Week of September 15 - 21, 2019
An overview of respiratory gating, which involves certain breathing techniques used during radiation therapy. The most common types of respiratory gating are discussed.
Information about long term effects of cystectomy and urinary diversion.
An introduction to the regulation and safety of dietary supplements with focus on use during cancer treatment.
Information about health issues and concerns after thyroidectomy for thyroid cancer.
Fedratinib (Inrebic®) is a type of targeted therapy called a kinase inhibitor, used in the treatment of Myelofibrosis.
Is it ok if I lose weight during treatment?
Entrectinib (Rozlytrek™) is a kinase inhibitor used in the treatment of non small cell lung cancer and other solid tumors with certain neurotrophic receptor kinase (NTRK) genes.
FAQ about this common recommendation.
How do providers decide which people will benefit from chemotherapy with stage II colon cancer?
Darolutamide (Nubeqa®) is an androgen receptor inhibitor used in the treatment of patients with non-metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Rituximab-pvvr (Ruxience™) is a biosimilar monoclonal antibody used in the treatment of some types of leukemias and lymphomas.
Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy is the use of medication to replace pancreatic enzymes and to reduce malabsorption of nutrients.
Selinexor (Xpovio™) is a nuclear export inhibitor used in the treatment of multiple myeloma.
Trastuzumab-anns (Kanjinti™) is a biosimilar monoclonal antibody used in the treatment of some types of breast and gastric cancer.
Bevacizumab-bvzr (Zirabev®) is a biologic therapy that works by slowing down or stopping blood supply to cancer cells, thereby slowing their growth.
Filgrastim-aafi (Nivestym™) is a colony stimulating factor biosimilar that is used to promote the production and function of blood cells.
Filgrastim-sndz (Zarxio®) is a colony stimulating factor biosimilar that is used to promote the production and function of blood cells.
Pegfilgrastim-cbqv (Udenyca®) is a type of colony stimulating factor, which is a group of medications that stimulate the production and function of blood cells, including white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets.
Trastuzumab-qyyp (Trazimera™) is a biosimilar monoclonal antibody used in the treatment of some types of breast and gastric cancer.
Tagraxofusp-erzs (Elzonris™) is a chemotherapy used in the treatment of some types of blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm.
Polatuzumab Vedotin- piiq (Polivy™) is an antibody conjugate medication used in the treatment of some types of lymphoma.