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.
Acute myeloid leukemia
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," A 27-year-old friend has been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. What is the prognosis for the type of cancer he is fighting and how can members of the community help? Selina M. Luger, MD,...
AML vs. ALL
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My brother-in-law has been diagnosed with leukemia. Unfortunately, they have been unable to verify which one. They have done two bone marrow biopsies and several chromosome studies but can't conclusively say AML or...
FAB system for defining AML
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," Can you please tell me what M4 (FAB) means with AML? Is that type treated different or hard to treat? I am a little confused. Is one sub-type worse than the other? Selina M. Luger, MD, Director of...
Pregnancy and AML
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," I received a stem cell transplant for Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) two years ago. I was told I'd never be able to have children and -- lo and behold -- I'm pregnant! I of course will be seeing a specialist who can...
Secondary Leukemia after breast cancer treatment
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My Mom has been recently diagnosed w/ AML and I was wondering if there was any information on "therapy related AML". Her bone marrow biopsy showed that her leukemia was caused by chemotherapy she had in 2/95...
Treatment for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
My grandmother has just found out she has acute myeloid leukemia. I was wondering why she couldn't just have new blood put into her system. (Through one of the machines that cleans your blood when you have kidney problems...you could take out...
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