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  • Chemotherapy and Nausea
    While nausea is a side effect of chemotherapy, newer drugs can help alleviate this symptom. This eMedTV page explores chemotherapy and nausea in more detail, listing some of the antinausea drugs available and offering tips on preventing this side effect.
  • Chemotherapy for Multiple Myeloma
    As this eMedTV page explains, chemotherapy for multiple myeloma treatment involves anticancer medications such as melphalan. This article takes an in-depth look at chemotherapy as a treatment for this condition, including information about side effects.
  • Chemotherapy Sexual Side Effects
    Chemotherapy can cause sexual side effects in both men and women. This eMedTV resource takes a look at the various chemotherapy sexual side effects that can occur and discusses the feelings and attitudes that may accompany these effects.
  • Chemotherapy Side Effects
    Chemotherapy can cause side effects such as hair loss, vomiting, and sexual problems. This portion of the eMedTV Web site highlights other common chemotherapy side effects and explains why they happen and how long they typically last.
  • Chemotherapy-Induced Diarrhea
    Diarrhea may become a problem when chemotherapy affects the cells lining the intestines. This eMedTV selection suggests ways to control chemotherapy-induced diarrhea and explains what to do if you have diarrhea for more than 24 hours.
  • Chemotherapy-Related Pain
    If you are undergoing chemotherapy and pain becomes a problem, there are some things you can do. This eMedTV segment offers some suggestions for dealing with chemotherapy-related pain and explains what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
    Childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells. This part of the eMedTV Web site covers this condition in detail, with information on symptoms, treatment options, prognosis, and more.
  • Childhood Liver Cancer Info
    Looking for info on childhood liver cancer? Check out this eMedTV Web page. It provides a basic overview of this condition, including possible symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options, with a link to a full-length article on this topic.
  • Childhood Liver Cancer Treatment
    Surgery is often the first childhood liver cancer treatment, with other methods used pre- or post-surgery. This eMedTV article discusses these and other treatment options in detail and explains when each is more likely to be used.
  • Chlorambucil
    Chlorambucil can help reduce symptoms in people with lymphoma or chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This eMedTV Web page features an overview of this prescription medication, including how it works, dosing tips, safety precautions, and links to more details.
  • Chlorambucil 2 Mg
    Available in the form of a tablet, chlorambucil comes in one strength (2 mg) and is taken once daily. This eMedTV resource discusses the factors that affect your dosage and offers some tips on taking this drug. A link to more details is also included.
  • Chlorambucil Dosage
    This eMedTV article contains details on how your healthcare provider will determine the appropriate chlorambucil dosage for you. This page also explains what to expect during this chemotherapy treatment, with some tips on how to properly take this drug.
  • Chlorambucil Drug Information
    This eMedTV article offers information on chlorambucil, a drug prescribed to treat lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia in adults. This page gives an overview of this chemotherapy medication and provides a link to more details.
  • Chlorambucil Side Effects
    As this eMedTV page explains, people who take chlorambucil may develop low levels of blood cells, mouth sores, fever, and other side effects. This page also warns of potentially serious side effects, which need to be reported to your doctor immediately.
  • Chlorambucil Tablets
    A doctor may prescribe chlorambucil tablets to treat lymphoma or chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This eMedTV segment describes some general dosing guidelines for this prescription drug. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Cladrabine
    Adults with hairy cell leukemia may benefit from chemotherapy treatment with cladribine. This eMedTV article describes this prescription drug in more detail and lists some dosing information. Cladrabine is a common misspelling of cladribine.
  • Cladribin
    Cladribine is a prescription medicine used to treat hairy cell leukemia. This part of the eMedTV Web library discusses how this drug works and outlines some of the potential side effects. Cladribin is a common misspelling of cladribine.
  • Cladribine
    Cladribine is prescribed to help slow down the progression of hairy cell leukemia. This eMedTV segment explains how this chemotherapy treatment works, describes how the drug is given, lists potential side effects, and more.
  • Cladribine Dosage
    As described in this eMedTV Web page, the cladribine dosage your doctor recommends will be based on your weight and how you respond to the drug. More dosing guidelines are given in this article, along with details on what to expect during treatment.
  • Cladribine Drug Information
    Cladribine is a medication that can help slow down the progression of hairy cell leukemia. This eMedTV article contains more information on cladribine, including how this drug works, safety warnings, and a link to more details.
  • Cladribine Side Effects
    Contact your doctor if you are using cladribine and notice problems like unusual bruising or wheezing. This eMedTV article examines other potential cladribine side effects, including common problems and those that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Cladrobine
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, cladribine is a chemotherapy drug prescribed to treat hairy cell leukemia. This page describes what to discuss with your doctor and lists potential side effects. Cladrobine is a common misspelling of cladribine.
