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Under normal conditions, the cells in your body divide and grow in an orderly, controlled way. Cell division and growth are necessary for the human...
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The liver continuously filters blood that circulates through the body, converting nutrients and drugs absorbed from the digestive tract into ready-to...
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The initial symptoms (the clinical presentations) of liver cancer are variable. It is becoming much more common for patients to be identified by...
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Symptoms of esophageal cancer include:Difficulty or pain when swallowingWeight lossPain in the chest, behind the...
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Whether you feel these lumps  may be cancerous or common, I highly advise you to see your physician and accordingly, the doctor may or...
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To diagnose esophageal cancer, your doctor will review your symptoms, medical history, and examine you. In addition, he or she may order certain...
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Get a second opinion from another urologist. A prostate biopsy is not a pleasant procedure, so it should only be done if absolutely necessary. His...
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The stages of esophageal cancer are given a number (I through IV); the higher the number, the more advanced the cancer. The stages are:Stage 0. The...
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Pancreatic cancer is sometimes called a “silent” disease because symptoms are rarely present during the early stages of development. If symptoms are...
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The natural history of liver cancer depends on the stage of the tumor and the severity of associated liver disease (for example, cirrhosis) at the...
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This is a condition caused by a lack of red blood cells, which transport oxygen to the body's tissues. Chemotherapy can damage red blood cells...
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Getting organized after a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is important for gaining control of the situation. This is the time to take charge of the...
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Primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma) tends to occur in livers damaged by birth defects, alcohol abuse, or chronic infection with diseases...
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Polyps in the gallbladder are common and often are found on ultrasound examinations of the abdomen. Typically, they are small and do not cause...
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A Whipple procedure is the most commonly performed surgery to remove tumors in the pancreas. The procedure is performed when a tumor is located in...
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