Información sobre riesgo, prevención, detección, síntomas, diagnosis, tratamiento y apoyo para el cáncer.
Información sobre el tratamiento del cáncer incluyendo quirúrgica, quimioterapia, radioterapia, estudios clínicos, terapia con protón, medicina complementaria avanzadas.
OncoLink se complace en ofrecer una amplia lista de lista completa de los agentes quimioterapéuticos más comúnmente usados??. Esta guía de referencia incluye información sobre la forma en que cada fármaco se administra, cómo funcionan, y los pacientes los efectos secundarios comunes pueden experimentar.
Maneras que los pacientes de cáncer y las personas que le cuidan puedan enfrentar el cáncer, los efectos secundarios, nutrición, cuestiones en general sobre el apoyo para el cáncer, duelo/decisiones sobre el termino de vida, y experiencias compartidas por sobrevivientes.
|Nausea and Vomiting|
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," What is nausea and vomiting? What can I do to prevent it? When should I call my doctor about it? How is it treated? Karen Bruchak, RN, MSN, MBA, of the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania responds: What is Nausea and Vomiting? Nausea means being sick to
|Dealing with chemotherapy induced nausea|
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," My 20-year-old niece was diagnosed with a fibrolamellar hepatoma with extensive metastasis to nodes and organs. She is having "aggressive"chemotherapy and has several negative side effects including nausea, low platelets and white counts. Any information available would be helpful. Thanks,DS
|Increase calories and decrease nausea after esophagectomy|
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My mother had esophageal cancer 2 1/2 years ago and was treated with an esophagectomy. She is still using a J tube for nutrition. Nausea has been a constant companion since surgery, and has recently gotten worse. She is only using about 2 cans of Nutren per day, so caloric intake is under 1000 per day. She
|Nausea and Vomiting with Whole Brain Radiotherapy|
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," After a 3 year remission from breast cancer, my sister was diagnosed with a single brain metastasis in November. This was surgically removed, and then a 10-day course of whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT) began on January 3. Within four hours of her first treatment, she began to feel nausea which progressively got
|Nausea During Lung Cancer Treatment|
Question My mother has lung cancer and is receiving radiation therapy, but she cannot receive chemotherapy until she is healthy enough. She has not been able to eat even before the radiation therapy started, and the cancer has spread so they need to hurry up and get her on to chemotherapy. She is taking Reglan for nausea but it is not helping. She
|Ginger & Sea Bands For Nausea|
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," Can massage be done during your chemo treatment? Will "sea bands" or ginger gum help with nausea?Jun Mao, MD, MSCE, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at Penn Medicine, responds: You can definitely incorporate massage during treatment and there are some studies to suggest massage helps
|Foods To Prevent Nausea|
Are there any foods or supplements that can relieve nausea from chemo? Debra DeMille, MS, RD, CSO, Dietician at the Joan Karnell Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital, responds: Anti nausea medicines have greatly improved and I highly recommend those. In addition, stay well hydrated, and you may try ginger products such as ginger tea. There
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