Stomach cancer curable

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Avatar n tn my mother in law has stomach cancer she had chemo, finised the course but has now been told that it has come back and is also in her calf.
Avatar n tn That's hard to answer. At your age stomach cancer is INCREDIBLY rare. Just try to get it out of your mind.
Avatar n tn I have no history of colon cancer in my family, though I had a benign polyp removed about 4 yrs ago. I am diagnosed with IBS. I have no weight loss (other way around) but have been very stressed past couple of years. My toilet habits have not changed, I have had no fever. My stool looks normal shape and color (other than mucus and blood). I ma due for an endoscopy and colonscopy soon. But I want to know; is this most likely cancer?
Avatar f tn my fear is cancer. right now it is stomach cancer because my stomach hurts all the time. they did blood work and found nothing wrong with my counts. i also had them do an xray on my lungs i dont have cancer. i just keep thinking about it when im alone i will also look things up. all i do is cry and tell my husband that im dying when i know that im not. what is next with this.
Avatar n tn My father in law was diagnosed with Colon Cancer, by the time we discoved it he was already at Stage 4. He recently had a colostomy. Before he had surgery his nutrition index was 9. He had the surgery on 11/09/07 and was expected to leave the following Wednesday-Thrusday (11/14-11/15). After the surgery he had a 101.4 fever for 2-3 days. He was also experiencing alot of pain so he was recieving the morphine as well. In the few days after the surgery his nutrition index went down to 3.
203342 tn?1328740807 Colon cancer is very nasty. But it is preventable and curable. Keep up your cancer screenings. Learn about the risks and symptoms. Contact the Colon Cancer Alliance for good information about screening and prevention. Knowledge and information are the weapons we need to save us. Keep testing and good luck.
Avatar n tn In fact, certain types of cancer, such as basal cell skin cancer or testicular cancer, are eminently curable. Certain cancer types, such as breast and colorectal cancer, can be cured when treated at the early stages. With the advancement in cancer medicine over the last five years, we now have a lot more options for effecting cures in cancer types which previously were untreatable. However, with certain cancers, like pancreatic or lung cancer, treatment is still far from satisfactory.
Avatar f tn It's okay, though, to ask the doctor to prove to you that you don't have ovarian cancer. It's hard to diagnose early, when it's curable, so do share your fears with the doctor.
Avatar n tn (did not have PAC's during this time) Biopsies showed no cancer or pre-cancer but they did see a small stricture in the espohagus caused by one year of reflux. They balooned this stricture. (so they said) New GI Doc said she thinks it is still there. AG, I did find a very good article a few months back on the connection but have lost this article. It was written 10-15 years ago. BUT, a Baylor Doc told me once that Reflux can get into the airways and cause havoc and chain reactions.
Avatar m tn They will keep an eye on her thyroglobulin, that will tell the docs if the cancer recurs, but this type of cancer is nearly 100% curable. Anything more I can do, just ask.
Avatar f tn However, if detected early, colon cancer is one of the most curable forms of cancer. At worst, it may require removal of the colon but (as happened to me) one can live perfectly normally without a colon. Please let us know what the conclusions are after your colonoscopy.
175915 tn?1189759422 Be gentle with yourself - this is a very treatable and even curable cancer. It is so easy to say that but I remember when people said that to me and I felt as though they were belittling my cancer. No cancer is truly a good cancer - but if you HAVE to have one, this is it. Hearing the words "you" and "cancer" in the same sentence changes you in alot of ways. I kept thinking about all the stuff that I haven't done and it made me face my own mortality.
765439 tn?1292964014 ok so last june my 8 yr old golden died of mast cell cancer. We were pretty surprised as 8 in our minds is young also we always fed high quality foods such as acana. anyway the month after we adopted a great pyrenees called winston and he has been with us for the past year. Anyway I have had winston for about a year now and have been super focused on trying to limit his exposure to chemicals. I give him interceptor once very two months and he is not on flea/tick meds. Winston is 3 yrs old....
Avatar m tn Back info My anxiety comes from a fear of developing a strain of stomach cancer, which my sister and father died of. Considering that my anxiety and panic attacks screw with my stomach really bad, it seems impossible to calm down. Not to mention they said they found something called a transient intussusception (basically a portion of intestines "telescopes", or folds back into itself), then came in 15 minutes later and said it was self-limiting (didnt require surgery).
Avatar n tn Based on what I've studied and have been told, the most likely culprits are gastroparesis (very slow emptying of the stomach) OR gall bladder disease. It is true that when your stomach retains its food load an excessively long time, the contents can somewhat "ferment." I also have been told that bile typically tastes sulfuric. So, I am no closer to reaching a conclusion.
