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Thyroid Cancer Screening - Uterine Sarcoma

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  • Thyroid Cancer Screening
    Routine, effective thyroid cancer screening tests are not yet available for all types of the disease. As this eMedTV page explains, however, screening tests have been developed for genes involved in certain hereditary forms of thyroid cancer.
  • Thyroid Cancer Staging
    Determining the extent of a disease is called staging. This eMedTV segment describes the various tests doctors used to stage thyroid cancer and defines the various categories used to express the extent of different types of thyroid cancer.
  • Thyroid Cancer Statistics
    Based on thyroid cancer statistics, an estimated 30,180 Americans will be diagnosed with the cancer in 2006. This eMedTV resource contains a variety of statistics concerning thyroid cancer, including survival rates and age-at-diagnosis figures.
  • Thyroid Cancer Support
    For people who are coping with thyroid cancer, support can come from several different sources. This eMedTV Web page discusses thyroid cancer support groups and identifies other potential sources of support, such as social workers.
  • Thyroid Cancer Surgery
    As this eMedTV segment explains, surgery is the most common treatment for thyroid cancer. This eMedTV article explains the different types of thyroid surgery and talks about what you can expect from your procedure.
  • Thyroid Cancer Survival Rate
    This eMedTV article provides survival rates for thyroid cancer based on race, sex, and stage of the cancer at diagnosis. This article also defines relative survival rates and explains why these rates can't predict the outcome of an individual's cancer.
  • Thyroid Cancer Symptoms
    For people with thyroid cancer, symptoms may include a lump in the front of the neck and throat pain. This eMedTV article describes symptoms and signs of the disease, which may also include swollen lymph nodes, difficulty swallowing, and hoarseness.
  • Thyroid Cancer Symtoms
    Thyroid cancer symptoms can include a lump in the front of the neck near the Adam's apple. This eMedTV Web page identifies possible symptoms of thyroid cancer. Thyroid cancer symtoms is a common misspelling of thyroid cancer symptoms.
  • Thyroid Cancer Synptoms
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, thyroid cancer symptoms may include such things as neck or throat pain, difficulty swallowing, swollen lymph nodes, and hoarseness. Thyroid cancer synptoms is a common misspelling of thyroid cancer symptoms.
  • Thyroid Cancer Treatment
    Surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy are some of the options for treating thyroid cancer. This eMedTV article discusses the treatment of this disease, including information about side effects, nutrition, and follow-up care.
  • Thyroid Cancer Treatment By Stage
    The stage of the disease is one of the most important factors affecting thyroid cancer treatment. This eMedTV page breaks down options for thyroid cancer treatment by stage of the disease and provides links to additional information.
  • Thyroide Cancer
    As this eMedTV page discusses, thyroid cancer is a disease that occurs when cancerous cells first form in the thyroid gland. This page also describes possible risk factors and treatment options. Thyroide cancer is a common misspelling of thyroid cancer.
  • Tingling Side Effects of Oxaliplatin
    This eMedTV segment explains that if you are receiving oxaliplatin and experience tingling in your hands, feet, or mouth, it may be a serious side effect of the drug. This article explains what you should do if you develop this type of nerve problem.
  • Top 10 Eating Problems During Cancer Treatment
    As this eMedTV segment explains, cancer treatment can cause appetite loss and other problems that make it hard to get the nutrition you need. Read on to learn about the top 10 eating problems during cancer treatment -- and what you can do about them.
  • Toremifen
    Toremifene is a prescription drug prescribed for the treatment of breast cancer. This eMedTV resource describes how this drug works and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before using it. Toremifen is a common misspelling of toremifene.
  • Toremifene
    Toremifene is approved to slow down the progression of certain types of breast cancer. This eMedTV segment features a comprehensive look at this prescription drug, including how to take it, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Toremifene Citrate Drug Information
    Postmenopausal women with breast cancer may benefit from toremifene citrate. More information is included in this eMedTV article, including how this drug works, possible side effects, and dosing instructions. It also links to more details.
  • Toremifene Dosage
    Toremifene comes as tablets that are taken once daily. This article from the eMedTV Web site examines specific toremifene dosing guidelines, including details on when and how to take these tablets and information on how long treatment lasts.
  • Toremifene Prostate Drug
    A doctor may prescribe a drug called toremifene in men with prostate cancer. This eMedTV article looks at how this off-label use can help prevent bone fractures in men with prostate cancer. A link to more details on this drug is also included.
  • Toremifene Side Effects
    As this eMedTV article explains, some people who use toremifene will experience side effects, such as nausea, sweating, or hot flushes. Other potential problems are listed, as well as details on what to do if serious reactions occur.
