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Fine Needle Aspiration, Hot Flashes, Sperm Banking, Surgery, Stem Cell Transplants,
Alexandra Andrews


RD123.5 - Stem Cell Transplantation: Survivors Concerns

RG134 - Sperm Banking
RG186 - Hot Flashes (Menopause-like Symptoms, Flushing)

RG491-493 - Breast Health and Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) Biopsy


RD123.5 - Stem Cell Transplantation
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RD123.5.T180.1 - Stem Cell Transplantation: Survivors Concerns
D. Kathryn Tierney, RN, PhD and Ranjana Advani, MD
Autologous and allogeneic stem cell transplantation issues - fatigue, decreased physical stamina, anxiety about relapse, fear of secondary malignancies, infertility, premature menopause, struggles to reintegrate lives, and the unique problem faced by allogeneic SCT survivors chronic graft versus host disease (GVHD). Health care providers can help those SCT survivors facing ongoing health problems with coping and adaptation by providing education, counseling and aggressively treating active health problems.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Survivor/stemcell.html
First appeared 2007-12-28; updated 2008-08-02

RG134 - Sperm Banking
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RG134.M97.1 - Sperm Banking: Keeping Fatherhood as an Option
Sherron Mills
Urge physicians to encourage men to bank their sperm for possible future use as far in advance of cancer treatment as possible- the best way to ensure that fatherhood remains an option
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/spermbank.html
First appeared 2003-12-04; updated 2007-11-08

RG186 - Hot Flashes (Menopause-like Symptoms, Flushing)
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RG186.S56.1 - Hot Flashes (Menopause-like Symptoms, Flushing)
Julie Schwenka, PharmD, UCSF
Hot flashes can be a troubling symptom in women who have undergone antiestrogen therapy or in men who have been given androgen deprivation therapies. Hot flashes are an increase in body temperature and can also be accompanied by flushing, sweating, palpitations, anxiety and/or irritability
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/hotflashes.html
First appeared 2003-08-03; updated 2007-01-29


RG491-493 - Breast Health and Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) Biopsy RG - Gynecology and obstetrics Needle Aspiration
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RG493.L21.1 - Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) Biopsy
Britt-Marie Ljung, MD, Deborah Hamolsky, RN, MS, Elizabeth Tioupine
You have been referred for a Fine Needle Aspiration biopsy (FNA) by your health care provider. This is because a lump was discovered and your physician wants to determine what that lump is.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/fna.html
First appeared 2001-12-28; updated 2007-11-08


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First appeared January 29, 2007; updated August 6, 2011