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Malignant Breast Cancer Treatments

A malignant breast tumor is life-threatening and must be surgically removed and examined by a pathologist in order to get a conclusive diagnosis. A tumor is a scary word, but it actually just means a mass of abnormal tissues. There are two main...

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How Fibrosarcoma Is Diagnosed

Fibrosarcoma is a diagnosis of exclusion. Blood tests, genetic testing, imaging, and biopsy all may be needed to diagnosis this rare condition. Fibrosarcoma is a rare soft tissue tumor that is aggressive and fast growing. This type of cancer causes...

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Breast Cancer Testing: An Overview of Screening and More

Breast cancer risk can be detected through various tests and screenings. Early diagnosis and treatment are key to managing the condition. Breast cancer is diagnosed through multiple screening tests. Certain factors may increase your risk of...

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What Are Lung Neoplasms?

Lung neoplasms are benign or malignant (cancerous) tumors that form in the lungs. They are often either early-stage or advanced lung cancer. Learn more. A neoplasm is an abnormal tissue mass that forms when cells grow and divide more than they...

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Carcinoid Tumor Diagnosis

How is a carcinoid tumor diagnosed? Many methods, such as chest X-ray, MRI, CT, blood tests, urine tests, biopsy, Octreoscan, scopes and cameras. Carcinoid tumors are rare, slow-growing neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) that can arise in several places...

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Breast Cancer Staging: What You Need To Know

Breast cancer staging helps your healthcare professional determine your prognosis and the best treatment options. Learn more about the staging system. When you’ve first been diagnosed with breast cancer, a big question on your mind will likely be:...

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How Osteosarcoma Is Diagnosed

Diagnosing osteosarcoma may involve several tests, including a physical exam, imaging tests, and lab tests. Osteosarcoma is a rare type of bone cancer that most often affects teenagers and young adults. Approximately 75% of the cases are patients...

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How Bowen's Disease Is Diagnosed

Bowen's disease cannot be self-diagnosed. A doctor will diagnose Bowen's disease based on a physical examination of the skin and in some cases a skin biopsy. Bowen's disease is a skin disorder that presents as red or brownish patches of...

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LEEP Procedure to Treat Cervical Dysplasia

A LEEP procedure is commonly recommended for women with cervical dysplasia. Discover what a LEEP is, how it is done, and what to expect afterward. Women with persistent low-grade or high-grade cervical dysplasia may be recommended to have a...

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How to Tell If Your Prostate Cancer Has Metastasized

There are a variety of tests that can detect prostate cancer metastasis. Learn more about how prostate cancer spreads. When prostate cancer metastasizes, spreads outside of the prostate itself, it typically affects the structures in its immediate...

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Cancer Diagnosis

If cancer is suspected, your doctor will need to conduct blood tests, imaging studies, and sometimes a biopsy to confirm a diagnosis. Learn what to expect.

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