HCA240 Week 2 CheckPoint 2 Cancer Patient Information Sheet

HCA240 Week 2 CheckPoint 2 Cancer Patient Information Sheet...

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CheckPoint- Cancer Patient Information Sheet-Week#2 Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Causes and Risks: In Non Hodgkins Lymphoma the cancers in Lymphocytes are commonly known as white blood cells. The cancer marked by enlarged lymph nodes. This conditions is derived from the bodiesB cells and T Cells The Risks are: Very high fevers, excessive weight loss, and fatigue Prevention, Detection, and Diagnosis techniques: There is no way to fight off or prevent this disease. The affected can be of any age and at any time. When diagnosed the family history is cnsidered and the patient is tested. Test consist of tumor markers, biospy, imaging of the patient. A healthy diet is very recommeneded and encouraged from the common fruit and vegetanle gruop. How the Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma affects the person: The enlarged lymph nodes attack the patients body organs through the patients own blood cells. This causes infections in the patients body and usually surgery is required. The Patients treatment options and their side effects: The patient is treated with a host of therapy and surgery to include, chemotherapy,
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Unformatted text preview: radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and vaccine therapy. The side effects that affect the patient are nasea, fatigue, prones to sickness and or infection, lost of the patients hair, lost of the patients appetite, and even skin discoloration. People and prefessions that can help: 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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HCA240 Week 2 CheckPoint 2 Cancer Patient Information Sheet...

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