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A Simple Guide To Sarcoma, Diagnosis, Treatment And Relate...
by Kenneth Kee

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English

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Publication Date

March 24, 2017

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Sarcoma is a rare type of aggressive tumor that starts in the primitive tissues of the body.<br />These tissues attach, support and enclose other body structures.<br />The tissues are muscle, fat, bone, blood vessels, nerves, tendons and the lining of the joints.<br />Sarcoma can happen anywhere in the body, but the most frequent types happen in the abdomen and in the arms and legs.<br />Sarcomas normally start from soft tissue or bony sites on the body, giving rise to the main division into bony and soft tissue sarcomas.<br />There are more than 30 different subtypes of sarcomas mentioned.<br />These are comparatively rare cancers that consist of 1% of all malignancies. <br />Different subtypes of sarcoma involve patients from different age groups; no one particular age group is more often affected with all sarcoma subtypes.<br />Generally, cancer happens when cells form errors (mutations) in their DNA.<br />The errors make cells proliferate and multiply out of control.<br />The collection of abnormal cells develops into a tumor that can proliferate to attack nearby structures and extend to other parts of the body.<br />Factors that may increase the risk of sarcoma are:<br />1. Inherited syndromes. <br />A risk of soft tissue sarcoma can be inherited from the parents.<br />Genetic syndromes that increase the risk include hereditary retinoblastoma, Li-Fraumeni syndrome, familial adenomatous polyposis, neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis and Werner syndrome.<br />Patients with hereditary diseases such as neurofibromatosis who have numerous benign swellings of nerve sheaths have a higher danger of one of these enlarged nerve sheaths turning cancerous.<br />2. Chemical exposure. <br />Being exposed to certain chemicals, such as herbicides, arsenic and dioxin, may increase the risk of soft tissue sarcomas.<br />3. Radiation exposure. <br />Previous radiation treatment for other cancers can increase the risk of soft tissue sarcomas.<br />Patients with prior radiotherapy have a slightly higher chance of developing a sarcoma within the previously radiated area.<br />A sarcoma may not cause any signs and symptoms in its early stages.<br />As the tumor proliferates, it may cause:<br />1. A visible lump or swelling<br />2. Pain, if a tumor presses on nerves or muscles<br />Many patients first see a doctor because of a lump or mass on the trunk, leg or arm.<br />The swelling may or may not be painful.<br />The sarcoma is diagnosed when a biopsy of a lump on the arm, leg or trunk is evaluated under a microscope <br />Once a sarcoma is diagnosed, other tests such as magnetic resonance image scanning (MRI) of the location of cancer to find out the extent of the cancer and if it is operable, computerized scans (CT) of the lungs and liver to find out if the cancer has spread, are normally done.<br />Treatment of Sarcoma<br />The treatment options for sarcoma will depend on the size, form and site of the tumor.<br />Surgery is a frequent treatment for soft tissue sarcoma.<br />Surgery normally requires removing the cancer and some healthy tissue surrounding it.<br />When soft tissue sarcoma involves the arms and legs, it may be require to amputate the involved arm or leg.<br />Doctors always attempt their best to prevent amputation.<br />One method to achieve this may be using chemotherapy and radiation to shrink the tumor before surgery<br />Radiation therapy requires treating cancer with high-powered beams of energy.<br />The doctor may indicate using radiation therapy before surgery to shrink a tumor<br />Radiation is also done after surgery to kill any cancer cells that have remained<br />Chemotherapy is a drug treatment that uses medicines to kill cancer cells.<br />Chemotherapy can be given by pill, through a vein .<br />Some forms of sarcoma react better to chemotherapy <br />Targeted drugs obstruct specific abnormal signals present in sarcoma cells that permit them to proliferate.<br />TABLE OF CONTENT<br />Introduction<br />Chapter 1 Sarcoma<br />Chapter 2 Causes<br />Chapter 3 Symptoms<br />Chapter 4 Diagnosis<br />Chapter 5 Treatment<br />Chapter 6 Prognosis<br />Chapter 7 Kaposi Sarcoma<br />Chapter 8 Cancer<br />Epilogue<br /><br />
Kann man das menschliche Gehirn in einem Computer simulieren? (Ge...
by Frank Mann

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German

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March 23, 2017

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Tausende Wissenschaftler beschäftigen sich mit dem menschlichen Gehirn.<br />Ein paar Forscher auf der Welt wollen das Gehirn aber nicht nur untersuchen.<br />Sie wollen es künstlich nachbilden.<br />Der Wissenschaftler Ray Kurzweil geht davon aus, dass das menschliche Gehirn in weniger als 15 Jahren in einem Computer simuliert werden kann.<br />Wie plausibel ist diese These?<br />
Homo: A Brief History of Consciousness
by Abhijit Naskar

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English

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March 24, 2017

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HOMO: A Brief History of Consciousness is Abhijit Naskar’s yet another scientific work of adventure. In this book he turns the clock back millions of years for the readers to witness the evolution of the most mysterious living mechanism on planet earth - The Human Consciousness.<br />Here he takes a broader approach of scientific investigation and dives deep into the abyss of history to reveal the exhilarating scientific truths behind apparently ancient questions like:<br />How and when did humans start to become truly humans?<br />What exactly triggered the mysterious development of Human Consciousness?<br />How did the humans turn out to be the smartest species on this planet?<br />This is a page-turning adventure story that stunningly enables even the most non-technical reader to think like a brain scientist.
CANCER: Through A Mother's Eyes
by Janice DeLawter

