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Treatment Decision Tools
A treatment decision tool is used to help you learn more about your choices when it comes to your treatment plan.
Do I need to trim or shave my beard for radiation therapy?
This FAQ will share whether or not you need to shave your beard when getting radiation therapy to your head and neck area.
Will my radiation tattoos wash off?
This FAQ will answer whether or not you can take a bath or go swimming the same day you get your radiation tattoos.
A high-fiber diet focuses on a diet rich in fiber, which can help prevent cancer and manage some side effects.
Capivasertib is a kinase inhibitor used in the treatment of some types of breast cancer.
Box warnings are major safety risks of medications. They are often not common but potentially serious side effects.
Fruquintinib (Fruzaqla™) is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor used in the treatment of some types of colorectal cancer.
Toripalimab-tpzi (Loqtorzi®) is a monoclonal antibody used in the treatment of some types of nasopharyngeal cancer.
This medication is a bispecific GPRC5D-directed CD3 T-cell engager used to treat some forms of multiple myeloma (MM). Talquetamab-tgvs activates your T-cells (part of your immune system) by connecting the CD3 antigen (found on T cells) with GPRC5D, which is found on the surface of MM cells.
Elranatamab-bcmm (Elrexfio™) is a bispecific B-cell maturation antigen (BCMA)-directed T-cell engaging antibody used to treat some forms of multiple myeloma (MM).
Contrast-Enhanced Mammogram (CEM)
This article describes Contrast-Enhanced Mammogram (CEM) and its use in the diagnosis and treatment planning for breast cancer.
Mitomycin (Jelmyto®) -Given through nephrostomy tube
This medication is a special formulation of anti-tumor antibiotic mitomycin that is given through a nephrostomy tube for the treatment of urothelial cancer.
Clear Liquid Diet
A clear liquid diet is a diet of only clear, liquid foods. The foods can be colored, but you need to be able to see through them. Any food that you can see through and that turns to liquid at room temperature is part of a liquid diet.
Quizartinib is a type of targeted therapy called a kinase inhibitor. This medication acts specifically on leukemia cells that have tested positive for the FLT3 mutation. You will be tested for this mutation before being prescribed this medication.
A nephrostomy tube is a tube placed into the kidney to remove urine being blocked from entering the bladder.
Dehydration is the loss of fluid from the body that can cause side effects.