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This page contains links to eMedTV Cancer Articles containing information on subjects from Brain Cancer to Caphosol Mouth Rinse. 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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  • Brain Cancer
    A serious disease, brain cancer is characterized by cancerous cell growth in the skull. This selection from the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at cancer of the brain, including information on symptoms, grades, and treatment options.
  • Brain Cancer and Chemotherapy
    As this eMedTV segment explains, chemotherapy is one of the treatment options for brain cancer. This article talks about what chemotherapy is, how it works to treat cancer, and what side effects you can expect with treatment.
  • Brain Cancer in Adults
    Brain cancer in adults occurs when cancer cells begin to grow in the tissues of the brain. This section of the eMedTV library offers a thorough explanation of the condition, including grades, symptoms, and treatment methods.
  • Brain Cancer Prevention
    Brain cancer prevention does not guarantee that someone will not get the disease, but it can decrease the risk. This section of the eMedTV website looks at avoiding risk factors as part of brain cancer prevention.
  • Brain Cancer Prognosis
    Various factors affect a person's brain cancer prognosis (the probable course and outcome of the disease). This eMedTV page lists these factors (such as the cancer stage) and reminds that a brain cancer prognosis is a prediction, not an absolute.
  • Brain Cancer Questions
    Compiling a list of brain cancer questions prior to meeting with a doctor can be beneficial in discovering more about your condition. This eMedTV page offers lists of possible brain cancer questions on diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and more.
  • Brain Cancer Radiation Treatment
    This section of the eMedTV Web site explains how radiation treatment is used to treat brain cancer, including details on side effects. This article takes an in-depth look at the different types of radiation therapy and provides a link to more information.
  • Brain Cancer Research
    This eMedTV segment discusses the current focus of brain cancer research. For example, research studies are exploring new treatment methods, schedules, and drug combinations. Clinical trials also play a role in learning more about brain cancer.
  • Brain Cancer Screening
    If your doctor recommends brain cancer screening, this does not mean he or she thinks you have cancer. As this eMedTV article explains, brain cancer screening is used to test people for early stages of brain cancer before there are any symptoms.
  • Brain Cancer Statistics
    According to brain cancer statistics from the American Cancer Society, 18,500 people would be diagnosed with brain cancer in 2005. This eMedTV webpage includes more brain cancer statistics on prevalence, survival rates, and more.
  • Brain Cancer Support
    Brain cancer support groups can be a valuable resource for people living with the condition. This portion of the eMedTV library highlights the benefits of brain cancer support groups and offers tips for locating one in your area.
  • Brain Cancer Surgery
    This eMedTV article explains the process by which brain cancer surgery is carried out. After brain cancer surgery, patients may feel tired, uncomfortable, or have changes in mood or personality; these tend to disappear over time.
  • Brain Cancer Survival
    A brain cancer survival rate can only estimate what will happen to any given patient because it is based on large groups of people. This eMedTV article describes factors that affect brain cancer survival rate, such as type and location of tumor.
  • Brain Cancer Treatment
    As this eMedTV segment explains, treating brain cancer may involve several steps, such as surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. This article discusses these treatment options in detail, including side effects and healthcare providers involved.
  • Brain Stem Glioma
    Brain stem glioma (a tumor in the tissues of the brain stem) is the most common type of childhood cancer. This eMedTV resource discusses this medical condition in detail, with information on symptoms, treatment options, prognosis, and more.
  • Brain Stem Glioma Information
    This page from the eMedTV archives presents some basic information on brain stem gliomas. It explains where this type of cancer develops, who usually gets it, possible symptoms, and treatment options. A link to more information is also included.
  • Brain Stem Glioma Treatment
    Cerebrospinal fluid diversion, surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy are all used in brain stem glioma treatment. This eMedTV article provides information on these methods, as well as on factors that affect brain stem glioma treatment.
  • Brain Stem Glioma Treatment by Type
    This eMedTV article offers an in-depth explanation of brain stem glioma treatment by type. Methods used in brain stem glioma treatment by type include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, surgery, or a combination of these.
  • Brain Tumor Diagnosis
    This eMedTV page explains the procedure doctors use when making a brain tumor diagnosis. For example, a physical exam, questions about the patient's medical history, and tests such as a CT scan are often used to make a brain tumor diagnosis.
