Eric Haines

ABVD Chemotherapy

The ABVD chemotherapy regiment consisting of the drugs adriamycin, bleomycin, vinblastine and dacarbazine is effective in the treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma patients. Common side effects include infection, bleeding, nausea, fatigue and hair loss.

What are the warning signs of breast cancer

The high incidence of breast cancer and a large population of at risk individuals make early detection and diagnosis essential for treatment success. The best means of ensuring early detection is to inform women (and men) about the warning signs of breast cancer.

Testicular cancer as a cause of erectile dysfunction

Testicular cancer is a relatively rare cancer representing only 1% of male cancers, whereas erectile dysfunction is fairly common. Many studies have shown a direct link between erectile dysfunction and testicular cancer. Moreover, treatment options can affect the risk of erectile dysfunction.

Liver Cancer Prognosis

Approximately 564,000 new cases of liver cancer are diagnosed each year and almost all patients with liver cancer will succumb to the disease. Certain factors such as hepatitis B and C, cirrhosis and elevated alpha-fetoprotein are associated with poor liver cancer prognosis.

Pancreatic cancer risk factors

Pancreatic cancer is considered highly aggressive and often associated with a poor prognosis. Understanding the association between pancreatic cancer and risk factors can help prevent the development of this aggressive and deadly cancer. Risk factors include: age, diabetes, smoking, family history.

Osteolysis Due to Bone Disease From Liver Transplant

Liver disease is so common that the liver is the second most commonly transplanted major organ. Only the kidney is transplanted more than the liver. A common complication is osteolysis due to bone disease from liver transplant. Many therapies are available to help prevent and reduce osteolysis.

Treatment of asthmatic athletes

Asthma is characterized by the chronic inflammation of the airways or bronchial tubes. There is a high prevalence of asthma in athletics. The prevention of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction by asthma meds can help maximize athletic performance and cause positive drug screens

Symptoms of Extranodal Lymphoma in the Abdomen

Lymphoma is a cancer that originates in the cells of the immune system. Lymphoma of the gastrointestinal tract is a rare disease with an incidence of 1.6 per 100,000. Approximately 50% of all lymphoma patients experience extranodal lymphoma in abdomen symptoms.

What Does Oral Cancer Look Like in the Mouth or Cheek?

Oral cancer represents more than 2% of cancers and 1.5% of all cancer-related deaths worldwide. Since oral cancers are highly prevalent, associated with a high death rate and much rarely found on the cheek, it is important to ask oneself, what does oral cancer look like in the mouth on the cheek?

An Overview of Focal Intestinal Metaphasia

Focal intestinal metaplasia is the potentially reversible change from a fully differentiated stomach cell type to an intestinal cell type. It is associated with significantly increased risk of cancer. . Proper diagnosis and treatment can reduce the risk of gastric cancer

How Do I Know if I Have Herpes?

Herpes is an easily spread virus that cause painful blisters and sores of both the mouth and genitals. Most people infected with genital herpes are unaware of their infection. It is important to understand the symptoms and progression or herpes and ask yourself, “Do I have herpes?”

The Progession of Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide. Lung squamous cell carcinoma is the second most common lung cancer with a prevalence of approximately 30%. Like most cancers, lung squamous cell is a progressive disease that can be divided into diagnostic stages: Stage I-IV.