- Q Why do cancer cells behave like bad neighbors?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineTo better understand cancer, think about your neighborhood. You have all kinds of neighbors-friendly ones, quiet ones, benevolent ones who shovel the snow on your sidewalk before you even wake up, eccentric ones who mow their lawns wearing black socks... Full Answer
- Q What do I need to know about caring for someone with endocrine cancer?
Depending on the type of endocrine cancer, the person may need surgery, chemotherapy, and/or weeks of radiation treatments. In some cases, a doctor may introduce the radioactive materials directly into the person's body, in which case the person will be... Full Answer
- Q Can endocrine cancers be prevented?
Some types of endocrine cancer - for example, gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors and most cases of thyroid cancer - cannot be prevented, although you can take steps to reduce your cancer risk (such as quitting smoking). Some cases of endocrine cancer are... Full Answer