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  1. Ovarian Epithelial Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Stage I and Stage II Ovarian Epithelial Cancer Treatment

    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.) TREATMENT OPTIONS: If the tumor is well differentiated or moderately well ...

  2. Bladder Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Stage I Bladder Cancer

    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.) Stage I bladder cancer is defined by the following TNM classification: T1,N0,...

  3. Oral Complications of Chemotherapy and Head/Neck Radiation (PDQ®): Supportive care - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Dysgeusia

    In stem cell transplant patients,dysgeusia can occur secondary to either chemotherapy/chemoradiation conditioning or graft-versus-host disease. Refer to the section on Dysgeusia in the section on Conditions Affected By Both Chemotherapy and Head/Neck Radiation in this summary for management recommendations. ...

  4. Ewing Sarcoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Ewing Sarcoma

    For more information from the National Cancer Institute about Ewing sarcoma, see the following:Bone Cancer Home PageTargeted Cancer TherapiesUnderstanding Cancer Series: Targeted Therapies (Advances in Targeted Therapies)Bone CancerFor more childhood cancer information and other general cancer resources, see the following:What You Need to Know About™ CancerChildhood CancersCureSearch for Children's CancerLate Effects of Treatment for Childhood CancerAdolescents and Young Adults with CancerYoung People with Cancer: A Handbook for ParentsCare for Children and Adolescents with CancerUnderstanding Cancer Series: CancerCancer StagingCoping with Cancer: Supportive and Palliative CareQuestions to Ask Your Doctor About CancerCancer LibraryInformation for Survivors/Caregivers/Advocates

  5. Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cancer

    For more information from the National Cancer Institute about adult acute myeloid leukemia,see the following: Leukemia Home Page What You Need to Know About™ Leukemia Understanding Cancer Series: Blood Stem Cell Transplants Smoking and Cancer Home Page (Includes help with quitting) Bone Marrow Transplantation and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation: Questions and Answers For general ...

  6. Childhood Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - About This PDQ Summary

    Purpose of This SummaryThis PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the use of hematopoietic cell transplantation in treating childhood cancer. It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for cancer patients. It does not provide formal guidelines or recommendations for making health care decisions.Reviewers and UpdatesThis summary is reviewed regularly and updated as necessary by the PDQ Pediatric Treatment Editorial Board, which is editorially independent of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The summary reflects an independent review of the literature and does not represent a policy statement of NCI or the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Board members review recently published articles each month to determine whether an article should:be discussed at a meeting,be cited with text, orreplace or update an existing article that is already cited.Changes to the

  7. 714-X (PDQ®): Complementary and alternative medicine - Health Professional Information [NCI] - General Information

    714-X was developed more than 30 years ago in a privately funded laboratory in Quebec,Canada,where it continues to be produced. The primary component of 714-X is naturally derived camphor that is chemically modified by the introduction of a nitrogen atom. After modification,the camphor is combined with water and sodium chloride (i.e.,salt). Numerous trace elements have also been found in ...

  8. Intraocular (Eye) Melanoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Get More Information From NCI

    Sources of further information about Intraocular (Eye) Melanoma Treatment.

  9. Testicular Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Get More Information From NCI

    National Cancer Institute for more cancer information.

  10. Laryngeal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Stage IV Laryngeal Cancer

    Supraglottis STANDARD TREATMENT OPTIONS: Total laryngectomy with postoperative radiation therapy.[ 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 ] Definitive radiation therapy with surgery for salvage of radiation failures.[ 8 ] Chemotherapy administered concomitantly with radiation therapy can be considered for patients who would require total laryngectomy for control of disease. Laryngectomy would be reserved for ...

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