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Ovarian Cancer: NCCN Guidelines for Patients


Most ovarian cancers start in the layer of tissue surrounding the ovaries, called the epithelium. The information in this patient guide applies to the most common types of epithelial ovarian cancer.

24/12/2022

Oral Cancers: NCCN Guidelines for Patients


You’ve learned that you have oral cancer. It’s common to feel shocked and confused. This chapter reviews some basics that may help you learn about oral cancer.

23/12/2022

Metastatic Non Small-Cell Lung Cancer: NCCN Guidelines for Patients


Lung cancer starts in the cells of the lungs. Non-small cell lung cancer is the most common type of lung cancer. This chapter answers some common questions about this cancer when it has spread far within the body.

8/12/2022

Cancer and recommendations for Covid-19 vaccination


Several national and international health organizations recommend that current and recent cancer patients should be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

16/11/2022

Oropharyngeal Cancer: NCCN Guidelines for Patients


Oropharyngeal cancer is a type of throat cancer. Read this chapter to learn where this cancer grows and what puts people at risk for this cancer.

9/09/2022

Advanced-Stage Prostate Cancer: NCCN Guidelines for Patients


The NCCN Guidelines for Patients were developed by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). NCCN is an organization that unites leading cancer care centers in the United States of America. Its activities are focused on scientific research, treatment and education of patients. Prostate cancer basics The prostate is a gland located deep inside the lower […]

9/09/2022

Distress During Cancer Care: NCCN Guidelines for Patients


Everyone with cancer has some distress at some point in time. Distress is normal. Read this chapter to learn about the symptoms of distress and when distress is likely to occur.

7/09/2022

Early and Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: NCCN Guidelines for Patients


Lung cancer starts in the cells of the lungs. Non-small cell lung cancer is the most common type of lung cancer. This chapter answers some common questions about this cancer when it is early or locally advanced.

7/09/2022

Nasopharyngeal Cancer: NCCN Guidelines for Patients


Nasopharyngeal cancer is a type of throat cancer. Read this chapter to learn where this cancer grows and what puts people at risk for this cancer.

5/09/2022

Early Prostate Cancer: NCCN Guidelines for Patients


The prostate is a gland located deep inside the lower abdomen. Anyonewith a prostate has a chance ofgetting prostate cancer. It’s usuallynot fatal, particularly early-stageprostate cancer. This chapter offersan overview of this common cancer.

5/09/2022

Metastatic Breast Cancer: NCCN Guidelines for Patients


Anyone can develop breast cancer. Metastatic breast cancer is breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. Metastatic breast cancer is also called stage 4 or advanced breast cancer.

3/08/2022

Invasive Breast Cancer: NCCN Guidelines for Patients


The NCCN Guidelines for Patients were developed by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). NCCN is an organization that unites leading cancer care centers in the United States of America. Its activities are focused on scientific research, treatment and education of patients. Breast cancer basics Anyone can develop breast cancer. Invasive breast cancer is cancer […]

1/08/2022

Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphomas: NCCN Guidelines for Patients


Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is the most common type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). NHLs start in lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell. DLBCL is a fast-growing cancer, affecting tissues and organs such as bone marrow, spleen, thymus, lymph nodes, lymphatic vessels, and other parts of the body.

29/07/2022

Cervical Cancer: NCCN Guidelines for Patients


Cervical cancer is a common cancer of the female reproductive system. Most cervical cancers are caused by long-term infection with human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). The use of Pap smears has resulted in much lower rates of cervical cancer in the United States.

15/07/2022

Ductal Carcinoma in Situ Breast Cancer: NCCN Guidelines for Patients


Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is a type of cancer of the cells that line the ducts found in the breast. DCIS is stage 0 or noninvasive cancer. This means the cancerous cells are in place (in situ) and have not spread outside the ducts. DCIS is treated to prevent invasive breast cancer, a more serious form of cancer.

8/07/2022

Colon Cancer: NCCN Guidelines for Patients


Colon cancer is a common and highly treatable cancer. Advances in screening and treatment have led to better outcomes for patients. This chapter provides some basic information about colon cancer that will help prepare you for treatment.

13/05/2022

Colorectal Cancer


cer that affects the large intestine. It is the third most common cancer cause of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death among both males and females in the United States.

7/10/2021

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