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Complications of chemo therapy?

Nausea and vomiting associated with other causes such as biochemical processes, mucocitis, alopecia, tumor lysis syndrome, infertility, secondary malignant, extravasation, administration of drugs into the spine, handling, transporting and disposal of cytotoxis., older age, male and too much alcohol Full Answer

What is lysis?

There are two meanings of Lysis In Biochemistry Lysis is the dissolution of cells,such as blood cells or bacteria as by the action of a specific Lysin that disrupts the cells membrane. In Medical terms Lysis is the gradual subsiding… Full Answer

How is neuroendocrine tumors diagnosed?

The diagnosis of carcinoid syndrome is made by the measurement of 5-hydroxy indole acetic acid (5-HIAA) in the urine. 5-HIAA is a breakdown (waste) product of serotonin. If the syndrome is diagnosed, the presence of carcinoid tumor is a given. Full Answer