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Beta Thalassemia - Bleeding in Early Pregnancy

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from Beta Thalassemia to Bleeding in Early Pregnancy. 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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  • Beta Thalassemia
    Beta thalassemia affects a person's ability to produce hemoglobin, which can result in anemia. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at this disorder, including information on possible symptoms, treatment options, and inheritance patterns.
  • Beta Thalassemia Statistics
    This eMedTV page offers beta thalassemia statistics regarding the disease's prevalence. These statistics show that the condition occurs often in Mediterranean countries, North Africa, and the Middle East, but is less common in the United States.
  • Beta-Sitosterol
    Beta-sitosterol is a plant sterol commonly used for reducing cholesterol and treating an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV segment explains how beta-sitosterol works, discusses other possible uses for the compound, and lists side effects that may occur.
  • Beta-Sitosterol Side Effects
    Some of the possible side effects of beta-sitosterol include nausea, heartburn, and diarrhea. This eMedTV resource lists other potential side effects of this product and explains why sexual side effects may occur.
  • Beta-Sitosterol Supplements
    Beta-sitosterol may help with prostate problems and weight loss. This eMedTV Web presentation looks at the supplement, including whether it works, if it is safe, dosing information, and much more.
  • Betablocker
    Beta blockers are used to treat various conditions, such as high blood pressure, chest pain, and glaucoma. This eMedTV page offers a brief look at beta blockers, including possible side effects. Betablocker is a common misspelling of beta blocker.
  • Betagan
    Betagan is a prescription eye drop used to treat high eye pressure or chronic open angle glaucoma. This eMedTV Web segment describes how this medication works, offers information on how to use the eye drop, and lists some side effects that may occur.
  • Betamol
    Betimol is a prescription eye drop used to lower eye pressure in people with glaucoma or high eye pressure. This eMedTV page explains how Betimol works and lists some of its potential side effects. Betamol is a common misspelling of Betimol.
  • Betapace
    Betapace is a prescription medicine licensed for the treatment of various irregular heart rhythms. This eMedTV resource describes the specific effects of the medication, explains how it works, and offers general dosing information, and more.
  • Betaseron
    Betaseron is a prescription medicine that is commonly used for treating multiple sclerosis. This eMedTV segment provides dosing information for the drug, describes its effects, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Betaseron Injection Information
    As explained in this eMedTV selection, Betaseron is an injected medication used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS). This article takes a quick look at Betaseron, with information on how often the injections are given and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Betaseron Side Effects
    Insomnia, pain, and headache are some of the most commonly reported side effects of Betaseron. This eMedTV Web page also lists potentially serious side effects that require medical attention, such as chest pain, allergic reactions, or thyroid problems.
  • Betaxolol
    Betaxolol is a prescription medicine approved for treating high blood pressure and high eye pressure. This eMedTV page covers this medication in more detail, including the forms and strengths of this drug, possible side effects, and more.
  • Bethkis
    Bethkis is inhaled twice daily to treat people with cystic fibrosis who have a specific bacterial infection. This eMedTV segment discusses how this medicine works, lists potential side effects, covers dosing tips, and examines various other topics.
  • Betimol
    Betimol is a medicated eye drop used for lowering eye pressure in people with certain eye conditions. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of this drug, including information on how it works, when to take it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Betimol Eye Drops
    Betimol is a prescription drug used to lower eye pressure in people with high eye pressure or glaucoma. This eMedTV page explains how often the eye drops are typically used, describes how Betimol works, and lists some potential side effects.
  • Betoptic
    Betoptic is a prescription eye drop used to lower eye pressure in people with certain eye conditions. This eMedTV Web page discusses this drug in more detail, explains how it works, and offers helpful dosing information on the product.
  • Betwetting
    Bedwetting is a common problem in children under the age of six. This eMedTV article explores some of the causes of bedwetting and explains when you may need to contact a doctor about this problem. Betwetting is a common misspelling of bedwetting.
