Blog – Page 8

The latest medical news, expert views on key health issues, as well as advice on disease prevention and management.

Oncology

Prostate cancer

Marina Virko  Reviews — 3  26 minutes
Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the most common oncological pathologies. The article will explain how to recognize the disease in time, what factors to pay attention to, describe modern diagnosis, treatment and prevention methods.

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Oncology

Radiation therapy for breast cancer

Oleg Gluz  28 minutes
Radiation therapy for breast cancer

Along with surgery and various types of drugs, radiation therapy is an important component of combination treatment for malignant breast tumors. Its techniques and algorithms are being improved constantly in order to increase the effectiveness and safety of radiotherapy.

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Oncology

Stage IV lung cancer (carcinoma)

Marina Virko  15 minutes
Stage IV lung cancer (carcinoma)

Even with stage IV lung cancer, there are ways to improve a patient’s general condition and quality of life, as well as increase life expectancy.

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Oncology

Small cell lung cancer

Marina Virko  Reviews — 6  7 minutes
Small cell lung cancer

This article analyzes risk factors, causes, and treatment peculiarities of different types of small cell lung cancer.

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Oncology

SECOND OPINION IN ONCOLOGY

Marina Virko  5 minutes
SECOND OPINION IN ONCOLOGY

Second opinion in oncological diseases: when is it necessary, how to get it, what should be done after the consultation?

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SECOND OPINION: WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

Marina Virko  3,5 minutes
SECOND OPINION: WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

Second opinion: questions and answers. In which cases is it really necessary? How to choose the best way to get a comprehensive consultation.

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Oncology

Male breast cancer

Oleg Gluz  Reviews — 6
Male breast cancer

Do men really get breast cancer?  The expert answer is yes, although it is rather rare. The problem is that such a tumor is considered a typically female disease. Therefore, in representatives of the other sex, the disease is often diagnosed relatively late, and this can affect the chances of cure. Therapy is generally based on the same guidelines that are currently used for breast carcinoma in women; yet, there are some specifics.

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Health news

Another 15 conditions are eligible for a second opinion procedure

Marina Virko  Reviews — 6  3 minutes
Another 15 conditions are eligible for a second opinion procedure

Medical second opinion on another 15 issues is to be covered by public health insurance in Germany.

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