  • Brain Tumor Early Symptoms
    This eMedTV page looks at possible signs of a brain tumor. Early symptoms may be vague, and can include headaches. Because these are common, it should not be concluded it's a brain tumor; early symptoms like these are also common in other conditions.
  • Brain Tumor Information
    This article from the eMedTV site provides some basic information on brain tumors. It lists the different types, explains how they affect adults and children, and describes possible risk factors. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Brain Tumor Symptoms
    Symptoms of a brain tumor typically occur when the tumor presses on a nerve or damages a certain area of the brain. This page from the eMedTV Web site provides an in-depth explanation of brain tumor symptoms, such as headaches, visual changes, and nausea.
  • Brain Tumor Symptons
    Brain tumor symptoms, such as dizziness and memory problems, may be caused by a tumor pressing on a nerve. This eMedTV segment examines possible brain tumor symptoms in detail. Brain tumor symptons is a common misspelling of brain tumor symptoms.
  • Brain Tumor Symtoms
    Common brain tumor symptoms include dizziness, headaches, and problems with memory. This page of the eMedTV website explains possible brain tumor symptoms in more detail. Brain tumor symtoms is a common misspelling of brain tumor symptoms.
  • Brain Tumor Treatments
    Several different options are available to treat a brain tumor, such as surgery and chemotherapy. This eMedTV page describes the factors that will affect a person's treatment decision, the members of the healthcare team, and when to get a second opinion.
  • Brain Tumors in Children
    Brain tumors don't just occur in adults; children can have them, too. This eMedTV article discusses children and brain tumors in more detail, including types and grades, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Brain Tumour Symptoms
    The size and location of a tumor affect whether a person experiences brain tumor symptoms. This eMedTV article lists possible symptoms, such as headaches and nausea. Brain tumour symptoms is a common alternate spelling of brain tumor symptoms.
  • Breads
    Unfortunately, most commercially available bread products and many homemade ones contain milk or milk-based products. If you're having trouble finding lactose-free bread, look for French bread (or breads based on the basic French bread recipe, like baguettes). Traditional French bread contains only four ingredients: flour, salt, water, and yeast. Of course, always check the ingredient list to make sure, but you'll have the best luck with French-based breads.
  • Busulfan Injection
    Busulfan injection prepares the body for a stem cell transplant in people with a certain type of cancer. This eMedTV article features more details on this prescription medication, including when this drug is used, how it is given, side effects, and more.
  • Busulfan Injection Dosage
    Busulfan injection is given every six hours for four days to prepare the body for a stem cell transplant. This eMedTV page covers what to expect during treatment and includes an explanation of how your doctor will determine your busulfan injection dosage.
  • Busulfan Injection Information
    If you are looking for information on busulfan injection, this eMedTV Web page is a great starting point. It explains what this drug is used for, how it works, possible side effects, and what to discuss with your doctor before receiving it.
  • Busulfan Injection Side Effects
    As discussed in this eMedTV page, some of the most common side effects of busulfan injection include anemia, infections, and bleeding. Other common problems are listed in this article, as are potentially serious problems requiring immediate medical care.
  • Cabazataxel
    Cabazitaxel is a prescription drug used to treat prostate cancer. This eMedTV Web page explains how the medicine works, describes possible side effects, and covers some general dosing guidelines. Cabazataxel is a common misspelling of cabazitaxel.
  • Cabazitaxel
    Available by prescription only, cabazitaxel is approved for treating prostate cancer. This eMedTV Web page provides a complete overview of this drug, including information on possible side effects, how the drug works, and general safety precautions.
  • Cabazitaxel Dosage
    This eMedTV segment explains that the guidelines for dosing with cabazitaxel will vary for each person, depending on things such as your body surface area. This article also provides some important tips about when and how to receive your infusion.
  • Cabazitaxel Drug Information
    Cabazitaxel is prescribed for the treatment of prostate cancer when other chemotherapy has failed. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on cabazitaxel, explaining the drug's dosing schedule, possible side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Can Chemotherapy Cure Advanced-Stage Cancer?
    Chemotherapy is a common treatment for people with cancer, but can it cure advanced cases? This part of the eMedTV site addresses this question, with information on what it can and can't do, as well as what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Can Cladribine Cause Renal Problems?
    This eMedTV article explores whether cladribine can cause renal (kidney) problems. This page describes some of the problems this drug can cause and explains how cladribine may be more likely to cause kidney problems in people who use certain medicines.
