Información sobre el tratamiento de la quimioterapia, las drogas y los efectos secundarios. Incluye una descripción del proceso del tratamiento y OncoLink Rx, una lista de hojas de enseñanza sobre las drogas de la quimioterapia.
Cartilla de la quimioterapia: ¿Por qué? ¿Qué? ¿y cómo?
An introduction to chemotherapy, including history, various classes of chemo, how it works and how it is given.
Quimioterapia: Los Fundamentos
An introduction to chemotherapy, how it works and how it is given.
Biological Response Modifiers
Introduction Biological response modifiers (BRMs) are another form of chemotherapy sometimes administered to cancer patients. They modify the relationship between the tumor and the patient by strengthening the patient's biological response to...
Quimioterapia: Lo qué usted necesita saber
Overview What is chemotherapy? Chemotherapy is the treatment of cancer with "anti-cancer" drugs to destroy cancer cells throughout the body. Cancer cells are abnormal (not normal) cells that keep dividing and making more abnormal cells without...
Ayudándose a si mismo durante la quimioterapia
Talking with Your Chemotherapy Team Some people with cancer want get deep into every aspect about their disease and their treatment. Others choose to concern themselves with only general information. The choice is yours, but there are a few...
What is Constipation? Constipation is a decrease in the number of bowel movements and/or the difficult passage of hard stool that often causes pain, discomfort and sometimes bleeding from the rectum. It is caused by too little fluid and not...
What is Diarrhea? Diarrhea is the passage of loose or watery stools three or more times a day that may or may not cause pain or discomfort in the abdomen and/or rectum. Because diarrhea can cause many problems, including dehydration, loss of...
Partículas Enlazadas en la Proteína de Abraxane® (Abraxane®)
Information about this chemotherapy medication and its potential side effects.
Ado-trastuzumab emtansine (Kadcyla™)
Kadcyla™ is a monoclonal antibody attached to a chemotherapy agent called maytansine (a microtubule inhibitor). Monoclonal antibodies are designed to target a specific type of cell – in this case, a Her2- positive breast cancer cell.
A targeted therapy (monoclonal antibody) used to treat leukemia.
Seguridad en el hogar para los pacientes que reciben quimioterapia
Information to address common questions about safety while receiving chemotherapy.
Tomando quimioterapia oral en su hogar
Instructions for patients taking chemotherapy by mouth.
Endocrine System Cancers
Head and Neck Cancers
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Bone Marrow Transplants
General Treatment Concerns
Newly Diagnosed Patients
Causes and Prevention
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Cancer Resource List
Resources for Young Adults