Week of May 22 - 28, 2016


All About Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)

Informational about the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumors

Health Concerns After Bladder Removal and Reconstruction

The alteration in natural anatomy can result in long term concerns for bladder cancer survivors.

Surgical Procedures: Surgery and Staging for Bladder Cancer

A review of the surgical procedures used in the diagnosis and treatment of bladder cancer.

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy: The Basics

Information about sentinel lymph node biopsy, a procedure that is often used for melanoma and breast cancer.

Surgical Procedures: Surgery and Staging for Anal Cancer

Overview of the surgical procedures used in the treatment of anal cancer.

Surgical Procedures: Splenectomy Due to Cancer

Surgical removal of the spleen is sometimes used in the treatment of lymphomas and leukemias.

Healthy Living After Childhood Cancer

A look at tips for living healthy after cancer.

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.

Possible Side Effects of Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer

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

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.