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Stomach Cancer Diagnosis - Testiclare Cancer

This page contains links to eMedTV Cancer Articles containing information on subjects from Stomach Cancer Diagnosis to Testiclare Cancer. 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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  • Stomach Cancer Diagnosis
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, after the doctor has conducted a physical exam and reviewed the patient's medical history he or she may order tests such as a blood chemistry study, a complete blood count, an upper GI series, or a CT scan.
  • Stomach Cancer Prevention
    As this eMedTV segment explains, preventing stomach cancer involves avoiding risk factors that can be controlled (such as smoking). This article discusses strategies for preventing this illness, including avoiding a diet rich in smoked or salted food.
  • Stomach Cancer Prognosis
    A stomach cancer prognosis is a prediction as to the course and outcome of the disease. This eMedTV article examines factors that affect a prognosis for a person with stomach cancer and contains statistics such as survival rates.
  • Stomach Cancer Questions
    For people who've been diagnosed with stomach cancer, questions for the doctor can be hard to remember. This eMedTV Web page contains questions that people with stomach cancer may wish to ask their doctor about biopsies, treatment, and nutrition.
  • Stomach Cancer Radiation Therapy
    A treatment for stomach cancer, radiation therapy uses x-rays or other radiation to kill cancer cells. This eMedTV Web page explains how radiation is used to treat stomach cancer and discusses side effects associated with this form of treatment.
  • Stomach Cancer Research
    In order to better understand and treat stomach cancer, research is being conducted all over the country. This eMedTV page discusses various research studies now under way, such as work being done on using biological therapy to treat the disease.
  • Stomach Cancer Risk Factors
    When it comes to stomach cancer, risk factors such as smoking increase one's chances of developing the disease. This eMedTV segment identifies other risk factors for stomach cancer, such as being male or having a family history of the disease.
  • Stomach Cancer Screening
    Stomach cancer screening involves testing people for the disease when they have no symptoms. This eMedTV article discusses tests that may be used in screening for this disease and identifies groups of people who might benefit from such screening.
  • Stomach Cancer Stage
    As this eMedTV article explains, the stages of stomach cancer include stages 0-IV and recurrent cancer. This resource offers detailed descriptions of each of these stages and explains how determining the stage of cancer can help when planning treatment.
  • Stomach Cancer Statistics
    Based on stomach cancer statistics, an estimated 22,280 Americans will be diagnosed with the cancer in 2006. This eMedTV resource offers statistics concerning stomach cancer, including survival rates, age-at-diagnosis figures, and prevalence rates.
  • Stomach Cancer Support
    For people with stomach cancer, support from a variety of sources can make coping with the disease easier. This eMedTV resource discusses support groups and other potential sources of help for those with stomach cancer.
  • Stomach Cancer Surgery
    Surgery is commonly used to treat stomach cancer. This section of the eMedTV library looks at the different types of stomach cancer surgeries and procedures used to treat the disease, including information about the recovery process.
  • Stomach Cancer Survival Rate
    The overall five-year relative stomach cancer survival rate for 1995-2001 was 23.2 percent. This eMedTV segment provides five-year survival rates for stomach cancer, including rates broken out by the stage of the cancer at diagnosis.
  • Stomach Cancer Symptoms
    For people with stomach cancer, symptoms may include indigestion, nausea, bloody stools, and stomach pain. This eMedTV article lists early signs and symptoms of the disease (such as heartburn), as well as advanced symptoms (such as jaundice).
  • Stomach Cancer Treatment
    Surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy may all be used to treat stomach cancer. This eMedTV article covers many aspects of treatment in detail, including side effects, follow-up care, clinical trials, and the importance of good nutrition.
  • Stomach Cancer Treatment By Stage
    One of the factors doctors consider when planning treatment of stomach cancer is the stage of the disease. This eMedTV page breaks down options for stomach cancer treatment by stage of the disease for stages 0-IV and recurrent cases of the disease.
