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Prostheses

... (“Prostheses” refers to more than one; just one is called a prosthesis,
pronounced pross-thee-sis ... Find out if you might need a prosthesis. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-prostheses

Surgery for Ewing tumors

... is replaced either with a bone graft (piece of bone from another part of the
body or from another person) or with an internal prosthesis (a rod-shaped ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ewingfamilyoftumors/detailedguide/ewing-family-of-tumors-treating-surgery

Body image after breast cancer treatment

... A breast form is a prosthesis (artificial body part) worn either inside a bra or
attached to the body to simulate the appearance and feel of a natural ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-after-body-image

Surgery for osteosarcoma | American Cancer Society

... is replaced with a bone graft (piece of bone from another part of the body or
from another person) or with an internal prosthesis (a man-made ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/osteosarcoma/detailedguide/osteosarcoma-treating-surgery

Surgery for testicular cancer

... To restore a more natural look, a man can have a testicular prosthesis
surgically implanted in his scrotum. The prosthesis ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/testicularcancer/detailedguide/testicular-cancer-treating-surgery

What treatments are available to help with erections?

... Penile prostheses or implants. Surgery to implant a prosthesis in the penis
was the first really successful treatment for medical erection problems. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinmen/sexualityfortheman/sexuality-for-men-with-cancer-methods-to-help-with-erections

Surgery for bone cancer

... This cuff fits into the end of an artificial limb (or prosthesis). After surgery, a
person must learn how to use the prosthesis in rehabilitation. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bonecancer/detailedguide/bone-cancer-treating-surgery

Joking About Cancer is OK - Sometimes

... The majority of my friends, much to my surprise, were fascinated by the logistics
of the whole thing, from how the prosthesis was made to weirder ...

http://www.cancer.org/myacs/newengland/cancer-is-no-laughing-matter

Cancer Glossary

... Also, can mean a natural or artificial structure (called a prosthesis) inserted
into the body to restore the shape or function of an organ after surgery ...

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