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.
Incluye guías de enseñanza relacionadas con el cáncer especiales para los estudiantes y un curso centrado en oncología para los estudiantes de medicina titulado MD2B.
About the Author
My name is Angela Thomas and I am a 15 year old junior attending the J.R. Masterman School. I was born in the University of Pennsylvania Hospital on December 4, 1980. For the past 16 years I have resided in the Mt. Airy section of...
Categorizaton of Tumors
Tumors are often placed under one of two categories; malignant or benign. Malignant tumors are cancerous and benign tumors are non-cancerous. ELSI breast tumor (http://www.lbl.gov/Education/ELSI/cancer-tumor.html) ...
Symptoms, Carcinogens, and Oncogenic Viruses
What are some symptoms of cancer? Depending upon the type of cancer a patient has, they could exhibit various symptoms. The American Cancer Society has developed a general list of seven symptoms that could be warning signs of cancer : ...
The Biology of Cancer
Precis This article provides a brief explanation of the biology of cancer, including its biological and molecular causes. A number of complex scientific terms (identified in bold type) are explained in the text. What is Cancer Cancer...
The Treatment of Cancer
Precis This article begins with a brief explanation of the medical assessment that newly-diagnosed patients undergo to evaluate their cancer. It also provides information about various treatments that doctors administer to cancer patients. A number...
Tumor De Cerebro, Glioblastoma Multiforme, Lóobulo frontal
Case History History of Present Illness C.D. is a 62-year-old gentleman who has been in his normal state of health until three weeks ago, when he suddenly started having difficulty with understanding speech and communicating thoughts logically....
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...
Case History History of Present Illness G.H. is a 69 year-old man who presents with a long-standing history of intermittent left ear drainage, chronic left-sided otitis media and bilaterally decreased auditory acuity requiring hearing aids. The...
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How Do Cancer Treatments Work?
Chemotherapy Chemotherapy is a term for a wide range of cancer drugs. These drugs kill cancer cells by inhibiting certain important steps in cell division and tend to work best in rapidly dividing cells. Since cancer cells are dividing rapidly, they...
How do healthy cells work?
What is a cell? Cells are the most basic units of life. Each cell is a complex structure that could theoretically survive, grow, reproduce and die on its own. The cells in our bodies, however, work together with similar cells to form structures...
How does cancer begin?
What is a mutation? Cancer results from the breakdown of the controls that regulate cells. These controls all originate from the genetic plans in a cell's DNA. Therefore, a mistake or change in a cell's DNA code would cause problems with the cell's...
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