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ostomy

[os-tuh-me] a general term meaning an opening, especially one made by surgery. See also colostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy, urostomy.

Ostomies

... Ostomies. An ostomy (or stoma) is a surgical opening made in the skin
as a way for waste products to leave the body. An ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/index

To learn more

... United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. ... International Ostomy
Association (IOA) Web site: www.ostomyinternational.org. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/colostomyguide/colostomy-add-res

Urostomy: A Guide

... (An ET nurse is a specially trained registered nurse who takes care
of and teaches ostomy patients. This nurse may also ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002931-pdf.pdf

To learn more

... United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. ... International Ostomy
Association (IOA) Web site: www.ostomyinternational.org. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/urostomyguide/urostomy-add-res

Colostomy: A Guide

... (An ET nurse is a specially trained registered nurse who takes care
of and teaches ostomy patients. This nurse may also ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002823-pdf.pdf

Ileostomy: A Guide

... managing your ileostomy. Discuss these ideas with your doctor or ostomy
nurse and adapt them to your needs. Give new ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002870-pdf.pdf

Getting help, information, and support

... Your doctor and ostomy nurse are important sources of information and support. ...
A special source of help with your adjustment is an ostomy visitor. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/ileostomyguide/ileostomy-getting-help-info-and-support

Getting help, information, and support

... Your doctor and ostomy nurse are important sources of information and support. ...
A special source of help with your adjustment is an ostomy visitor. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/colostomyguide/colostomy-getting-help-info-and-support

To learn more

... United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. ... International Ostomy
Association (IOA) Web site: www.ostomyinternational.org. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/ileostomyguide/ileostomy-add-res