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  • Causes of Lung Cancer
    The most common causes of lung cancer are linked to tobacco smoke, pollution, and lung diseases. This part of the eMedTV archives describes various causes of this disease and offers information on the latest research on cancer causes.
  • Charlie Sheen
    One of the foremost celebrity users of e-cigs is Charlie Sheen. He has even released his very own brand called NicoSheen. Apparently Charlie was such a fan of e-cigs that he decided to launch his own version, including three different types of electronic cigarette starter kits. NicoSheen has become quite popular with those who are unable to quit smoking, largely in part to these e-cigs carrying Charlie Sheen's name on them.
  • Choose Smoke-Free Activities
    Go to the library. Walk around the mall. Go to a sporting event. Eat at a smoke-free restaurant. Choose activities and places that are smoke-free. You won't be tempted by watching others around you smoke, and you'll help pass the time and distract yourself from your cravings. This is especially helpful in the first few weeks of quitting or whenever you feel tempted.
  • Cigarette Smoking and Cancer
    As this eMedTV segment explains, there is a link between cigarette smoking and cancer. This eMedTV article examines this relationship in more detail, with statistics on cancer rates and the impact of secondhand smoke.
  • Cigars and Cancer
    Studies on cigars and cancer have shown that even daily smokers who do not inhale are at a greater risk to develop cancer. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at cigars and cancer, including information about the carcinogens in cigars.
  • Dangers of Nicorette Gum
    You may not be able to use Nicorette Gum safely if you have certain conditions, such as diabetes. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at the potential dangers of Nicorette Gum and explains what you should be aware of before starting treatment with it.
  • Deep (Clean!) Breathing
    Take a deep breath through your nose and slowly exhale out of your mouth. Repeat 10 times. Focus on the clean, fresh, smoke-free air filling your lungs.
  • Diabetes and Lobectomy
    People with diabetes are at a higher risk of infections and complications following a lobectomy. This eMedTV resource describes possible signs of problems with diabetes and lobectomy, like weakness, shortness of breath, feeling thirsty, and others.
  • Diabetes and Nicorette Gum
    Using Nicorette Gum may lead to diabetes in people who use this product for a long period of time. This eMedTV segment also offers a brief description on why people with diabetes may not be able to use this gum. A link to more information is also given.
  • Diabetes and Pneumonectomy
    People with diabetes have an increased risk when undergoing medical procedures like a pneumonectomy. This eMedTV page explains signs that indicate a problem with diabetes and a pneumonectomy, like shortness of breath, weakness, and feeling thirsty.
  • Do E-Cigarettes Cause Cancer?
    Do e-cigarettes pose the same cancer risk as regular cigarettes? What does the research say? This eMedTV segment tells you what you need to know about cancer and e-cigs, including the results of research on the topic.
  • Doxorubicin
    Doxorubicin may be prescribed to treat various types of cancer, including breast cancer and lung cancer. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this medication, noting its effects, the types of cancer it can treat, and some precautions and warnings.
  • Doxorubicin and Breastfeeding
    Doxorubicin does pass through breast milk. This eMedTV page explains why the manufacturer of doxorubicin recommends that women not take the drug while breastfeeding and discusses what to talk to your physician about prior to taking the drug.
  • Doxorubicin and Hair Loss
    Hair loss is the most commonly reported side effect of doxorubicin. This segment of the eMedTV archives takes a look at the connection between doxorubicin and hair loss in more detail and offers some suggestions on dealing with hair loss.
  • Doxorubicin and Pregnancy
    Doxorubicin is generally not considered safe for women who are pregnant. This eMedTV segment discusses the results of animal studies on doxorubicin and pregnancy, and explains why the FDA has classified doxorubicin as a pregnancy Category D medicine.
  • Doxorubicin and Weight Gain
    Weight gain is a common side effect of doxorubicin. This portion of the eMedTV archives explains how often weight gain occurs in people taking the drug and lists some things you can try if you're on doxorubicin and weight gain occurs.
  • Doxorubicin Chemotherapy Drug
    If you have cancer, your healthcare provider may recommend a chemotherapy drug called doxorubicin. This eMedTV segment gives a basic description of the medication and includes a link to more details.
  • Doxorubicin Dosing
    This eMedTV article discusses doxorubicin dosing guidelines and provides some general suggestions on when and how to take the medication. This page also explains the factors that may affect your doxorubicin dose, such as your weight and height.
  • Drug Interactions With Doxorubicin
    Verapamil and "live" vaccinations are among the drugs that can potentially interact with doxorubicin. This eMedTV page describes how drug interactions with doxorubicin can lead to problems, such as dangerous side effects or congestive heart failure.
  • Drug Interactions With Gemcitabine
    NSAIDs and "live" vaccinations are among the drugs that can potentially interact with gemcitabine. This eMedTV page lists other medicines that may cause drug interactions with gemcitabine, and explains how these interactions can lead to problems.
  • Drug Interactions With Mechlorethamine
    Infections, side effects, or other complications may occur when mechlorethamine is used with certain drugs. This eMedTV page covers interactions that may occur with this medicine, with a list of products you may have to avoid and problems they may cause.
  • Drug Interactions With Nicotine Lozenge
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, if you use the nicotine lozenge to stop smoking, negative interactions may occur if you are taking certain drugs, such as insulin or tacrine. This article lists other products that may cause problems.
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