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Lung Cancer Surgery - Navelbine Warnings and Precautions

This page contains links to eMedTV Lung Cancer Articles containing information on subjects from Lung Cancer Surgery to Navelbine Warnings and Precautions. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Lung Cancer Surgery
    As this eMedTV segment explains, types of surgery used to treat lung cancer include segmental or wedge resection, lobectomy, and pneumonectomy. This article defines each of these types and also looks at the possible complications.
  • Lung Cancer Survival Rate
    As explained in this eMedTV article, the lung cancer survival rate refers to the percentage of people who survive for a certain time period after diagnosis. For 1995-2002, the overall 5-year relative survival rate for lung cancer was 15 percent.
  • Lung Cancer Symptoms
    Loss of appetite, fatigue, and a cough that doesn't go away are some of the symptoms of lung cancer. This eMedTV resource takes a look at lung cancer symptoms and explains how not everyone with the disease will have symptoms at the time of diagnosis.
  • Lung Cancer Treatment
    Types of treatment for lung cancer can include surgery, chemotherapy, photodynamic therapy, and radiation therapy. This eMedTV segment discusses various aspects of lung cancer treatment, including second opinions, side effects, and nutrition.
  • Lung Cancer Treatment Options
    This eMedTV Web page takes a look at the different options for lung cancer treatment. It lists the factors that can affect your plan and encourages you to take an active part in the process, even going so far as to get a second opinion.
  • Lung Cancer Treatments
    As this eMedTV article explains, several treatments for lung cancer are available, from surgery to radiation therapy. This page takes a closer look at this topic, covering factors that affect your plan and the importance of good nutrition and follow-up.
  • Lung Canser
    As this eMedTV segment explains, lung cancer (a condition often associated with tobacco use) is the result of abnormal cell growth in the lungs. This page offers a brief overview of the disease. Lung canser is a common misspelling of lung cancer.
  • Lung Collapse Following Lobectomy
    This eMedTV segment describes how a lung collapse following lobectomy can occur when there is a buildup of fluid and air in the chest space, leading to increased pressure inside the lung. This page looks at this possible complication of lobectomy.
  • Lung Lobectomy
    A lung lobectomy is a procedure used to remove a cancerous lobe from the lung. As this eMedTV page explains, some lymph nodes may also be removed during this surgery. This article offers a detailed description of this procedure from start to finish.
  • Lung Problems After Lobectomy
    This section of the eMedTV library lists possible lung problems that may occur after lobectomy, such as pneumonia, lung failure, bleeding, and others. Lung problems after lobectomy occur more commonly in people who already have lung disease.
  • Lung Problems After Pneumonectomy
    Lung problems after pneumonectomy, while rare, occur more often in people who already have lung disease. This eMedTV resource discusses possible lung problems that can occur with this surgery, such as pneumonia, lung failure, and bleeding.
  • Mechlorethamine
    By disrupting DNA replication, mechlorethamine can help treat certain types of cancer. This eMedTV page contains an overview of this prescription drug, including specific uses, how it is given, possible side effects, and more.
  • Mechlorethamine Chemotherapy Information
    Mechlorethamine is used to treat several types of cancer, including lung cancer. This eMedTV page provides some basic information on mechlorethamine, including what to discuss with your healthcare provider before using this chemotherapy drug.
  • Mechlorethamine Dosage
    This eMedTV resource gives some details on what to expect during chemotherapy treatment with mechlorethamine, including how your dosage is calculated, how the injection is administered, and what your doctor may do to help reduce side effects.
  • Mechlorethamine Side Effects
    Nausea and vomiting are common side effects of mechlorethamine. This eMedTV resource provides an in-depth list of reactions that may occur with mechlorethamine, including serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Mechlorethamine Used to Treat Pleural Effusion
    A doctor may prescribe mechlorethamine to treat certain types of cancer. This eMedTV segment also examines how mechlorethamine is used to treat pleural effusion caused by certain cancers. An explanation of how the drug works is also included.
  • Mechlorethemin
    As this eMedTV selection explains, certain types of cancer may be treated with mechlorethamine. This page describes specific uses and lists potential side effects. Mechlorethemin is a common misspelling of mechlorethamine.
