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PRIMARY BONE TUMOR

Other cancers can also suffer the children is a cancer of bone or primary bone tumor or called osteosarkoma. Namely the occurrence of malignant growth on the surface of bone tissue. Usually occurs paa lower end of the femur, upper arm bone the top, bone dry the top, and others. The growth of this tissue causes pain. Pain during activity, swelling, palpable warmth, and red signs of inflammation.
Bone cancer is usually only found in children before adolescence. Sometimes symptoms of a fracture found no apparent reason. This happens because the tumor is causing weakened bones that break easily even if only doing mild activity. Solutions to overcome them is by surgery. However, to do chemotherapy first to reduce and kill cancer cells that spread.

Anemia Drugs can Cause Fatal Blood Clots

Anemia DrugsDrugs to combat anemia associated with chemotherapy and chronic kidney disease increase risk of venous thromboembolism.

The controversy over Procrit and Aranesp, two drugs used to combat anemia associated with chemotherapy and chronic kidney disease, continues to increase, because new research indicates that increase the risk of venous thromboembolism is the formation of potentially fatal blood clots .

Recent studies have linked these drugs, called erythropoietic stimulating agents (ESA), with an increased risk of death, stroke, and new cancers.

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Colon Cancer

Colon CancerColon cancer is a disease in which cancer cells are found in tissues of the colon. In this type of cancer is a family heritage that is transmitted by a gene (DNA strand), carriers of this gene can be detected and treated very early

DIAGNOSIS

Early detection is therefore essential preventive examinations should be performed as the DRE, rectoscopy, and colonoscopy, especially those who have risk factors (colon polyps, ulcerative colitis) or family history of colon cancer. We also perform a blood test to detect carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), which rises in the blood in this type of cancer.

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