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Side Effects of Cancer Treatment
Any problem that affects your healthy tissue and organs and arises as a result of cancer treatment is called a cancer treatment side effect.
Sleep apnea is a condition that causes people to periodically stop breathing while they’re asleep. It is associated with many medical problems.
Immunotherapy works in one of two ways—it can boost mechanisms of the immune system so that it has more strength to fight cancer cells. Or, it can target and destroy certain receptors on cancer cells to prevent them from outsmarting the immune system.
Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive heart failure means the heart cannot pump blood fast enough to keep up with demand. So blood begins to back up with fluid or becomes congested.
Dystonia: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder that results in unwanted muscle contractions or spasms. The involuntary twisting, repetitive motions, or abnormal postures associated with dystonia can affect anyone at any age.
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
IVF involves retrieving a woman’s eggs and a man’s sperm and combining the two in a laboratory dish. A fertilized embryo is transferred to the woman’s uterus.
Diagnosing Gynecologic Cancer
There are many different types of gynecological cancer, which means that a pathologist’s precise identification of the tumor is vitally important.
Everyone gets some headaches. “Headache disorder” refers to recurrent head pain, usually with other symptoms like nausea and sensitivity to light or noise.
Lynch syndrome is an inherited genetic disorder linked to an increased risk of developing cancer, often at a younger age in life—especially colorectal cancer, and, for women, endometrial cancer.
Tinnitus: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Tinnitus is a hearing problem that can impact concentration, memory and sleep. It can be deeply disruptive, even leading to emotional anxiety and depression.
Childhood Stress and Anxiety
Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder in children. Learning healthy ways to calm down and handle fears is an important life skill.
Any rib injury should be evaluated by a physician. The most frequent symptom is pain, sometimes accompanied by shortness of breath.
Uterine fibroids are benign (non-cancerous) growths that may cause pelvic pain, swelling, discomfort during sex, bleeding and other problems.
Vasectomy Reversal (Vasovasostomy)
Vasectomy reversal is a surgical procedure that can help men father children again or for the first time. The procedure is performed by a skilled microsurgeon.
Kidney Cancer Treatment
Kidney cancer occurs when malignant cells grow in one or both kidneys. Then, the body is unable to filter waste. Surgery is the most common treatment.
Lymphoma: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Lymphomas are cancers caused by white blood cells that reproduce rapidly and uncontrollably. Two types are Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Most nosebleeds are minor and the bleeding stops on its own, but some people will need medical attention.
Vascular problems can be serious, sometimes causing critical complications. Fortunately, there are sophisticated surgical approaches to treating them.