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Ovarian Epithelial Cancer - What Is Topotecan Used For?

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  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
    This eMedTV resource offers a detailed look at ovarian epithelial cancer (a disease in which cancer cells form in the tissue covering the ovary). It also explains possible symptoms, treatment options, and factors that affect a woman's prognosis.
  • Ovarian Germ Cell Cancer
    This eMedTV resource offers a detailed discussion of ovarian germ cell cancer, a disease in which malignant cells form in the germ cells of the ovary. It explores possible symptoms, treatment options, and factors that affect a woman's prognosis.
  • Ovarien Cancer
    Ovarian cancer is a common disease that occurs when malignant cells form in the tissues of the ovaries. This eMedTV resource explains just how common this condition is and who it affects. Ovarien cancer is a common misspelling of ovarian cancer.
  • Ovarienne Cancer
    Ovarian cancer is a disease that usually has no early symptoms. This eMedTV segment explains who is affected by this cancer, how staging is determined, and what treatments are available. Ovarienne cancer is a common misspelling of ovarian cancer.
  • Ovarion Cancer
    Ovarian cancer is a disease in which malignant cells develop in the tissues of the ovaries. This eMedTV page lists risk factors for this cancer and explains how a doctor determines treatment. Ovarion cancer is a common misspelling of ovarian cancer.
  • Overian Cancer
    Ovarian cancer occurs when cancerous cells form in the tissues of the ovaries. This eMedTV page lists risk factors for this condition and explains what treatment options are available. Overian cancer is a common misspelling of ovarian cancer.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Melphalan
    Melphalan may cause fertility problems or dangerous allergic reactions in some people. This eMedTV segment takes a look at some of the warnings for using melphalan safely, with precautions for people who may have a higher risk for complications.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Thiotepa
    Thiotepa may cause serious infections, infertility, or other problems in some people. This eMedTV article discusses important precautions to review to ensure a safe thiotepa treatment, including warnings for those who should avoid using this drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Topotecan
    If you have significant bleeding or certain allergies, you may not be able to use topotecan safely. This eMedTV page highlights other important precautions and warnings to be aware of before beginning treating with this chemotherapy medicine.
  • Side Effects of Topotecan
    Some of the most commonly reported topotecan side effects include hair loss and vomiting. This eMedTV Web segment gives an overview of possible side effects, including those that are potentially serious and require immediate medical attention.
  • Sisplatin
    Cisplatin, a chemotherapy drug, is prescribed to treat testicular, bladder, or ovarian cancer. This eMedTV Web page provides a brief overview of the medication and offers some general dosing information. Sisplatin is a common misspelling of cisplatin.
  • Talking to Your Children About Your Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis
    Telling your children about your ovarian cancer diagnosis is not easy. However, as this eMedTV article explains, it's a conversation that needs to take place relatively early in the process. This segment provides helpful tips based on a child's age.
  • Thiotepa
    Thiotepa can help treat a number of different types of cancer, such as bladder cancer and breast cancer. This eMedTV Web page presents an overview of this prescription drug, including various uses, how it works, side effects, and links to more details.
  • Thiotepa Dosage
    This eMedTV segment focuses on dosing guidelines for thiotepa, including how your doctor will determine the amount, how often it is given, and how long treatment will last. This resource also contains details on what to expect during treatment.
  • Thiotepa Drug Information
    By affecting how cancer cells multiply, thiotepa can treat breast cancer, bladder cancer, and other cancers. This eMedTV Web page contains information on thiotepa, including how this drug works, potential side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Thiotepa Side Effects
    As this eMedTV segment explains, thiotepa may cause nausea, vomiting, headaches, and other side effects. This article takes a closer look at some of the other possible reactions to this drug and explains which problems require urgent medical care.
  • Topatecan
    A healthcare provider may prescribe topotecan to treat lung, cervical, or ovarian cancer. This eMedTV page describes possible side effects and offers some general precautions for the chemotherapy drug. Topatecan is a common misspelling of topotecan.
  • Topotecan
    Topotecan is a chemotherapy medication prescribed to treat lung, cervical, and ovarian cancer. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at this drug, including details on how it works, possible side effects, dosing tips, and general safety precautions.
  • Topotecan and Breastfeeding
    Women are typically advised not to use topotecan (Hycamtin) while nursing a child. This eMedTV article further explores breastfeeding and topotecan, including the manufacturer's advice and why the potential risks usually outweigh the benefits.
  • Topotecan and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV segment explains why animal studies on pregnancy and topotecan (Hycamtin) suggest that the drug may not be safe for pregnant women. This page describes the potential risks of this drug and explains why a doctor may still prescribe it.
  • Topotecan Chemotherapy Information
    A doctor may prescribe topotecan to treat ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, or lung cancer. This eMedTV Web segment offers more information on topotecan, including possible side effects of the chemotherapy drug, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Topotecan Dosage
    Various factors will affect your topotecan dosage, such as your weight and height. This eMedTV Web segment describes these factors in more detail and lists some general dosing tips and safety precautions to be aware of when taking this medication.
  • Topotecan Overdose
    Potentially dangerous problems can result from a topotecan (Hycamtin) overdose, such as serious infections. This eMedTV page explores other potential problems that may occur if you take too much of this chemotherapy drug and describes treatment options.
  • Types of Ovarian Cancer
    This eMedTV page explains the three types of ovarian cancer (low malignant potential ovarian cancer, ovarian germ cell cancer, and ovarian epithelial cancer). It also explores the difference between benign tumors, malignant tumors, and ovarian cysts.
  • What Is Melphalan Used For?
    Adults who have ovarian cancer or multiple myeloma may use melphalan to help relieve symptoms. This eMedTV segment explains how using this drug can help slow down the progression of these types of cancer. It also lists possible off-label uses.
  • What Is Thiotepa Used For?
    Adults who have bladder cancer, Hodgkin's disease, or other types of cancer may benefit from thiotepa. This eMedTV resource takes a look at how using thiotepa can help prevent cancer cells from multiplying. A list of off-label uses is also provided.
  • What Is Topotecan Used For?
    If you have lung, cervical, or ovarian cancer, your healthcare provider may prescribe topotecan. This eMedTV page further discusses how topotecan works for treating various cancers, why it is not safe for children, and possible off-label topotecan uses.
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