CheckPoint- Cancer Patient Information Sheet-Week#2-Gabrielle Jeffcoat

CheckPoint- Cancer Patient Information Sheet-Week#2-Gabrielle Jeffcoat

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CheckPoint- Cancer Patient Information Sheet-Week#2-Gabrielle Jeffcoat Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Causes and Risks: Cancers in Lymphocytes (white blood cells). The cancer marked by enlarged lymph nodes. Formed from B cell and T Cell Risks: Fever, weight loss, tired a lot Prevention, detection, and diagnosis techniques: There is not Prevention for the disease. This can happen at any age. A test can be taken if he or she has a family history. This done by a blood testing, new imaging technologies, tumor markers, and biopsy procedures. A person with the disease is recommended to eat a balanced diet with Fruits and Vegetables. How the cancer affects the body: The enlarged lymph nodes invade the body organs through the blood cells. This can lead to infection of the body that causes surgery. Bone marrow and Stem Cell transplant are examples. Treatment options and side effects: Including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and vaccine
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Unformatted text preview: therapy. Side effects are nasea, tired, prones illness and infection, lose your hair, loss of appetite, and skin discoloration. Name and contact information of at least one support group: For online support and questions on the disease: Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma Cyberfamily http://www.nhlcyberfamily.org/ APA reference: Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma Cyberfamily(2009)Retrieved October 2, 2009 from http://www.nhlcyberfamily.org/ Mediscan(2009) Retrieved October 2, 2009 from http://www.mediscan.co.uk/cfm/ resultssearch.cfm? actiontype=return_results&nextrow=1&endrow=5&box=non %20hodgkins&mediatype=Image&pageno=1&log=nk Striving and Thriving in Galt New Hope Village Run Drive Galt, CA 95632 Support group for persons with cancer, caregivers, family and friends. Call for location. Date/Time: First and third Monday of each month, 5 p.m. Contact: Nicky Well, (209) 745-1203...
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CheckPoint- Cancer Patient Information Sheet-Week#2-Gabrielle Jeffcoat

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