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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.
Alcohol Related Pain and Hodgkin’s Disease
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My initial Hodgkin's symptom was arm pain. It took 9 months to get diagnosed. The pain was increased with minimal amounts of alcohol ingestion. I am 9 months in remission after ABVD. What does the alcohol do to...
Elevated ESR (sed rate) after treatment for Hodgkin's Disease
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My Mom's Hodgkin's Disease (stage 2) has been in remission for 16 years, after both radiation and chemotherapy treatments. Her recent blood test revealed a sed rate of 45.She was also diagnosed as diabetic a...
Follow-up Protocol for Hodgkin's Disease
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," I have Hodgkin's disease, stage 2, NS (nodular sclerosis) subtype. I have completed chemotherapy and radiation, but am not being scanned for about 7 weeks. I have only had one CT scan when I was first diagnosed, and...
Hereditary Aspect to Hodgkin's Disease (HD)?
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," I would like to know if HD can be inherited? I had HD at 18 years old with a recurrence several years later. At 28 years of age, I had 2 children. My daughter is now 16 and has a "knot" in her neck (same place mine...
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," I was surfing the Net and I thank you for the great Web site about Hodgkin's disease. My friend's dad was just diagnosed with Hodgkin's and while we were doing our research, we came upon some questions. ...
Hodgkin's Disease and Blood or Organ Donation
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," Hello! I have been treated for recurrent/refractory Hodgkins disease, first with ABVD, then with ICE, mantle field and total lymph node irradiation, followed by cytoxan and more etoposide and an...
Hodgkin's Disease and Chemotherapy
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," My husband was recently diagnosed with lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin's Disease (nodular type) and is presently undergoing ABVD chemotherapy treatment prior to radiation therapy. In trying to learn as much...
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," We want know your opinion about a Hodgkin's Disease (HD) case. L.G., female, age 28, European, Medical Doctor (Surgeon). In December 1995 she was given a diagnosis of HD scleronodular type (SN 1) by...
Long-term Side Effects of Radiation Therapy for Hodgkin's Disease
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," Where can I find research information on long-term effects of radiation therapy for Hodgkin's disease to neck lymph nodes, lungs, and heart? Thank you. P Li Liu, MD, OncoLink...
Mono Leads to Hodgkin's?
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," I have been reading that there is a correlation between mono and Hodgkin's. Is there any screening for high-risk people to detect Hodgkin's very early? I read that there is a 1 out of 1,000 chance that a person who...
Pregnancy after Chemotherapy
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," I had Hodgkin's disease, treated with chemotherapy and radiation therapy just over a year ago. I just found out I am pregnant and am concerned because I was told to wait three years. What are the risks for my...
Pregnancy after Hodgkin's Disease
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," I had treatments for Hodgkin's Disease almost three years ago. I have had very normal blood levels and clear x-rays and CT scans since the end of treatment. I recently found out I am pregnant; my concern is that...
Radiation Therapy for Hodgkin's Disease and Breast Cancer
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," Your article on the long-term effects of radiation failed to mention the connection between radiation therapy and breast cancer. There have been many articles including the Journal of the National Cancer...
Radiation Therapy to the Chest and Cardiotoxicity
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," I am a 33 year-old who is in his 6th year of remission from Hodgkin's disease stage IIA. I was treated with ABVD chemotherapy followed by radiation therapy. In December of 1997, I suffered a heart attack. ...
Risk of abnormalities in pregnancies conceived after chemotherapy
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My partner has been successfully treated for Hodgkin's disease. He his 27 years old and his treatment ended about 3 years ago. We are thinking about having children together. He tells me that after his treatment ended...
Staging Laparotomy and Hodgkin's Disease
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," My 25-year-old daughter has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's Disease stage IIA. This was determined by biopsy and physical exam. The blood test, bone marrow extraction, CT-scans and x-rays are scheduled next...
Treatment for Stage 4 Hodgkin's Disease
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My daughter was diagnosed last March with Hodgkin's, stage 4. She had extensive tumors in the lungs, liver, and spleen. After 6 months of ABVD chemo they now show no activity on a PET scan. I have searched...
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