Avatar f tn At the time of diagnosis, the cancer has spread throughout the stomach and even to the liver. She completed her cancer treatment in Apr this year and is currently in remission. A few months after her last treatment, she went to the streets and engaged in street singing for charity. I have documented my mum's cancer journey at The treatment is tough and there are times where you would be overwhelmed.
Avatar f tn Statistically, you have a better chance of being struck by lightening than having colon cancer at that age. Does anyone in your immediate family have colon cancer or a history of it? If not, you are even less likely to have it. Now, for a breakdown on what your issue probably is. If you google abdominal anatomy, you will see how the colon bends in the upper left quadrant. This area poses a problem for alot of people.
694885 tn?1232653548 Many people have goiters that have no cancer. Thyroid cancer can be very curable. You mustn't wait however. It just makes sense to get working on finding a solution. I am not going to talk about death because you've not told me anything that sounds bleak as of yet. The real sadness would not be your family having financial distress because of your care, but rather having a parent that thought finances were so important that she put herself second.
Avatar n tn Delaying going to the doctor will make the majority of conditions worse, not better. So let's say you have ovarian cancer...maybe it's only stage 1 (i.e. 'curable'). Why wait until Stage 3 or 4 where you will have *more* surgery and a harder time fighting the cancer? Worst comes to worst, go bankrupt...medical bills are unsecured debt!
Avatar n tn What could this be? Could cancer of the pancreas of sarcoma or any other cancer be tender in the beginning then become non-tender?
198187 tn?1190637930 Yes, I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Yes, they told me that it was very treatable/curable. Did it throw me for a loop? Of course it did! That "C-word" is scary, and I don't care WHERE it is on your body! As for the operation being a breeze? Well, obviously everyone is different, and it has nothing to do with pain tolerance. I had both of my kids without any drugs, and hurt like heck!! I just had TT on Monday of this week, and the surgery went fairly well.
Avatar n tn it could not be removed because of an infected lymph node between the stomach and heart. Yesterday, the cancer doctor told him he had 6-12 months to live and did not recommend the radation and chemo because of the side effects and that it would only prolong his life 3 months. it would take 3 months to see if he would be able to eat and then it still might not work. they decided not to do the treatment. the next day, my dad went to the surgeon and he advised the chemo/rad.
Avatar m tn There are many conditions that can cause bleeding such as benign polyps, infection, fibroids, precancer but the most serious possibility is an early cancer of the uterus (endometrial cancer. This is curable with a hysterectomy. Postmenopausal bleeding is an early warning sign. here is a link to D&C and to endometrial cancer
1439353 tn?1309291964 and is fighting a cancer that he was told is not curable, only treatable. It is so sad. My mother in law has been fighting cervical cancer since last April, 2009…and she is still undergoing chemo for a lesion in her liver. Cancer seriously needs to be eradicated. It has taken too many good people. All we can do is hope and pray. Anyway…so I am glad it’s the weekend….and next week is a short work week. Looking forward to Thanksgiving with my family….and right now….
1002526 tn?1250120141 i am worried ive got t cancer. i had an undescended testicle as a child is a risk factor for developing testicular cancer as an adult. ive got a sensation of heaviness and aching in the lower abdomen and in the testies . and backache,and stomach ache, and a dry cough) i went into hospital in june 2009 and i told them its been hurting for 6 to 9 months and the doctor that saw me said it was epididymo-orchitis and on my notes he put ? torsion .
Avatar n tn I am a 41-year-old male with a family history of cancer. In fact my father recently had pre-cancerous polyps removed. I have been bleeding for the past month. The blood is intertwined within the stool and on its surface. In addititon, fresh bood appears on the paper. I have had pain in my stomach and intestinal area (large and lower) at the same time. I'm wondering what the possible causes are (with emphasis on the typical cause) and what tests should be preformed. Thank You!
Avatar n tn Yes, but his best chances by far for for recovery are if it's caught early.
Avatar n tn Smoking, alcohol use, gastritis, acidity, tumors of stomach and food pipe, bleeding gastric ulcer, cancer of stomach, erosion of lining of food pipe, bleeding veins at esophageal (food pipe) sphincters etc all cause vomiting of blood. This can be fresh red if coming from a place above the stomach. It can be brown or coffee colored if coming from the stomach.
Avatar n tn Is ovarian cancer curable? Do you know of any cases when women have had treatment, and then been cancer free?