jueves, 19 de mayo 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
young mother and son Survivorship Care for Children

This new page explains the importance of follow-up care after treatment is finished, discusses possible late effects of cancer and its treatment, and suggests questions to ask your child’s health care team.
tumor conjugate receptor Photoimmunotherapy Video

This video describes a new treatment approach, called near-infrared photoimmunotherapy, which uses infrared light to help kill cancer cells. Photoimmunotherapy is being tested in clinical trials in patients with tumors that cannot be treated by surgery.
 Improving Public Health through Increased Tobacco Regulation 

NCI’s Dr. Robert Croyle discusses the Food and Drug Administration’s release of a rule that extends its regulatory authority over tobacco products to include cigars, e-cigarettes, and hookah (waterpipe) tobacco.
PDQ on tablet New Images for Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

We’ve added new images of a CT scan of the head and neck and external beam radiation therapy used to treat head and neck cancers. This page links to our PDQ summaries on head and neck cancers that include the new images.
Pharmacist looking at vial Drug Approval for Leukemia and Squamous Cell Carcinoma

We've added a new drug summary for hydroxyurea, which is used to treat chronic myelogenous leukemia and squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
Also of Interest
How to Protect Your Skin from Sunlight

May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. Learn how you can protect your skin and lower your risk of skin cancer.
What Does Melanoma Look Like?

Often the first sign of melanoma is a change in the shape, color, size, or feel of an existing mole. Or, it can appear as a new mole. Learn how to recognize melanoma.
Patient Safety in Clinical Trials

Federal rules help ensure the safety and ethics of clinical trials. Learn how people who take part in research studies are protected through the informed consent process, careful review and approval, and ongoing monitoring.

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