Cancer screening

What is Cancer screening?

Cancer screening aims to detect cancer before symptoms appear. This may involve blood tests, urine tests, other tests, or medical imaging. The benefits of screening in terms of cancer prevention, early detection and subsequent treatment must be weighed against any harms.

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Hi , I am a vegetarian and have been feeling light headedness,weakness,weightloss and exhaustion.I visited a physician who asked me to get blood...

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It can take two months for vitamin D and vitaminB12 levels to become normal

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By mistake I put a sulphas tablet on my tongue. i removed it in a minute when i realized it was not chocolate. I just wanted to ask whether it can...

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Unlikely,mostly causes immediate toxicity.

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I am a 29 yr old female, approx 5'6 and 150 lbs, hx of hypothyroidism, and breast lump in R breast. For the last week have had pin and needle...

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As you are a known case of hypothyroidism,hoping you must be taking proper regular treatment for this.

Hypothyroidism...

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