Ask the expert: disease modifying drugs

Ask the expert: disease modifying drugs

A disease modifying drug or a disease modifying treatment are the same thing. Some people refer to it as DMTs others to DMDs. A disease modifying drug is usually given to people with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis to slow down the relapses, to prevent the relapses from happening and also, in some cases, they slowRead More Ask the expert: disease modifying drugs

Filgrastim Reduces Infection Risk from Chemotherapy – Overview

Filgrastim Reduces Infection Risk from Chemotherapy – Overview

Filgrastim is a prescription medication used to reduce the risk of infection in people receiving strong chemotherapy that decreases the number of infection-fighting white blood cells known as neutrophils. Filgrastim belongs to a group of drugs called colony stimulating factors, which stimulate the body to produce neutrophils. This medication comes in an injectable form thatRead More Filgrastim Reduces Infection Risk from Chemotherapy – Overview

Neulasta Helps Reduce Infection Risk During Chemotherapy – Overview

Neulasta Helps Reduce Infection Risk During Chemotherapy – Overview

Neulasta, is a prescription medication used to reduce the risk of infection in people receiving chemotherapy that decreases the number of infection-fighting white blood cells known as neutrophils. Neulasta belongs to a group of drugs called colony stimulating factors, which stimulate the body to produce neutrophils. This medication comes in an injectable form and injectedRead More Neulasta Helps Reduce Infection Risk During Chemotherapy – Overview

Weekend Update: Pete Davidson on Going Bald – SNL

Weekend Update: Pete Davidson on Going Bald – SNL

>>>THE CDC IS WARNING OF AN INCREASE IN OPIATE OVERDOSES AND IS COSTING AMERICANS $78 BILLION A YEAR. WITH MORE ON THIS IS RESIDENT YOUNG PERSON PETE DAVIDSON.>>NOT ANYMORE. COLIN, YOU GOT TO CHANGE THE CUE CARD, I’M NO LONGER A YOUNG PERSON. MY CAREER IS OVER. >>WAIT, WHAT? WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT, PETE?>>ITRead More Weekend Update: Pete Davidson on Going Bald – SNL

Hormone therapy and chemotherapy – prostate cancer

Hormone therapy and chemotherapy – prostate cancer

My name is Urban Emmenegger, I’m a Medical Oncologist here at the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre. I’m specializing in the treatment of prostate cancer and the way I do that is different from some of my colleagues, I use mostly hormonal treatments and I use chemotherapy. Prostate cancer is a very specific disease in thatRead More Hormone therapy and chemotherapy – prostate cancer