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Histrelin Implant Side Effects - Iphosphamide Side Effects

This page contains links to eMedTV Cancer Articles containing information on subjects from Histrelin Implant Side Effects to Iphosphamide Side Effects. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Histrelin Implant Side Effects
    Fatigue, skin reactions, and hot flushes are some of the possible histrelin implant side effects. This eMedTV article lists other potential reactions to this prescription medicine, including serious problems that require immediate medical care.
  • Hodgkin's Chemotherapy
    As a treatment option for Hodgkin's, chemotherapy uses drugs to kill the cancer. This eMedTV Web page explains how chemotherapy is used to treat Hodgkin's disease and discusses side effects associated with the treatment.
  • Hodgkin's Disease
    Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer that develops in the lymphatic system. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this condition, including information about its symptoms, as well as treatment options and the general prognosis.
  • Hodgkin's Disease (Lymphoma)
    Hodgkin's disease belongs to a group of cancers called lymphomas. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at this condition, with information on symptoms, treatment options, and more. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Hodgkin's Disease Treatment
    In many cases, treatment for Hodgkin's disease involves chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or both. This eMedTV article discusses the treatment of this disease, including information about second opinions, side effects, and follow-up care.
  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Hodgkin's lymphoma is an uncommon form of cancer that begins in the lymphatic system. This eMedTV Web page provides an introduction to this condition, including a discussion of its symptoms and information about its diagnosis and treatment.
  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma Prognosis
    A Hodgkin's lymphoma prognosis is a prediction as to course and outcome of the disease. This eMedTV article describes factors that can affect a prognosis for a person with Hodgkin's lymphoma and provides five-year survival rates for the cancer.
  • Hodgkin's Questions
    For some people with Hodgkin's, questions for the doctor may be difficult to remember. This eMedTV segment contains lists of questions concerning Hodgkin's disease and its treatment that people may wish to consider asking their doctor.
  • Hodgkin's Research
    Hodgkin's research trials now under way include studies of stem cell transplants and new chemotherapy drugs. This eMedTV Web page discusses current areas of focus for research on Hodgkin's disease.
  • Hodgkin's Treatment by Stage
    One of the factors affecting treatment for Hodgkin's disease is the stage, or extent, of the cancer. This eMedTV Web page breaks down options for Hodgkin's treatment by stage of the cancer and provides links to additional information.
  • Hormone Treatment for Thyroid Cancer
    As this eMedTV article explains, one of the ways of treating thyroid cancer involves hormones -- typically, they are given following surgery or other treatments for the disease. This Web page explains how hormones work as a part of treatment.
  • Hot Dogs
    Since hot dogs are quite similar to cold cuts, it follows naturally that hot dogs also are risky, in terms of lactose content. Some hot dogs are safe, though. An easy tip -- look for Kosher products first, since Kosher hot dogs should be free of dairy (of course, always check the ingredient list to be safe).
  • How Can a Cancer Survivor Deal With the Fear of Recurrence?
    After successful cancer treatment, some people have a profound fear of recurrence. This eMedTV article explains how cancer survivors can deal with a fear of recurrence, with tips on reducing worry, why a little worry is actually good for you, and more.
  • How Can I Help My Grandmother Organize the Different Medications She Takes for Cancer and Other Health Problems?
    Does your loved one have to take multiple medications every day for cancer or other conditions? If so, this eMedTV segment is for you. It explains what you can do to help them organize their meds so that no underdosing or overdosing occurs.
  • How Can I Provide Emotional Support to My Mom With Cancer Who Is in Another State?
    As you'll see in this eMedTV segment, providing emotional support to someone with cancer who lives in another state is now easier than ever. This Web page gives some quick communication pointers that will help show your loved one how much you care.
  • How Do I Afford Cetuximab?
    This page from the eMedTV Web site describes how a person may be able to afford cetuximab if they do not have insurance or are having trouble with co-payments. A link to more information on the drug's generic availability is also included.
  • How Do I Deal With the Possibility of Infertility Due to My Cancer Treatments?
    Is your cancer treatment going to make you infertile? As you'll see in this brief eMedTV article, certain treatments do increase your risk. This segment has tips on how to deal with the possibility of infertility due to cancer treatment.
  • How Do I Overcome My Body and Intimacy Issues Since Having a Mastectomy?
    Wondering how to overcome body and intimacy issues after your mastectomy? You've come to the right place. This eMedTV selection takes a quick look at the things that have helped countless women, such as joining a support group.
  • How Does Imatinib Work?
