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Diseases » Nerve cancer » Summary
 

What is Nerve cancer?

What is Nerve cancer?

Cancer of the nerve cells. A neuroma is a nerve cancer and hence involves tumor formation in cells from the nervous system. The tumors may be ...more »

  • Nerve cancer: Any cancer that affects the nerves.

Nerve cancer: Introduction

Types of Nerve cancer:

Types of Nerve cancer:

Broader types of Nerve cancer:

What causes Nerve cancer?

Causes of Nerve cancer: see causes of Nerve cancer

What are the symptoms of Nerve cancer?

Symptoms of Nerve cancer: see symptoms of Nerve cancer

Can anyone else get Nerve cancer?

Contagion of cancer: generally not; see details in contagion of cancer.

Nerve cancer: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Nerve cancer.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Nerve cancer.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Nerve cancer: Oncologist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Nerve cancer.
Treatments for Nerve cancer: see treatments for Nerve cancer

Society issues for Nerve cancer


Hospitalization statistics for Nerve cancer: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Nerve cancer:

  • 0.003% (433) of hospital consultant episodes were for malignant neoplasm of peripeheral nerves and autonomic nervous system in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 94% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of peripeheral nerves and autonomic nervous system required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of peripeheral nerves and autonomic nervous system were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 45% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of peripeheral nerves and autonomic nervous system were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 15% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of peripeheral nerves and autonomic nervous system required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 8.3 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of peripeheral nerves and autonomic nervous system in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Nerve cancer:

Organs and body systems related to Nerve cancer include:

Name and Aliases of Nerve cancer

Main name of condition: Nerve cancer

Class of Condition for Nerve cancer: cancer

Other names or spellings for Nerve cancer:

Nerve cancer: Related Conditions

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