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Do all tumors need to be removed?

I have benign tumor underneath my armpit, and my doctor feels like a removal is still necessary. It's not cancerous though, and it's not exactly a huge tumor (like I feel I can...

Can cancer come back after surgery?

I had a cancerous tumor removed a few months ago, and then, it didn't look like the cancer spread at all and I thought it was cured. Now I found another lump, that almost seems...

How should I prepare for my lumpectomy?

I'm about to have a lumpectomy to remove a lump located underneath my right breast. Is there anything that I should do to prepare for it? What can I expect from the surgery?...

Does a double mastectomy prevent breast cancer?

I have a family history of breast cancer, and I want to have a double mastectomy because my doctor told me that I was at a high risk. Would this prevent breast cancer?

Can benign tumors come back?

I had surgery on a benign tumor that was found underneath my armpit. However, now I feel a lump in the same area, and it has a very similar texture to the tumor I just removed....

How long is the recovery for breast reconstruction surgery?

My mom had a tumor on her breast, so she had a mastectomy and a reconstruction immediately after. What is the recovery like for this surgery?

How can I tell if I have oral cancer?

What are the signs of oral cancer, and how can I check myself?

What are the factors supporting a bone marrow transplant?

For a bone marrow transplant to be successful, what are the factors to be considered?

Is a biopsy done through radiology?

How is a biopsy procedure carried out? Is it done through radiology or is it a surgical procedure?

My son is so small! Will general anesthesia hurt him?

My 9 year old son is having surgery to remove, and test, a tumor he has in his leg. I'm concerned about many things but first things first -- the anesthesia. My son is very small...

I have a growth on my leg. Could it be cancer?

I noticed a growth on my leg while showering, and it's pretty large. I haven't hit it on anything to cause a bump or a bruise, and it really hasn't gone away. Could this be cancerous?...

How does radiation therapy work on cancer?

My son has had a brain tumor that was cancerous, but recently, doctors told us that his tumor is now benign and a lot smaller than it was. They now believe that it's safe to remove...

My husband had to have surgery for his tumor. Is it likely that all the cancer is gone?

My husband had a tumor on his stomach and just had surgery to remove it--the tumor was also cancerous. How likely is it that all the cancer is gone?

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?

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?

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...

My husband has a cancerous tumor. Would all the cancer be gone once it's removed?

My husband is going to have surgery to remove the tumor on his testicle. Unfortunately, it's cancerous. The doctors aren't sure that all of the cancerous cells would be gone...

Can cancer cells be removed surgically?

Is it possible to remove cancer cells from the body surgically?

Surgical oncologist for a third opinion?

My sister just received a breast cancer diagnosis. From what we can tell, it seems very treatable in her case, thankfully. She has seen two oncologists so far. Is it worth it...

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