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What are the treatment options for lcis?

What are the treatment options for lcis?

Observation for Most: Lcis is somewhat of a misnomer in that it is not a cancer, but a "pre-malignant" condition in which there are abnormal cells present in the glands (lobules) of the breast. Therefore patients with a diagnosis of lcis are at a higher risk of developing breast cancer than the general population and require closer observation and screening. Hormonal therapy may be used in those with very high risk. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for mesothelioma?

What are the treatment options for mesothelioma?

Depends: Some mesotheliomas are found early. These are best treated by a combination of chemotherapy and surgery. Most are found when they are too far advanced for surgery, which leaves chemotherapy and radiation. The chances of cure are poor with later stage disease. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for rhabdomyosarcoma?

What are the treatment options for rhabdomyosarcoma?

A rare disease group: Dominant in pedatric age, cluster in genitourinary locations and head and neck, adjacent to meninges. Surgery to remove is best; chemotherapy is used when indicated, and radiotherapy only when benefit outstrips adverse effects to growing bones and muscles, so very age dependent. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for treating dcis?

What are the treatment options for treating dcis?

Depends: Dcis can have a wide range of presentations and therefore has a wide range of treatment options - every case is different. Some cases may be observed or treated with surgery alone; more often, surgery followed by radiation therapy and possibly anti-estrogen therapy may be needed. Dcis may be very widespread throughout the breast, and mastectomy may be required. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for leukemia?

What are the treatment options for leukemia?

It depends upon the: Type. Acute lymphoid and myeloid leukemias are treated differently, and chronic leukemias are treated different from acute varieties. It also depends on being child vs an older adult. In general, all rx (2.5-3.5 yrs) involves induction, consolidation, interim maintenance, delayed intensification and maintenance. AML rx (. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for endometriosi?

What are the treatment options for endometriosi?

Pain or fertility ..: Options depend on if pelvic pain is an issue, and if trying to conceive now, want kids in the future , or done with childbearing. Medical treatment: Depo-Provera Lupron (leuprolide) shots work best, also Letrozole tablets or birth control pills. Surgical options: laparoscopy with excision or ablation vs. Removal of ovaries +/- hysterectomy. Fertility patients may need ivf after Depo-Provera Lupron (leuprolide) or medications and iui. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for breast cancer? What are my various treatment options for breast cancer? What is the best treatment? .

What are the treatment options for breast cancer? What are my various treatment options for breast cancer? What is the best treatment?

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Depends: Small early breast cancers usually treated with small surgery called lumpectomy or partial mastectomy. Then see an oncologist for best treatment options depending on your specific cell type and possible dna tumor studies. Radiation therapy sometimes indicated. Larger tumors or hormone receptor negative tumors need more surgery, chemotherapy & radiation. Ask your oncologist for more details. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for azotemia?

Azotemia: See: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/238545-treatment

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What are the treatment options for raynaud's?

What are the treatment options for raynaud's?

Avoid cold; try meds: Other than treating the underlying condition(s) causing raynaud's symptoms, avoiding emotional stress, keeping warm, not smoking, and avoiding caffeine, some medications can help. Nifedipine, diltiazem, losartan, and prazosin have been used in patients with raynaud's phenomenon, to block vasospasm and/or relax vessels so they can dilate to let more blood flow through them. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for lupus?

What are the treatment options for lupus?

Steroids, antimalari: Localized lupus can be treated with topical medications. Systemic lupus may need oral steroids , antimalarials such as Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) or quinacrine. In resistant cases Methotrexate or rarely thalidomide. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for diverticulitis?

What are the treatment options for diverticulitis?

Diet and fluids: When talking of diverticulosis, eat a high fiber diet and drink a minimum of 80-100 ounces of noncaffeinated, non alcoholic fluid daily, more if you do strenous activity or fly in planes a lot. If you have divertiulitis, ie infected diverticulum low fiber diet and 2 weeks of antibiotics. Maintain low fiber for 4-6 weeks after resolution of symptoms the resume recommendations for diverticulosis. ...Read more

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What types of treatment are available for lcis?

What types of treatment are available for lcis?

Options vary: Lcis is not cancer but a marker for increased risk of future breast cancer. After finding lcis, women should increase the number of breast exams and mammograms they get per year. Some women at increased risk may take drugs like tamoxifen or Raloxifene to reduce their risk of breast cancer. A small number of women with very strong family histories of breast cancer may consider bilateral mastectomy. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for glaucoma?

What are the treatment options for glaucoma?

See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/glaucoma/basics/treatment/con-20024042

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What are the treatment options for hypothyriodism?

What are the treatment options for hypothyriodism?

It depends/Synthroid: Usually this is treated with synthroid (thyroxine), (thyroxine) but depending on the cause, it might need surgery as in goiter, or if due to something like an autoimmune cause like hashimoto's, it might need synthroid (thyroxine) and more intense monitoring to keep the TSH down. So one has to factor the cause into the treatment plan. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for pleurisy?

What are the treatment options for pleurisy?

See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pleurisy/basics/treatment/con-20022338

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What are the treatment options for hemorrhoids?

What are the treatment options for hemorrhoids?

Non surgical care: almost all of these problems can be solved without surgery...internal (bleeding) can be controlled by diet...external can be treated with diet alone...surgery should be reserved for only the most calcitrant problems ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for brain cysts?

What are the treatment options for brain cysts?

See: http://www.abta.org/brain-tumor-information/types-of-tumors/brain-cysts.html?referrer=https://www.google.com/

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What are the treatment options for asthma?

What are the treatment options for asthma?

Numerous options: Over the last 25 years of my practice, I have witnessed a sea change in treatment options for asthma. I no longer have had to rely on daily systemic steroids. New generations of inhaled steroids, bronchial tube dilators, non-steroid anti-inflammatory medications, and anti-allergic antibody injections. Many other exciting prospects are in the pipeline! ...Read more

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What are the current treatment options for bladder cancer?

What are the current treatment options for bladder cancer?

Surgery: Depending on the stage and type of bladder cancer, treatment will vary. This includes observation, instilling medicines into the bladder (bcg), radical surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. The appropriate treatment will be dependent on the stage, type of cancer, and patient preference. ...Read more

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