Advanced treatment options – My Cancer Advisor

Posts Tagged ‘Advanced treatment options’

Jul 26 2010
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What is Stereotactic Radiation Treatments for Lung Tumors?

Expert Analysis Highlights: While conventionally, radiation treatments for lung cancer were given in 25-35 treatments, stereotactic approaches usually use only 1-5 treatments It was in patients with p...

Jul 26 2010
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What is Radiation Treatment Like?

Expert Analysis Highlights: This video provides patients with the chance to see what actually happens during the course of radiation treatment On a daily bases there is no pain or discomfort with the ...

Mar 15 2010
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Advances in the Treatment of Glioblastoma of the Brain

This is an informative interview with Dr J. Leonard Lichtenfeld, M.D., representing the American Cancer Society, who gives a nice summary of the various treatments for glioblastoma, including  a stud...

Dec 28 2009
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Focused Prostate Cancer Treatment to Preserve Continence and Sperm Potency

This is an interesting approach with cryosurgery for prostate cancer that is very early-stage and confined to small portions of the prostate gland. This video was made with the urological cancer speci...

Sep 15 2009
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Erlotinib (Tarceva) for Advanced Lung Cancer

For treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer, Dr. Vincent A. Miller (MSKCC) describes study results that suggest the addition of erlotinib (Tarceva, OSI pharmaceuticals) to bevacizumab extends...

Jul 24 2009
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Zoledronic Acid (Zometa) to Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence

Zoledronic acid (Zometa, Novartis) is an intravenous drug that can reduce or delay bone complications from bone metastases in patients with breast, prostate, and lung cancer as well as multiple myelo...

Jul 24 2009
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Capecitabine (Xeloda) for Early Stage Breast Cancer and Colorectal Cancer

Capecitabine (XELODA, Roche) is the first FDA-approved oral chemotherapy for the treatment of both metastatic breast and colorectal cancers. The drug is approved for use in colorectal cancer, both as ...

Jul 11 2009
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Breast Cancer Treatment with Femara (letrozole) and Tamoxifen

This is an opportunity to summarize results of a major international study involving over 8000 postmenopausal women with hormone positive breast cancers who received either Tamoxifen or letrazole (Fem...

Jun 28 2009
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Chemotherapy Options for Prostate Cancer

Dr Gerald Chodak talks about the types of drugs used for aggressive prostate cancer that was refractory to hormone treatments. He discusses the indications, benefits and side effects of taxotere (doce...