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    spread to other portions of the body, then treatment often involves strategies implemented to try to slow the progress of the disease as much as possible. This may include hormone therapy to lower testosterone levels (the male hormone testosterone provides the cancer with the means to thrive), chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy. Early detection of prostate cancer is often a key factor in the prostate cancer treatment options an individual may have open to him, as well as the chance for…

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    cancerous cells. The method of chemotherapy may involve delivering medicines through an intravenous (IV) system or through oral ingestion. Radiation Therapy – The radiation therapy of treatment for cancer entails the use of high-energy light waves to destroy the cancerous cells. The radiation therapy may be given from outside the body (external-beam radiation therapy) or with the use of implants…

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    responsible for a lot of deaths in children and adults. Indeed, even with advances in surgery, radiation treatment, and chemotherapy, numerous patients determined to have a threatening cerebrum tumor survive just months to weeks. Cerebrum tumors in the US, and, at present, normal survival is around 14 months for patients bearing the most harmful gliomas and treated with the standard treatment of surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. Quality treatment incorporates the transport of characteristics…

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    sperm (testicles). Most testicular cancers start in cells that make sperm. These cells are called germ cells. The two main types of testicular germ cell cancers are seminomas and nonseminomas. Seminomas grow and spread slowly and respond to radiation therapy. Nonseminomas grow and spread more quickly than seminomas. Testicular cancer affects the testicles and it can spread through the body but it’s curable. Symptoms Men with testicular cancer may experience a variety of symptoms or…

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    Radiology is the science of utilizing varying forms of high-energy radiation such as x-rays, for the diagnosis of injury and disease. An x-ray technologist is the medical professional responsible for the x-ray procedure. The technologist has many roles and is obligated to follow protocol while completing daily responsibilities. One of the main roles of the technician is communicating with the patient, this involves but is not limited to: greeting the patient, educating the patient on the…

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    ever thought what it would be like if you were in the position of someone with cancer? Has it ever occurred to you that they do wish they had gorgeous locks of hair? Well, they certainly do and hair loss may be the side effect of chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and stem cell transplants. These treatments can cause hair loss by harming the cells that help hair grow and during this process hair may fall out entirely, slowly, or in sections. Hair loss related to cancer treatment is usually…

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    Pheochromocytoma Symptoms

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    Pheochromocytoma is a rare tumor of the adrenal glands. Pheochromocytomas are, fortunately, quite rare, and most of them are benign, only about 10% of pheochromocytomas are malignant. Some of the causes include drugs even excessive use of decongestants should be considered, withdrawal from drugs such as suddenly stopping certain blood pressure medications, panic attacks and spinal cord injuries are among the many conditions that can also lead to some of the symptoms seen in pheochromocytomas.…

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    You'll find 2 principal forms; 1]the localised mesotheliomabenign and malignant types 2]the diffuse cancerous mesothelioma Causes There's a solid link involving asbestos coverage as well as the improvement of mesothelioma, despite the fact that a history of coverage just isn't usually accessible in affected individuals with mesothelioma. You'll find two varieties of asbestos muscles dependant on crystalline structure; a-serpentinechrysolite and b-amphibole. Involved inside amphibole usually…

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    Cafasso: A Brief Summary

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    List the name of the article, web link or journal used, and author. Name of the web link http://www.healthline.com/health/wilms-tumor#Overview1 The authors are Jaime Herndon and Jacquelyn Cafasso A brief summary of your article including what pathology it pertains to. The authors started out with the definition, causes and risk factors for Wilms’ tumor. The most often this tumor occurs in children age 3 to 4 years. The authors also mentioned common symptoms for this disease such as loss of…

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    The symptoms of multiple myeloma consist of pain from a pinched nerve or a collapsed vertebrae, anemia and fatigue associated with anemia, hypercalcemia (too much calcium in the blood) and blood clots. Multiple myeloma can cause the patient to have a weakened immune system depending on the stage of the cancer. This then causes additional complications related to a feeble immune system such as fever, weight loss, thirst, infections, bleeding gums, mental confusion and kidney failure. Usually the…

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