Cancer & Oncology : Health & Medical
The size of the primary tumor is an important prognostic factor and should be carefully evaluated in choosing optimal therapy. After surgical staging, patients found to have small volume para-aortic nodal disease and controllable pelvic disease may be cured with pelvic and para-aortic radiation t
Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (Islet Cell Tumors) Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Profession
Note: The American Joint Committee on Cancer has published the 7th edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, which for the first time incorporates pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors in the same staging system as pancreatic exocrine tumors. The classification of these tumors as benign versus ...
Prostate Cancer has unfortunately presented itself as one of the most common male cancers within the western world. There is much information about the disease on the Internet, some helpful some less so. It is therefore essential that the patient seeks out the facts and is regular contact with their
Adult Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]-About Thi
Purpose of This SummaryThis PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the treatment of adult Hodgkin lymphoma. It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for cancer patients. It does not
October is considered the month of breast cancer awareness and at this time many companies come around to raise awareness about this disease. But, you needn't wait till October to do the same. The best part is that you don't have to wait for the companies.
If you're concerned that you are experiencing testicular cancer symptoms, it is absolutely imperative that you make an appointment with your doctor to get them checked out. While testicular cancer isn't the deadliest of cancers, it is still very important to catch it in the earliest stage
Irradiation for Hodgkin's lymphoma increases the risk of breast cancer. A case report of a 57-year-old woman details this latent disease trajectory.
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The role of exercise in cancer is the subject of many studies and considerable debate at present. There have been at least 30 studies have examined the association between physical activity and developing colon cancer. At least 29 studies have focused on the relationship between colon cancer and exe
Asbestos is a flaky mineral that manufacturers use to protect various products from heat, as it makes an excellent insulation. However, asbestos is a cause of a form of cancer known as mesothelioma, which is almost always accompanied by a very poor prognosis.
Eighty-five percent of head and neck cancers are linked to tobacco use. People who use both tobacco and alcohol are at greater risk for developing these cancers than people who use either tobacco or a