Radiation therapy

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  • Intrapleural Mesothelioma Research Paper

    (the space between the lung and the lining of the lung). It is normally reserved for patients with very advanced disease, for which treatment options are limited. In the past, treatment options for these patients included traditional chemotherapy, radiation, and palliative care. Palliative or supportive care measures may include management of shortness of breath due to recurrent malignant pleural…

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  • Radiation Therapy And Stem Cell Research

    of charcoal black hair that were woven into the hairbrush. Radiation therapy uses high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors (“American Cancer Association”). One of the women I met at the walkathon had radiation therapy. They go through a machine that kills the cancer cells using radiation. Radiation therapy doesn’t only kill cancerous cells through. The woman that I met at the walkathon said that radiation therapy can impact reproductive organs because they are very…

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  • Cancer Informative Essay

    radiotherapy, internal radiotherapy, side effects, radiotherapy for symptoms, and follow up after treatment. Chemotherapy. Hormone therapy: hormone therapy for cancer is the use of medicines to block the effects of hormones. It does not work for all types of cancer. Doctors use hormone therapy for people with cancers that are hormone sensitive or hormone dependent. Biological therapy: They may, stop cancer cells from dividing and growing, seek out cancer cells and kill them, encourage the immune…

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  • Amsacrine Research Paper

    Cancer is a disease affecting the world and the rise in treatments with drugs is just one way of delaying the process of the disease as well as improving the quality of life for the patient. Henceforth Amsacrine is one to watch out for due to its specific mode of action. Reference. Amsacrine has an acridine chromophore with an amine at the 9 position (fig 1.) used in the treatment of some types of lymphoma or acute adult leukaemia [5]. It can also be known as Amsidine or m-AMSA [1]. Lymphoma…

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  • Lymphedema Research Paper

    The disease I chose for this topic is Lymphedema. “Lymphedema refers to swelling that generally occurs in one of your arms or legs. Sometimes both arms or both legs swell. Lymphedema is most commonly caused by the removal of or damage to your lymph nodes as a part of cancer treatment. It results from a blockage in your lymphatic system”(Mayo Clinic Research) The word Lymphedema is broken down into two words, Lymph that is the colorless fluid in your body. Edema, which means swelling. Lymphedema…

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  • Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence is when you urinate when you do not mean to (involuntarily). What are the causes? There are many possible causes of urinary incontinence, including: Medicines. Infections. Enlargement of the prostate in men. The prostate is a gland near the bladder. When it gets too big, it can cause overflow of urine from the bladder. Surgery. Diseases that affect the nerves or spinal cord (neurological diseases). Emotional factors. What increases the risk? What are the signs or symptoms?…

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  • Personal Narrative: How Cancer Has Affected My School Work

    It has been about a year since I found out I had cancer. Having cancer affected my school work, my taekwondo training, and my emotional and physical self. In November of 2014, after being sick for months, my father brought me to the doctor to see what was going wrong with me. After being examined by the doctor, she told me I had strep throat and my neck was swollen because of it. She told me that if the swelling in my neck didn't go down in a few months I was to make another appointment to see…

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  • Chemotherapy Informative Essay

    any individual, in any stage of life, in any part of the body. Despite the fact that almost 40% of people will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives, cures and treatments are few and far between. Chemotherapy--in conjunction with radiation and surgery--is one of the leading treatments for all sorts of cancer. But this is a harsh _____, and it takes a physiological toll on the human body. In the early 19th century, German chemist Paul Ehrlich coined the term chemotherapy to…

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  • Refractory Follicular Lymphoma Case Study

    Relapsed/Refractory Follicular Lymphoma Response Evaluation By Liji Thomas, MD Relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma (FL) is a condition that requires a careful selection of treatment options. It often occurs in older people, who may have significant comorbidities, or who may have more advanced grades or stages of the cancer. Various treatment schedules are thus used in relapsed or refractory lymphoma, which must be evaluated for evidence and amplitude of response. This may begin with…

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  • Essay On Caregiver

    A mass is a lump that either your caregiver found during an examination or you found before seeing your caregiver. The colon is a major part of the large intestine. There are many possible reasons why a lump has appeared. Testing will help determine the cause and the steps to a solution. CAUSES Before complete testing is done, it may be difficult or impossible for your caregiver to know if the lump is truly in the colon or comes from one of the organs that are next to the colon. Problems in…

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