Other Cancers

Other Cancers Articles

On call: Pancreatic cancer prevention

Every time I open a newspaper, I seem to read about another VIP with cancer of the pancreas. It sounds like a dreadful disease. Is there some way I can be tested to see if I'm at risk? (Locked) More »

When You Visit Your Doctor - Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

Have you had fevers, chills, fatigue, or weight loss? Have you had any recent infections? Do you have a cough? Do you have sinus congestion? Do you know when to seek medical attention for infections? Do your gums bleed when you brush your teeth? Have you had nosebleeds or easy bruising? Do you get short of breath with minimal exertion? Are you lightheaded? Have you been unusually tired? Have you had abdominal pain or swelling? Have you noticed swollen lymph nodes? Lymph nodes (neck, axilla, groin) Heart Lungs Abdomen (for enlargement or tenderness of the liver or spleen) Complete blood count Routine blood chemistries Immunoglobulin levels Blood test for flow cytometry Bone marrow biopsy.   More »