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After a year's worth of chemo treatments for non-hodgekins lymphoma for an 11 year old, what comes next? Xxxxxx

After a year's worth of chemo treatments for non-hodgekins lymphoma for an 11 year old, what comes next? Xxxxxx

Ask your oncologist: Usually chemotherapy is compelted within 6-9 months and most patients with nonhodgkin lymphoma are cured with chemo. But ask these questions to your treating doctor. ...Read more

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Will a flow cytometry test exclude lymphomas such as hodgekins and non hodgekins, plus what other cancers will it exclude? Done at BAYLOR COLLEGE OF

Will a flow cytometry test exclude lymphomas such as hodgekins and non hodgekins,  plus what other cancers will it exclude?  Done at BAYLOR COLLEGE OF

Lymphomas: Flowcytometery test will exclude non-hodgkins lymphoma. However, it does not exclude hodgkins lymphoma. Flowcytometery is done to diagnose and classify blood/bone marrow and lymph node cancers (leukemia and lymphomas). Leukemias are of many type; some of them can not be diagnosed with this test such as myeloproliferative diseases (CML, ET, polycythemia vera etc) and MDS (myelodysplastsic syndrome ...Read more

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What is your non-vision time?

What is your non-vision time?

?????: I have never heard of this term but i guess it refers to periods without visual input (ie when eye are closed or during sleep). ...Read more

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I ben coughing non stop lately?

I ben coughing non stop lately?

Possibilities...: Possibilities include bronchospasm due to any cause including seasonal allergies, common this time of year. Other possibilities include gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of factors. See your doctor for diagnosis as all of these have different treatments. If you smoke, you need to quit to decrease airway inflammation. ...Read more

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Why I have hepatitive b non-reative?

Why I have hepatitive   b  non-reative?

Hepatitis B immunity: I assume your hepatitis b antibody test is negative...Meaning you are not immune. This common scenario is frustrating but sometimes the first go around with vaccination for hepatitis b does not take. It is difficult to get immune to hepatitis b. If you are not immune then it is time to take the vaccine series again. ...Read more

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What is non invasive prenatal diagnosis?

What is non invasive prenatal diagnosis?

Ultrasound: Noninvasive means test being performed does not enter the body i.e. Down the throat/airway, up the vaginal canal, anal canal, or piercing through the skin/tissue such as entering blood vessels, abdominal cavity etc... An ultrasound done without having to do above is noninvasive--such as checking gallbladder for stones etc... ...Read more

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How can I fix my non - symmetrical face ?

How can I fix my non - symmetrical face ?

Your face is fine: Bradley Cooper is lopsided. Do you think he cares? So is every other male and female celebrity. Look around you. Nobody cares about a symmetrical face. Somebody's told you something to make you unhappy, and in doing so they did you a grave disservice. People notice how you move, what you can do, how you talk, and especially whether you're fit. ...Read more

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What is a non-emergency referral for mental health?

Local MH center: Most communities have a state supported mental health center with sliding scale fees. ...Read more

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How can I disc heriniation be fixed non-invasively?

How can I disc heriniation be fixed non-invasively?

Easy.: If the disc is not impinging on a nerve root and causing significant symptoms in your lower extremities then medications, physical therapy and time is your friend. ...Read more

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In a medical record, what does "non-compliant" mean?

Non compliant: Non compliant means that the patient is not adhering to the prescribed treatment plan ...Read more