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English

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March 19, 2017

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This is a passionate and personal look at my daughter’s journey with appendix cancer. I can’t tell this story from her perspective, I am not the one with cancer. Starting with her diagnosis, I share every gut wrenching emotion of this evil disease. This story is a gripping look at a disease that is so rare it is not given the awareness it deserves, it’s so often misdiagnosed. If you have a child diagnosed with cancer, any kind of cancer this will give you a touching look from a mother’s perspective, through a mother’s eyes.
Respiratory Care: Assessment and Management
by Deborah Duncan

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English

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140

Publication Date

March 24, 2017

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More than 30% of patients who visit a doctor each year have respiratory complaints. These can range from minor infections (such as the common cold) to chronic obstructive conditions (such as asthma).<br /><br />This helpful book looks at the respiratory problems that nursing and healthcare professionals are most likely to encounter in clinical practice. Beginning with an overview of the respiratory system, the author then discusses history taking, and the physical assessment and secondary tests needed to assess a patient with an undiagnosed respiratory condition. This is followed by chapters on the aetiology, assessment and management of specific acute and chronic conditions, as well as a chapter on the pharmacology of respiratory disease. Finally, the author looks at intermediate, home-based and end of life care.<br /><br />Featuring boxes, tables, diagrams, reader activities, a list of abbreviations and a full glossary, this book offers a holistic and practical approach to caring for a patient with a respiratory disease.<br /><br /><br />Contents include:<br /><br />• Introduction<br />• A quick look at anatomy and physiology<br />• Respiratory assessment<br />• Physical assessment<br />• Secondary data<br />• Acute conditions <br />• Chronic conditions<br />• Self-management<br />• Pharmacology <br />• Intermediate, home-based and end of life care
BASICS Rheumatologie (German Edition)
by , Roman Reindl-Schwaighof...

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German

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149

Publication Date

March 20, 2017

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<b>GUT - BESSER - BASICS</b> <p><b>GUT:</b> umfassender Einblick - Nephrologie und Rheumatologie in einem Buch: von den Grundlagen der Nephrologie und der Rheumatologie über Diagnostik und Therapie der akuten und chronischen Niereninsuffizienz, der Glomerulopathien und systemischen Erkrankungen mit Nierenbeteiligung sowie verschiedene Verfahren der Nierenersatztherapie; im zweiten Teil folgen Diagnostik und Therapie der rheumatoiden Arthritis, der Spondylarthritiden, Kollagenosen und Vaskulitiden </p> <p><b>BESSER:</b> Fallbeispiele zum besseren Verständnis der Zusammenhänge und Vorbereitung für die nächste Prüfung: alle wichtigen IMPP-Inhalte sind drin!</p> <p> <b>BASICS:</b> schneller Einstieg garantiert: pro Thema eine übersichtliche Doppelseite, viele Abbildungen und die beliebte Zusammenfassung.</p>
Four Life Lessons I Learned from Open Heart Surgery
by T. C. Browne

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English

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March 30, 2017

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Have you ever had to deal with a life crisis? If so, you'll be able to identify with the lessons I progressively learned as I went through a big one. If you haven't, you'll be better prepared to deal with one when (not "if") it happens to you!<br /><br />I learned these lessons the hard way and not all at once. They progressively unfolded over a five month period and they are not theories, they are "news from the front", told candidly but as light-heartedly as the topic allows. Advance reader comments include words such as inspirational, enlightening, well-written and entertaining. That's quite a range of reactions but all positive.<br /><br />By the way, $2.00 from every book sold will go to charity, split 50/50 between the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society. <br /> <br />My particular issue spanned both worlds, making survival and then recovery doubly difficult. I was fortunate to have some of the best doctors on the planet leading my recovery and I want to show them how much support there is "out there" for what they do.<br /><br />Please join me in that effort and enjoy the book!<br /><br />
Epilepsy: A Global Approach
by Cambridge University Press

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English

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208

Publication Date

April 06, 2017

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This comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to epilepsy compares and contrasts scientific knowledge, clinical experience and social consciousness between Western and non-Western cultures, enhancing transcultural understanding and providing a paradigm for an integrative, truly global health policy for this disorder. Topics covered include pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of epilepsy; care models and traditional medical systems; service organization in resource-limited countries; cultural perspectives on consequences of epilepsy; social, anthropological, economic, political, and spiritual issues related to living with epilepsy; infectious and non-infectious causes and risk-factors; region-specific syndromes. Uniquely drawing attention to both a medical perspective and the burden of living with epilepsy, this is a must-have reference work for epileptologists, neurologists, epidemiologists, medical policymakers and health administrators in both the developed and developing world.
Arthritis Reversal Diet (How to, naturally, cure): A 60 Day Diet ...
by Charles Fairer

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English

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Publication Date

March 18, 2017

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Research on arthiritis and how to reverse it has come a long way. Unfortunately many of the books on Amazon replay the same old advice: eat less calories, eat lower fat to lose weight. Unilke those books, this book addresses why arthiritis is occuring in the first place (its nothing to do with excess weight!). <br /><br />This book will guide you on how to treat and reverse your arthritis naturally using the protocol outlined.<br /><br />This guide is the same that I use to treat patients in my London clinic and have successfully treated 100's of people helping them get their lives back!
Lyme Disease Testing: Step-By-Step Expert Advice On How To Test F...
by Sean Galla

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English

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Publication Date

March 19, 2017

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