  • Can Dogs Detect Cancer?
    Some studies have shown that dogs can detect cancer in humans and with a surprising accuracy rate. This eMedTV resource describes the research that has been done and how it's possible for dogs to diagnose cancer in its early stages.
  • Can I Take Zofran If Pregnant?
    Many women may wonder, "Can I take Zofran during pregnancy?" As this article from the eMedTV Web site explains, Zofran is generally considered safe for pregnant women (based on the results of animal studies).
  • Cancer and Aflibercept
    Adults who have colorectal cancer may benefit from chemotherapy treatment with ziv-aflibercept. This eMedTV Web page takes a brief look at when this drug is prescribed, how it works, and more. It also offers a link to more detailed information.
  • Cancer and Alkeran
    Alkeran is prescribed to treat ovarian cancer and multiple myeloma in adults. This eMedTV resource takes a brief look at how this drug is given and also provides a link to more information on Alkeran.
  • Cancer and Altretamine
    Altretamine is prescribed to treat ovarian cancer in adult women. This page of the eMedTV Web site takes a brief look at how altretamine can help prevent cancer cells from growing and multiplying. It also provides a link to more information on this drug.
  • Cancer and Bendamustine
    Bendamustine is used for treating certain types of lymphoma and leukemia. This selection from the eMedTV archives discusses how bendamustine can help in cancer treatment and lists specific uses. It also describes some possible "off-label" uses.
  • Cancer and Cladribine
    Adults who have hairy cell leukemia may benefit from the anticancer drug cladribine. This eMedTV Web selection takes a brief look at how this chemotherapy medicine works, discusses some off-label (unapproved) reasons to use this drug, and more.
  • Cancer and Clofarabine
    This eMedTV segment explains that if you have acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a type of bone marrow and blood cell cancer, you may benefit from clofarabine. This article discusses how this chemotherapy drug works and lists some off-label (unapproved) uses.
  • Cancer and Estramustine
    Estramustine is prescribed to treat prostate cancer in certain men. This eMedTV resource takes a brief look at how estramustine can help prevent cancer cells from growing and multiplying. It also provides a link to more detailed information on this drug.
  • Cancer and Etoposide Phosphate
    By preventing DNA from dividing, etoposide phosphate can help treat certain types of cancer. This eMedTV segment explains specific uses for this drug and describes how the medicine works. It also provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Cancer and Fludarabine
    Fludarabine is prescribed to treat a form of cancer called B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This eMedTV segment takes a brief look at how fludarabine can help prevent cancer cells from multiplying. It also provides a link to more details.
  • Cancer and Gefitinib
    Adults who have non-small cell lung cancer may benefit from chemotherapy treatment with gefitinib. This eMedTV selection takes a brief look at how this anticancer medicine works, explains when it is prescribed, and offers a link to more details.
  • Cancer and Gliadel Wafer
    Available as small wafers, Gliadel is implanted in the brain to treat certain types of cancerous tumors. This eMedTV article takes a brief look at how these wafers work after certain brain tumors are surgically removed. It also links to more details.
  • Cancer and Ifosfamide
    As described in this eMedTV article, ifosfamide is licensed to treat testicular cancer. This resource explains how this drug works and explores possible off-label uses. It also links to more details on this specific topic.
  • Cancer and Mercaptopurine
    Mercaptopurine is prescribed to treat a form of cancer called acute lymphatic leukemia. This eMedTV Web selection takes a brief look at how mercaptopurine can help prevent cancer cells from multiplying. It also provides a link to more details.
  • Cancer and Mitozytrex
    This eMedTV segment explains that if you have stomach or pancreatic cancer, you may benefit from treatment with Mutamycin. This page discusses how this chemotherapy drug works and explains why the brand-name form (Mitozytrex) is no longer available.
  • Cancer and Mutamycin
    Mutamycin is prescribed to treat stomach or pancreatic cancer in adults. This page of the eMedTV Web site takes a brief look at how Mutamycin can help prevent cancer cells from multiplying. It also provides a link to more details.
  • Cancer and Pentostatin
    Pentostatin is prescribed to treat a rare form of cancer called hairy cell leukemia in adults. This eMedTV segment takes a brief look at how pentostatin can help prevent cancer cells from growing and multiplying. It also provides a link to more details.
