Category Archives: Chemotherapy

Endometriosis and Ovarian Cancer

Endometriosis and Ovarian Cancer

Approximately 1 in 10 women suffer from endometriosis. The link between Endometriosis and Ovarian Cancer is becoming more clear. Here’s what you need to know. Endometriosis is a medical condition which occurs when the cells from the lining of the uterus grow in other areas of the body. It attacks the female reproductive system and […]

Genetic Testing in New Mexico

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Genetic Testing in New Mexico can help estimate your chance of developing cancer in your lifetime. It does this by searching for specific changes in your genes, chromosomes, or proteins. These changes are called mutations. Genetic Testing in New Mexico is available for breast, ovarian, colon, thyroid, and some other cancers. Genetic testing may help: […]

Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment: A doctor will carry out a vaginal examination and check for any visible abnormalities in the uterus or ovaries. They will also check the patient’s medical history and family history. Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment: After a diagnosis of ovarian cancer, the doctor will want to identify its stage and […]

Pureed Nutrition

Pureed Nutrition

National Dysphagia Level 1: Pureed Nutrition Therapy   Description This diet consists of pureed, homogenous, and cohesive foods. Food should be “pudding-like.” No coarse textures, raw fruits or vegetables, nuts, and so forth are allowed. Any food that require bolus formation, controlled manipulation, or mastication are excluded. Rationale This diet is designed for people who […]

High Calorie – High Protein

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Nutrition Therapy The Benefits of Calories and Protein Calories from foods give your body energy. Eating enough calories will help you gain weight. Protein from food helps your body heal and grow strong.   Tips to get More Calories and Protein Aim for at Least 6 Meals and Snacks Each Day Extra meals and snacks […]

FHQ (Family History Questionnaire)

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Family History Questionnaire for Common Hereditary Syndromes                         Patient Name: Physician:__                           Date of Birth: Date Completed: __                           Instructions: […]

BRCA Patient Education

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Risk Assessment of Breast and Ovarian Cancer Breast cancer is a common disease affecting more than 180,000 women and 1,600 men each year. A woman’s lifetime risk for developing breast cancer is about 1 in 8 or 12%. Common symptoms of breast cancer include an abnormal mammogram; detection of a lump, thickening, swelling, or tenderness […]