  • Stomach Cancer Treatments
    Radiation and chemotherapy are among the treatments used for stomach cancer. This eMedTV Web page takes a quick look at the other options for this type of cancer and includes a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Stomach Cancer Types
    As this eMedTV article explains, the most common form of stomach cancer is gastric adenocarcinoma. This Web page discusses the different types of stomach cancer, which also include lymphomas and sarcomas.
  • Stomach Canser
    As this eMedTV page explains, stomach cancer is a disease that occurs when cancerous cells first form in the stomach. This page also describes who may be at an increased risk for this disease. Stomach canser is a common misspelling of stomach cancer.
  • Stomoch Cancer
    This eMedTV page explores stomach cancer, a disease that can cause blood in the stool and unexplained weight loss. This page also covers treatment options and offers a link to more information. Stomoch cancer is a common misspelling of stomach cancer.
  • Stumach Cancer
    When cancer cells first form in the stomach, it is called stomach cancer. This eMedTV Web resource further discusses stomach cancer, including possible risk factors and treatment options. Stumach cancer is a common misspelling of stomach cancer.
  • Subcutaneous Velcade
    Given as an intravenous or subcutaneous injection, Velcade is used to treat certain types of cancer. This eMedTV selection offers some details on specific uses of this chemotherapy drug and explains how it is administered. It also links to more details.
  • Sutant
    As explained in this selection from the eMedTV library, SUTENT is a type of chemotherapy used to treat certain types of cancer. This article lists these cancer types and gives a brief overview of this drug. Sutant is a common misspelling of SUTENT.
  • SUTENT
    SUTENT, a chemotherapy drug, is used to treat kidney, pancreatic, and gastrointestinal (GI) cancer. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of this product, with details on how it works, potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • SUTENT and Breastfeeding
    It is generally not recommended for women to breastfeed during treatment with SUTENT (sunitinib). This eMedTV segment discusses whether the drug passes through human breast milk and describes some of the possible problems that may occur.
  • SUTENT and Mouth Sores
    If you are taking SUTENT, you may develop mouth sores or other problems affecting the mouth and gum area. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at these possible side effects, explaining how frequently they occurred in clinical trials.
  • SUTENT and Pancreatic Cancer
    As a type of chemotherapy, SUTENT can help treat pancreatic cancer that has spread beyond the pancreas. This eMedTV selection offers more information on this topic and provides a link to more details on the uses of this drug.
  • SUTENT and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV article explains, SUTENT (sunitinib) may cause problems if it is taken during pregnancy. This article describes what happened when this drug was given to pregnant animals and discusses when a doctor will prescribe it during pregnancy.
  • SUTENT and Renal Cancer
    If you have renal (kidney) cancer, your healthcare provider may prescribe SUTENT. This part of the eMedTV site briefly describes what type of renal cancer can be treated with this chemotherapy drug and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • SUTENT Chemotherapy
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, SUTENT is a type of chemotherapy used for different types of cancer, including kidney cancer and pancreatic cancer. This article takes a quick look at the medication and provides a link to more details.
  • SUTENT Chills
    As this eMedTV article explains, chills are a common side effect of SUTENT. This resource explains how often this reaction occurred in clinical trials and explains what to do if you develop this or any other problems during treatment.
  • SUTENT Dosage
    As this eMedTV selection points out, SUTENT capsules are meant to be swallowed whole and should never be chewed or opened. This article explores the factors that may affect your dose of SUTENT and offers helpful tips on taking this drug.
  • SUTENT Drug Interactions
    A number of drugs are known to interact with SUTENT, including topotecan, pimecrolimus, and bevacizumab. This eMedTV Web page offers more details on these and other interactions, with details on the potentially dangerous complications that may occur.
  • SUTENT Medication Information
    SUTENT is a medicine used to treat different forms of cancer. This eMedTV page offers some basic information on this chemotherapy medication, listing the types of cancer it can treat and explaining how to take it. A link to more details is also included.
  • SUTENT Overdose
    This selection from the eMedTV site explains that if you use too much SUTENT (sunitinib), it can cause problems like nausea and vomiting. This resource describes other possible overdose symptoms and discusses how your doctor may treat these reactions.
