FENTANYL

a very potent opioid analgesic that is used for anesthesia during surgery, for the management of severe cancer pain in patients resistant to other...

LARYNGEAL CANCER

Cancerous growths that affect the larynx or vocal cords. Higher incidents of this form of cancer affect the male population. ...

VIRUS

noun. 1. a microscopic parasitic compound which contains an RNA or DNA center encompassed by a safeguarding protein coating. As viruses can't multiply or...

VULVECTOMY

noun. the surgical removal of all or a portion of the vulva . A vulvectomy is carried out as a type of remediation for...

WERNICKE'S ENCEPHALOPATHY

a neurological disorder elicited by a deficiency of vitamin B. The principal indicators are confusion, occulomotor irregularities, and ataxia. The disorder is most often...

XERODERMA PIGMENTOSUM

a syndrome acquired as an autosomal recessive trait and characterized by severe photosensitivity. It is elicited by a flaw in the capacity of the...

RUBINSTEIN-TAYBI SYNDROME (RSTS RTS)

Disease identified by small stature, medium to serious mental retardation, distinct facial characteristics, and wide thumbs and first toes. Additional features of the syndrome...

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...

PSYCHOONCOLOGY

The study of psychological responses to cancer. These responses are studied as to how they relate to risk, detection, course treatment and...

RADIATION THERAPY

Also called radiotherapy, radiation therapy is primarily used in the treatment of cancers. A radioactive isotope may be implanted, or the area to...

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