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CANCER: Leukemia

CANCER: Pediatric

CANCER: Pancreatic

  • The Pancreas is a dual-function gland, having features of both endocrine and exocrine glands.
  • The pancreas lies in the pigastrium and left hypochondrium areas of the abdomen.
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  • Stage I: Cancer is found only in the pancreas itself and not in other organs.
  • Stage II: Cancer has spread to nearby organs, such as the duodenum or bile duct, but has not entered the lymph nodes.
  • Stage III: Cancer has spread to lymph nodes near the pancreas. The cancer may or may not have spread to nearby organs.
  • Stage IVA: Cancer has spread to organs, such as the stomach, spleen, and colon, that are near the pancreas, but it has not spread to distant organs, such as the liver or lungs.
  • Stage IVB: Cancer has spread to organs, such as the stomach, spleen, or colon, that are near the pancreas or to places far away from the pancreas, such as the liver or lungs.
  • Recurrent: The cancer has come back (recurred) after it has been treated. It may come back in the pancreas or in another
  • Pancreatic cancer has been called a "silent" disease because early pancreatic cancer usually does not cause symptoms. If the tumor blocks the common bile duct and bile cannot pass into the digestive system, the skin and whites of the eyes may become yellow, and the urine may become darker.
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CANCER: Prostate

1. Cancer that starts in the prostate gland.
2. It starts in the prostate gland then it spreads.
3. African-American Men, men who are older than 60, farmers, the plant workers, painters, men exposed to cadmium.
4. PSA test, free PSA, AMACR, and urinalysis
5. Stage A: located within the prostate gland and cannot be felt during DRE.
Stage B: Considered to be within the prostate and can be felt during DRE.
Stage C: Indicates that the tumor had spread outside the prostate to some surrounding areas
6.It is treated before any syptoms begin to show.
7.Following a vegentarian low fat diet.
8.It varies considering the stage of the tumor.