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Treatment and complications in childhood cancer by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Sat 27 Oct 2012 8:44am Childhood cancer is quite uncommon. In fact, it is hard to determine whether a child has been affected with cancer or not. There is simply no symptom till the mid-level stages. And it also becomes tougher for doctors to treat children who have been diagnosed by cancer. That might be the reason that around 60% of the children (a ... Read on »
Treatment of complications associated with systemic sclerosis. by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:58pm Research by Moore SC, Desantis ER. PURPOSE: Current and emerging drug therapy options for patients suffering from the complications of systemic sclerosis are presented. SUMMARY: Systemic sclerosis is a devastating and rare, chronic, autoimmune disease and is characterized by various disease complications due to skin thickening, vascular ... Read on »
The $440 Billion Question for the Value of Cancer Treatment Such As Erbitux Gets More Complicated by JaanS Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Jul 2009 9:42pm It seems the contrast between the often staggering cost of treatment and the modest yield in life expectancy caught the attention of the editors and academics over in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI). The DMCB thanks them for confirming an issue raised previously in this blog. How so, you ask? Read on. Erbitux (generic name ... Read on »
The $440 Billion Question for the Value of Cancer Treatment Such As Erbitux Gets Even MORE Complicated by JaanS Medical Doctor Posted Tue 07 Jul 2009 5:59pm In a prior posting, the Disease Management Care Blog made a statistically based argument about the plus-or-minus distribution or 'spread' of cancer treatment-related survival around an average. It referred to a specific Erbitux research paper, where there were two treatment groups, each with an 'average' survival with a standard deviation. The ... Read on »
Treatment that changed TBI symptoms: Neuroendocrine complications of TBI Part 3 by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted Sun 10 Mar 2013 6:55pm Reblogged from braininjuryselfrehabilitation: When your injury is believed to be in the hypothalamus what is next?  How can the damage be determined in the hypothalamus? How are neuroendocrine functions measured? Read more… 1,137 more words Important considerations Read on »
SPOTLIGHT CASE AND COMMENTARY: Delay in Treatment: Failure to Contact Patient Leads to Significant Complications by Healthcare Research & Quality Posted Thu 31 Jan 2013 7:00pm After her discharge, providers were unable to reach a young woman hospitalized for heavy vaginal bleeding, whose chlamydia culture returned positive. The delay in treatment led to infection of her fallopian tubes and required hospitalization for intravenous antibiotics. Read on »
Gastrointestinal complications: the most frequent internal complications of systemic sclerosis. by Jan Posted Mon 21 Dec 2009 12:00am By Forbes A. and Marie I. Manifestations of SSc in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract are common, occurring in 50-90% of patients. They typically result from the fibrosis that characterizes this disease. Manifestations of SSc can affect many sites within the GI tract, and patients may experience substantial dysfunction in the processes of mo ... Read on »
Serious Complications with Surgical Mesh Used in Bladder Suspension Surgery by Jill O. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 2:19pm FDA Public Health Notification: Serious Complications Associated with Transvaginal Placement of Surgical Mesh in Repair of Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Stress Urinary Incontinence Issued: October 20, 2008 Dear Healthcare Practitioner: This is to alert you to complications associated with transvaginal placement of surgical mesh to treat Pelv ... Read on »
Bone Complications in Prostate Cancer by MensHealth .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Prostate cancer patients sometimes face a complication with their disease when the malignant cells which have formed in the prostate, spread into the bones. DEREK RAGHAVAN, MD, PhD: Bone metastases occur relatively commonly. I say relatively because probably 80% of people with prostate cancer don't have problems. But of the people who ... Read on »
Bone Complications in Breast Cancer by PinkRibbons .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Breast cancer like many cancers can sometimes spread to other parts of the body. Often the disease attacks the bone and complications occur. Doctors have effective treatments to combat this situation but why do complications occur in the first place? LEE ROSEN, MD: There are two separate reasons why bone complications would occur in b ... Read on »