  • Bevacizamab
    Bevacizumab is a prescription drug used in the treatment of certain types of cancers. This eMedTV resource provides a brief overview of the drug and includes a link to more information. Bevacizamab is a common misspelling of bevacizumab.
  • Bevacizum
    Bevacizumab is a medication often employed in the treatment of cancer. This page of the eMedTV archives briefly explains how the drug works, how it is taken, and lists possible side effects. Bevacizum is a common misspelling of bevacizumab.
  • Bevacizumab
    Bevacizumab is often used in the treatment of specific types of cancer. This segment of the eMedTV archives provides a detailed overview of the drug, including what cancers it treats, how it works, dosing information, side effects, and more.
  • Bexxar
    Available by prescription only, Bexxar is licensed to help treat certain types of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. This eMedTV segment offers an overview of this medicine, with details on how it works, general dosing instructions, safety precautions, and more.
  • Bexxar Radioimmunotherapy
    This eMedTV article explains how Bexxar works as a radioimmunotherapy for treating certain types of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. This page describes how this drug emits radiation to slow down the progression of this cancer and offers a link to more details.
  • Bexxar Regimen
    When receiving Bexxar, you will receive two doses in one day and two more doses one to two weeks later. This eMedTV Web page briefly discusses the Bexxar dosing regimen, including how this drug is administered. A link to more details is also included.
  • Bexxar Treatment
    Bexxar works by binding to certain cancer cells, marking them for destruction by the immune system. This eMedTV segment takes a brief look at what to expect during treatment with Bexxar, with details on who it is approved for.
  • Beyaz
    In addition to preventing pregnancy, the birth control pill Beyaz provides a daily dose of folate. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this product, with details on how it works, who can take it, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • BG-12
    Previously known as BG-12, Tecfidera is used to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis. This eMedTV resource takes a look at this prescription medicine, including what it's used for, how to take it, and possible side effects.
  • Bi Polar
    Bipolar disorder is a type of illness that is also known as manic depression. This eMedTV page briefly describes bipolar disorder, including information on the characteristics of this condition. Bi polar is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Biatin
    Biotin is a vitamin that is obtained through dietary means and is also made naturally in the human body. This eMedTV Web page explains what to tell your healthcare provider before using biotin supplements. Biatin is a common misspelling of biotin.
  • Biaxin
    Biaxin is a type of antibiotic used for the treatment of various infections. This selection from the eMedTV Web library describes how Biaxin works and offers information on its dosing guidelines, general precautions, and possible side effects.
  • Biaxin Antibiotic Information
    The antibiotic Biaxin can be used to treat strep throat and other bacterial infections. This eMedTV page tells you what you need to know about Biaxin, with information on the different forms, what to discuss with your healthcare provider, and more.
  • Biaxin Side Effects
    Headaches, diarrhea, and vomiting are some of the most common side effects of Biaxin. This eMedTV Web resource discusses other common and rare Biaxin side effects, as well as serious side effects that require immediate medical attention.
  • BiCNU
    People who are diagnosed with certain types of cancer may receive a medicine called BiCNU. This eMedTV Web page discusses several topics, including specific uses, how this chemotherapy drug works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
    Normally the heart's aortic valve has three cusps, but a bicuspid aortic valve has only two cusps. As this eMedTV page explains, this type of aortic valve is not usually a problem. This article takes a look at how it is diagnosed and treated.
  • Bieta
    This eMedTV article explains that Byetta helps to treat type 2 diabetes by lowering blood sugar levels. This page describes how Byetta works and explains how the drug can reduce risks of high blood sugar. Bieta is a common misspelling of Byetta.
  • Bietta
    Byetta is a prescription medicine that lowers blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web page explains how Byetta works and lists some of the drug's potential side effects. Bietta is a common misspelling of Byetta.
  • Bilateral Tubal Ligation
    This page of the eMedTV library discusses a sterilization procedure for women called a laparoscopic tubal ligation, bilateral tubal ligation, or BTL. This section briefly describes what happens during the surgery and includes a link to more information.
