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.
Eating tips for pediatric oncology patients
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," I am a pediatric dietitian on an oncology floor. Most of my patients have very poor oral intake. I try supplements, shakes, favorite foods, snacks, etc and sometimes nothing seems to work. Some patients go...
Effects of Chemotherapy on a Child's Intellectual Development
I am a clinical psychologist. I am seeing a child in play therapy who has received treatment for leukemia since the age of 4 years. She is now seven (treatment has been effective and stopped) and completing grade 1. Her teachers are concerned...
Ewing's Sarcoma and Microscopic Disease
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," We have a 5 year-old son who was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma with 2 mm lung metastases. The lung metastases were removed during the biopsy. He had 4 chemotherapy cycles (Vadriac and IE), and then he had fibular...
Heart and lung problems after treatment for Hodgkin's Disease
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," I had Hodgkin's Disease 18 years ago when I was 8 years old. It was in stage 2 and I had radiation. What should I lookout for now as far as heart and lung problems? I do have a murmur and asthma. Amit Maity,...
Late Cognitive Effects of Therapy
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My stepdaughter received treatment for leukemia at 9 months old. She is now in 4th grade, and as you might imagine, the cognitive late effects are significant. She is about to have a Neuro-Psychiatric evaluation by R....
Late Effects of Chemotherapy After Vaginal Cancer
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," My daughter had vaginal cancer at the age of 17 months. We have been clean of cancer for ten years but having a shortness of breath that doctors cannot explain. What are the late effects of bleomycin,...
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My friend's daughter is 2 and has been diagnosed with neurofibrosarcoma. The cancer is in the upper thigh, her sciatic nerve and thigh muscle have been removed before Xmas but they had to go back in 2 weeks...
Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (PNET) treatment options
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My cousin's son, 20 months old was diagnosed with a Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (PNET). He has already had surgery. What are the general treatment options for this? Hui-Kuo G....
Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors (PNET)
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," My 8-year-old daughter had a Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (PNET) removed from her spinal cord at T4 &T5 just this past December. Information on this type of cancer and at this type of local is extremely...
Radiation Effect on Growth Plates in Children
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My son has ARMS (alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma), stage IV. The primary site is his calf, with metastases to lung and lymph nodes in the knee and hip. Chemotherapy has been able to dissolve the tumor after 2 treatments so...
Radiation for synovial cell sarcoma
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My son is 9 years old and was diagnosed with synovial cell sarcoma in the right rear shoulder area in September 2001. He received 3 chemo treatments (doxorubin on ifosfamide) in September, October and...
Treatment for Optic Nerve Glioma
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," My son has optic nerve glioma of his right eye. His doctor suggested that he should get proton beam therapy. Unfortunately it is not available in my country. Please let you know how this problem can be...
Treatment for pineal germinomas
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My 8-year-old daughter has been diagnosed with a germinoma. The primary germinoma was in the pineal region and 80% was resected by surgery. There also is another very small tumor located very near where the first...
Treatment Options for Osteosarcoma
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," My 18-year-old son was recently diagnosed with an osteosarcoma of the distal femur. What is the treatment? Janet L. Kwiatkowski, MD, OncoLink's Pediatric Oncology Section Editor,...
Undescended Testes and Testicular Cancer Risk
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," At 10 months old, my son had undescended testicle surgery. At that time, I was told he will have a higher chance to develop testicular cancer around 10 years of age. He is 8 years old now. How common is this? I have...
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