Cancer & Oncology : Health & Medical
Bilateral prophylactic mastectomy is a surgical removal of both breasts designed to prevent or drastically reduce the potential occurrence of breast cancer. It is most typically used in cases where genetic examination or family history indicate a high risk of cancer development. The physical and emo
Mesothelioma was a recent addition to the family of malignant cancers. The origins of the disease lay in certain asbestos-related industries especially asbestos-mining industry. Additionally, there were shipyards, insulation factories and construction companies where the workers were, unintentionall
During this hectic and stressful holiday season it's easy to forget the little miracles that are all around us. We run around like crazy forgetting to stop and appreciate all life has to offer us. It took the death of my beautiful 19 year old niece who suffered a glioblastoma, to teach our fami
Obesity, high energy intake and consumption of animal fats may be associated with an increased risk for this disease.
Plasma Cell Neoplasms (Including Multiple Myeloma) Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional
Purpose of This SummaryThis PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about treatment of plasma cell neoplasms (including multiple myeloma). It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for ...
Because the dangers of being exposed to asbestos, while they were unknown to most of those working with it, were in fact known by the government and the manufacturers, if you are diagnosed with mesothelioma, legal advice should be sought out immediately. Any companies that either used asbestos, or p
Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (Islet Cell Tumors) Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Profession
VIPomaImmediate fluid resuscitation is often necessary to correct the electrolyte and fluid problems that occur as a result of the watery diarrhea, hypokalemia, and achlorhydria that patients experience. Somatostatin analogs are also used to ameliorate the large fluid and electrolyte losses. Once pa