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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®) Patient Version
NIH PDQ Cancer Information Summaries; PDQ Adult Treatment Editorial Board.

Oct 15th, 2019 - This PDQ cancer information summary has current information about the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. It is meant to inform and help patients, families, and caregivers. It does not give formal guidelines or recommendations for making decisions about health care. NSCLC

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)–Patient Version
Cancer.gov National Cancer Institute

Oct 15th, 2019 - General Information About Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer NSCLC

Preparing for a colonoscopy

Aug 12th, 2019 - If you shudder at the thought of having a colonoscopy to check for hidden colon cancer, chances are it's the "prep" that's stoking your apprehension. It's certainly a major inconvenience: getting ready for the procedure takes much longer — an average of 16 hours, according to one study — than the three hours or so you'll spend at a medical center the day of your colonoscopy. But what's most off...

How to Prepare for Your Colonoscopy Using MiraLAX

Aug 5th, 2019 - This information will help you get ready for your colonoscopy using polyethylene glycol (MiraLAX®). A colonoscopy is an exam of your colon (large intestine). Your doctor will use a colonoscope (flexible tube with a camera on the end) to see the inside of your colon on a video monitor. During your procedure, your doctor can:

A Patient’s Guide to Opioid Tapering

May 20th, 2018 - Treating acute pain caused by orthopedic surgery has improved drastically over the past few years. This is due in part to the use of multimodal analgesic strategies (balancing the use of multiple non-opioid pain medications) and an increase in regional anesthesia in orthopedic procedures.

NCCN Quick Guide™ | Metastatic Breast Cancer

Jan 1st, 2018 - NCCN QUICK GUIDE tm Breast Cancer – Metastatic, 2018 PAT-N-1075-0618 What are the treatment options? Hormone-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer „„ Chemotherapy may be given first if the cancer is quickly growing within internal organs

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancers that affect both men and women. Colorectal cancer affects people in all racial and ethnic groups and is most common in people age 50 and older.

Resources for Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus & Caregivers | Talk SLE

The need for healthcare providers to effectively engage with patients with SLE is ongoing and the stakes are high. Even when patients have no complaints and no visual signs of disease, organ damage can be occurring. We've developed these tools to help both you and your patients communicate and be vigilant.

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

Mar 18th, 2020 - Overview Coronavirus Open pop-up dialog box Close Coronavirus Coronavirus Coronavirus is a family of viruses that can cause respiratory illnesses such as the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause illnesses such as the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle ...

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

Mar 10th, 2020 - Diagnosis Steps to help diagnose obsessive-compulsive disorder may include: Psychological evaluation. This includes discussing your thoughts, feelings, symptoms and behavior patterns to determine if you have obsessions or compulsive behaviors that interfere with your quality of life. With your permission, this may include talking to your family or friends. Diagnostic criteria for OCD. Your doct...

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

Mar 2nd, 2020 - Overview Digestive system Open pop-up dialog box Close Digestive system Digestive system Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are both forms of inflammatory bowel disease. Crohn's disease most commonly affects the colon and the last part of the small intestine (ileum). Ulcerative colitis affects the colon. Gastroenterology & GI Surgery Blog Connect with others and follow the latest advances i...

Ebstein anomaly - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

Feb 28th, 2020 - Diagnosis If you or your child doesn't have signs or symptoms of heart trouble, the doctor might suspect a problem only after hearing abnormal heart sounds during a routine physical exam. Abnormal heart sounds, such as a heart murmur, aren't usually cause for concern. However, your doctor or your child's doctor will likely refer you to a doctor who specializes in treating heart conditions (card...

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

Feb 27th, 2020 - Overview Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) occurs when there is an abnormal increase in the overall bacterial population in the small intestine — particularly types of bacteria not commonly found in that part of the digestive tract. This condition is sometimes called blind loop syndrome. SIBO commonly results when a circumstance — such as surgery or disease — slows the passage of foo...

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

Feb 27th, 2020 - Diagnosis In order to diagnose small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), you may have tests to check for bacterial overgrowth in your small intestine, poor fat absorption, or other problems that may be causing or contributing to your symptoms. Common tests include: Breath testing. This type of noninvasive test measures the amount of hydrogen or methane that you breathe out after drinking a ...

Osteoarthritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

Feb 21st, 2020 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, your doctor will check your affected joint for tenderness, swelling, redness and flexibility. Imaging tests To get pictures of the affected joint, your doctor might recommend: X-rays. Cartilage doesn't show up on X-ray images, but cartilage loss is revealed by a narrowing of the space between the bones in your joint. An X-ray can also show bone spurs around a...

Paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

Feb 20th, 2020 - Diagnosis To diagnose paraneoplastic syndrome of the nervous system, your doctor will need to conduct a physical exam and order blood tests. He or she may also need to request a spinal tap or imaging tests. Because paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system are associated with cancer, your doctor may also perform certain cancer screening tests based on your age. Clinical exam Your doctor or...

Desmoid tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

Feb 18th, 2020 - Overview Desmoid tumors are noncancerous growths that occur in the connective tissue. Desmoid tumors most often occur in the abdomen, arms and legs. Another term for desmoid tumors is aggressive fibromatosis. Some desmoid tumors are slow growing and don't require immediate treatment. Others grow quickly and are treated with surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy or other drugs. Desmoid tumors...

HIV/AIDS - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

Feb 12th, 2020 - Diagnosis HIV can be diagnosed through blood or saliva testing. Available tests include: Antigen/antibody tests. These tests usually involve drawing blood from a vein. Antigens are substances on the HIV virus itself and are usually detectable — a positive test — in the blood within a few weeks after exposure to HIV. Antibodies are produced by your immune system when it's exposed to HIV. It can ...

Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic

Feb 11th, 2020 - Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's WPW syndrome team includes doctors trained in heart diseases (cardiologists), heart rhythm disorders (electrophysiologists), cardiovascular surgery and other areas who work together to provide exactly the care you need. Specialists in the Heart Rhythm Clinic and Electrophysiology Laboratory are fre...

Gastritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

Feb 10th, 2020 - Diagnosis Endoscopy Endoscopy Endoscopy An endoscopy procedure involves inserting a long, flexible tube (endoscope) down your throat and into your esophagus. A tiny camera on the end of the endoscope lets your doctor examine your esophagus, stomach and the beginning of your small intestine (duodenum). Although your doctor is likely to suspect gastritis after talking to you about your medical hi...