  • Bilemia
    Bulimia, as this segment of the eMedTV archives explains, is an eating disorder in which a person engages in repeated cycles of binging and purging. A link to more information is also provided. Bilemia is a common misspelling of bulimia.
  • Biliary Cirrhosis
    As explained in this eMedTV article, primary biliary cirrhosis is a liver disease that slowly destroys the bile ducts. This resource takes a quick look at this condition, with a discussion on symptoms, treatment, and causes.
  • Bimatoprost
    Bimatoprost is an eye drop used to lower eye pressure in people with certain eye conditions. This eMedTV Web page further discusses what bimatoprost is used for, explains how to use the eye drop, and lists potential side effects of the medicine.
  • Binge Eating
    Binge eating is more than just occasionally overeating. As this portion of the eMedTV library explains, it's a serious condition in which a person eats excessive amounts of food regularly. Symptoms and treatment methods are also discussed.
  • Binge Eating Disorder
    People with binge eating disorder will eat large quantities of food, even when already full or not hungry. This eMedTV article offers a detailed overview of this condition and explains why it is the most common eating disorder.
  • Binge Eating Disorder Treatment
    As this eMedTV article explains, treating binge eating disorder involves ending episodes of binge eating through methods such as psychotherapy and nutritional counseling. This page explains a few of the most common treatment methods.
  • Binge Eating Information
    Are you looking for information on binge eating? This eMedTV article explores some of the common symptoms of binge eating and lists some of the negative effects it can produce in the body. Also included is a link to more detailed information.
  • Binge Eating Symptoms
    Common symptoms of binge eating include eating faster than normal or until uncomfortably full. This part of the eMedTV library contains a list of several common signs of this condition, as well as often-overlooked symptoms.
  • Binswanger's Disease
    Binswanger's disease is a form of dementia that often results in mood changes and forgetfulness. This eMedTV article describes the disease in detail, with information on risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Biofeedback for Migraines
    Biofeedback for migraines can be beneficial in teaching people how to control body function indicators. This eMedTV page explains how biofeedback for migraines can help you control factors like blood pressure, temperature, and brain waves.
  • Bioidentical Testosterone Pellets
    There are bioidentical testosterone implant pellets, but they are not a generic version of Testopel. This eMedTV segment explores these bioidentical products in more detail and discusses when a generic version of testosterone pellets may become available.
  • Biopolar Disorder
    Bipolar disorder affects approximately 1 percent of the population in any given year. This part of the eMedTV library takes a brief look at bipolar disorder, including possible symptoms. Biopolar disorder is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Biotan
    Biotin is a vitamin that is necessary for the human body to function properly. This selection from the eMedTV Web site discusses what to tell your healthcare provider before using biotin supplements. Biotan is a common misspelling of biotin.
  • Bioten
    Biotin is a vitamin that is necessary for the human body to function properly. This eMedTV page explains that although most people obtain sufficient amounts of biotin, supplementation is needed in some cases. Bioten is a common misspelling of biotin.
  • Biotin
    Biotin is a vitamin that is necessary for several functions within the human body. This eMedTV article provides a complete overview of biotin, including information on how it works, its beneficial uses, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Biotin and Hair Growth
    Biotin is often claimed to be useful for stimulating hair growth and treating hair loss. This page from the eMedTV site explores the effectiveness of using biotin for hair growth and discusses the link between biotin deficiencies and hair loss.
  • Learn About Biotin Side Effects
    Biotin does not appear to cause side effects for most people (even when taken at high dosages). This eMedTV page takes a look at possible side effects of biotin and describes the problems that occurred when high biotin doses were given to pregnant rats.
  • Biotin Supplements
    A true biotin deficiency is quite rare. However, as this eMedTV page explains, certain people need to supplement their diet with additional biotin. This article looks at the different reasons for using these supplements and offers a link to learn more.
  • Biotine
    Biotin is a vitamin that is obtained through dietary means and is also produced naturally in the body. This eMedTV page offers a brief description of biotin and provides a link to more detailed information. Biotine is a common misspelling of biotin.
