This is first of a series of several articles intended to increase awareness about cancers of the female genital tract. Management of cancer can be seen across the continuum of care, from prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment and symptom management through survivorship.
MDRO stands for Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms, which are microorganisms that are resistant to multiple antibiotics. This means that the standard treatment options for infections caused by these organisms are limited, making it difficult to control and treat such infections.
Pain is the first sign of cancer for many patients, and early diagnosis is critical for survival; So don’t underestimate any kind of pain and report back to your doctor immediately.
Do not let pain become severe to tell you that you have cancer, prevention and early diagnosis can defeat cancer.
Cancer pain can be defined as a complex sensation that reflects both the damage to the body and the body’s response to damage.
Thyroid follicular epithelial-derived cancers include papillary, follicular, and anaplastic cancer. Papillary and follicular cancers are considered differentiated cancers, and patients with these tumors are often treated similarly despite numerous biologic differences.
BRCA1 and BRCA2 germline mutations contribute to a significant number (10-15%) of familial and hereditary breast and/or ovarian cancers. The proportion of high-risk families with breast and/or ovarian cancer cases due to mutations in these tumor suppressor genes varies widely among populations.
How do you take care of your mouth during cancer treatment? Article: Dr. Nadiya AlKindi – Consultant Special Care Dentistry Some of the cancer treatments can cause mouth discomfort and pain. This may be due to mucositis or dry mouth.To assist patients in reducing the effects of these complications, it is important to follow some …
Physiotherapy and rehabilitation play an important role in the recovery process of a cancer patient. Here, we approach this treatment, its fields and goals through an interview with Mr. Sulaiman Saif Al Alawi – Head of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Department at Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Center.
The patient s’ attempt to educate themselves about cancer is a step in the right direction towards raising their level of awareness in dealing with the disease and its effects, especially from a psychological and social point of view. However, reliance on inaccurate sources remains a step that may lead to undesirable results. Here we address the sources of information and their effects. On the journey of treating cancer patients.
Palliative care for cancer patients: Concept and challenges Article: Dr. Amna Al-Harsi – Palliative Care Consultant Palliative care is a medical science that carries the philosophy of treating symptoms, relieving suffering, and focusing on quality of life when a patient faces life-threatening diseases such as malignant diseases, fatal chronic diseases, or diseases related to aging. …
Does the family need psychological support like a cancer patient does?
Here we are interviewing Dr. Zena Marwan Al Sharbati a Senior Specialist -A- Clinical Psychology at Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre on the various areas of psychological support for the family, besides to exploring the extent to which the Omani family accepts this type of treatment, and how it deals with the cancer illness perceptions, which are largely influenced by the media and television…!
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