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systemic disease

[sis-tem-ick] in cancer, this term means that a cancer that started in one place has spread to distant organs or structures. Compare to carcinoma in situ, localized cancer.

Whole-body (systemic) treatments for skin lymphomas

... Systemic chemo is not often used for early skin lymphoma, but it may be used
when the disease in the skin is more advanced and no longer getting ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lymphomaoftheskin/detailedguide/lymphoma-of-the-skin-treating-whole-body-treatments

Treatment for specific types of skin lymphoma

... many years. However, the disease can eventually become more
advanced, and patients may need systemic treatments. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lymphomaoftheskin/detailedguide/lymphoma-of-the-skin-treating-specific-types

Treating Bowen disease

... Learn About Cancer » Skin Cancer - Basal and Squamous Cell » Detailed
Guide » Treating Bowen disease. ... Treating Bowen disease. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-basalandsquamouscell/detailedguide/skin-cancer-basal-and-squamous-cell-treating-bowen-disease

Systemic chemotherapy for basal and squamous cell skin ...

... Next Topic. Targeted therapy for basal and squamous cell skin cancers.
Systemic chemotherapy for basal and squamous cell skin cancers. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-basalandsquamouscell/detailedguide/skin-cancer-basal-and-squamous-cell-treating-systemic-chemotherapy

Systemic treatments for bone metastases

... they are used alone as the main treatment for advanced disease. ...
Immunotherapy is a systemic therapy that boosts the body's immune system ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/bonemetastasis/bone-metastasis-systemic-treatments

News By Topic

... The FDA has approved Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) for Hodgkin disease
and systemic anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ALCL). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/newsbytopic/index?topic=hodgkin%20disease

Treatment of retinoblastoma, based on extent of the disease

... artery that feeds the eye (intra-arterial chemotherapy) instead of systemic
chemotherapy. ... of these treatments doesn't control the disease, surgery to ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/retinoblastoma/detailedguide/retinoblastoma-treating-by-extent

Neuropathological and Disease Processes in Childhood and ...

Page 1. Page 2. Neuropathological and Disease Processes in Childhood and
Adult ... Page 7. Neurotoxicity of Systemic MTX • Seizures, strokes ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/acspc-027670.pdf

Lymphoma of the Skin

... A dermatologist: a doctor who treats diseases of the ... However, the disease
can eventually become more ... and patients may need systemic treatments ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003118-pdf.pdf

Exercise-Based Rehabilitation Following

... 75% diagnosed with inoperable disease ... systemic therapies (chemotherapy,
targeted ... common age-related diseases, poor symptom ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/acspc-027688.pdf