  • Bioxin
    Biaxin is a prescription antibiotic medication licensed to treat bacterial infections. This eMedTV page provides a brief overview of Biaxin, including information on what to tell your doctor before using the drug. Bioxin is a common misspelling of Biaxin.
  • Biperiden
    Biperiden is a medicine licensed to treat Parkinson's disease and certain movement problems. This eMedTV segment covers biperiden uses in more detail, describes the possible side effects of the drug, and offers some tips on when and how to take it.
  • Biploar
    Bipolar disorder can cause a persistently sad mood and excessive involvement in risky behaviors. This eMedTV Web page explains what this illness is and lists possible symptoms. Biploar is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Bipolar
    Bipolar disorder is a serious brain disease affecting over 2 million American adults. This eMedTV article describes the extreme shifts in mood, energy, and functioning that characterize the disease, and explains why proper treatment is crucial.
  • Bipolar Disorder
    Bipolar disorder is characterized by unusual shifts in a person's mood, energy, and ability to function. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this disorder, including detailed information on possible symptoms.
  • Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis
    Symptoms, the course of the illness, and a family history help a doctor make a bipolar disorder diagnosis. This eMedTV Web page explains in more detail how this diagnosis is made and includes testimony from people who have bipolar disorder.
  • Bipolar Disorder in Children
    As this eMedTV article explains, it can be more difficult to handle bipolar disorder in children because they experience more mood swings than adults. However, once the condition is identified and diagnosed, it can be appropriately treated.
  • Bipolar Disorder Information
    Bipolar disorder is characterized by alternating episodes of mania and depression. This portion of the eMedTV site provides some basic information about bipolar disorder, including symptoms of both the manic and depressive cycles.
  • Bipolar Disorder Symptoms
    Bipolar disorder symptoms often shift radically, varying from extreme happiness to depression. This page from the eMedTV Web site describes symptoms of bipolar disorder in more detail, explaining the balance of manic and depressive symptoms.
  • Bipolar Disorder Treatment
    Several bipolar disorder treatment options have been effective in stabilizing the radical mood swings. This eMedTV Web resource offers an in-depth look at how medications and psychosocial remedies can be beneficial treatment options.
  • Bipolar Information
    Are you looking for information on bipolar disorder? This eMedTV article takes a quick look at this mental illness, with details on symptoms and treatment options. A link to a full-length article on this topic is also provided.
  • Bipolar Medications
    Medications have proven to be extremely beneficial in managing symptoms of bipolar disorder. This eMedTV segment describes how bipolar medications such as lithium and valproate can be effective in controlling and preventing mood swings.
  • Bipolar Suicide
    As this eMedTV page explains, suicide is an unfortunate incidence that occurs in some patients suffering from bipolar disorder. This article discusses suicide and bipolar disorder in greater detail, including some of the warning signs to look out for.
  • Bipolar Test
    Since bipolar disorder is a mental illness, there is no test that can diagnose the condition. This section of the eMedTV library explains why a bipolar test does not exist and lists the factors that doctors look for when considering a diagnosis.
  • Bipolare
    As a type of illness, bipolar disorder can cause episodes of mania and depression. This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of bipolar disorder, and provides a link to more detailed information. Bipolare is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Bipoler
    A person with bipolar disorder experiences cycles of mania and depression. This eMedTV page gives an overview of bipolar disorder and explains how it can sometimes be accompanied by symptoms of psychosis. Bipoler is a common misspelling of bipolar.
  • Bipoler Disorder
    This part of the eMedTV archives examines bipolar disorder, a condition characterized by cycles of mania and depression. This page discusses some common symptoms of the disorder. Bipoler disorder is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Bipolor
    Bipolar disorder is a type of medical condition that involves cycles of mania and depression. This eMedTV page lists possible symptoms of bipolar disorder, such as oversleeping and racing thoughts. Bipolor is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Bird Flu
    The bird flu is generally rare in humans, but there is concern that it may soon cause a pandemic. This eMedTV resource examines bird flu in humans and birds (especially the H5N1 strain), including transmission, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Bird Flu in Humans
    It's rare for humans to contract bird flu, although there is concern over a growing number of cases in Asia. This eMedTV page discusses bird flu in people, explaining how it is transmitted, how a vaccine is being worked on, and more.
