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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.
What is the breast? What is breast cancer? Am I at risk for breast cancer? Male Breast Cancer How can I prevent breast cancer? What screening tests are available? What are the signs of breast cancer? How is breast cancer diagnosed and staged? What are the treatments for breast cancer? Early/Moderate Stage Breast Cancer Advanced Breast Cancer Appendix: Complete Breast Cancer Staging What is the breast? The breast is a collection of glands and fatty tissue that lies between the skin and the chest wall. The glands inside the breast produce milk after a woman has a baby. Each gland is also called a lobule, and many lobules make up a lobe. There are 15 to 20 lobes in each breast. The milk gets to the nipple from the glands by way of tubes called ducts. The glands and ducts get bigger when a breast is filled with milk, but the tissue that is ... read more on Breast Cancer: The Basics
Factores de riesgo y el cáncer del seno
Introduction to the modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors that increase the risk of breast cancer, lifestyle changes and medications to reduce risk.
Genetic Counseling & Testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 Gene Mutations
Introduction to BRCA1 & BRCA2 gene mutations, how they affect breast cancer risk and genetic testing considerations.
Hormone Replacement Therapy: Making Sense of all the Hoopla
Summary of the research that changed practice regarding hormone replacement therapy (HRT).
MRI as a Screening Tool for Breast Cancer
Recommendations breast cancer screening with MRI.
OncoType Dx: Prediciendo la Recurrencia del Cáncer
Information about Oncotype Dx™, a test that evaluates a breast tumor to predict a woman's risk of developing a recurrence over 10 years and the benefit she would derive from adjuvant chemotherapy.
Entendiendo su informe de patología: Cáncer del seno
Information about what information you will find in your pathology report and what it means.
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About Breast Cancer and Exercise
Exercise is one of the best ways to maintain strength, energy, mobility and cope with cancer related fatigue during and after cancer treatment.
Cáncer del Seno (Mama): Mitos Y Hechos
Common myths about breast cancer are addressed and the truth revealed.
Encontrando y midiéndose para una forma del seno: Consejos para las sobrevivientes del cáncer del seno
Tips for finding a breast prosthesis or breast form that looks natural and fits properly.
Reports from professional meetings regarding breast cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
3 Versus 6 Cycles of CMF in Breast Cancer Patients with 1 to 9 Positive Nodes: Results of the German Adjuvant Breast Cancer Group (GABG) III Trial
Presenter: H. Maass Affiliation: GABC Background: For breast cancer, one of the standard adjuvant chemotherapy regimens is CMF for 6 cycles. Although there is clear data that prolonging CMF for more than 6 cycles is not beneficial, there are limited data evaluating the efficacy of fever cycle of CMF. This study was performed to better
New Directions in the Treatment of Breast Cancer: Updates from the 29th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS)
Conference Dates: February 1, 2007 Conference Location: Seattle, WA Conference Dates: February 5, 2007 Conference Location: Pittsburgh, PA Conference Dates: February 6, 2007 Conference Location: Cleveland, OH Conference Dates: February 7, 2007 Conference Location: Southfield, MI Conference Dates: February 8, 2007 Conference
A Randomized Trial Comparing Two Fractionation Schedules for Breast
Irradiation Postlumpectomy in Node-Negative Breast Cancer
Presenter: Timothy J. Whelan Affiliation: Hamilton Regional Cancer Ctr, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Ctr, Toronto, ON, Canada; McMaster Univ, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Kingston Regional Cancer Ctr, Kingston, ON, Canada; Ottawa Regional Cancer Ctr, Ottawa, Background: Many women with early stage
Greetings from CancerLand: Plastic Surgeon Photo Shoot
I double click to open my journal – a computer folder on my desktop filled with lots and lots of Word files, some dating back to 1998. These are files packed full of details of everything that has happened to me - day by day, one doctor's appointment after another - since I was diagnosed with breast cancer. And as I glance at some text on
Managing the Side Effects of Hormonal Therapies for Breast Cancer
A webinar in conjunction with Living Beyond Breast Cancer THIS WEBINAR HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER FORECASTS IN THE AREA WHERE IT WAS BEING HELD. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR RESCHEDULING INFORMATION! Whether you are undergoing hormonal therapy or are considering it with your healthcare provider, understanding the possible side effects and
Be a Cancer Myth Buster
One of the saddest days I ever experienced working in the cancer center was when a woman, newly diagnosed with breast cancer, broke down in tears and told me that she had caused her breast cancer. She further clarified that her sisters and mother had told her that you get cancer as a punishment for something you have done. Can you imagine this
Breast Cancer Prevention
Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may increase the risk of developing breast cancer and about research aimed at the prevention of this disease.
Breast Cancer Treatment
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of breast cancer.
The following document is a PDF. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader which can be downloaded for free from Adobe. Helpful Exercises After Breast Cancer ...
Lidiando con los Síntomas: Aumento de Peso
Weight Gain in Breast Cancer Patients Will my weight change as a result of my breast cancer treatment? Some breast cancer patients find that their weight does not change during treatment, while others find that they gain weight. This is...
Preparing for Surgery: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
About Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy This "Helpful Facts" sheet is designed to give you basic information on sentinel lymph node biopsy. More detailed information can be provided by your doctor or nurse. If, you have other questions or would like...
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