    This page from the eMedTV library briefly explains how imatinib works to treat certain types of cancer. It also describes when this medication is prescribed and why you should follow your healthcare provider's dosing instructions carefully.
  • How Effective Is Temodar?
    Clinical research has shown that Temodar can help people with certain brain tumors to live longer. This eMedTV page takes a look at how effective Temodar is at treating cancer, including statistics on how people responded during clinical trials.
  • How Is the Gleason Score Used to Determine My Prostate Cancer Prognosis?
    If you have prostate cancer, your doctor will use a Gleason score in determining your prognosis. This eMedTV selection explains what a Gleason score is and discusses some of the other tools your doctor will use when making a prognosis.
  • How Safe Is ERCP With Balloon Dilation?
    This video explains the safety and risks of an ERCP.
  • How Safe Is Laparascopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy?
    This clip talks about the safety of LAVH.
  • How to Do a Testicular Self-Exam in Under Five Minutes
    Although the benefit (or harm) of testicular self-exams has yet to be proven, this eMedTV page provides step-by-step instructions and recommends that you perform a testicular self-exam right before an already scheduled doctor visit.
  • How to Save Money on Your Cancer Medications
    Even if you have insurance, cancer medications are expensive, so this eMedTV resource provides some tips that may help you cut your costs. For example, use a generic version of a drug when possible and ask about manufacturers' assistance programs.
  • How to Take Revlimid
    Revlimid is taken once a day with a glass of water. This selection from the eMedTV Web library explores how to take Revlimid most effectively, including helpful dosing tips and links to more dosing instructions.
  • Hydromorphone ER
    Hydromorphone ER is approved for the long-term treatment of pain. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at this prescription narcotic, including information on how it works, when and how to take it, abuse potential, and possible side effects.
  • Hydromorphone ER Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the recommended hydromorphone ER dose is based on several factors, such as other existing medical conditions and other drugs you are taking. This page covers general dosing guidelines and offers tips on taking this drug.
  • Hydromorphone ER Drug Information
    Hydromorphone ER is a long-acting prescription medication used to treat pain. This article from the eMedTV Web site provides some basic drug information on hydromorphone ER, such as common side effects and what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Hydrotherapy
    Hydrotherapy certainly sounds appealing -- who doesn't love a nice, hot soak in a jetted tub? And there's no denying the health benefits. Hot and cold therapy are well-accepted ways to deal with pain or injuries. However, "hydrotherapy" includes a wide variety of different treatments, from those as benign as staying well-hydrated by drinking water, to some more unusual ones, like coffee enemas. Use common sense as your guide, and don't use any treatments that do not sound appealing to you.
  • Hypnosis
    Even though hypnosis might seem a bit "out there" for you, there is actually some research to suggest it might help increase your pain tolerance. Ask around to find a practitioner who is trustworthy and who has experience working with people who have cancer. Don't plan on using this as your sole method of pain control, though, as it's probably unlikely to dramatically reduce your pain.
  • Hysterectomy Types
    This video describes the difference between the three types of hysterectomy.
  • I-131 and Bexxar
    This eMedTV Web page explains that Bexxar is linked to I-131, a radioactive element that allows the drug to emit radiation and slow down the progression of a certain type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. A link to more details is also included.
  • Ibilimumab
    Ipilimumab is a medication prescribed to slow down the progression of advanced melanoma skin cancer. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of how this drug works and offers a link to more details. Ibilimumab is a common misspelling of ipilimumab.
  • If You Have Advanced Stage Cancer, Could You Still Have Normal Bloodwork?
    Do the results of bloodwork ever come back normal in a person with advanced stage cancer? This part of the eMedTV site has the answer. It discusses the situations where this is more likely and how often it occurs.
  • Ifosfamide
    Ifosfamide is prescribed to prevent cancer cells from growing and multiplying in men with testicular cancer. This eMedTV resource presents an overview of various details on this drug, including dosing instructions, side effects, safety issues, and more.
  • Ifosfamide and Lymphoma
    As discussed in this eMedTV page, ifosfamide has been reported to cause lymphoma and other types of cancer. This article examines this and other safety concerns to be aware of before starting treatment with this drug. It also links to more details.
  • Ifosfamide Bladder Toxicity
    As explained in this eMedTV article, bladder toxicity and damage may occur with ifosfamide use. This resource describes how this chemotherapy drug can affect the bladder and lists some of the problems to watch out for. It also links to more information.
  • Ifosfamide Dosage
    Ifosfamide is given intravenously (by IV) usually once a day for five days every three weeks. However, as this eMedTV segment explains, your ifosfamide dosage will be calculated using your weight, height, and other medical conditions, among other factors.