  • Clofarabin
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, people who have acute lymphoblastic leukemia may benefit from treatment with clofarabine. This resource describes dosing guidelines and potential side effects. Clofarabin is a common misspelling of clofarabine.
  • Clofarabine
    Clofarabine can help treat a certain type of cancer in children called acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). This eMedTV Web page presents an overview of this prescription drug, including various uses, how it works, side effects, and links to more details.
  • Clofarabine Dosage
    This eMedTV selection contains recommended dosing guidelines for clofarabine, including how your doctor will determine the amount, how often it is given, and how long treatment will last. This resource also provides details on how this injection is given.
  • Clofarabine Infusion
    As discussed in this eMedTV article, clofarabine is given as an infusion into a vein once a day for five days in a row every two to six weeks. This article looks at the factors that may affect the dose and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Clofarabine Medication Information
    By affecting how cancer cells replicate, clofarabine can treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia. This eMedTV Web selection contains information on clofarabine, including how this medication works, potential side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Clofarabine Side Effects
    Clofarabine may cause potentially dangerous infections, bleeding, or other problems in some people. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at other possible side effects of clofarabine and explains which problems require urgent medical care.
  • Clofaribine
    As explained in this eMedTV page, clofarabine is a chemotherapy drug prescribed to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia. It describes what to discuss with your doctor and lists possible side effects. Clofaribine is a common misspelling of clofarabine.
  • Clomid vs. Nolvadex Information
    Clomid and Nolvadex can both be used as a treatment for infertility in women. This eMedTV resource compares the two drugs, explaining the advantages Nolvadex versus Clomid, as well as the reasons why Clomid may still be chosen despite this.
  • CML and Dasatinib
    If you have chromic myeloid leukemia (CML), dasatinib can help slow down the progression of the cancer. This eMedTV Web page explains how this chemotherapy drug works and provides a link to more detailed information on possible uses.
  • Cold Cuts
    Milk or milk-based products are sometimes used to make cold cuts. However, there are also many cold cut products that are completely free of lactose. You'll just have to be careful to check the ingredient list to know for sure.
  • Colon Cancer and Oxaliplatin
    If you have rectal or colon cancer, oxaliplatin can help slow down the progression and spread of the cancer. This eMedTV resource contains information on how this chemotherapy drug works and when it is prescribed. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Colorectal Cancer
    Colorectal cancer is a disease in which cancerous cells first develop in the colon or rectum. This eMedTV Web page offers a detailed overview of this condition, including information about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of the disease.
  • Colorectal Cancer Prognosis
    This segment of the eMedTV archives explores the factors that affect a person's colorectal cancer prognosis and provides five-year survival rates for the disease. It also explains how the stage of the cancer affects the prognosis.
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
    This eMedTV page discusses who should undergo colorectal cancer screening and describes tests used in the screening process, such as a rectal exam. Screening, as this page explains, is the process of testing people who show no symptoms of the disease.
  • Colorectal Cancer Symptoms
    Common colorectal cancer symptoms include blood in the stool, diarrhea, and unusually narrow stools. This eMedTV Web page discusses these and other signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer, such as a change in frequency of bowel movements.
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
    Surgery is the most common form of colorectal cancer treatment. This eMedTV resource discusses the common types of treatment, such as radiation therapy and chemotherapy, and provides information about getting a second opinion.
  • Cometriq
    Cometriq is prescribed to treat medullary thyroid cancer that has progressed to other areas of the body. This eMedTV Web page outlines more details on this prescription drug, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Cometriq and Breastfeeding
    It is unknown if Cometriq (cabozantinib) passes through breast milk or if it would harm a nursing infant. This eMedTV Web selection examines why it is generally recommended that women not use Cometriq while breastfeeding and the problems it could cause.
  • Cometriq and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page contains a discussion on the safety issues surrounding the use of Cometriq (cabozantinib) during pregnancy. It takes a look at the serious complications that may occur and explains why women should use birth control during treatment.
  • Cometriq Chemotherapy Information
    By preventing cancer cells from growing and multiplying, Cometriq can treat medullary thyroid cancer. This eMedTV Web selection contains information on Cometriq, including how this chemotherapy drug works, potential side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Cometriq Dosage
    As this eMedTV segment explains, other medications you are taking and various other factors are used to determine your dosage of Cometriq. This drug comes as a capsule that is taken once daily. More dosing tips are outlined in this article.
  • Cometriq Drug Interactions
    Serious interactions may occur if you combine Cometriq with certain drugs or other products. This eMedTV Web page explains how some prescription and nonprescription medicines, and even herbal supplements, can cause serious problems with Cometriq.
  • Cometriq Overdose
    As this part of the eMedTV Web library explains, an overdose of Cometriq (cabozantinib) may cause problems thinking clearly, weight loss, and other complications. This page describes other effects that may occur and the ways they may be treated.