  • Bird Flu Info
    If you are looking for info on bird flu, this eMedTV article can help. This resource gives an overview of this infection, with information on what bird flu is and how it is treated. A link to more details is also included.
  • Bird Flu Information
    Bird flu can cause a number of serious symptoms in both birds and humans. This eMedTV segment features more information on this disease, explaining the greatest risks it poses to human health. Also included is a link to more details.
  • Bird Flu Pandemic
    A pandemic is a worldwide outbreak of a new virus strain that causes serious illness and spreads easily. This eMedTV article describes a bird flu pandemic in detail, including the stages and phases and when WHO makes the determination.
  • Bird Flu Symptoms
    Fever and body aches are common, often mild, bird flu symptoms. However, as this eMedTV segment explains, symptoms of bird flu can also be more life-threatening, including things such as pneumonia and acute respiratory distress.
  • Bird Flu Vaccine
    There is no bird flu vaccine available at this time. However, as this eMedTV article explains, there are certain antiviral drugs (such as zanamavir) that may be used to treat this type of flu. This page also discusses current vaccine research.
  • Bird Flue
    Bird flu is rare in humans, as it is an infection that generally occurs in birds. This eMedTV selection takes a closer look at this condition and provides a link to more detailed information. Bird flue is a common misspelling of bird flu.
  • Birth Control and High Blood Pressure
    As this portion of the eMedTV site explains, there may be a connection between birth control and high blood pressure, especially when risks associated with birth control and high blood pressure, like smoking, are present.
  • Birth Control Failure Rates
    Spermicides and sponges have some of the highest failure rates of all birth control methods. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at the failure rates for other types of contraception and discusses ways to lower your risk of pregnancy.
  • Birth Control Patch
    A healthcare provider may prescribe the birth control patch to help prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page explains when and how to use the patch, describes how this contraceptive works, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Birth Control Patch Information
    This eMedTV segment provides information on the birth control patch, a medication used to prevent pregnancy. This article explains how it is applied and lists some of the side effects that may occur while using it.
  • Birth Control Patch Side Effects
    Nausea, headaches, and skin reactions are some of the most common side effects of the birth control patch. This eMedTV segment lists other possible side effects, including serious problems that may require medical attention.
  • Birth Control Pill Information
    Are you looking for information on birth control pills? This eMedTV selection talks about this form of contraception and how it is used to prevent pregnancy and, in some cases, treat certain medical conditions. Side effects and dosing are also discussed.
  • Birth Control Pill Uses
    As this eMedTV article explains, birth control pills are primarily used for preventing pregnancy in women of reproductive age. This page further explains what various types of oral contraceptives are used for and also lists common off-label uses.
  • Birth Control Pills
    Birth control pills are prescription tablets that are taken to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page describes various types of birth control pills, explains how they work, and lists common side effects that have been reported with the pill.
  • Birth Control Pills and Pregnancy
    Women should never intentionally use birth control pills if they are expecting. This eMedTV article offers more information on pregnancy and birth control pills, including information on how likely you are to become pregnant while using the pill.
  • Birth Controll Pill
    Birth control pills are used for preventing unintentional pregnancy. This eMedTV page further describes this form of contraception and lists possible side effects that may occur. Birth controll pill is a common misspelling of birth control pills.
  • Birth Controll Pills
    Birth control pills are prescription medicines used to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV article explains how to take birth control pills and lists some side effects that may occur. Birth controll pills is a common misspelling of birth control pills.
  • Bisopril
    People with high blood pressure may benefit from the beta blocker bisoprolol. This eMedTV article explains how this medicine works, describes its effects, and lists potential side effects to be aware of. Bisopril is a common misspelling of bisoprolol.
  • Bisoprol
    Bisoprolol is a medication that is available by prescription to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment explains how this drug works and offers general warnings and precautions for those taking it. Bisoprol is a common misspelling of bisoprolol.
