Tumour lysis syndrome

Cancer cells release substances into the blood when they break down and die. Sometimes, the kidneys cannot remove these substances from the blood due to the cancer cells breaking down at a very fast rate. This leads to tumour lysis syndrome (TLS). A number of problems...

HIV-Associated Malignancies

Oncologists associate three AIDS-defining malignancies with HIV infection. They are Kaposi’s sarcoma, Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and invasive cervical cancer. Kaposi sarcoma The chance of developing Kaposi sarcoma, a type of blood vessel cancer, is much more in the people...
ChemoPort

ChemoPort

A small, implantable reservoir with a thin silicone tube that is attached to a vein is known as ChemoPort. This vein-access device has a major advantage and that is chemotherapy medicine can be delivered directly into the port rather than a vein. This eliminates the...
Bone Cancer

Bone Cancer

In any bone of the body, bone cancer can begin but normally the pelvis or the long bones in the arms and legs are affected by it. Less than 1 percent of all cancers is bone cancer and for this reason, it is considered to be rare. Some bone cancers affect mainly adults...