  • Cometriq Side Effects
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, possible Cometriq side effects include diarrhea, fatigue, and ulcers. This page also describes warnings of potentially serious problems that can occur with this chemotherapy drug and explains when treatment is needed.
  • Cometriq Uses
    Cometriq is prescribed to treat medullary thyroid cancer in adults. This eMedTV Web page discusses why Cometriq is only used when the cancer has progressed to other areas of the body. It also offers an explanation of how this drug works.
  • Cometriq Warnings and Precautions
    Allergic reactions, kidney problems, and other complications are associated with using Cometriq. This eMedTV resource presents a list of safety precautions to be aware of with Cometriq, including warnings for people who should not use this drug.
  • Considering the Hospice Option
    This eMedTV article is a helpful resource for those considering the hospice option. It takes an in-depth look at the benefits of hospice, how this type of care differs from other treatment, and who can utilize it. It also debunks some common myths.
  • Constipation
    There are many reasons people undergoing chemo get constipated. Sometimes, it is the chemo itself. But more often, it is caused by a person's pain medications, which are notorious for causing constipation. Sometimes, it is simply due to inactivity (because you're so tired) and not eating very much.
  • Constipation With Chemotherapy
    It is possible to experience constipation with chemotherapy medications. This eMedTV page offers tips on dealing with constipation, such as drinking plenty of fluids. This page also explains when you should contact your doctor about constipation.
  • Contraindications to Fentora
    As this eMedTV Web selection explains, you should avoid taking Fentora if you have certain allergies or are not used to the effects of opioid medications. This article lists a few of the contraindications for Fentora and provides a link to more details.
  • Cookies
    Many commercially available and homemade cookies contain lactose. Be suspicious of anything with chocolate, cream fillings, or butter. For cookies you bake at home, usually you can get away with substitutions (such as soy milk or rice milk in place of milk and shortening in place of butter), although the results won't be exactly the same.
  • Coping With Your Feelings About Cancer
    Sadness, fear, and anger are just some of the emotions you may experience when your cancer becomes advanced. This eMedTV Web page discusses a number of helpful ways to cope with these and other feelings you may experience with advanced-stage cancer.
  • Crixotinib
    Crizotinib is a medicine used to treat advanced non-small cell lung cancer. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers a brief overview of this drug, including dosing tips and possible side effects. Crixotinib is a common misspelling of crizotinib.
  • Crizatinib
    Crizotinib is a chemotherapy medicine prescribed to slow down the progression of non-small cell lung cancer. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of how this medicine works and links to more details. Crizatinib is a common misspelling of crizotinib.
  • Crizotanib
    As this eMedTV resource explains, people who have advanced non-small cell lung cancer may benefit from crizotinib. This page describes how the drug works, dosing instructions, and possible side effects. Crizotanib is a common misspelling of crizotinib.
  • Crizotinab
    Crizotinib is prescribed to slow down the progression of certain types of lung cancer. This eMedTV Web page takes a look at this chemotherapy drug, including specific uses, dosing tips, and side effects. Crizotinab is a common misspelling of crizotinib.
  • Crizotinib
    Crizotinib is prescribed to help slow down the progression of advanced non-small cell lung cancer. This eMedTV article presents more details on this medication, with information on how to take it, potential side effects, general safety concerns, and more.
  • Crizotinib and Grapefruit
    You should not combine grapefruit and crizotinib together without first talking to your doctor. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at this potential drug interaction and links to more details on other possible products that may interfere with crizotinib.
  • Crizotinib Dosage
    The amount of crizotinib your doctor prescribes will depend on how you tolerate this drug and other factors. This eMedTV segment features specific crizotinib dosing guidelines for those undergoing treatment for advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
  • Crizotinib Drug Information
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes a brief look at the prescription chemotherapy drug crizotinib. Information discussed includes its possible side effects, warnings, dosing, and effects. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Crizotinib Side Effects
    Call your doctor if you are taking crizotinib and develop problems like blurred vision, fever, or fainting. This eMedTV page offers a detailed look at the results of extensive clinical studies done on the possible side effects of this chemotherapy drug.
  • Crizutinib
    Available by prescription, crizotinib is a chemotherapy drug used to treat certain types of lung cancer. This eMedTV resource explains what this drug is used for, how to take it, and possible side effects. Crizutinib is a common misspelling of crizotinib.
  • Dangerous Side Effects and Revlimid
    Liver damage and bleeding problems are some of the dangerous side effects that may occur with Revlimid. This eMedTV segment describes other potential complications and offers a link to more detailed information.
  • Dasatenib
    Dasatinib is a chemotherapy drug prescribed to slow down the progression of certain types of leukemia. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of specific uses for this drug and links to more details. Dasatenib is a common misspelling of dasatinib.
