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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 Thyroid? The thyroid gland is located on the anterior aspect (front) of the neck. It can be felt just below the thyroid cartilage, or "Adam's apple". It is a butterfly shaped organ that stretches across the midline of the neck just below the Adam's apple, with its "wings" spreading superiorly (towards the head) on either side of the Adam's apple. These "wings" are called the lobes of the thyroid, with the portion extending across midline called the isthmus. As an endocrine gland, the thyroid gland produces, stores, and secretes the thyroid hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) into the bloodstream. The thyroid does this as a response to a hormone produced by the pituitary gland called thyroid stimulating hormone, or TSH. When the thyroid gland is "turned on" by TSH, it increases its uptake of iodine, which is required to make thyroid hormone. The principal cells ... read more on Thyroid Cancer: The Basics
2011 Focus on Thyroid Cancer Conference - Videos
Videos from the Abramson Cancer Center's patient conference. The Focus On Thyroid Cancer Conference is a full day designed to address the personal and medical issues facing those with thyroid cancer; including those in treatment, survivors, their...
My Story, Thyroid Papillary Carcinoma
I am a survivor. All it takes is some ignorant person who states They want "to get injured or sick to get benefits from the government" to make me realize this. I am active duty navy, and was treated for thyroid papillary carcinoma last June. My...
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Terapia de yodo radiactivo (I-131) para el cáncer de la tiroides
Overview of I-131 therapy for thyroid cancer treatment.
Reports from professional meetings regarding thyroid cancer.
Current Concepts in the Management of Thyroid and Parathyroid Neoplasms
Conference Dates: Friday, April 4, 2003 Conference Location: Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA Sponsoring Group: University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center Conference Brochure: View the full conference brochure as a PDF. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader which is available free online. Topics Covered:
The 6th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Conference
Conference Dates: October 24-26, 2003 Conference Location: Houston, Texas Sponsoring Group: ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc. Conference Web Page URL: www.thyca.org Topics Covered: Endocrinologists, surgeons, nuclear medicine physicians, a pathologist, and a palliative care physician will address issues ranging from
Thyroid Cancer Survivors' 7th International Conference
Conference Dates: October 22-24, 2004 Conference Location: Hyatt Deerfield Hotel, 1750 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL 60015 Sponsoring Group: ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc. Conference Web Page URL: www.thyca.org Topics Covered: Thyroid cancer research advances and care, including testing, treatment, short-term follow-up,
Thyroid Cancer Treatment
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of thyroid cancer.
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