  • Tramadol ER
    Tramadol ER is a medicine prescribed for round-the-clock pain relief in adults. This eMedTV Web segment provides an in-depth look at this prescription drug, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Tramadol ER Dosage
    Your healthcare provider will consider several factors when determining your dosage of tramadol ER. This eMedTV Web resource describes these factors in more detail, and outlines some general dosing tips and safety precautions you need to be aware of.
  • Tramadol ER Drug Information
    This eMedTV article gives some basic information on tramadol ER, a drug that is used to treat chronic pain. This Web page also gives guidelines on what to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
  • Trametinib
    Trametinib can help treat a certain type of skin cancer called melanoma. This page from the eMedTV Web site presents an overview of this chemotherapy drug, including when it is prescribed, how it works, side effects, and links to more details.
  • Trametinib Dosage
    This eMedTV resource features recommended dosing guidelines for trametinib, including when your dosage may need to be reduced. This resource also provides details on how this tablet is taken and what to do if you have any questions.
  • Trametinib Drug Information
    As explained in this eMedTV article, a type of skin cancer called melanoma may be treated with trametinib. This selection provides a brief overview of trametinib, with information on side effects, dosing, and who can take this prescription drug.
  • Trametinib Side Effects
    Trametinib may cause heart problems, vision changes, or other complications in some people. This eMedTV Web selection examines other possible side effects of trametinib and explains which problems require urgent medical attention.
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma (of the Ureter and Renal Pelvis)
    As this eMedTV article explains, transitional cell carcinoma of the ureter and renal pelvis is a disease in which cancer cells form in the renal pelvis and ureter. This article discusses symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this type of cancer.
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma Stages
    Transitional cell carcinoma stages are used to express the extent of the disease. This eMedTV segment describes stages of transitional cell carcinoma of the ureter and renal pelvis, which include stages 0 through IV and recurrent cases of the cancer.
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma Treatment
    As explained on this eMedTV Web page, transitional cell carcinoma treatment usually involves surgery when the cancer first forms in the renal pelvis or ureter. This article covers two types of surgery used to treat this form of cancer.
  • Trastuzumab
    Trastuzumab is a medication licensed to treat certain types of breast cancer and stomach cancer. This eMedTV segment offers a detailed look at the prescription medication, including how it works, when and how it is given, and potential side effects.
  • Trastuzumab Dosing
    This eMedTV page explains that dosing guidelines for trastuzumab will vary based on several factors (such as the cancer's severity). This page explains that the first dose of the drug usually lasts 90 minutes, and also covers other dosage information.
  • Trastuzumab Drug Information
    Trastuzumab is a prescription medicine used to treat cancer. This eMedTV resource provides some basic drug information on trastuzumab, including the specific cancer types it is used for, how it compares to chemotherapy, and more.
  • Treat Yourself
    It's important to pamper yourself as much as possible when undergoing cancer treatment, so make sure your kitchen has a good supply of your favorite indulgences. Perhaps a favorite ice cream, some special chocolates, or a savory favorite. There may be days when a simple treat will help keep you going and will brighten your day.
  • Treat Yourself
    Let's face it -- taking care of others may leave you feeling forgotten and unappreciated, so take some time to treat yourself. Perhaps it will be a stop at your favorite ice cream shop. Maybe it will be a new book. Perhaps you'll choose a new haircut or pedicure. These small splurges can help give you exactly what you need to keep going.
  • Treatment for Kidney Cancer
    Surgery, chemotherapy, and arterial embolization are just a few of the treatments used for kidney cancer. This eMedTV selection gives a brief overview of the factors that will play a role in your choice of treatment, and includes a link to learn more.
  • Treatment for Thyroid Cancer
    As this eMedTV article explains, treatment for thyroid cancer may involve surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or other options. This resource gives a brief overview of treating this type of cancer and includes a link to more information.
  • Treatments for Brain Cancer
    This eMedTV article lists the different treatments for brain cancer available, which range from surgery to chemotherapy. It also describes factors that affect your individual plan and the people on your healthcare team, with a link to more information.
  • Trexall
    Trexall is a powerful drug approved to treat psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, and certain forms of cancer. This eMedTV selection takes a closer look at this prescription medication, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Trexall Dosage
    As this eMedTV article explains, Trexall dosages vary, based on things like the medical condition being treated and how old a person is. This resource lists the dosing guidelines for the treatment of cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and psoriasis.
  • Trexall Drug Interactions
    Some of the drugs that can interact with Trexall include theophylline, ibuprofen, and antibiotics. This eMedTV Web resource offers more details on potential drug interactions with this powerful medicine, including the problems that may occur.
  • Trexall Medication Information
    Trexall is a drug used for psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, and other conditions. This eMedTV article provides some basic information on this medication, explores Trexall's strengths and safety precautions, and offers a link to more details.
  • Trexall Side Effects
    High liver enzymes, nausea, and fever are some of the common side effects reported with Trexall. This eMedTV segment offers a more detailed list of side effects a person may experience with this drug, including those requiring prompt medical attention.
  • Trexall Uses
    As this eMedTV page explains, Trexall is approved to treat several conditions, including severe, disabling psoriasis and severe, active rheumatoid arthritis. This article discusses these uses of Trexall in more detail, including "off-label" indications.
  • Trexall Warnings and Precautions
    As this eMedTV page explains, taking Trexall while receiving radiation treatments may increase the risk of tissue and bone damage. This Web resource offers more warnings and precautions on Trexall, including information on who should avoid the drug.
  • Triptorelin
    If you have advanced prostate cancer, you may benefit from triptorelin. This part of the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this injectable medication, with details on how it works, side effects, dosing guidelines, and drug warnings.
  • Triptorelin Dosage
    Triptorelin comes in the form of an injection that can be given every one, three, or six months. This eMedTV selection covers the dosing instructions for triptorelin, including several guidelines to help you get the most out of each dosage.
  • Triptorelin Drug Information
    Triptorelin is a long-acting medication used for prostate cancer. This eMedTV segment gives some basic drug information on triptorelin, such as how it works and what to discuss with your healthcare provider. A link to more details is also included.
  • Triptorelin Formulation
    As this eMedTV page explains, different formulations of triptorelin are available, but all of them are given as an injection. This article lists the various strengths of this medicine and provides a link to more in-depth information.
  • Triptorelin Side Effects
    As explained in this eMedTV Web article, triptorelin may cause side effects such as painful urination, joint pain, and insomnia. Other side effects are listed in this article, as are instructions on what to do if you develop any problems during treatment.
  • Triptoreline
    Triptorelin is an injected medication used to treat advanced cases of prostate cancer. This eMedTV Web page offers some basic drug information on this product and provides a link to more details. Triptoreline is a common misspelling of triptorelin.
  • Types of Brain Cancer
    As this eMedTV segment explains, there are several different types of brain cancer, categorized based on where they originated and how they behave, among other things. This Web page discusses this topic in some detail, with a link to more information.
  • Types of Brain Tumors
    Brain tumors can be benign, malignant, primary, and secondary in nature. This eMedTV article discusses the different types of brain tumors within these categories, including how they form and whether they are more common in children or adults.
  • Types of Testicular Cancer
    The two most common types of testicular cancer are seminomas and nonseminomas. This portion of the eMedTV library discusses these two types and explains that seminomas and nonseminomas grow and spread differently.
  • Types of Thyroid Cancer
    Papillary, follicular, medullary, and anaplastic are the four types of thyroid cancer. This segment of the eMedTV Web site highlights the distinct characteristics of each of these types and also explains metastatic thyroid cancer in detail.
  • Understanding Lymph Nodes and How They Affect Cancer
    The lymph system is a vital part of your body's defense system, and as this eMedTV page explains, checking the contents of the lymph nodes on a regular basis can help monitor the progression of your cancer and can affect your treatment and prognosis.
  • Understanding Metastatic Cancer
    After reading this eMedTV article, you'll have a better understanding of metastatic cancer, which is cancer that has spread to another part of the body. In this resource, we discuss how and why it occurs, whether it can be treated, and more.
  • Urination Changes
    Chemo, because it can affect the kidneys and bladder, can cause a number of different urinary changes. Staying well hydrated may help prevent some of these problems, but sometimes they are unavoidable. Your doctor will monitor your kidney function using standard blood tests, but you should also be sure to alert your doctor to any urinary changes you experience, such as difficult or painful urination, frequent urination, changes in urine color, or urine leakage.
  • Use Social Media
    Having to repeat yourself over and over can be exhausting. Signing up for some type of social media Web site, such as Facebook, Google+, or Caring Bridge, can help spread the word quickly and effectively. You can even ask a friend or loved one to keep up with it for you, posting status updates on how you're doing and whether you need anything. This is a great way to reach many people quickly.
  • Use the Freezer Method
    Take advantage of the times when you are feeling energetic and cook up several batches of freezer-friendly meals so you'll be ready for those days when you just don't have the energy or time to cook. Several great books are available to get you started with this method of meal prep, or you can simply experiment with freezing some of your tried-and-true favorite recipes.
  • Uteran Cancer
    Uterine cancer is a disease that results when cancerous cells first form in the uterus. This eMedTV page covers possible risk factors for this disease. A link to more information is also provided. Uteran cancer is a common misspelling of uterine cancer.
  • Uterian Cancer
    As this eMedTV segment explains, uterine cancer is a type of disease that affects the uterus, most often the lining of the uterus. This page also covers possible symptoms and treatment options. Uterian cancer is a common misspelling of uterine cancer.
