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Breast Cancer Research - Cyclophosphamide Dosing

This page contains links to eMedTV Breast Cancer Articles containing information on subjects from Breast Cancer Research to Cyclophosphamide Dosing. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Breast Cancer Research
    Scientists involved in breast cancer research are looking for new ways to prevent, detect, and treat it. This eMedTV article discusses various research areas in detail, such as studies examining the use of raloxifene to prevent breast cancer.
  • Breast Cancer Risk Factors
    As this eMedTV article explains, several risk factors can increase a woman's chances of getting breast cancer. Risk factors include having a family history or personal history of the disease and being overweight or obese after menopause.
  • Breast Cancer Screening
    Common breast cancer screening tools include mammograms, breast examinations, and ultrasound tests. This eMedTV resource discusses these tools in detail, including information on the benefits and risks associated with screening.
  • Breast Cancer Stages
    In women with breast cancer, stages are used to describe the extent of the disease. This eMedTV segment discusses the characteristics of each of these stages, which include stages 0 through 4 and recurrent cases of breast cancer.
  • Breast Cancer Statistics
    More than 2 million women alive today have been diagnosed with breast cancer. This eMedTV article contains an in-depth collection of breast cancer statistics, such as mortality rates, survival rates, and age-at-diagnosis data.
  • Breast Cancer Support
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, supportive resources for breast cancer may include support groups, the healthcare team, and other counselors. This article looks at the benefits that support groups offer for people who are coping with the disease.
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
    Most women considering surgery for breast cancer can elect to have breast-sparing surgery or a mastectomy. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at the various surgical options and includes a list of questions to ask.
  • Breast Cancer Survival Rate
    The overall 5-year relative breast cancer survival rate for 1995-2002 was 88.5 percent. This eMedTV resource describes how the survival rate is calculated and provides statistics about survival rates, based on the stage of breast cancer.
  • Breast Cancer Symptoms
    As this eMedTV resource explains, breast cancer symptoms include changes in the look, feel, size, and shape of the breast; however, many women with the disease do not experience early signs and symptoms -- that's why screening is so important.
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
    Current treatments for breast cancer include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and hormone therapy. This eMedTV article discusses breast cancer treatment in detail and provides links to other several other articles about breast cancer.
  • Breast Cancer Treatment by Stage
    Breast cancer treatment by stage is dependent on the tumor, whether it has spread, and other factors. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at breast cancer treatment by stage, from stage 0 through stage IV, and discusses recurrent cancer.
  • Breast Cancer Treatment Team
    No one doctor can handle all aspects of cancer care, so a breast cancer treatment team is necessary. This eMedTV article lists the types of specialists who may be on your breast cancer treatment team and explains what each contributes to your care.
  • Breast Cancer Treatments
    Surgery, chemotherapy, and biological therapy are among the treatment options for breast cancer. This eMedTV Web page discusses this topic in some detail, describing the various factors that affect a person's treatment plan and the different types.
  • Breast Cancer Type
    As this eMedTV article explains, the main types of breast cancer are invasive and non-invasive. This Web page discusses how your healthcare provider will determine which type you have, and also discusses the secondary types of the disease.
  • Breast Cancer Types
    When a woman has breast cancer, it will be one of two types. This selection from the eMedTV library explains what these two types are and gives some specific examples. A link to more detailed information on this topic is also included.
  • Breast Canser
    This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of breast cancer -- a condition in which abnormal cell growth occurs in the breast. A few risk factors are listed, as are symptoms and treatment options. Breast canser is a common misspelling of breast cancer.
  • Breat Cancer
    Breast cancer is a disease in which abnormal cell growth starts in the breast. This eMedTV resource briefly describes this cancer and provides a link to more in-depth information. Breat cancer is a common misspelling of breast cancer.
  • Breat Cancer Research
    Breast cancer research is aimed at finding new ways to detect, diagnose, and treat the disease. This eMedTV page also explains the benefits of participating in research trials. Breat cancer research is a common misspelling of breast cancer research.
  • Brest Cancer
    Breast cancer is a serious disease in which cancerous cells first form in the breast. This eMedTV Web page provides a brief overview of the condition along with a link to additional information. Brest cancer is a common misspelling of breast cancer.
  • Brest Canser
    Each year, more than 200,000 American women learn that they have breast cancer. This part of the eMedTV library takes a look at breast cancer and includes a link to more detailed information. Brest canser is a common misspelling of breast cancer.
  • Cancer of the Breast
    This segment of the eMedTV library discusses cancer of the breast, which can be one of two primary types. This page also lists the tools used to diagnose breast cancer and includes a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Cardiotoxicity and Herceptin
    Is there a connection between cardiotoxicity and Herceptin? This eMedTV page explains how Herceptin appears to increase the risk of heart problems. This page also covers the results of clinical trials and explains how to monitor for cardiotoxicity.
  • Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer
    Chemotherapy drugs travel through the body to slow the growth of breast cancer cells -- or even kill them. This eMedTV article explains breast cancer chemotherapy in detail and includes information about short-term and long-term side effects.
  • Clomid vs. Femara
    This eMedTV page presents a comparison of Clomid versus Femara. It explains the results of clinical studies examining the effectiveness of both drugs for the treatment of infertility and discusses reasons why one drug may be chosen over the other.
  • Cyclophosphamide
    Cyclophosphamide is a chemotherapy drug that may be used to treat various cancers (such as leukemia). This eMedTV article explores other uses of the drug, and also discusses dosing guidelines and possible side effects.
  • Cyclophosphamide Dosing
    Cyclophosphamide dosing for cancer treatment will vary based on several factors. This eMedTV Web page lists a few of these factors that can affect your cyclophosphamide dosage (such as your height and weight), as well as some tips on taking the drug.
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