Diagnosing Brain Cancer
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Lung Cancer Symptoms
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Prostate Cancer Pain Control Chart
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Prostate Cancer Pain: A Guide for You and Your Family
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Breast Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Description of the Evidence
BackgroundBreast cancer incidence and mortalityBreast cancer is the most common noncutaneous cancer in U.S. women, with an estimated 64,640 cases of in situ disease, 232,340 new cases of invasive disease, and 39,620 deaths expected in 2013. Thus, fewer than 1 of 6 women diagnosed with breast cancer die of the disease. By comparison, about 72,220 American women are estimated to die of lung cancer in 2013. Males account for 1% of breast cancer cases and breast cancer deaths (refer to the Special Populations section of this summary for more information).Widespread adoption of screening increases breast cancer incidence in a given population and changes the characteristics of cancers detected, with increased incidence of lower-risk cancers, premalignant lesions, and ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). (Refer to the Ductal Carcinoma In Situ section in the Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Pathology section of this summary for more information.) Ecologic studies from the United States  and
Vulvar Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Recurrent Vulvar Cancer
Patients should be followed carefully to detect recurrent disease as early as possible. Both treatment and outcome depend on the site and extent of recurrence.[ 1 ] Radical excision of localized recurrence provides an approximate 5-year survival rate of 56% when the regional nodes are not involved.[ 2 ] Palliative radiation therapy is used in some patients. Radiation therapy with or without ...
Essiac/Flor Essence (PDQ®): Complementary and alternative medicine - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Overview
This complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) information summary provides an overview of the use of Essiac and Flor-Essence,which are proprietary herbal tea mixtures,as treatments for patients with cancer. The summary includes a brief history of the development of Essiac and Flor-Essence; a review of laboratory,animal,and human studies; and possible side effects associated with Essiac ...