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Cancer

04/04/2002

Question:

I need to know if this is normal to have an elder lady age 68 to have surgery within 6-9 months x 3

1. cancer in her cervix 10/2000 2. left kidney removed 01/17/02 3. spine "TUMOR" 03/16/02 PLEASE! I need some opinion although the surgeries has been done. She`s in more pain than she was after the removal of her kidney. I need to know what`s going on, please help. Thanks in advance, please feel free to contact me @ 772-466-4766 OR 772-460-6975 after 5:30 PM. Again thank you.

Answer:

It sounds like you`re asking for a specific diagnosis, which is more than I can provide online. Only a detailed history and physical exam by a healthcare professional can provide enough information to make a specific diagnosis. Please discuss your concerns with your healthcare provider.

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Response by:

Elizabeth Joyner Gothelf, BSN, MAG Elizabeth Joyner Gothelf, BSN, MAG
Assistant Director
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati