• Cancer
  • Because of this change in clinical practice lymphedema is now a rarity following breast cancer treatment-and post-mastectomy lymphangiosarcoma is now vanishingly rare. (wikipedia.org)
  • Her first major article on the topic of breast cancer was published in The Washington Post on October 6, 1974. (wikipedia.org)
  • She traveled to Europe to learn about breast cancer treatment there, finding that the radical mastectomy was not used as widely as in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • A mastectomy is usually carried out to treat breast cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • As new information about the biology of cancer emerges, treatments will be developed and modified to increase effectiveness, precision, survivability, and quality of life. (wikipedia.org)
  • The practice of blindly wearing or displaying a pink ribbon without making other, more concrete efforts to cure breast cancer has been described as a kind of slacktivism due to its lack of real effects, and has been compared to equally simple yet ineffective "awareness" practices like the drive for women to post the colors of their bras on Facebook. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some types of cancer are notably radioresistant, that is, much higher doses are required to produce a radical cure than may be safe in clinical practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • women
  • If you are one of the 78,000 women per year in the United States who needs a Mastectomy, it seems so overwhelming, you can't imagine what to do first. (wordpress.com)
  • better
  • Sex reassignment therapy is the medical aspect of gender transitioning, that is, modifying one's characteristics to better suit one's gender identity. (wikipedia.org)
  • weeks
  • Barb im new to this posting and started xeloda 2 weeks ago and now on a break for 7 days i begin ixempra june 8th 2012 i too have brain tumors but my tnbc is everywhere im 39 and have been fighting for 1.5 years with no success. (blogspot.com)