Bone Marrow Biopsy

A bone marrow biopsy removes a small amount of bone and a small amount of fluid and cells from inside the bone (bone marrow). A bone marrow aspiration removes only the marrow. These tests are often done to find the … Continue reading

Chemotherapy Treatment

Chemotherapy is the treatment of cancer with drugs that can destroy cancer cells by impeding their growth and reproduction. Traditional chemotherapeutic agents act by killing cells that divide rapidly, one of the main properties of most cancer cells. Some newer … Continue reading

Procrit® (epoetin alfa) – Anemia Treatment

Procrit is a man-made form of a protein that helps your bodyproduce red blood cells. The amount of this protein in your body may be reduced when you have kidney failure or use certain medications. When fewer red blood cells … Continue reading

Prolia® (denosumab) – Post-menopausal Osteoporosis Treatment

Prolia is a specialized injectable treatment for women experiencing osteoporosis. Women who are candidates of Prolia use have post-menopausal osteoporosis and are at high risk for fracture. Prolia is proven to help protect bones by increasing bone density. This makes … Continue reading

Provenge® (sipuleucel-T) – Prostate Cancer Treatment

Provenge is used for the treatment of prostate cancer. More specifically, it is an autologous cellular immuno-therapy used for asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic, metastatic prostate cancer. It is used to stimulate the patient’s own immune system to better firght the cancer … Continue reading

Reclast® (zoledronic acid) – Osteoporosis Treatment

Reclast is a specialized injectable treatment for osteoporosis. Along with daily calcium and Vitamin D, it can help strengthen and protect bones. Reclast is an annual osteoporosis treatment and therefore the benefits last for an entire year. Your doctor may order … Continue reading

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