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RC409 - Neuropathy
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RC409.N303.1 - Neuropathy from Chemotherapy
Zoe Ngo, PharmD
Chemotherapy can have adverse effects on the nervous system. Some chemotherapy such as vincristine, cisplatin, and paclitaxel have been known to cause symptoms of neuropathy such as numbness, tingling and pain in the extremities, mild weakness, and constipation. Severe nerve damage may cause impaired walking abilities, severe bladder dysfunction, and disabling sensory loss. These side effects may improve or disappear after the discontinuation of chemotherapy
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/neuropathy.html
Link added 2006-05-21
RC409.W424.1 - Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy Fact Sheet
Meredith A. Wampler, PT, DPTSc and Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy describes damage to the peripheral nervous system and the rest of the body, caused by some chemotherapy agents. Commonly used chemotherapy agents associated with peripheral neuropathy are listed
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/nervepain.php
Link added 2006-05-21;
RC409.W424.2 - Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy Fact Sheet- References
Meredith A. Wampler, PT, DPTSc and Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
References for Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy. Commonly used chemotherapy agents associated with peripheral neuropathy are listed
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/nervepainref.html
Link added 2006-07-18;

RC547 Sleep Disorders

RC547.B148.1 - Helpful Tips for Sleep
Mary Lou Barr, Glenda Strieter and Jeanne Turner

I could not sleep in bed. Bed too hard -- couldn't lie on right side because of shoulder, not on left side because of hip, not on my back because of spine, and sleeping on my stomach has always bothered my back. But I got tired of sleeping in the recliner all the time.
http://www.cancerlynx.com/sleep.html
Link added 2006-05-21;
RC547.C326.1 - Sleep Disorders and Management
David Claman, MD
Sleep is a basic human need, which is as important for good health as diet and exercise. Getting an adequate amount of good quality sleep is vital for alert mental functioning during the daytime.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/sleep_disorders.html
Link added 2006-05-21;


RC646 - Lymphedema
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RC646.A5.1 - Helpful Tips for Lymphedema
Alexandra Andrews, Beverley Burns, LAc, OMD, Sarah Holmes, CH, Marilyn Miller, CMT, LT, Betty Segal, CMT, Joanne Thompson
Ideas for living with lymphedema includes skin brushing technique, soup and herbal recipes, warnings and more
http://www.cancerlynx.com/lymphedema.html
Link added 2006-05-21;
RC646.A257.1 - Exercise If At Lymphedema Risk
Naomi Aaronson, MA, OTR/L, CHT
The benefits of exercise are profound to the cardiovascular and musculoskeletal systems. Avoiding it entirely, can be damaging to both mind and body.
http://www.cancerlynx.com/lymphexercise.html
Link added 2006-05-21;
RC646.C356.1 - Lymphedema Overview
John P. Cooke, MD, PhD, Andrzej Szuba, MD, PhD, Stanley G. Rockson, MD and Gary Abrams, MD
Lymphedema is a swelling caused by a buildup of fluid (lymph) in the soft tissues of the limbs. This buildup often occurs after surgical removal of lymph nodes or after radiation therapy to lymph nodes because of damage to the lymphatic system
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/lymphover.php
Link added 2006-05-21;
RC646.M71.1 - Lymphedema And Using The Computer
Francine Manuel, RPT, Alexandra Andrews, WM, Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD and Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS
The problem of persistent swelling of one or both arms after trauma of any kind can affect computer usage especially for people who have to work on the computer for prolonged periods of time. Swelling can occur after insect bites, allergic reactions, trauma, fractures or surgery with lymph node dissection
http://www.cancerlynx.com/computerlymph.html
Link added 2006-05-21;
RC646.M71.2 - Lower Body Lymphedema
Francine Manuel, RPT
Lymphedema of the lower extremities can be a debilitating condition...prostate, lung, liver, lymphomas, ovarian and abdominal cancers can cause swelling of the legs which can come from any compression or surgical removal of the lymph nodes.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/lowerlymph.php
Link added 2006-05-21;
RC646.S196.1 - Introduction and Treatments for Lymphedema
Sabrina S. Selim, MD, Francine Manuel, RPT, Cheryl Ewing, MD, Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
A normal lymphatic system consists of blind-end vessels which collect the fluid that bathes and nourish the tissues. They help to destroy bacteria, cancerous cells or other wastes that make their way into this lymph fluid
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/lymph.php
Link added 2006-05-21;
RC646.S196.2 - Living with Lymphedema
Sabrina S. Selim, MD, Francine Manuel, RPT, Cheryl Ewing, MD, Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Living with lymphedema is challenging on a variety of psychological levels. Several women stated that they had a harder time enduring/suffering through the reformulation of self following the advent of lymphedema than their diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/lymphlive.php
Link added 2006-05-21;
RC646.S196.3 - Lymphedema Issues References
Sabrina S. Selim, MD, Francine Manuel, RPT, Cheryl Ewing, MD, Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
References for Cancer Supportive Care Lymphedema Issues
shttp://www.cancersupportivecare.com/lymphref.html
Link added 2006-05-21


