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Oncological diseases


Every year, over 10,000 people are affected by pancreatic cancer. The increase in the number of cases is proportional to the age and equally distributed between the two sexes. The new cases of pancreatic cancer estimated in 2015 were 5,900 in men and 6,600 in women (I numeri del cancro in Italia, 2015, AIOM).About 70% […]

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Head and neck cancers include tumors of the oral cavity, larynx, rinopharynx, hypopharynx, oropharynx, thyroid, and parotid. In 2015, there was an estimate of about 9,200 new diagnoses of cancer of the head and neck, of which one fourth in women, and 3% of all new cancer diagnosis in the general population (I numeri del […]

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CNS tumors are quite rare and represent about 1.3% of all tumors. Tumors that form inside the brain but that originate from metastatic cells coming from other districts such as, for example, the breast, liver, or lung, are more frequent. The new cases of CNS cancer estimated in 2015 were 5,700 split between men and women […]

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Prostate cancer is one of the more common tumors in the male population and represents about 15% of all cancers diagnosed in male patients. Estimates in 2012 report 36,300 new cases in Italy every year. According to the most recent data, in Italy one man out of 16, develops prostate cancer in the course of […]

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The liver is one of the more complex organs of the human body. The liver performs multiple tasks such as securing the metabolism of nutrients and medications, the storage of glycogen, the synthesis of plasma proteins, and removing toxic substances from the blood. The liver tumor is a particularly serious condition as it damages or […]

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