Types of Cancers

Types of Cancers 150 150 Tony Guo
  • Types of Cancers
  • Oropharynx
  • Stomach
  • Larynx
  • Pancreas
  • Esophagus
  • Kidney and ureter
  • Trachea, bronchus, and lung
  • Cervix
  • Acute myeloid leukemia
  • Bladder
  • Types of Chronic diseases associated
  • Stroke
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Blindness, Cataracts
  • Hip fractures
  • Periodontitis
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Aortic aneurysm
  • Pneumonia
  • Reproductive effects in women (including reduced fertility)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and other respiratory effects
  • Tobacco Cessation
    • Our professional responsibility to help persons stop using tobacco
    • Even brief advice and intervention can impact the likelihood of quitting
    • The five A’s for users who desire to quit
      • Ask: Identify all tobacco users at every contact.
      • Advise: Strongly urge all tobacco users to quit.
      • Assess: Determine willingness to make a quit attempt.
      • Assist: Develop a plan with the patient to help the patient quit (e.g., counseling, medication).
      • Arrange: Schedule follow-up contact.
    • The five R’s for users unwilling to quit
      • Relevance: Ask the patient to indicate why quitting is personally relevant (e.g., health).
      • Risks: Ask the patient to identify his or her potential risks/consequences of tobacco use.
      • Rewards: Ask the patient to identify potential benefits of stopping tobacco use.
      • Roadblocks: Ask patient to identify barriers or impediments to quitting.
      • Repetition: Repeat process every clinic visit.
    • Smoking cessation products
      • Nicotine replacement products
        • OTC skin patches, lozenges, gum
        • Prescription inhalers, nasal spray
      • Non-nicotine medications

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