric, or taking supplements, really help prevent cancer?

Can breast can spread even after breast removal surgery?

I am a 45 year old woman who suffered breast cancer last year. I underwent my chemotherapy and even had to get one of my breasts removed. Can I still get cancer in my other breast...

Does cancer have any symptoms?

I am a 47-year-old man, and in my family, there have been several cases of cancer, including for both my parents. Are there any symptoms to look out for that can help in early...

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