Bladder and Other Urothelial Cancers Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI] - Changes to This Summary (08 / 10 / 2012)
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Pain (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI] - Introduction
This patient summary on pain is adapted from the summary written for health professionals by cancer experts. This and other credible information about cancer treatment,screening,prevention,supportive care,and ongoing clinical trials is available from the National Cancer Institute. Pain associated with cancer can be controlled in most patients but is frequently undertreated. This brief ...
Lymphedema (PDQ®): Supportive care - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Changes to This Summary (06 / 30 / 2011)
The PDQ cancer information summaries are reviewed regularly and updated as new information becomes available. This section describes the latest changes made to this summary as of the date above.Editorial changes were made to this summary.This summary is written and maintained by the PDQ Supportive and Palliative Care Editorial Board, which is editorially independent of NCI. The summary reflects an independent review of the literature and does not represent a policy statement of NCI or NIH. More information about summary policies and the role of the PDQ Editorial Boards in maintaining the PDQ summaries can be found on the About This PDQ Summary and PDQ NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database pages.
Adult Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - General Information About Adult Hodgkin Lymphoma
More than 75% of all newly diagnosed patients with adult Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) can be cured with combination chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy.
General Information About Uterine Sarcoma
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Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Essential Thrombocythemia
Note: Some citations in the text of this section are followed by a level of evidence. The PDQ editorial boards use a formal ranking system to help the reader judge the strength of evidence linked to the reported results of a therapeutic strategy. (Refer to the PDQ summary on Levels of Evidence for more information.) Disease Overview Essential thrombocythemia is characterized by: A platelet ...
Genetics of Skin Cancer (PDQ®): Genetics - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Introduction Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common type of skin cancer and accounts for approximately 20% of cutaneous malignancies. Although most cancer registries do not include information on the incidence of nonmelanoma skin cancer,the American Cancer Society estimates that more than a million cases of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and SCC of the skin will be diagnosed in the ...
Pediatric Supportive Care (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI] - Families
When a child has cancer,all members of the family are affected. Parents feel great distress when their child is diagnosed with a life-threatening disease. Over time,the level of distress may lessen. Each family is affected in its own way,and different members of the family will react in different ways. Certain factors may increase the family's level of distress: The cancer patient is at a ...
Gastric Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Get More Information From NCI
Get more information on gastric cancer treatment. How to contact the National Cancer Institute (NCI) via phone (1-800-4-Cancer), online, or mail. Plus, details on how to search the NCI web site, and how to order NCI publications.
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