  • Cancer and Rasburicase
    Rasburicase is used to control uric acid levels in people who are being treated for certain types of cancer. This eMedTV Web page takes a brief look at how rasburicase can help prevent potentially life-threatening problems. It also links to more details.
  • Cancer and Temodar
    A chemotherapy drug, Temodar is used to treat cancer that affects the brain. This eMedTV Web page discusses the types of brain tumors this drug is used to treat and explains how the drug works. It also links to more details.
  • Cancer and Thioguanine
    Thioguanine is prescribed to treat acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in adults and children. This eMedTV resource takes a brief look at using thioguanine for treating cancer, including how the drug works, how to take it, and possible side effects.
  • Cancer and Toremifene
    Toremifene is prescribed to treat certain types of breast cancer in adult women. This eMedTV resource takes a brief look at using toremifene for treating cancer, including details on how the drug works to slow down the progression of this disease.
  • Cancer and Vinorelbine
    As described in this part of the eMedTV Web library, vinorelbine is licensed to treat non-small cell lung cancer in adults. This resource explores how this drug works and covers general dosing information. It also links to more details on this topic.
  • Cancer and Vinorelbine Tartrate
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, vinorelbine tartrate is an anticancer medication used to treat non-small cell lung cancer in adults. This resource takes a brief look at how this chemotherapy drug works. It also provides a link to more information.
  • Cancer in Brain
    This segment of the eMedTV library discusses cancer in the brain, which can be one of a few different types. This page also lists possible symptoms of brain cancer and includes a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Cancer of the Liver
    Liver cancer is a common disease that, in many cases, doesn't cause early symptoms. This eMedTV selection gives an overview of this cancer type, including details on treatment and prognosis. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Cancer of the Pancreas
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, cancer of the pancreas is a condition that often has no early symptoms. This article gives a brief overview of pancreatic cancer and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Cancer of the Stomach
    As this eMedTV page explains, stomach cancer is a disease in which cancer cells first form in a person's stomach. This article tells you what you need to know about symptoms and treatment, and includes a link to more details on stomach cancer.
  • Cancer of the Uterus
    If you are looking for information on cancer of the uterus, this eMedTV resource is a great place to start. It briefly describes symptoms of the condition and lists some of the most popular treatment options. Also included is a link to learn more.
  • Candy
    Many candies also contain lactose. But many are also lactose-free, so you'll just have to check the ingredient list to make sure. Creamy and milk chocolate candies often contain lactose. Hard candies often do not.
  • Caphasol
    Caphosol is prescribed for people who have dry mouth or mouth sores. This part of the eMedTV Web library takes a look at this prescription mouth rinse, including specific uses and dosing instructions. Caphasol is a common misspelling of Caphosol.
  • Caphosol
    Available by prescription, Caphosol is a mouth rinse used to relieve a dry mouth and prevent mouth sores. This eMedTV resource offers a comprehensive overview of this product, including how to use it, how it works, what to expect, and more.
  • Caphosol and Breastfeeding
    The potential risks of using Caphosol while breastfeeding are currently unclear. This eMedTV page examines whether this Caphosol passes through breast milk and why it is important to talk to your doctor before using this mouth rinse while nursing.
  • Caphosol and Pregnancy
    It is generally considered safe to use Caphosol during pregnancy, although the risks are not entirely known. This eMedTV resource explores this topic in more detail, including why this product has not been studied in any pregnant humans or animals.
  • Caphosol Dosage
    When using Caphosol, dosing guidelines will depend on the reason you are using this mouth rinse. This eMedTV page offers instructions for using this prescription product, including how often you should use it and important precautions for using it safely.
  • Caphosol Drug Interactions
    At this time, no drugs have been shown to interact with Caphosol. As this eMedTV page explains, however, this mouth wash has not been studied with all other medications, and there may be problems that have not yet been discovered.
  • Caphosol for Oral Mucositis
    If you have oral mucositis (mouth sores) caused by chemotherapy, you may benefit from Caphosol. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at this use of the mouth rinse, with details on how it works. It also links to more details.
  • Caphosol Mouth Rinse
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Caphosol mouth rinse is normally used 2 to 10 times daily to treat dry mouth or mouth sores. This page looks at the factors that may affect your dosage, provides some dosing tips, and offers a link to more details.
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