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During chemotherapy, is a RBC drop normal?

I am undergoing chemotherapy for my liver cancer, and now I am experiencing a drop in my RBC count. Is this normal?

Is jaw cancer curable?

I have been receiving treatment for jaw cancer. However, I would like to know -- is it completely curable? What is the survival rate?

How many radiation therapy sessions would I require for metastatic cancer?

My cancer has metastasized and I am undergoing chemotherapy. How many radiation sessions would I require?

What is the treatment that a radiologist can give for breast cancer?

Is a radiologist the right person to initiate breast cancer treatment for my wife? We were given the choice between radiation therapy and chemo, and my wife chose radiation....

Constant anal itching

I have anal itching all the time, sometimes with pain and sometimes a little bleeding. What could this be?

I am undergoing treatment for liver cancer. I am now passing blood in my stools. Why is this?

I have been diagnosed with liver cancer and I am currently undergoing chemo and treatment for the cancer. I passed blood in my stools yesterday. What does this mean?

Can liver cancer be treated by an interventional radiologist?

Can an interventional radiologist help in treating liver cancer or do you just see an oncologist?

Can radiation treatment reduce the size of a tumor?

A tumor was discovered in my breast and my doctors are sending me for radiation therapy. Can radiation therapy effectively be used to reduce the size of the tumor?

What is radiation treatment for lung cancer?

My father has been diagnosed with lung cancer. His team of doctors advise radiation treatment for him. What exactly is radiation treatment for lung cancer?

Will removal of a cancerous tumor cause cancer cells to spread?

I am going to undergo surgery for a malignant abdominal tumor. Can removal of the tumor somehow cause the cancer cells to spread?

Why is my mother losing weight?

My mother is a diabetes patient and has been losing a lot of weight lately (10 pounds in 1 month). Her diet, physcial activity and medication has not changed. What could be the...

How to get rid of fluid in the lungs?

My mom has stage 4 lung cancer and her lungs are filled with fluid. Can it be removed? is it a dangerous procedure?

Why are my platelets dropping after chemotherapy?

I am suffering from blood cancer. I am undergoing chemotherapy and my platelet count is dropping. Is this the result of my cancer or the chemo?

Is nuclear medicine effective as a cancer treatment?

Can I opt for nuclear medicine to treat my thyroid cancer? What are the side effects?

What are the signs of mouth cancer?

Are there any symptoms to look for to detect mouth cancer early?

What precautions are necessary when interacting with cancer patients?

I volunteer for a non-profit organization where I deal with cancer patients. What precautions should I take to maintain my health and those I work with?

What Breast Cancer treatment is recommended?

I was diagnosed with Stage 2 Breast Cancer. I am estrogen positive and HER2 negative. I had a Lumpectomy and ANC done. I have clear margins but 6 nodes are positive out of 22...

Will I definitely lose my hair during chemotherapy?

I am starting chemotherapy for breast cancer, and am really having a hard time with the fact that I will lose my hair. Will I definitely lose my hair?

While getting chemo, is it safe to get a flu shot?

I am starting chemotherapy next week. Is it okay for me to get a flu shot?

Is fatigue and loss of appetite normal during chemotherapy?

I am undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer, and I have been having a lot of trouble with fatigue, which is causing me to have a loss of appetite. Is this normal?

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