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Is lung cancer serious?
Lung cancer is a very serious malignancy. It causes over 160,000 deaths per year in the United...
What is a surgical biopsy?
Surgical biopsies include removing the entire mass or tumor from the lung in lung cancer. This...
What are the risks of lung surgery for lung cancer?
The percentage of patients who have adverse events associated with surgery is small, as a result of...
How is lung cancer staged?
Lung cancer is staged by looking at the size of the tumor in the lung, the location of metastatic...
Do genetics influence lung cancer?
Family history of lung cancer is a risk factor for developing lung cancer. It is common to obtain...
How is lung cancer diagnosed?
Usually a mass is found in the lung. There are various ways this mass can be biopsied to determine...
What are endocrine cancers?
Endocrine cancers are malignancies that develop in the endocrine system. The endocrine system...
What chemotherapy is used for brain tumors?
Some of the newer agents used to treat brain tumors involve medications that block angiogenesis....
Are insulinomas malignant?
Yes, insulinomas are malignant. Insulinomas are a type of neoplasm (cancer) that overproduces...
How can I eat healthy if I have a poor appetite due to cancer?
Sometimes patients with cancer feel bloated or too full to eat. This can be caused by the cancer...
How should I adjust my diet and exercise habits after a cancer diagnosis?
Most studies suggest that a diet and activity plan that helps you achieve and maintain a...
How can prostate cancer treatment affect my quality of life?
Quality of life is dependent on the extent of disease (confined to prostate versus metastatic) and...
How do I manage my prostate cancer on a daily basis?
Management of prostate cancer on a daily basis will be dependent on the type of therapy a patient...
Why is nutrition so important for people with cancer?
Food is the fuel to your body. Nutrient dense foods provides your body the best fuel to ensure it...
Is nutrition important for gynecologic cancers?
Yes, nutrition is important for any cancer prevention or treatment. With gynocologic cancers,...