jueves, 30 de junio de 2016

Cancer Information Highlights

Cancer Information Highlights

National Cancer Institute

Cancer Information Highlights
From the National Cancer Institute
New from NCI
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Endometrial Cancer Statistics Video

Watch our latest video from the Did You Know? series. You’ll learn about endometrial cancer symptoms, risk factors, protective factors, trends, and statistics.

How to Join a Cancer Clinical Trial

We’ve just revised this guide that helps you gather details about your cancer, find places to search for clinical trials, narrow your search, and ask questions to help you join a clinical trial.
PDQ on tablet Melanoma Treatment

Our PDQ Melanoma summary has updated information on drugs used to treat melanoma. We also added a description of immune checkpoint inhibitors and illustrations of how two different immune checkpoint inhibitors work.
Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancer Screening

We’ve expanded the information about oral cavity cancer in our PDQ Oropharyngeal Cancer Screening summary and added a description of the oral cavity. Much of the information in the summary about the oropharynx also applies to the oral cavity and the updated summary reflects this.
Pruritus—Supportive Care

We’ve revised our PDQ summary about pruritus (severe itching) with updated information on the types of cancer and cancer treatments that can cause pruritus, tests used to find the cause of the pruritus, different triggers for pruritus, and ways to lessen the symptoms.

Also of Interest
Organizations that Offer Support Services 

A database of organizations that provide cancer patients and their caregivers with emotional, practical, and financial support services.
Uterine Cancer Page

This page takes you to more information about uterine cancer, including the different types, how they are treated, and risk and protective factors. Endometrial cancer, featured in the video at the top of the page, is a type of uterine cancer.
Talking about Advanced Cancer

Learn how knowing your options and sharing them with others will make it easier for you to move forward with your care.

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