Chemotherapy utilizes chemical medicinal compounds to stop cancer cells from growing. Chemotherapy is considered a "systemic" treament. Chemotherapy is given in a treatment plan or schedule known as a regimen. Chemotherapy can be administered intraveneously, through a body cavity, or orally, depending upon the drugs your doctor has prescribed for your regimen. For more information, click here.
Bisphosphonates are anti-resorption medicines, which means they slow or stop the natural process that dissolves bone tissue, resulting in maintained or increased bone density and strength.
Bisphosphonates may be taken by men or women. For more information, click here.
The term electrolyte means that an ion is electrically-charged.Your kidneys work to keep the electrolyte concentrations in your blood constant despite changes in your body. These electrolytes must be replaced to keep the electrolyte concentrations of your body fluids constant. For more information, click here.
Iron is an essential substance for the human body to function well and properly. The significance of iron is seen in transporting oxygen to tissues via hemoglobin in red blood cells. Iron deficiency is caused by a deficit in total body iron, resulting from iron requirements that exceed the iron supply. For more information, click here.