MORPHINE

is the primary ingredient in opium and was first synthesized in 1806. Morphine is widely used as an analgesic and sedative drug, especially in...

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...

Psychological effects of breast cancer

Breast cancer claims the lives of around 40,890 in this country each year — the vast majority of them being women. It turns lives...

How to Be There For, And Support, A Terminally Ill Person

It is beyond painful to learn that someone you care about has a terminal illness. You want to help, but you're afraid of saying...

LEUPROLIDE

a hormone which blocks the actions of androgens and oestrogens in the human body used in the treatment of tumours, precocious puberty and advanced...

MULTIMODAL TREATMENT APPROACH

is one method of curing a condition or disease by applying multiple treatments, one such example is in the treatment of Cancers.

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...

CANCER

n. a group of pathological conditions characterized by the abnormal growth of cells. Locally, this abnormal mass may develop into a malignant tumor known...

How to Participate in Clinical Trials for Pay

Clinical trials are research studies on all new drugs or medical treatments and devices to determine their effectiveness and safety for human use. These...

Psychological effects of cancer on children

Cancer is difficult enough for an adult to cope with. Adults understand the reality of what cancer imposes. They know they might not make...

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