  • Medication Risks With Lobectomy
    As with any surgery, there are medication risks with lobectomy. This eMedTV article describes possible symptoms of allergic reactions, such as skin rashes and anaphylaxis. Be sure to tell your doctor about all of your allergies before the procedure.
  • Medication Risks With Pneumonectomy
    Like any surgery, there are medication risks with a pneumonectomy. This eMedTV article explains possible risks, such as skin rashes and anaphylaxis. By telling your doctors about any allergies and health conditions, you can minimize the risk.
  • Meet Your Oral Needs
    If you find yourself yearning for a cigarette to keep your mouth occupied, replace a bad oral habit (smoking or chewing tobacco) with a good one! Try chewing on sugar-free gum, hard candy, a toothpick, or carrots. Try to avoid high-calorie options, though, as many people battle weight gain as they quit smoking.
  • Navalbine
    Navelbine, a chemotherapy drug, is used for treating non-small cell lung cancer. This eMedTV Web page offers details on dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more. Navalbine is a common misspelling of Navelbine.
  • Navebine
    Navelbine is a chemotherapy drug prescribed for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. This eMedTV segment describes how this drug works and explains what to discuss with your doctor before using it. Navebine is a common misspelling of Navelbine.
  • Navelbin
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, Navelbine is a chemotherapy drug prescribed to treat non-small cell lung cancer. This page describes what to discuss with your doctor and lists potential side effects. Navelbin is a common misspelling of Navelbine.
  • Navelbine
    Navelbine is a drug licensed to treat non-small cell lung cancer. This part of the eMedTV Web site presents more details on this prescription chemotherapy drug, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Navelbine and Breastfeeding
    No studies have been done to determine whether Navelbine (vinorelbine) passes through breast milk. This eMedTV resource offers an explanation on why the manufacturer of this drug advises women not to use Navelbine while breastfeeding.
  • Navelbine and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV article's discussion on the potential risks of using Navelbine (vinorelbine) during pregnancy describes some of the problems that occurred during animal studies. It also explains why many women should use birth control while using this drug.
  • Navelbine Chemo
    A doctor may prescribe Navelbine to treat non-small cell lung cancer. This eMedTV Web selection examines this chemotherapy drug, with details on how Navelbine works and when it is prescribed. A link to more details is also included.
  • Navelbine Chemotherapy Information
    As discussed in this eMedTV page, Navelbine is prescribed to treat non-small cell lung cancer. This page provides some basic information on Navelbine, along with safety issues associated with this chemotherapy drug.
  • Navelbine Dosage
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, your height and weight are important factors used to calculate your dosage of Navelbine. This article takes a look at how and when this chemotherapy drug is injected, including when a lower dosage may be necessary.
  • Navelbine Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV Web selection explains that your risk for developing infections, nerve damage, or other complications may be increased if you combine Navelbine with certain supplements, vitamins, or drugs. Specific interactions are described in this article.
  • Navelbine for Breast Cancer
    A doctor may prescribe Navelbine to treat breast cancer, but this is an unapproved use for the drug. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at what Navelbine is used for and also explains how the drug works.
  • Navelbine Overdose
    As this eMedTV segment explains, a Navelbine (vinorelbine) overdose can be life-threatening. This page examines possible overdose effects and some of the ways these problems may be treated. It also explains why an overdose is unlikely.
  • Navelbine Side Effects
    As described in this eMedTV segment, side effects are common with Navelbine and can include constipation, vomiting, and loss of strength. This resource also covers warnings on dangerous problems that can occur, which may require immediate treatment.
  • Navelbine Uses
    Navelbine is a chemotherapy medication prescribed to treat non-small cell lung cancer. This eMedTV resource examines how this drug works to cause cancer cells to die. It also takes a look at some possible off-label (unapproved) uses for Navelbine.
  • Navelbine Warnings and Precautions
    People who have liver disease or significantly low white blood cell counts may not be able to use Navelbine. This eMedTV page includes other Navelbine safety precautions to review, including warnings of serious reactions that may occur in certain people.
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