Foods That Taste Good to Chemotherapy Patients

Chemotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses chemical substances to target and kill cancer cells. It may be given orally, by injection,...

Foods To Avoid While Undergoing Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that involves the use of chemicals or drugs. Chemotherapy may come in the form of pills, liquid...

Side Effects Of The First Session Of Chemotherapy

When you are diagnosed with cancer, your doctor may prescribe chemotherapy as a course of treatment. These powerful drugs are designed to destroy cancer...

PROPHYLACTIC SURGERY

Prophylactic surgery is surgery performed in anticipation of the onset of a particular disease or condition in the organ or area of the body...

STANOLONE

a semi-synthetic form of dihydrotestosterone used to treat some breast cancers.

ANTIESTROGEN

a substance (e.g., tamoxifen) that lessens the physiological effects of estrogenic hormones on the tissues that are normally responsive to them. May function by...

BCL-2

n. a family of regulator proteins, first of which is the B-Cell Lymphoma-2 (BCL-2) gene. These are genes whose proteins and protein products help...

BRCA1 AND BRCA2

n. the first-two major cancer genes associated with a person's susceptibility to breast and ovarian cancer. In women with mutations in one of these...

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