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.
Dealing with Neuropathic Pain
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My husband has peripheral neuropathy from cisplatin. What medications are recommended to treat this pain? It keeps him up at night. Are there specialists for this type of pain? Erin McMenamin, MSN, CRNP, AOCN, Pain...
Evaluating Pain in a Non-Verbal Patient
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," Is there a scale that can be used to evaluate pain in a patient who is nonverbal or unresponsive and cannot use the traditional number or face scales?Erin McMenamin, MSN, CRNP, AOCN, Pain Medicine Nurse Practitioner...
Morphine and the Cancer Process
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," If a patient has lung cancer, and morphine is administered for the pain, does the morphine speed up the process? Erin McMenamin, MSN, CRNP, AOCN, Pain Medicine Nurse Practitioner and Program Manager at the Abramson...
Morphine Overdose or Normal Death
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," Can you delineate the differences between morphine overdose and normal death progression in an advanced-stage, terminal lung cancer patient? And further, with such advanced cancer, does one need to worry about...
Neuropathic Pain After Chemotherapy
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," I am a male 36 years old I have ended my CHOP chemotherapy for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. About two weeks after my chemotherapy ended and continuing to date, I have been suffering severe leg pain in both legs. The pain...
Pain relief for bone metastasis from prostate cancer
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My father is 65 years old and is suffering severe shoulder pain from metastatic prostate cancer. Is there something we can do for his pain? Erin McMenamin, MSN, CRNP, AOCN, Pain Medicine Nurse Practitioner and...
Physical Therapy Modalities and Cancer Patients
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," I work in an outpatient chiropractic and physical therapy center. My question is: Is it safe to treat a patient with physical therapy modalities (i.e. US, E-stem, etc.) if they had or have any type of cancer? (Note:...
TENS Use for Pain Control
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My wife has a low-grade lymphoma, and the current treatment is ?wait and watch?. She has no pain from it. Right know she is having some unrelated back pain, and a pain management doctor are thinking of using a Tens...
Terminal Restlessness or Delirium
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My stepdad is dying of lung cancer. I was wondering if you can send me some information about terminal restlessness? Thank you.Erin McMenamin, MSN, CRNP, AOCN, Pain Medicine Nurse Practitioner and Program Manager at...
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