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Articles on cancer
Malignant tumors of the testes are rare, so finding a genuine specialist is not easy. Germany’s leading urology facility provides effective guidelines for diagnosis and treatment.
Flaking skin around the nipple of the breast in a woman does not always indicate an allergic reaction or skin disorder. Such symptoms may show the presence of Paget's disease. The condition is rare, but this type of breast cancer should be ruled out before treating any rashes in the nipple and areola area.
Diagnostic tools are becoming so precise that one can see even the tiniest tumors that are not associated with any complaints at present, and are not to be associated with them in the future. However, treatment including surgery is increasingly becoming the option in such cases all over the world. Isn’t it worthwhile asking if it really makes sense?
For over a decade, German patients with cancer of the testes have been entitled to a free online second opinion procedure. Physicians can get a second opinion from the expert of their choice within one or two days.
Even with stage IV lung cancer, there are ways to improve a patient’s general condition and quality of life, as well as increase life expectancy.
This article analyzes risk factors, causes, and treatment peculiarities of different types of small cell lung cancer.
Second opinion in oncological diseases: when is it necessary, how to get it, what should be done after the consultation?
Do men really get breast cancer? The expert answer is yes, although it is rather rare. The problem is that such a tumor is considered a typically female disease. Therefore, in representatives of the other sex, the disease is often diagnosed relatively late, and this can affect the chances of cure. Therapy is generally based on the same guidelines that are currently used for breast carcinoma in women; yet, there are some specifics.