Tag: Chemotherapy

Treatments for Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Treatments for Myelodysplastic Syndrome

There are several different types of myelodysplastic syndrome, but you don’t want to be diagnosed with any one of them. But even if you are, it is not the end of your life. Although these bone marrow diseases are incurable, they are treatable. In the worst case scenario, a patient would need to undergo a [...]

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Bone cancer

Bone cancer

Bone cancer is considered fairly rare with around 500 diagnosed cases every year in the UK. There are different kinds of bone cancer with different causes, symptoms and treatments. Overview Bone cancer can be separated into categories; primary and secondary bone cancer. The primary version refers to the disease when it began in the bone [...]

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Mesothelioma Cancer

Mesothelioma Cancer

Mesothelioma cancer, although uncommon is not a rare form of cancer and is mainly caused by exposure to asbestos. It affects the membrane lining of the lungs and abdomen and is normally very aggressive. Mesothelioma cancer produces symptoms very similar to those of other diseases and conditions, often making it hard to correctly diagnose. Although, [...]

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Chemotherapy with Aromatase Inhibitors and Breast Cancer

Chemotherapy with Aromatase Inhibitors and Breast Cancer

Hormonal therapy for treatment of breast cancer is the oldest and safest procedure for all phases of this cancer. Clinical studies indicate that hormonal therapies are an important component of adjuvant treatments and it also tends to prevent recurrence of cancer. Adjuvant treatments are therapies given in addition to primary therapy to increase the chance [...]

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Multiple Myeloma Treatment

Multiple Myeloma Treatment

Multiple Myeloma is a form of cancer of the bone marrow that often requires different forms of treatment. Every form of cancer treatment is used for a different and specific purpose and treatment combinations will be tailored to suit each individual. Overview Treatment of cancer has been and continues to be researched and developed, which [...]

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