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Weighing the Pros and Cons: Should Chemotherapy be Given to Elderly Patients?

August 16, 2017 – 4:18 PM |

There are many challenging views on ethical dilemmas in the medical community, all of which take into account several interpretations and considerations that vary from one individual to another. In the world of cancer treatment, …

Chemotherapy in Advanced Age – Weighing a Hefty Cost against Slim Odds of Success

February 12, 2017 – 10:01 AM |

Elderly patients are predicted to represent, in the near future, the largest group of cancer patients.

Accidental Exposure to Chemotherapeutic Agents: An Occupational Health Hazard for Oncology Nurses

August 10, 2016 – 8:37 PM |

Cytotoxic drugs, also known as anti-neoplastic or cancer chemotherapy drugs are expressly designed to kill or arrest the growth of living cells. They have been the mainstay of treatment of certain cancers but are also …

Nurses: Changing Psychological Deadlines to Lifelines

August 29, 2013 – 11:12 PM |

As soft as sponge, in a bony crunch, form blood cells and fight with infection cells. “The bone marrow” which produces body’s blood cell including red blood cell as oxygen carrier, white blood cells as …

Can Keeping Yourself Alkaline Help Fight Cancer?

August 10, 2013 – 10:36 PM |

Medical history of treating diseases used to deal with only the pathological aspect of disease. However, nowadays, a new approach has been adopted which is known as pathophysiological approach of treating diseases so that the …