miércoles, 9 de marzo de 2016

Cancer Information Highlights

Cancer Information Highlights

National Cancer Institute

Cancer Information Highlights
From the National Cancer Institute
Updating you about cancer causes, prevention, screening, treatment, coping, and more
New from NCI
PDQ on tablet Missed Radiation Therapy Sessions Increase Risk that Cancer Will Return

A new study shows that patients who miss radiation therapy sessions during cancer treatment have an increased risk that their cancer will return, even if they complete their course of radiation treatment.
Cancer Vaccines

Check out our revised fact sheet on cancer vaccines, which we’ve reorganized and updated. We’ve also added new information about immune system modulators.
PDQ on tablet Colorectal Cancer Prevention

We’ve revised our PDQ summary to include more up-to-date information on risk factors and protective factors for colorectal cancer.
Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancer Prevention

We’ve renamed our PDQ Oral Cavity Prevention summary and revised it to include information on oropharyngeal cancer prevention. We’ve also updated the sections on risk factors and protective factors.
supplement capsules CEM Drug Combination

We’ve added a new drug information summary for the drug combination known as CEM (carboplatin, etoposide, and melphalan). It is used to treat high-risk neuroblastoma.

We’ve added the recent approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of this drug to treat a certain type of breast cancer in women whose disease has gotten worse after treatment with hormone therapy.
Also of Interest
Colon and Rectal Cancers

Often called colorectal cancer, this cancer starts in the colon or rectum. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Learn more about this third most common type of cancer in both men and women in the United States.
Gut Check: Why should I care about colon cancer screening?

Colon cancer has three effective screening tests. Learn about the three tests and hear from people who have had each test.
Common Cancer Myths and Misconceptions

Certain popular ideas about how cancer starts and spreads can seem to make sense, even though they are not true. This page provides the latest science-based information about some common cancer myths and misconceptions.

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