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Differences Between HIV-Infected Men and Women inAntiretroviral Therapy Outcomes - Six African Countries,2004-2012 women  outcomes  men  differences  between  hivinfected  inantiretroviral  therapy  african  countries 

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Understanding and Use of Nicotine Replacement Therapy and Nonpharmacologic Smoking Cessation Strategies Among Chinese and Vietnamese Smokers and Their Families - CDC nicotine  disease  chronic  families  smoking  CDC  among  therapy  cessation  smokers  their  strategies  understanding  replacement  nonpharmacologic  chinese  vietnamese  smoking cessation  asian american  Preventing Chronic Disease 

Population-based studies have reported high rates of smoking prevalence among Chinese and Vietnamese American men. Although nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is effective, recommended, and accessible without prescription, these populations underuse NRT for smoking cessation. The aim of this study was to assess understanding and use of NRT and nonpharmacologic treatments among Chinese and Vietnamese American male smokers and their families.

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NCI

Gerson Therapy (PDQ®)–Patient Version therapy  patient  version  gerson  Gerson therapy 

Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of the Gerson therapy as a treatment for people with cancer. Note: The information in this summary is no longer being updated and is provided for reference purposes only.

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Gerson Therapy (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version health  therapy  version  professional  gerson  Gerson therapy 

Expert-reviewed information summary about Gerson therapy as a treatment for people with cancer. Note: The information in this summary is no longer being updated and is provided for reference purposes only.

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NCI

How To Find a Doctor or Treatment Facility If You Have Cancer cancer  treatment  international  doctor  therapy  centers  facility  if  opinión  doctors  second  hospitals  7.47 

A fact sheet that offers suggestions for choosing a physician and facility for cancer treatment.

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NCI

Hyperthermia in Cancer Treatment cancer  treatment  therapy  chemotherapy  radiation  hyperthermia  Radiofrequency  ablation  thermal  7.3  thermotherapy 

A fact sheet that defines hyperthermia (treating tumors with heat) and its side effects.

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Blood-Forming Stem Cell Transplants treatment  therapy  blood  cell  bone  stem  transplantation  marrow  peripheral  trials  HLA  BMT  7.41  transplant 

A fact sheet that explains the step-by-step procedures of two types of transplantations used with high-dose chemotherapy, including their risks and benefits.

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Targeted Cancer Therapies cancer  treatment  therapy  therapies  angiogenesis  targeted  trials  7.49  antibody  apoptosis  immunotherapy  inhibitor  kinase  molecular  monoclonal  precision  Ras  signal  targets  VEGF 

A fact sheet that describes targeted cancer therapies, which are drugs that interfere with specific molecules involved in cancer cell growth and survival.

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Lasers in Cancer Treatment cancer  treatment  therapy  colon  stomach  endometrial  photodynamic  lasers  Esophagus  laser  LITT  7.8 

A fact sheet that describes use of high-intensity light in cancer treatment, its advantages and disadvantages, and types of procedures that use it.

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Angiogenesis Inhibitors treatment  therapy  blood  angiogenesis  inhibitors  trials  VEGF  vessel  7.42 

A fact sheet that describes the process of eliminating the blood supply to tumors. Lists the cancers in which this approach is being tested.

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NCI

Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Cancer cancer  risk  therapy  breast  ovarian  colon  endometrial  menopausal  hormone  menopause  HRT  3.76  WHI  hormonal 

A fact sheet about the results of research on menopausal hormone therapy (MHT). Includes information about the effect of MHT on the body and benefits and risks of using menopausal hormones.

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Photodynamic Therapy for Cancer cancer  treatment  therapy  lung  photodynamic  Esophagus  laser  photofrin  PDT  7.7  ECP  photopheresis 

A fact sheet that explains photodynamic therapy, how it is administered, and indications and side effects of treatment.

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Follow-up Care After Cancer Treatment cancer  treatment  childhood  care  therapy  pediatric  followup  follow-up  survivorship  7.48 

A fact sheet that provides information about followup medical care for patients who have completed cancer treatment.

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Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer cancer  side effects  therapy  breast  ovarian  endocrine  hormone  adjuvant  neoadjuvant  ablation  inhibitor  hormonal  fulvestrant  7.51  anastrozole  anti  antidepressants  antiestrogen  aromatase  estrogen 

A fact sheet that describes types of hormone therapy, its role in preventing and treating breast cancer, and possible side effects.

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