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Hard to diagnose
May 10, 2004
... or advanced cancers, doctors won't just fire chemo or radiation to the patient. It is also due to the fact there are many chemo drugs and some suited for specific cancer types while they won't be as effective treating others. ... (3 replies)
... My husband had a large mass on his pancreas. For the first two months we thought he was terminal with pancreatic cancer and we were told to put our affairs in order. ... (4 replies)
Hard to diagnose
May 10, 2004
... s can possibly shed more light on your mom's condition. What I can add is, if they took 3 biopsies and they all came negative for lymphoma, it's not very likely to be lymphoma. It can pretty much be other type of cancer, such as soft tissues sarcomas, bone cancer and possibly others. BUT, it might not be cancer as well. ... (3 replies)

... But as to the swollen lymph nodes ... ... (9 replies)
... I have a huge node that's back again that was once removed back in 1997. it's not cancer but something that wasn't normal either. It's called Atypical follicular lypmhoid hyperplasia. ... (3 replies)
Pet Scan
May 13, 2002
... it will only mean that it has not spread into the bone marrow. Usually this test is done to stage the cancer. ... (2 replies)
... Hum, I don't know a lot about Lupus except that it is hard to diagnose. I know a woman who is going through the testing and she lost all her hair and wears a very beautiful wig. ... (10 replies)
... adiation. He is taking an oral chemo drug called Temodar now. He takes this for 5 consecutive days every 28 days. The first 2 cycles of this drug hit him very hard but he just finished the third cycle and basically had no side effects at all except weakness and fatigue. ... (4 replies)
... My son had a lymphoid removed on the 17th and we are waiting to see if he relapsed. He also has pain in the lung area and groin. Just curious how hard is it to diagnose the cancer and why it never showed in his blood work not ever the first time and he had stage 4 hodgkin lymphoma and he also never had a fever. ... (0 replies)
... The word is "palpate. It means to feel with fingers or instruments, to measure or press. The medical practioner does this in order to tell whether a mass is hard, soft, lumpy smooth and to measure size according to a standard of judgement. ... (1 replies)

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