Category : Cancer & Oncology : Health & Medical

Adult Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]-Recurrent

Cancer & Oncology
Patients who experience a relapse after initial wide-field, high-dose radiation therapy have a good prognosis. Combination chemotherapy results in 10-year disease-free survival (DFS) and overall survival (OS) rates of 57% to 81% and 57% to 89%, respectively.[1,2,3,4] For patients who experience a re

Laetrile Effectiveness

Cancer & Oncology
Laetrile is a special compound derived from plants, raw nuts and the pits of fruits like apricots, bitter almonds, peaches and plums. Laetrile contains amygdalin, which is a compound consisting of cyanide and sugar. Laetrile has been used by some cancer victims in an effort to fend off the disease

Parathyroid Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]-General Infor

Cancer & Oncology
Parathyroid adenomas represent a common endocrine problem, whereas parathyroid carcinomas are very rare tumors. With an estimated incidence of 0.015 per 100,000 population and an estimated prevalence of .005% in the United States, parathyroid cancer is one of the rarest of all human cancers.[1,2] In

Brief About Mesothelioma

Cancer & Oncology
Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer which develops from the protective lining of the internal organs of the body and is almost always caused by exposure to asbestos. It is also believed that coming into close contact with a person's clothing that has been exposed to asbestos can also cause me

Adult Brain Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]-General Information About

Cancer & Oncology
An adult brain tumor is a disease in which abnormal cells form in the tissues of the brain. There are many types of brain and spinal cord tumors. The tumors are formed by the abnormal growth of cells and may begin in different parts of the brain or spinal cord. Together,the brain and spinal cord mak