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Expert-reviewed information summary about tests used to detect or screen for lung cancer.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: June 16, 2017

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of small cell lung cancer.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: May 11, 2018

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: May 2, 2018

We reviewed the effects of bronchial thermoplasty in people with asthma.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews: Plain Language Summaries [Internet] - John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Version: March 3, 2014

This book aims to help consumers and practitioners develop the skills to assess health advice – and hopefully to make decisions that will improve the quality of their care. For some people, making better-informed decisions could be life saving. We hope that it will be useful if you are struggling to come to terms with an illness or injury, and the best ways of managing it. Or you may simply want to lead a healthier life, and may be wondering how to make sense of the often conflicting flood of health information that deluges us every day, through the media, and from our friends and health practitioners.

Hammersmith Press.

Version: 2008

Treatment for malignant mesothelioma may include surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy, as well as targeted therapy. The type of treatment you receive depends on where the cancer is found and at what stage. Find out about treatment options for malignant mesothelioma.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: May 2, 2018

Expert-reviewed information summary about tests used to detect or screen for prostate cancer.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: February 22, 2018

Osteosarcoma and malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the bone are types of bone cancer. Osteosarcoma often affects teenagers and young adults. Treatment is usually surgery to remove the tumor and may include surgery or radiation therapy. Get information about risk factors, symptoms, tests to diagnose, prognosis and treatment osteosarcoma and MFH of bone in this expert-reviewed summary.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: May 7, 2018

Very rare cancers in children include nasopharyngeal, thyroid, oral, salivary, laryngeal, breast, lung, esophageal, cardiac, adrenocortical, gastric, pancreatic, GIST, carcinoid tumors, colorectal, bladder, and skin cancer. Get information about the diagnosis and treatment of these unusual childhood cancers in this expert-reviewed summary.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: April 20, 2018

Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH) is a type of cancer in which too many Langerhans cells (a type of white blood cell) grow in certain tissues and organs. It can affect one or more parts of the body, such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skin, bone, lung, and lymph nodes. Get information about LCH in adults and children, including symptoms, tests to diagnose, prognosis, and treatment in this expert-reviewed summary.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: April 9, 2018

Expert-reviewed information summary about common conditions that produce chest symptoms. The cardiopulmonary syndromes addressed in this summary are cancer-related dyspnea, malignant pleural effusion, pericardial effusion, and superior vena cava syndrome.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: August 31, 2016

Ewing sarcoma is a tumor that usually forms in bone, but may form in soft tissue. The prognosis depends on many factors, including where the tumor formed or spread in the body, the tumor’s size, and the child’s age. Get information about the symptoms, tests to diagnose, and treatment of Ewing sarcoma in this expert-reviewed summary.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: April 26, 2018

Penile cancer is highly curable when found early. Find out about risk factors, symptoms, tests to diagnose, prognosis, staging, and treatment for penile cancer.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: May 4, 2018

Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare type of skin cancer that usually starts in areas of skin exposed to the sun. Sun exposure and having a weak immune system can affect the risk of Merkel cell carcinoma. Merkel cell carcinoma usually appears as a single painless lump on sun-exposed skin. Find out more about risk factors, symptoms, tests to diagnose, prognosis, staging, and treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: May 2, 2018

Treatment of children with rhabdomyosarcoma often includes chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery. Learn about the signs, tests to diagnose, survival, treatment, and clinical trials for children with rhabdomyosarcoma in this expert-reviewed summary.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: April 30, 2018

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of metastatic cancer that has spread from an unidentified primary tumor.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: March 23, 2018

Soft tissue sarcomas can form almost anywhere in the body, but are most common in the head, neck, arms, legs, trunk, and abdomen. Find out about risk and genetic factors, symptoms, tests to diagnose, prognosis, staging, and treatment for soft tissue sarcoma.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: May 15, 2017

Thyroid nodules or tumors in children are rare and may be adenomas (not cancer) or carcinoma (cancer). The main types of pediatric thyroid carcinoma are papillary, follicular, or medullary. Get information about the risk factors, symptoms, tests to diagnose, and treatment of papillary, follicular, and medullary thyroid cancer in this expert-reviewed summary.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: April 19, 2018

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of Kaposi sarcoma.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: February 14, 2018

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of extragonadal germ cell tumors.

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries [Internet] - National Cancer Institute (US).

Version: May 4, 2018

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