  • SUTENT Side Effects
    Clinical studies have shown that common SUTENT side effects include diarrhea, fatigue, and heartburn. This eMedTV article provides a list of other possible reactions to this drug, including potentially serious problems that need prompt medical care.
  • SUTENT Uses
    As explained in this eMedTV Web selection, SUTENT is prescribed for certain types of cancer. This article offers more information on what SUTENT is used for, including the specific types of cancer it can treat and whether it can be used in children.
  • SUTENT Warnings and Precautions
    SUTENT can increase your risk for certain problems, such as heart attacks and life-threatening bleeding. This eMedTV Web selection offers more warnings and precautions for SUTENT, including details on why this medicine may not be safe for some people.
  • Sutuximab
    Cetuximab is a medication used in the treatment of cancer. This eMedTV article describes the kinds of cancer it can treat, explains how it is given, and lists a few of the more common side effects. Sutuxumab is a common misspelling of cetuximab.
  • Symptoms of Hodgkin's Disease
    As this eMedTV segment explains, symptoms of Hodgkin's disease may include swollen lymph nodes, recurrent fevers, and weight loss. This article discusses the symptoms of this disease in detail and explains how other conditions may have similar symptoms.
  • Symptoms of Multiple Myeloma
    Bone pain, bones that break easily, and frequent infections are common multiple myeloma symptoms. This eMedTV resource describes the signs and symptoms of multiple myeloma, which can range from loss of appetite to organ failure.
  • Symptoms of Retinoblastoma
    Common symptoms of retinoblastoma may include crossed eyes, eye pain, and a condition called "white eye." This eMedTV article offers a discussion of these and other retinoblastoma signs and symptoms, including poor vision and different colored irises.
  • Tai Chi
    Even if you don't know exactly what tai chi is, you've probably already seen it on TV or in the movies. Often called meditation in motion, tai chi involves slow, focused, flowing motions and positions. There is some evidence that tai chi can help people with cancer improve their quality of life, fight fatigue, and boost immune function. There isn't yet much research to suggest it's helpful for pain, but it tends to be a gentle and relaxing form of exercise, which certainly won't hurt.
  • Take a Nap
    A short nap can give you what you need to make it through a tough afternoon. Naps not only provide a bit of physical rest, but they also let you mentally escape for a few minutes. If you are worried that you'll oversleep, set an alarm. Even if you can't sleep, just a few minutes of quiet relaxation, all by yourself, can be lovely and refreshing.
  • Taking Care of Your Pets After You Are Gone
    What will happen to your pets after you're gone? While this may not be something you want to think about, this eMedTV article discusses the steps to take to ensure your pets are in the best hands possible should your cancer treatment be unsuccessful.
  • Temadar
    As this eMedTV page explains, people who have certain types of brain tumors may benefit from a chemotherapy drug called Temodar. This page covers specific uses, dosing information, and safety precautions. Temadar is a common misspelling of Temodar.
  • Temador
    As this eMedTV Web selection explains, adults with certain types of brain tumors may benefit from Temodar. This article describes specific uses, dosing information, and potential side effects. Temador is a common misspelling of Temodar.
  • Temedar
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Temodar to treat certain types of brain tumors in adults. This eMedTV Web article describes how Temodar works and lists some of its potential side effects. Temedar is a common misspelling of Temodar.
  • Temidar
    Temodar is prescribed for adults who have glioblastoma multiforme or anaplastic astrocytoma. This eMedTV segment gives a basic overview of this drug and includes a link to more information. Temidar is a common misspelling of Temodar.
  • Temidor
    Temodar is prescribed for adults who have glioblastoma multiforme or anaplastic astrocytoma. This eMedTV page explores using this chemotherapy drug for brain tumors and lists possible side effects. Temidor is a common misspelling of Temodar.
  • Temodar
    People who have certain types of brain tumors may receive Temodar. This eMedTV Web page features more detailed information on this prescription medicine, including specific uses, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Temodar 180 Mg
    As this eMedTV page explains, Temodar capsules come in many strengths, such as 180 mg. This article offers some general dosing information on this drug and explains what it is used for. It also provides a link to more details on this chemotherapy drug.
