Lung Cancer Prevention

Who Is at Risk? Lung cancer risk is largely a function of older age combined with extensive cigarette smoking history. Lung cancer is more common in men than women and in those of lower socioeconomic status. Patterns of lung cancer according to demographic...

Small Cell Lung Cancer Pathophysiology

Cellular Classification of SCLC Pathologic Classification The current classification of subtypes of SCLC includes the following:[1] Small cell carcinoma. Combined small cell carcinoma (i.e., SCLC combined with neoplastic squamous and/or glandular components). SCLC...

Fanconi Anemia Genetics

Description Fanconi anemia is a condition that affects many parts of the body. People with this condition may have bone marrow failure, physical abnormalities, organ defects, and an increased risk of certain cancers. The major function of bone marrow is to produce new...

Iron-Deficiency Anemia Treatment

Iron-deficiency anemia is a common type of anemia that occurs if you do not have enough iron in your body. People with mild or moderate iron-deficiency anemia may not have any signs or symptoms. More severe iron-deficiency anemia may cause fatigue or tiredness,...

Epilepsy Current Research

For individuals living with a treatment-resistant form of the seizure disorders known as “the epilepsies,” each day can bring debilitating seizures as well as challenges from co-occurring conditions that dramatically impair quality of life. This brochure, for people...