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Jan
18
2009

Q. I was told that the virus that causes cervical cancer can stay dormant for years. My question is, how many years? 1-3… 1-5. Can it be for 20 – 25 years? Thank you Selma. A. Yes, it is true that the HPV virus can remain dormant for many years, but no one can say […]

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Jan
18
2009

Q. My husband was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins B cell cancer and underwent the chemotherapy (CHOP-R) and will now undergo radiation to finish the treatment for his cancer. My questions is this: Can someone be diagnosed with more than one kind or type of cancer? Could he still be diagnosed with say, lung cancer or prostate […]

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Jan
18
2009

Q. My husband has been taking Tarceva for about 40 days now for Stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer. After about day 10 he broke out in a red (hive like) rash that has now turned into an acne like rash all over his body plus he still has the hive like rash. He is […]

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Jan
18
2009

Q. My dad had surgery 8 yrs ago in which they found his colon cancer cells to be in situ. They removed that part of this colon and his recovery was fast and he’s back to normal. Now this yr they found a very small polyp carrying cancer cells again and this time is again […]

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