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Cancer Treatment: Chemotherapy

Cancer Treatment: Chemotherapy

if you have cancer [your] doctor may recommend Chemotherapy as part of your treatment The Cell’s Nucleus controls this process Inside each nucleus genetic material called Dna contains the instructions for directing this process sometimes the cells Dna becomes damaged Normally the DNa responds by either repairing itself or instructing the cell to die in […]

What to Expect in Art Therapy

What to Expect in Art Therapy

Hello. My name is Nicole Stiver and I’m the Art Therapist here at the Swedish Cancer Institute. In this podcast I will explain what art therapy is and is not, the benefits of art therapy, what to expect during a typical visit, and information for scheduling an appointment. First, however, I would like to start […]

Pancreatic Cancer and Photodynamic Therapy — Undergraduate Research at the College of Charleston

Pancreatic Cancer and Photodynamic Therapy — Undergraduate Research at the College of Charleston

Pooja: Research answers the questions that doctors ask every day. Linda: Pooja’s working on optical treatment for pancreatic cancer and this new drug that she is working well really doesn’t have a lot of studies done on it yet, so she’s doing some groundbreaking work on that. Pooja: PDT is photodynamic therapy and what we […]

Precision Medicine: Targeted Therapy

Welcome to this quick guide on Precision Medicine: Targeted Therapies. A targeted therapy works against a molecule that is specific to your cancer cells. In your body, these molecules, or “targets” tend to play a important role in helping your cancer cells to survive or spread. Chemotherapy and targeted therapy work in different ways. Chemotherapy […]

Thyroid cancer – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Thyroid cancer – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland in the neck that produces thyroid hormones. If the cells of the thyroid gland start to divide uncontrollably, then that’s considered a thyroid cancer. Normally, the hypothalamus, which is located at the base of the brain, secretes thyrotropin-releasing hormone, or ΤRH, into the hypophyseal portal system – which […]

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center Rehabilitation Center 360 Tour

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center Rehabilitation Center 360 Tour

[ANNOUNCER] Welcome to the Alta Bates Summit Regional Acute Rehabilitation Center on the Summit Campus in Oakland, California. This state-of-the art 58 bed facility is accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities to provide comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation. Our stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, and cancer rehabilitation programs have received accreditation as specialty […]