  • Bisoprolol
    Bisoprolol is a prescription drug approved for treating high blood pressure. This eMedTV resource describes how this medication works, explains when and how to take it, lists some of the potential side effects, and offers links to specific information.
  • Bisoprolol and Hydrochlorothiazide
    Bisoprolol and hydrochlorothiazide is a prescription medicine licensed to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment describes the specific effects of this combination drug, explains how it works, offers dosing information, and more.
  • Bisoprolol Side Effects
    Common side effects of bisoprolol include insomnia, diarrhea, and joint pain. This page from the eMedTV site provides a list of other common side effects and explains which problems are potentially serious and require prompt medical attention.
  • Bisopropol Hydrochlorothiazide
    High blood pressure may be treated with bisoprolol and hydrochlorothiazide. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works and describes its effects. Bisopropol hydrochlorothiazide is a common misspelling of bisoprolol and hydrochlorothiazide.
  • Bisopropol Hydrochlorothiazide Side Effects
    As this eMedTV page explains, common side effects of bisoprolol and hydrochlorothiazide include fatigue, dizziness, and cough. Bisopropol hydrochlorothiazide side effects is a common misspelling of bisoprolol and hydrochlorothiazide side effects.
  • Bisopropolol
    Bisoprolol is a prescription medicine used to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV page describes how the drug works and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before starting treatment. Bisopropolol is a common misspelling of bisoprolol.
  • Bistolic
    Bystolic is a prescription drug licensed to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV article describes the effects of this drug and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before starting treatment. Bistolic is a common misspelling of Bystolic.
  • Bitter Orange
    Bitter orange is a fruit that is often used in weight-loss pills and other herbal remedies. This eMedTV Web page further covers what bitter orange is used for, describes how it works, and explains what you should know before taking the supplement.
  • Bitter Orange Extract Information
    Whether you eat it or take it in pill or extract form, bitter orange is claimed to have many health effects. This eMedTV Web page talks about using bitter orange for weight loss and other conditions, and includes a link to more information.
  • Black Cohash
    Black cohosh is an herbal supplement that is often used to relieve the symptoms of menopause. This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of its effectiveness and possible side effects. Black cohash is a common misspelling of black cohosh.
  • Black Cohosh
    Black cohosh is an herbal supplement that may help treat symptoms of menopause. This article on the eMedTV Web site provides an overview of black cohosh, including information on how it may work, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Black Cohosh and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, black cohosh should never be used in the first two trimesters or early in the third trimester of pregnancy. This article explains why and takes a closer look at the safety of using this herb if you are pregnant.
  • Black Cohosh Root Supplements
    This eMedTV segment provides a brief overview of black cohosh root, a supplement that is often claimed to be beneficial for symptoms of menopause. This article describes how the product is believed to work and how it performed in clinical studies.
  • Black Cohosh Side Affects
    As this eMedTV page explains, black cohosh side effects may include dizziness and weight gain. This page also lists serious side effects that may require medical care. Black cohosh side affects is a common misspelling of black cohosh side effects.
  • Black Cohosh Side Effects Information
    Headaches, weight gain, and an upset stomach are among the possible side effects of black cohosh. This eMedTV resource describes other side effects that may occur with black cohosh, including those that may need immediate medical attention.
  • Blackcohosh
    Black cohosh is an herbal supplement that may help with menopausal symptoms. This eMedTV page offers a brief description of black cohosh and covers what to tell your doctor before using the herb. Blackcohosh is a common misspelling of black cohosh.
  • Bladdar Infection
    Urinary tract infections (UTI) are the second most common type of infection in the body. This eMedTV Web page discusses UTI causes, risk factors, and symptoms. Bladdar infection is a common misspelling and variation of urinary tract infection.
  • Bladder Cancer
    This eMedTV article provides an overview of bladder cancer, a disease in which cancer cells form in the tissues of the bladder. The three types of bladder cancer are transitional cell carcinoma, squamous cell bladder carcinoma, and adenocarcinoma.
