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.
Tumores del cerebro
Introduction CNS malignancies are one of the most feared cancers among the public and are a leading cause of cancer-related morbidity and mortality in the United States. The majority of newly diagnosed brain tumors actually represent metastases...
Introduction Worldwide, cervical cancer is the second most common malignancy in women and is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. Three out of four cases occur in developing countries. The elderly, the economically disadvantaged, and those...
Cervical Cancer: HPV Vaccines
HPV Vaccines Introduction It has been estimated that over 20 million people in the United States are currently infected with the Human Papillomavirus (HPV), and 50-75% of sexually active men and women will become infected with the virus at some...
Cáncer de Colorectal
Introduction Colorectal cancer is a major public health problem in western countries, with the highest incidence rates in North America, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand. It is the third most common cancer in both men and women, and the...
Head and Neck Malignancies
Introduction Head and neck malignancies account for only about 5-7% of all new cancer cases in the US, occurring more than twice as often in men as in women. Mortality rates have been declining steadily since the 1980's, with a ten-year survival...
Cáncer del pulmón
Introduction Lung cancer is the second most common malignancy in males and females, surpassed in incidence only by prostate and breast cancer, respectively. Moreover, it is the most common cause of cancer death in both genders, in part because it...
MD2B - Cáncer del seno
Introduction Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, accounting for 32% of newly diagnosed cases. It is the second leading cause of cancer mortality among women in industrialized countries. In fact, the lifetime risk of breast cancer in...
Introduction Pancreatic cancer is a particularly devastating malignancy with nearly as many deaths as newly diagnosed cases each year. Overall, the five-year survival rate is less than five percent, and pancreatic cancer is the fourth most common...
Cáncer de la próstata
Introduction Prostate cancer is the most common solid tumor malignancy in American men and, with a median age at diagnosis in the early 60's is mainly a disease of the elderly. Following lung cancer, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of...
Renal Cell Carcinoma
Introduction There are two major kinds of renal malignancies: renal cell carcinoma arises in the renal cortex and comprises 80-85% of total kidney cancers, and transitional cell carcinomas, which arise in the renal pelvis and represent the...
Sarcomas - Bone And Soft Tissue Malignancies
Introduction Sarcomas of the bone and soft tissue are rare. When they do occur, they can develop in virtually any area of the body and affect all age groups and races. The diagnosis and treatment of such lesions is often complex, and firm...
Introduction The skin is the largest organ of the human body, serving in both a protective and aesthetic capacity. Skin cancer refers to several types of malignancies that can occur, including basal cell carcinoma (BCC), squamous cell carcinoma...
Wilm's Tumor Wilms' Tumor is the most common abdominal tumor in children and hence an important topic in Pediatric Oncology. Because it is a malignancy that occurs in the young, aggressive approaches have been sought to increase chances of cure...
Endocrine System Cancers
Head and Neck Cancers
Urinary Tract Cancers
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