This list includes more than 200 cancer drug information summaries from NCI. The summaries provide consumer-friendly information about cancer drugs and drug combinations.
For me, Cancer was a full time job added to my actual full time job and overbooked life. I think that’s why my first day of chemo hit me like a freight train. There is no hurry in chemo. There is no anesthesia. No hustle and bustle of people moving to get you from here to there. Nothing to organize. Nothing to do. There is an attentive staff preparing for your marathon. There is stillness. There is waiting. And there is a profound state of quiet.
THE WHAT? SERIES: Targeted Therapy featuring Steven Applebaum, M.D., Medical Oncology (#03007) December 20th 2014 THE WHAT? SERIES is a non-profit cancer education web series presenting raw, honest questions and answers constructed in the hope of removing some of the fears around cancer and empowering the viewer with knowledge and understanding. In this series you […]Allison W. Gryphon, Dr. Steven Applebaum, Medical Oncology, Targeted Therapy, the what? series
A new state law requires doctors to notify patients when a mammogram shows dense breast tissue, a condition associated with a higher risk of breast cancer. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21st, 2014. (Published Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014)Breast Cancer Ultrasound, Dr. Kevin Kelly, SonoCine
A Dense Breast Exam and Breast Movie Baseline for all of Us by Allison W. Gryphon After a unilateral mastectomy, a lymphnode dissection, two reconstructive surgeries, four and a half months of chemotherapy, 30 rounds of radiation and all of the confusion, fear, fulfillment, knowledge, despair, fight and hope that rounded out my cancer treatment experience, I walked through the door of Dr. Kevin Kelly’s office with a healthy blend of hope and skepticism coated in a show me what you got attitude.Breast Cancer, breast implants, Dense Breasts, Dr. Kevin Kelly, Sono Cine
Cancer cells divide more quickly than healthy cells, and chemotherapy drugs effectively target those cells. Unfortunately, fast-growing cells that are healthy can be damaged too. There are many different chemotherapy drugs with the potential for many different side effects. These effects vary from person to person and from treatment to treatment.Chemotherapy, Healthline
CANCER ANSWER TUESDAYS
1. It takes a long time to recover. I know that probably sounds obvious, but this point took a long time to sink in. I got really impatient with myself. I kept wondering, after just a week, when I’d start to feel like myself again. At two weeks, I started to panic. In the end, it took months – months! – before I felt normal. It’s been more than a year now, and guess what? Things still aren’t exactly where they should be. And that’s okay. Healing takes time. Be patient with yourself.
CANCER ANSWER TUESDAYS from Leif Rogers, M.D., FACS Click Here to read the complete article by Leif Rogers, M.D., FACS on his website. ABOUT CANCER ANSWER TUESDAYS What can I do about metal mouth? What is a good gift for a cancer fighter? How do they do radiation tattoos? How can I prepare for surgery? What […]