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OB/GYN Articles

A Balanced Look at the Menstrual Cycle

Some young women feel it coming days before they get it. Others are hardly aware they have it. Friends who compare notes about their periods will probably find that menstruation–the monthly shedding of the lining of the uterus, or womb-affects each of them a little differently, both physically and emotionally. “The menstrual cycle has its … Read

Primary Brain Cancer

What is Primary Brain Cancer? A mass created by growth of abnormal cells or uncontrolled proliferation of cells in the brain. Primary brain cancer originates in the brain. Other names for this type of cancer include – Glioblastoma multiforme, Ependymoma, Glioma, Astrocytoma, Medulloblastoma, Neuroglioma, Oligodendroglioma, and Meningioma. Secondary brain cancer originates as a primary cancer … Read

Bone Cancer

Primary bone cancer is cancer that arises in the bone. This is not to be confused with secondary, or metastatic bone cancer, where cancer has spread to the bone from another part of the body. Primary bone cancer is rare with approximately 2,500 cases diagnosed each year in the United States. The most common form … Read

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Eyelid tumors are not uncommon and can be benign or malignant. The most common malignant eyelid tumors include basal cell carcinoma, sebaceous gland carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and malignant melanoma. Skin cancer often involves the skin of the eyelid (most commonly the lower eyelid) or adjacent face; however, it may be found anywhere on the … Read

Cancer: Treatment and Care

One of the most important considerations in the treatment of your cancer is deciding on a doctor. You can find a board-certified oncologist, or cancer specialist, by asking your primary care physician, managed-care representative, or contacting the oncology department at the hospital. Besides experience, there are other qualities that your doctor should have, which may … Read

Cancer: Dealing With Insurance And Home Health Care Concerns

The financial impact of cancer is one the most stressful aspects of this illness. Below are some issues that may arise, with ideas on how to deal with them. INSURANCE “Will my insurance cover cancer treatment?” People who had health and life insurance before treatment generally are able to keep it, although costs and benefits … Read

Breast Reconstruction

After a mastectomy, some women decide to wear a breast form (prosthesis). Others prefer to have breast reconstruction, either at the same time as the mastectomy or later on. Each option has its pros and cons, and what is right for one woman may not be right for another. What is important is that nearly … Read

Bone Marrow Transplant

About bone marrow transplant A bone marrow transplant is a surgical procedure to transplant healthy bone marrow to a patient with deficient bone marrow function (usually due to chemotherapy or radiation treatment for cancer). Bone marrow is a soft, fatty tissue found in bones that produces red and white blood cells. If a patient develops … Read

Biopsy

Many medical conditions, including all cases of cancer, must be diagnosed by removing a sample of tissue from the patient and sending it to a pathologist for examination. This procedure is called a biopsy and involves a microscopic examination of the tissue sample. Biopsied specimens are obtained by a doctor and sent for examination to … Read

Alternative to Chemotherapy Effective For Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Patients

Mayo Clinic Study Shows Alternative to Chemotherapy Effective For Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Patients. Study finds oral combination of the drugs thalidomide plus dexamethasone as effective as intravenous chemotherapy, but without the side effects of nausea, vomiting and hair loss.

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