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.
Blood Type A and Gastric Cancer
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," I have read that there may be an additional risk factor for gastric cancer for people with type A blood. If this is true, what if any preventive steps should be taken, and why is this true? Weijing Sun, MD, Assistant...
Diagnosis of Gastric Cancer
Dear Editors, My husband and I are stationed in England. We just recently received information from back home that my mother has been diagnosed with stomach cancer. We are in the dark being so far away from home. Could you help us find...
I am writing concerning my father who is 73 years old. He had a gastrectomy about 20 weeks ago. He had all of his stomach removed along with seven inches of his large intestine and his spleen was also removed. He had many complications after...
Eating disorders and cancer
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," I am recovering from Bulimia and Anorexia and am worried that I have caused damage to my throat. Is it possible to develop cancer from prolonged purging? Katrina Claghorn, MS, RD, Registered Dietitian at the...
Frozen Biopsy in the Diagnosis of Gastric Cancer
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," Is there a role for frozen section biopsy prior to definitive surgical resection in management of gastric cancer? Can the two procedures (frozen section and definitive resection) be done at the time of...
Is There a Correlation Between H. Pylori and Gastric Cancer?
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," My mother was diagnosed with positive H. pylori. I understand that there is a correlation with gastric cancer. Are there initial screening methods to detect the early stage of gastric cancer and how...
Treatment Options for Metastatic Gastric Cancer
I have a 33 year-old sister who has developed stage IV gastric cancer. The cancer was discovered last May 1999 and 85% of her stomach was cut out and 3/15 lymph nodes were positive. Recently, the cancer has come back outside of her stomach and...
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