  • Uterin Cancer
    As this eMedTV page explains, uterine cancer is a disease that typically occurs in the lining of the uterus. This page discusses possible symptoms of uterine cancer, as well as treatment options. Uterin cancer is a common misspelling of uterine cancer.
  • Uterine Cancer
    Cancer that forms in the tissues of a woman's uterus is known as uterine cancer. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at cancer of the uterus, including information about its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Uterine Cancer Alternative Treatment
    For some women dealing with uterine cancer, alternative treatment may help ease stress and relieve pain. This eMedTV article discusses alternative treatments for uterine cancer, such as massage therapy, acupuncture, and acupressure.
  • Uterine Cancer Diagnosis
    This eMedTV Web page explains the steps involved in diagnosing uterine cancer, such as giving a physical exam, reviewing the patient's medical history, and performing tests (such as a Pap smear). This article covers these tests in more detail.
  • Uterine Cancer Hormone Therapy
    In cases of uterine cancer, hormone therapy usually involves taking progesterone orally. This eMedTV article explains how hormone therapy is used to treat women with uterine cancer and discusses possible side effects of the treatment.
  • Uterine Cancer Pain
    This eMedTV page explains that if you have pain related to uterine cancer, you may be able to manage it with things like medications and radiation therapy. This article explains how these and other methods are used to reduce or relieve pain.
  • Uterine Cancer Prognosis
    A uterine cancer prognosis is a prediction as to the outcome of the disease. As this eMedTV article explains, factors affecting a prognosis for uterine cancer include the stage of the disease and whether the cancer cells are affected by progesterone.
  • Uterine Cancer Questions
    When dealing with a diagnosis of uterine cancer, questions for the doctor may be difficult to remember. This eMedTV Web page provides lists of questions to ask the doctor concerning biopsies and treatment options for uterine cancer.
  • Uterine Cancer Research
    As this eMedTV article explains, uterine cancer research currently under way is studying the effectiveness of new surgical techniques to treat the disease. This Web page looks at other research being conducted on new ways to treat uterine cancer.
  • Uterine Cancer Risk Factors
    In the case of uterine cancer, risk factors include such things as being obese and taking tamoxifen. This eMedTV article describes these and other risk factors for uterine cancer that increase a woman's chances of developing the disease.
  • Uterine Cancer Screening
    Researchers have yet to develop a routine, effective uterine cancer screening test. This eMedTV segment describes tests under study for use in screening for uterine cancer, such as Pap tests, transvaginal ultrasounds, and endometrial sampling.
  • Uterine Cancer Stage
    The extent, or progression, of a disease is referred to as its "stage." This eMedTV resource defines stages I-IV of uterine cancer (and recurrent cases of the disease) and discusses the various tests used in the staging process.
  • Uterine Cancer Statistics
    Based on rates from 2000-2002, 1 in 38 women born today will be diagnosed with uterine cancer. This eMedTV resource includes other uterine cancer statistics, such as survival rates and mortality rates.
  • Uterine Cancer Support
    For women with uterine cancer, support groups and social workers can provide help coping with the disease. This eMedTV Web page identifies possible sources of support for women with uterine cancer, such as counselors and members of the clergy.
  • Uterine Cancer Surgery
    In cases of uterine cancer, surgery is the most common method of treating the disease. This eMedTV segment discusses the types of surgery used to treat uterine cancer, such as a total hysterectomy and a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.
  • Uterine Cancer Survival Rate
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, the uterine cancer survival rate refers to the percentage of women who survive for a specific period after their diagnosis. This article contains relative 5-year survival rates based on the stage of the disease.
  • Uterine Cancer Symptoms
    For women with uterine cancer, symptoms may include such things as abnormal vaginal bleeding. This eMedTV resource discusses other possible symptoms of this disease, such as painful urination, pain during intercourse, and pain in the pelvic area.
  • Uterine Cancer Treatment
    As this eMedTV segment explains, treating uterine cancer may involve surgery, radiation therapy, and/or hormone therapy. This article covers the steps involved in treating this condition, from getting a second opinion to follow-up care after treatment.
  • Uterine Cancer Treatment by Stage
    One of the factors affecting treatment of uterine cancer is the stage (or extent) of the disease. This eMedTV Web page breaks down various options for uterine cancer treatment by stage of the disease and offers links to additional information.
  • Uterine Cancer Treatments
    Surgery and radiation therapy are two of the options that may be used for uterine cancer. This eMedTV selection tells you what you need to know about the factors that affect your treatment choices and what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Uterine Sarcoma
    Uterine sarcoma is a disease in which cancer cells form in the muscles or supporting tissues of the uterus. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this type of cancer, including information on its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
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