  • Temodar and Breastfeeding
    Women may not be able to breastfeed while using Temodar (temozolomide) due to the potential risks. This eMedTV article explores why it is thought this drug would pass through breast milk and lists some of the potentially serious effects it could cause.
  • Temodar and Hair Loss
    Does Temodar cause hair loss? This eMedTV segment discusses how often this side effect occurred during clinical trials and explains what to do if you develop serious problems while taking Temodar. A link to more details on side effects is also included.
  • Temodar and Malignant Melanoma
    If you have malignant melanoma, your healthcare provider may recommend a drug called Temodar. This eMedTV Web selection explores this unapproved use for the medication and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Temodar and Pregnancy
    As explained in this eMedTV selection, Temodar (temozolomide) is generally not recommended for use during pregnancy. This page describes the dangerous problems that could occur if this drug is given to pregnant women.
  • Temodar Chemotherapy Information
    This eMedTV article provides some basic information on Temodar, a chemotherapy drug used to treat certain types of brain tumors. This resource discusses how the medication is given, potential side effects, safety precautions, and more.
  • Temodar Dosage
    As described in this eMedTV Web selection, Temodar dosing guidelines are highly individualized and are largely based on a person's height and weight. This page offers an explanation on how your dose is calculated and what to expect during treatment.
  • Temodar Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV page explains, it's important to tell your healthcare provider about all your current medications before starting treatment with Temodar. This article lists drugs that can interact with Temodar and explains how to reduce your risk.
  • Temodar Overdose
    This eMedTV article provides details on the possible effects of an overdose on Temodar (temozolomide), some of which are potentially dangerous. This resource also takes a look at how your healthcare provider might treat any resulting overdose effects.
  • Temodar Regimen
    As explained in this eMedTV page, the Temodar treatment regimen your doctor recommends will depend on the reason you are using this drug, how you respond to it, and various other factors. This page also discusses what to expect during treatment.
  • Temodar Side Effects
    Headaches, constipation, and vomiting are some of the common side effects of Temodar. This eMedTV article lists other problems that occurred during extensive clinical trials on this drug and explains which reactions require immediate medical attention.
  • Temodar Uses
    By interfering with how DNA multiplies, Temodar can help treat certain types of brain tumors in adults. This eMedTV segment's discussion includes details on specific uses for Temodar, including some unapproved uses for the drug.
  • Temodar Warnings and Precautions
    Dangerous problems can occur during Temodar treatment, including serious infections and bleeding. This eMedTV resource examines important warnings for using Temodar safely, including precautions for people with certain health problems.
  • Temodor
    Temodar is a medicine licensed to treat certain types of brain tumors. This eMedTV Web resource gives a brief overview of this prescription chemotherapy drug and provides a link to more information. Temodor is a common misspelling of Temodar.
  • Temsirolimus
    Temsirolimus is a drug prescribed to treat advanced kidney cancer by slowing down the spread of the cancer. This eMedTV segment presents an overview of this medication, with details on dosing guidelines, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Temsirolimus Dosage
    As this eMedTV segment discusses, temsirolimus is an injection that is given slowly in a vein (intravenously) once a week to treat advanced kidney cancer. This article offers in-depth dosing guidelines for temsirolimus.
  • Temsirolimus Drug Information
    As explained in this eMedTV page, adults with advanced kidney cancer may be able to slow down the progression of the cancer with temsirolimus. This page offers more information on temsirolimus, including how the drug works and possible safety concerns.
  • Temsirolimus Side Effects
    If you are receiving temsirolimus, you may experience side effects such as swelling, a rash, or nausea. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at other reactions that might occur with this drug, including serious problems that require medical treatment.
  • Temudar
    As this eMedTV article explains, Temodar is a medicine used for the treatment of certain types of brain tumors. This resource also talks about why this drug may not be safe for some people. Temudar is a common misspelling of Temodar.
  • Testiclare Cancer
    Testicular cancer occurs when cancer cells first develop in one or both testicles. This eMedTV Web page further describes this disease, including success rates and treatment options. Testiclare cancer is a common misspelling of testicular cancer.
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