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fistula

[fist-chu-luh]an abnormal passage, opening, or connection between 2 internal organs or from an internal organ to the outside of the body.

Bevacizumab

... In rare cases, this drug can cause a hole (perforation), a passageway that
isn't supposed to be there (fistula), or an abscess in the intestines. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/guidetocancerdrugs/bevacizumab

How is cancer of the esophagus diagnosed?

... This test can also be used to diagnose one of the more serious complications
of esophageal cancer called a tracheo-esophageal fistula. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/esophaguscancer/detailedguide/esophagus-cancer-diagnosis

Cabozantinib

... In rare cases, this drug can cause a hole (perforation) in the intestines or an
abnormal connection (fistula) between parts of the body that are not ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/guidetocancerdrugs/cabozantinib

References: Advanced cancer

... Wong SL, Chang AE. Acute Abdomen, Bowel Obstruction, and Fistula.
In: Abeloff MD, Armitage JO, Lichter AS, Niederhuber JE. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/advancedcancer/advanced-cancer-references1

Cancer Glossary

... fistula Search [fist-chu-luh]. an abnormal passage, opening, or connection
between 2 internal organs or from an internal organ to the outside of the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=f

Vandetanib

... If you have ever had a hole or tear (perforation) in your stomach or intestine,
or if you have ever had a fistula (abnormal connection between 2 parts ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/guidetocancerdrugs/vandetanib

Photodynamic Therapy

... A fistula (abnormal opening) between the esophagus and the windpipe (trachea)
or one of the lower large breathing tubes (a bronchus); ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/photodynamic-therapy

Ziv-aflibercept

... Rarely, this drug may cause an abnormal opening, known as a fistula, to form
between parts of the body that are not normally connected, such as ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/guidetocancerdrugs/ziv-aflibercept

Prostate Cancer

... Page 52. After cryosurgery, less than 1% of men develop a fistula (an
abnormal connection) between the rectum and bladder. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003134-pdf.pdf

Surgery for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers

... Laryngectomy and pharyngectomy can also lead to the development of a fistula
(an abnormal opening between 2 areas that are not normally ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/laryngealandhypopharyngealcancer/overviewguide/laryngeal-and-hypopharyngeal-cancer-overview-treating-surgery