  • Dasatinib
    Dasatinib is a medicine prescribed to slow down the progression of certain types of cancer. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at this medication, with detailed information on how to take it, how it works, general safety concerns, and more.
  • Dasatinib and Coughing
    If you are taking dasatinib, you may develop coughing as a side effect. This eMedTV resource takes a brief look at this and other possible side effects, including details on when to contact your doctor. A link to more information is also included.
  • Dasatinib Dosage
    Your dose of dasatinib will depend on other medicines you are taking and how you respond to the drug. This eMedTV article outlines specific dosing guidelines for treating certain types of leukemia and offers some tips for taking this drug safely.
  • Dasatinib Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web page offers information on dasatinib, a drug prescribed to treat certain types of leukemia in adults. This article gives a brief overview of possible side effects and general safety precautions. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Dasatinib Side Effects
    People taking dasatinib may experience side effects such as headaches, diarrhea, and nausea. This eMedTV resource examines other possible reactions that this drug might cause, including serious problems that you should report to your healthcare provider.
  • Degaralix
    Degarelix is a type of injection used to treat prostate cancer symptoms. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of how this prescription drug works and what to discuss with your doctor prior to treatment. Degaralix is a common misspelling of degarelix.
  • Degarelix
    Degarelix is a prescription drug used in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer in men. This article from the eMedTV Web library explains how this hormone medicine works, offers dosing information, lists possible side effects, and more.
  • Degarelix Dosage
    This eMedTV resource explains that the degarelix injection is administered every 28 days to treat advanced prostate cancer. This page looks at the standard dosing guidelines for degarelix, with details on what to expect when you receive this injection.
  • Degarelix Drug Information
    If you have advanced prostate cancer, you may benefit from degarelix. This page of the eMedTV Web site provides more information on degarelix, including how the drug works and possible safety concerns. A link to more details is also included.
  • Degarelix Medication
    This eMedTV resource explores some basic information on degarelix, a medication prescribed to treat advanced prostate cancer. This article also explains how this drug works, dosing information, and why it is not suitable for some people.
  • Degarelix Side Effects
    If you are using degarelix, side effects are possible and may include fatigue, back pain, and hot flushes. This eMedTV page outlines other potential reactions to this prescription medicine, including serious problems that you should report to your doctor.
  • Degerelix
    Men with advanced prostate cancer may benefit from degarelix. This article from the eMedTV Web site takes a look at this prescription drug, including how long the medicine lasts and potential side effects. Degerelix is a common misspelling of degarelix.
  • Depakote and Temodar
    If you take drugs like Depakote with Temodar, it may increase your risk for serious side effects. This eMedTV segment describes the complications that this drug interaction may cause and links to more information on this topic.
  • Dessert Mixes
    Most dessert mixes (think boxed cake mixes) contain milk-based ingredients. If you're trying to eliminate all sources of lactose, these mixes probably have to go. You'll be better off making desserts from scratch, since you can completely control the ingredients.
  • Dexamethasone With Thalidomide
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, treating multiple myeloma with a combination of thalidomide and dexamethasone can help delay the time it takes for the disease to progress. This page covers some specific dosing guidelines and links to more details.
  • Diagnosing Hodgkin's Disease
    Diagnosing Hodgkin's disease may involve blood and imaging tests; however, as explained in this eMedTV resource, a biopsy is necessary to definitively diagnose Hodgkin's disease. This article also discusses tests used in staging the disease.
  • Diagnosing Pheochromocytoma
    As explained in this eMedTV article, the process of diagnosing pheochromocytoma may begin with a physical exam and a review of the patient's medical history. This resource also provides a list of tests that are used to help diagnose this condition.
  • Diagnosing Retinoblastoma
    In order to make a retinoblastoma diagnosis, a doctor may perform a dilated eye exam and other tests. This eMedTV article highlights the steps involved in diagnosing retinoblastoma, which may also include other tests such as a CT scan.
  • Diagnosis of Testicular Cancer
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, a testicular cancer diagnosis usually involves a review of the patient's medical history, a physical exam, and various tests and procedures, such as blood tumor marker tests.
  • Diarrhea
    Diarrhea is one of the classic chemotherapy symptoms, as chemo is tough on the cells that line the digestive tract. Diarrhea may not seem like such a big deal initially, but it can quickly turn into a major problem that may interfere with your ability to receive your chemo on schedule.
  • Digestive System Problems and ERCP
    This video discusses some of the problems that can occur with the digestive system.
  • Diindolmethane
    Diindolylmethane is a supplement claimed to be useful for many purposes, including those related to cancer. This eMedTV Web page explores other possible benefits of diindolylmethane. Diindolmethane is a common misspelling of diindolylmethane.
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