Week of May 1 - 7, 2016


Patient Guide to Tumor Markers

Learn how tumor markers are used in cancer care and why they must be part of the bigger picture, taking physical exam, symptoms and radiologic studies into consideration.

Venetoclax (Venclexta™)

Venetoclax (Venclexta™) is a BCL-2 inhibitor used in the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia with 17p deletion.

Healthy Living After Childhood Cancer

A look at tips for living healthy after cancer.

Possible Side Effects of Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Information about the possible side effects of radiation treatment for prostate cancer.

Preparing for Proton Therapy- A Practical Guide for Patients and Caregivers

This webinar, presented by Katie McFadien, MSW, LSW, focuses on the practical concerns of proton therapy for both patients and caregivers.

Genetic Counseling and Genetic Testing: The Basics

Patients are referred for genetic counseling and possible testing if a genetic syndrome is known or suspected to be present in a family.

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH)

SIADH is a condition in which antidiuretic hormone (ADH) is being produced somewhere in the body other than the hypothalamus, where it is normally produced.

Tumor Lysis Syndrome

Tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) is an oncologic emergency where the rapid breakdown of cells causes an imablance of chemicals and electroytes in the body.

Clofarabine (Clolar ®)

Clofarabine (Clolar ®) is a chemotherapy used in the treatment of relapsed or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia in pediatric patients.

Surgical Procedures: Surgery and Staging for Parathyroid Cancer

This cancer is extremely rare and affects the small, pea sized parathyroid glands located behind the thyroid gland.

Surgical Procedures: Surgery and Staging for Retinoblastoma

Information about surgery for this cancer of the retina, which typically affects children.