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.

AMSTERDAM CRITERIA

the traditional requirements for recognizing a family with genetic nonpolyposis colorectal cancer. The requirements are marked by a three-two-one prototype: three people who have...

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...

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...

CARCINOGEN

n. any cancer-causing substance which a person ingests or comes in contact with, directly. Also, any cancer-initiating agent which someone gets exposed to, indirectly....

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...

CAUSALITY

Philosophy. All events have causes and are consequences of earlier events. See causation- determinism. Causality means that something has a cause-effect relationship with something...

CARCINOGEN

Any substance that can start a cancer developing.

VULVECTOMY

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

STANOLONE

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

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