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Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Stem Cell Transplant

next several weeks. This can be done on an outpatient basis. Possible short-term side effects ... Most of the short-term side effects of a stem cell transplant are from the high doses of chemotherapy ... acute lymphocytic leukemia, ALL, stem cell transplant for ALL

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Radiation Therapy

. Short-term side effects These may include: Loss of appetite Diarrhea, if your abdomen is ... Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Radiation Therapy  What is radiation therapy? Radiation ... acute lymphocytic leukemia, ALL, radiation therapy for ALL

When Your Child Has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

. What are the long-term concerns? With treatment, ALL is often curable. But chemo and radiation ... lymphoblastic leukemia. When Your Child Has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) Your child has been ... , child; ALL risk factors, child; ALL symptoms, child; ALL diagnosis, child; ALL treatment, child; ALL long-term concerns, child; ALL coping, child ... 40353; when your child has acute lymphoblastic leukemia; acute lymphoblastic anemia, child; ALL

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Status After Treatment

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Status After Treatment  During and after treatment for acute ... lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), you’ll have tests. These tests are to check your blood and bone marrow ... acute lymphcytic leukemia, ALL, phases of ALL

Smart Steps for Safer International Travel

very high deductible, consider getting a short-term plan for travel with evacuation insurance in ... . Double check that you have all needed documents starting with a U.S. passport. If you already have a

Moon Dust a Health Hazard?

Apollo astronauts' symptoms were short-lived. But the researchers behind the new study wanted to know the ... long-term impact of lunar dust and whether it could cause problems similar to those caused by toxic

Agent Orange's Toxic Legacy in Vietnam

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. "We examine the short and long-term environmental effects on ... primarily through skin contact and long-term health effects on U.S. soldiers," said study co-author

Are Workplace Wellness Programs Worth It?

-- at least in the short term, new research suggests. In a study of one large U.S. company ... , exercise and stress reduction. Employees at the 20 sites were free to take any or all of the modules, or

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Treatment Questions

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Treatment Questions   Talking with healthcare providers ... about cancer can be overwhelming. It can be hard to take in all of the information. It helps to be ... adult acute lymphocytic leukemia, treatment for ALL, ALL

Radiation Therapy: Managing Short-Term Side Effects

: Managing Short-Term Side Effects Radiation therapy uses high-energy X-rays or particles to kill ... . To feel better: Try light exercise each day. Take short walks. Plan tasks for the times when

After Your Bypass: Pacing Yourself

want to make short trips out of the house. Try to limit any trips to one hour for the first week you

Understanding Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)

pain. TENS pain relief is short-term (temporary). So the treatment can be done as often as needed ... Skin irritation at the electrode sites Allergic rash (dermatitis) from electrodes, adhesive, or

Cardiac Catheterization Podcast

of the injection of dye into coronary arteries and the catheter insertion sites. Play Audio

Health Tip: Short-term Effects of Marijuana

Health Tip: Short-term Effects of Marijuana (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana is a commonly used ... the mind-altering chemical THC. Short-term effects of marijuana use include: Altered sense of

Preventing Trips on the Job

*Trips Job Prevent ... To prevent trips on the job, watch for hazards, don't take shortcuts, and keep work areas well lit ... and clean. Preventing Trips on the Job Trips are usually caused by taking shortcuts, poor ... 85653; Preventing trips on the job


every now and then. In fact, insomnia is the most common sleep problem in the U.S. This short-term ... , and increased errors and accidents. Treatment Short-term insomnia often goes away on its own. In


your health care provider. He or she will help you set reasonable, short-term goals. For example ... , losing just some of your weight can reduce your risk for obesity-related diseases. Short-term goals will

Exercises to Increase Agility: Short Sprints

*Exercises Agility Short Sprints ... Agility Exercise: Short Sprints ... Learn how to do short sprints to increase your agility. Exercises to Increase Agility: Short ... that causes pain. Here are the steps for the short sprints: Sprint forward  10 to 15 feet. Stop ... 89955; exercises to increase agility; agility exercises; increase agility; short sprints; Exercise Therapy; Exercise Therapies; Physical Conditioning


knee. Other sites for osteosarcoma include the upper leg (thighbone), the lower leg, or the upper arm ... , short height, and a higher risk of developing osteosarcoma. It is caused by an abnormality in the

What Do You Know About Living with Asthma?

Asthma is a disease that affects the lungs. It is the most common long-term disease of children ... Asthma? Asthma is a disease that affects the airways of the lungs. It is the most common long-term

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