RC734-776 - Lung Respiratory Issues
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RC734.C301.1 - Bronchoscopy Introduction
Carolyn Clary-Macy, RN, OCN, UCSF Thoracic Surgery
Your doctor might order a test called a bronchoscopy. This test uses a thin, flexible lighted tube called a bronchoscope to look inside your lungs. It is usually done to help the doctor diagnose a lung problem
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/bronchoscopy.html
Link added 2006-05-21;


RC751.C301.1 - Chemical Pleurodesis for Malignant Pleural Effusion
Carolyn Clary-Macy, RN, OCN
A pleural effusion is an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the pleural space the area between the two layers parietal and visceral pleura covering the lung.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/pleural.html
Link added 2006-05-21;


RC776.R68.1 - Dyspnea Supportive Care for Cancer Patients
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Difficulty breathing can happen, if a cancer progresses and blocks or compromises the respiratory system. Many patients are even short of breath while resting and require oxygen support.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/dyspnea.html
Link added 2006-05-21;


RC889 - Fertility
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RC889.R167.1 - Assist Fertility with Integrative Chinese and Western Medicine
Nancy Rakela OMD, LAc
Chinese medicine strengthens one's overall health and balances the endocrine system. It helps reduce the side effects and the accumulated toxicity of fertility medications and brings more blood flow to the uterus to enhance the outcome of assisted reproductive procedures.
http://www.cancerlynx.com/fertility.html
Link added 2007-01-15
RC889.R167.2 - Fertility with Integrative Chinese and Western Medicine
Nancy Rakela OMD, LAc
Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal integrative medicine can enhance your fertility. Nancy Rakela, OMD, LAc integrates Chinese Herbal Medicine,Meditation and Yoga with Western assisted reproductive techniques. She has knowledge of the latest infertility procedures.
http://www.nancyrakela.com/infertility.html
Link added 2007-01-15

RC930 - Osteonecrosis
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RC930.G294.1 - Jawbone Problems And Bisphosphonates
Velvet Girling
An emerging problem of bisphosphonate use and jawbone osteonecrosis - osteo, means bone, necrosis means death.
http://www.cancerlynx.com/osteonecrosis.html
Link added 2006-05-21;

RC931 - Osteoporosis
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RC931.K338.1 - Introduction to Osteoporosis - Prevention, Diagnosis and TherapyFelix O. Kolb, MD and Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
There has been an explosion of interest in osteoporosis as a major world-wide public health problem.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/osteoporosis.html
Link added 2006-05-21;
RC931.K338.2 - Osteoporosis - Diagnosis and ConsequencesFelix O. Kolb, MD and Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Osteoporosis is defined as a skeletal disorder characterized by compromised bone strength (a thinning and weakening of the bone) predisposing a person to an increased risk of fracture.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/osteodiagnosis.html
Link added 2006-05-21;
RC931.K338.3 - Osteoporosis - Evaluation, Prevention and Therapy
Felix O. Kolb, MD and Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
A great variety of options for the diagnosis and treatment have become available. The public has become informed about osteoporosis through the media, and osteoporosis has become a household word. Yet we are not certain about the best way to diagnose and to treat this multifactorial disorder
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/osteotherapy.html
Link added 2006-05-21;

Transportation medicine Including automotive, aviation, and space medicine
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RC1090.W45.1 - Airline Travel with Oxygen
Cheska Wheatley
When I have needed oxygen to fly, I've always had my travel agent contact the airlines medical desk and they in turn contact me and my physician since they will need a prescription for the oxygen.
http://www.cancerlynx.com/airoxygen.html
Link added 2006-05-21;

RC409 - Neuropathy
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