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I have just gotten my breast removed last month. I have cancer cells in me so I have to take chemotherapy, but I am very afraid that I cannot handle it. The cancer lump has been cut off already. Are there any other alternatives apart from getting chemotherapy?
I had a routine screening test that showed I have an elevated CA19-9 reading of 68.6u/ml. I am most worried about cancer. How reliable is an elevated CA 19-9 as a cancer marker, and can I take an elevated reading as an indication that I am having cancer?
I have a strong family history of breast cancer – two of my aunts and my mother had it. Would you recommend a mastectomy even though I have not been diagnosed with breast cancer?
My uncle has been diagnosed with colon cancer, and is scared of surgery. I am unsure which stage it is. Can colon cancer be cured without surgery, for example by using chemotherapy alone?
Unfortunately, my mum was diagnosed with Grade 4 brain cancer last year. She's since gone through 2 surgeries to remove the cancer cells. She is currently undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy. I’m interested to find out more about the various effective treatments for brain cancer.
When should men start regularly checking for prostate?
I am a male. The lymph node in my groin is hard and painful when pressed. I understand that lymph nodes can be due to infection or cancer. What are some signs that a swollen lymph node is a cause for concern? Thank you.
I did a mammogram last month, which noted some cysts in both breasts.