STANOLONE

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

ORCHIDECTOMY

noun. the surgical removal of at least one of the testicles. It might be done whenever a testicle is damaged or infected, like whenever...

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...

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...

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.

NATURAL KILLER CELL (NK CELL)

is one of the many types of lymphocyte white blood cell in the human body which destroy infected or cancerous cells using a variety...

NEOPLASM

is a term which is normally used to describe a new, abnormal malignant tumour, as seen in cases of cancer. There is normally a...

ONCOLOGY

the examination and remediation of non-cancerous and cancerous tumors. This department of medicine and of behavioral or populace sciences entails the management of cancer...

CANCER PHOBIA

n. an irrational fear of cancer which pervades one's thoughts. The fear of developing cancer becomes all-consuming, and this is expressed as obsessive-compulsive...

CANDLELIGHTERS CHILDHOOD CANCER FOUNDATION

n. a non-profit organization which links families and children going through cancer. It provides information on childhood cancer treatment and related services. As a...

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