  • Ifosfamide Drug Information
    This eMedTV resource contains information on ifosfamide, a drug prescribed to treat testicular cancer in adult men. This page gives an overview of potential side effects, the dosing regimen, and safety precautions. It also provides a link to more details.
  • Ifosfamide Side Effects
    Some of the frequently reported side effects of ifosfamide include nausea and vomiting. This eMedTV page explains what to do if you develop problems while using this drug and how to identify which reactions may need to be treated by a healthcare provider.
  • Ifosphamide
    Ifosfamide is a chemotherapy drug prescribed to treat testicular cancer in adult men. This eMedTV article examines this product, including when it is prescribed, how it is given, and how it works. Ifosphamide is a common misspelling of ifosfamide.
  • Imatinib
    This eMedTV article provides a complete overview of imatinib, a drug used for leukemia, a rare type of skin cancer, and a tumor affecting the GI tract. This article provides important dosing tips, side effect information, safety warnings, and more.
  • Imatinib 400 Mg
    This eMedTV article explains that two strengths of imatinib tablets are available; 400 mg is the highest. This page also lists the conditions this drug is approved to treat and includes a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Imatinib and Simvastatin Interactions
    As this eMedTV page explains, when imatinib and simvastatin are combined, you run the risk of drug interactions that can lead to dangerous side effects. This page lists other statin drugs that may cause problems and links to more information.
  • Imatinib and Uterine Cancer
    Several different kinds of cancer are treated with imatinib; uterine cancer, however, isn't one of them. This eMedTV Web page lists the types of cancer this drug is approved to treat and briefly discusses its effectiveness for other types.
  • Imatinib Dosage
    This eMedTV selection provides some helpful tips on ensuring the effectiveness of each imatinib dose, and yet ensuring your safety. This article describes the factors that may affect your dosage, one of which is the condition being treated.
  • Imatinib Drug Information
    This part of the eMedTV Web site provides a brief overview of imatinib, a drug used to treat certain types of cancer. This segment includes information on when and how to take this product and important things to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Imatinib Side Effects
    Common side effects of imatinib include diarrhea, fatigue, and fluid retention, among other things. This eMedTV resource provides detailed lists of possible problems with this drug, including potentially serious reactions that require medical care.
  • In Clinical Trials, What Is Compassionate Drug Use?
    If you're looking for info on compassionate drug use, check out this part of the eMedTV site. It takes a quick look at what this is, why clinical trials will sometimes allow it, and more.
  • Indications for Marinol
    This segment from the eMedTV library discusses the approved uses (indications) for Marinol, a drug used to treat nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite due to certain medical conditions. A link to more detailed information on this topic is also included.
  • Infection
    White blood cells are an important part of your immune system that help defend against infections. Since while blood cells are produced by the blood marrow, chemo can really do a number on your white blood cells. Having low white blood cells is a very common reason for having to stop or delay chemo, due to the risk of infections.
  • Infertility
    Chemo can cause infertility in both men and women. However, not all forms of chemo are likely to cause infertility, and you can't count on this side effect as a method of birth control during chemo. If you want to have children in the future, make sure to discuss your options with your doctor before starting chemo.
  • Information About Nolvadex
    This eMedTV Web page gives an overview of Nolvadex, a breast cancer medication, with information about what it is used for, side effects, and safety warnings. Also included is a link to more detailed information.
  • Information on Colorectal Cancer
    Do you need information on colorectal cancer? This page of the eMedTV library lists possible risk factors for this condition as well as possible symptoms. It also describes the usual treatment options and links to a detailed article on this topic.
  • Information on Medulloblastoma
    This article from the eMedTV site gives a brief overview of medulloblastoma (a type of brain tumor), with information on what it is, who is most likely to be affected, and how it is treated. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Information on Protein-Bound Paclitaxel
    Are you looking for information on protein-bound paclitaxel? This eMedTV Web selection gives a basic overview of this breast cancer medication, with details on how it is given and how it compares to the regular form.
  • Information on Testicular Cancer
    As this eMedTV page explains, testicular cancer is a condition that affects approximately 8,000 men each year. This article takes a quick look at testicular cancer, with information on symptoms, treatment, and more.
  • Iphosphamide Side Effects
    If you are using ifosfamide to treat testicular cancer, you may develop reactions like nausea or vomiting. This eMedTV page lists other common and possibly serious problems. Iphosphamide side effects is a common misspelling of ifosfamide side effects.
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