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.
Anal Pap Testing and Cancer
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," How effective are anal pap tests that are offered in the gay community? Najjia N. Mahmoud, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in the Division of Colon and Rectal...
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," As I am sure you are aware, Paget's disease is primarily a bone or breast disease. Unfortunately, there are several people in the Bay Area, specifically women, who are afflicted with Paget's of the...
Proton Therapy for Anal Cancer
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," Is the new proton beam radiation a viable option for anal cancers? James M. Metz, MD, Editor-in-Chief of OncoLink and Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania,...
Radiation or Surgery?
I would like to ask you a question. My father was recently diagnosed with anal cancer. The doctor said his tumor is about 3cm in size. He had a CT scan done which did not show any lymph node spread. The doctor is planning to do radical...
Resuming sexual relations after completion of chemotherapy and radiation therapy for anal cancer
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," I have just completed chemo and radiotherapy treatment for anal cancer I am worried about having sex again. Presently I have a yellow mucus discharge from my vagina and anus. It does seem to be getting better. Can I...
Traditional Radiation vs. IMRT for Treatment of Anal Cancer
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," If you would please explain the difference in types of radiation machines used specifically for treating anal cancer--the linear accelerator and the IMRT--if there is a difference and whether all cancer treatment...
Treatment Options for Peri-anal Paget's Disease
In 1986 and l987 I was operated on twice to excise Peri-anal Paget's disease and obtain clean margins. Pathology revealed underlying adenocarcinoma and the sphincter was excised, but not destroyed. After the second operation there were still...
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