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- Cancer of the uterus (uterine cancer or endometrial cancer)
Cancer of the uterus (uterine cancer or endometrial cancer) is treated in several ways. It depends on the kind of uterine cancer and how far it has spread. Treatments include surgery, chemotherapy, and/or radiation. 1. Surgery: Doctors remove cancer tissue in operation. 2. Radiation: Using high-energy rays (similar to X-rays) to kill cancer. 3. Chemotherapy: Using special medicines to shrink or kill ca Read More
- Penis cancer
Penis cancer or penile cancer is a disease occurring in men. 1. The type of treatment and cure, and medications depend on which stage the cancer is, the size of the tumor, etc. 2. A multidisciplinary team works together to treat penile cancer that includes a surgeon, a urologist for urinary tract problems, a medical oncologist, and a radiation oncologist. 3. For penile cancer, surgery, radiation therap Read More
- Phlebitis and thrombophlebitis
Phlebitis is an inflammation of veins, whereas thrombophlebitis is phlebitis with the clotting of blood in the affected vein. Treatment Supportive therapy includes elevation of the affected extremity, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, warm or cold compress, compression stockings, and increased ambulation. 1. Superficial thrombophlebitis An intermediate subcutaneous dose of low-molecular-weigh Read More