  • Bladder Cancer Cause
    Although scientists have not identified a specific bladder cancer cause, they continue looking for answers. This eMedTV resource discusses risk factors that, while not actual causes, increase a person's chance of developing bladder cancer.
  • Bladder Cancer Chemotherapy
    As this eMedTV page explains, bladder cancer chemotherapy may involve one or more drugs to kill the cancer cells. This resource describes how chemotherapy may be combined with other bladder cancer treatments, such as surgery or radiation treatment.
  • Bladder Cancer Diagnosis
    As this eMedTV segment explains, diagnosing bladder cancer may involve a physical exam, urine tests, and procedures, such as a biopsy. This Web page explains the process through which a doctor arrives at this diagnosis.
  • Bladder Cancer Information
    Are you looking for information on bladder cancer? This selection from the eMedTV library presents a brief overview of this condition, including risk factors, possible symptoms, and what happens once a diagnosis is made.
  • Bladder Cancer Prevention
    Some of the strategies for preventing bladder cancer include quitting smoking and avoiding carcinogens. This eMedTV article explains the importance of reducing risk factors when trying to lower your chances of developing bladder cancer.
  • Bladder Cancer Prognosis
    Factors that affect a bladder cancer prognosis include the type and location of the cancer, the stage of the disease, and its grade. As this eMedTV page explains, the patient's age and general health also may affect a bladder cancer prognosis.
  • Bladder Cancer Questions
    It can be difficult for people to remember all the bladder cancer questions they wish to ask their doctor. This eMedTV Web page provides lists of bladder cancer questions about issues such as surgery, chemotherapy, and other treatment options.
  • Bladder Cancer Research
    As this eMedTV article explains, scientists are currently studying a variety of treatment options for bladder cancer, including surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. This resource offers an overview of the current research on bladder cancer.
  • Bladder Cancer Risk Factors
    Tobacco use, occupational exposure to carcinogens, and infection are possible bladder cancer risk factors. This eMedTV page discusses these and other potential risk factors, but emphasizes that they do not necessarily mean a person will get the disease.
  • Bladder Cancer Staging
    The process by which doctors determine the extent of bladder cancer is called staging. This eMedTV Web segment discusses in detail the tests and procedures used in bladder cancer staging to measure the cancer's size and whether it has spread.
  • Bladder Cancer Statistics
    From 1998 to 2002, the median age at diagnosis for bladder cancer was 63 years. This eMedTV resource offers several bladder cancer statistics, including five-year survival rates, statistics on mortality, information on a person's lifetime risk, and more.
  • Bladder Cancer Surgery
    As this eMedTV segment explains, surgery for bladder cancer can involve options such as transurethral resection (TUR), segmental cystectomy, and radical cystectomy. This article takes an in-depth look at these different types of surgery.
  • Bladder Cancer Survival Rate
    The overall 5-year relative bladder cancer survival rate for 1995 to 2001 was 81.8 percent. This portion of the eMedTV library provides statistics about bladder cancer survival rates broken down by gender and race.
  • Bladder Cancer Symptoms
    Common bladder cancer symptoms include pain during urination, blood in the urine, and frequent urination. This eMedTV Web page provides a list of other possible symptoms and explains what to do if they occur.
  • Bladder Cancer Symptons
    Examples of bladder cancer symptoms include low back pain, pain during urination, and blood in the urine. This eMedTV article lists other signs and links to more information. Bladder cancer symptons is a common misspelling of bladder cancer symptoms.
  • Bladder Cancer Symtoms
    Bladder cancer symptoms include blood in the urine, pain during urination, and lower back pain. This eMedTV article lists some of the more common bladder cancer symptoms. Bladder cancer symptons is a common misspelling of bladder cancer symptoms.
  • Bladder Cancer Treatment
    Surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and biological therapy are often used to treat bladder cancer. This eMedTV resource provides an overview of these treatment options and explains the importance of proper nutrition and follow-up care.
  • Bladder Cancer Treatments
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