Spleen Cancer: Introduction
A malignancy of white blood cells involving tumor deposits in the spleen. The spleen is a lymphatic organ and has numerous functions in the body including filtering the blood and producing immune cells such as white blood cells. There are a number of different types of spleen cancers including lymphoma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and some types of T-cell lymphomas. Roughly 70,000 new cases of lymphoma are diagnosed each year in the US. ...more »
Symptoms of Spleen Cancer
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Treatments for Spleen Cancer
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Spleen Cancer: Deaths
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Types of Spleen Cancer
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Causes of Spleen Cancer
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Disease Topics Related To Spleen Cancer
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Spleen Cancer: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Spleen Cancer
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
but can also kill the "good" bacteria in...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect)....read more »
Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to
consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi.
See melanoma and spitz nevi....read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of...read more »
Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients
with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician.
The reasons are multifactorial.
Possible conditions include chronic hepatitis, ...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon...read more »
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