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Short, concise 2-page infographic summary sheets on a specific topic in medicine.
 

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Preview of Summary Sheet 'Urogenital Atrophy'

Urogenital Atrophy

Urogenital atrophy (UGA) is a condition caused by a drop in the level of oestrogen.

(PDF 360 KB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Prévention du Cancer de la Peau Noire'

Prévention du Cancer de la Peau Noire

Le cancer de la peau peut toucher tous les types de peau.

(PDF 338 KB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Skin Cancer Prevention for Dark Skin'

Skin Cancer Prevention for Dark Skin

Skin cancer can affect people of all skin types. Even if you have a dark skin tone, you can develop skin cancer.

(PDF 192 KB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia'

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

You or a family member have been diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). This leaflet gives you some basic information about the condition and may help answer some of your questions.

(PDF 1,2 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Hautkrebs: Selbstuntersuchung und Prävention'

Hautkrebs: Selbstuntersuchung und Prävention

Hautkrebs ist die häufigste und zugleich am meisten vermeidbare Krebsart. Anleitung zur Selbstuntersuchung und Ratschläge zur Vermeidung von Hautschäden.

(PDF 365 KB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Waldenström macroglobulinemia'

Waldenström macroglobulinemia

You or a family member have been diagnosed with Waldenström macroglobulinemia (WM). This leaflet gives you some basic information about the condition and helps answer some of your questions.

(PDF 2,2 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'What is IBD?'

What is IBD?

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is two different disorders with overlapping features: ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.

(PDF 4,8 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Skin Cancer: Self-Examination and Prevention'

Skin Cancer: Self-Examination and Prevention

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer. It is also the most preventable cancer.

(PDF 275 KB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Asthma'

Asthma

Asthma is a long-term (chronic) condition in which your airways become inflamed and swollen, often with too much mucus production.

(PDF 607 KB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Asma'

Asma

El asma es un trastorno crónico (de duración prolongada) en que sus vías respiratorias se inflaman e hinchan, a menudo con una producción excesiva de moco.

(PDF 2,8 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Supporting Patients to Use a Vacuum Erection Device'

Supporting Patients to Use a Vacuum Erection Device

This leaflet aims to help nurses answer patients’ questions so that they can support patients using a vacuum erection device (VED) for penile rehabilitation after complex pelvic surgery or pelvic radiotherapy, or to prevent shrinkage due to lack of erections.

(PDF 7,5 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Alpha Thalassemia'

Alpha Thalassemia

You or a family member have been diagnosed with alpha thalassemia (AT). This leaflet will give you some basic information about the condition and help answer some of your questions.

(PDF 3 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Beta Thalassemia'

Beta Thalassemia

You or a family member have been diagnosed with beta thalassemia (BT). This leaflet will give you some basic information about the condition and help answer some of your questions.

(PDF 3 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Thalassemia Screening'

Thalassemia Screening

This leaflet informs you about thalassemia screening. Screening means doing laboratory tests to look for a condition before it is noticeable or to see if you are at risk of having a child who is affected with a condition.

(PDF 2,6 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'KRAS G12C in Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer'

KRAS G12C in Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

There are three main types of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and large cell carcinoma. In any of these, cancer cells can break away from the lung, travel to another part of the body, and form another tumor.

(PDF 7 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'When Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy Stops Working'

When Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy Stops Working

This is a type of immunotherapy, using the body’s immune system to fight cancer. It’s sometimes called immuno-oncology (I-O) treatment.

(PDF 5,8 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Biomarkers in Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer'

Biomarkers in Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Cancers are named after the type of cell that becomes cancerous. There are many different cell types in the lungs, so there is more than one type of lung cancer.

(PDF 6,6 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'What is Acute Myeloid Leukemia?'

What is Acute Myeloid Leukemia?

Acute myeloid leukemia, also known as AML, is a cancer of myeloid blood stem cells. ‘Myelo’ means bone marrow and ‘acute’ means that it develops quickly. Normal myeloid stem cells go on to develop into red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets that circulate in your blood. So, AML affects the production of all these blood cells.

(PDF 7,3 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'What is Cholangiocarcinoma?'

What is Cholangiocarcinoma?

Cholangiocarcinoma is a bile duct cancer. It starts in the lining of the ducts inside and leaving the liver. The hepatic ducts and common bile duct drain bile from the liver to the first section of the small intestine. Bile duct cancers are different from cancers of the gallbladder.

(PDF 12,6 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'What is Myelodysplastic Syndrome?'

What is Myelodysplastic Syndrome?

Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is a rare blood condition. It is most often diagnosed in people over 65 and more often in men than women. There are several different types of MDS, affecting one or more of the different types of blood cell. MDS can sometimes run in families but most people don’t have a family history.

(PDF 6,2 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Understanding Menopause'

Understanding Menopause

50% of women go through the menopause transition without consulting a health professional, yet 4 out of 5 women have symptoms. Don’t struggle in silence. Use this sheet to inform yourself, make a note of your symptoms and talk to a doctor. There are lots of treatment options for troublesome symptoms.

(PDF 3,4 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Metastatic Prostate Cancer'

Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Metastatic prostate cancer is advanced disease that has spread beyond the prostate gland. Prostate cancer starts in the prostate gland, which surrounds the urethra.

(PDF 1,7 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Myeloma: Cancer of the Immune System'

Myeloma: Cancer of the Immune System

Myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells, a type of white blood cell that resides in the bone marrow.

(PDF 4,8 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Understanding Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency'

Understanding Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency

Pyruvate kinase (PK) deficiency is a rare genetic disease that affects red blood cells.

(PDF 4,8 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Staging of Prostate Cancer'

Staging of Prostate Cancer

The prostate gland is below the bladder. It surrounds the urethra – the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the penis.

(PDF 7,3 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Colorectal Cancer Highlights – 2022 ESMO Annual Meeting'

Colorectal Cancer Highlights – 2022 ESMO Annual Meeting

A total of 1,912 abstracts presenting the latest advances in cancer treatment were presented at the congress.

(PDF 119 KB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Breast Cancer Highlights - 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting'

Breast Cancer Highlights - 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting

Advances in breast cancer research and therapeutics were the conference topics attracting broadest interest.

(PDF 93 KB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Echocardiography in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy'

Echocardiography in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Cardiac imaging, most commonly echocardiography, is used to aid the diagnosis of HCM and to monitor patients after diagnosis.

(PDF 5,6 MB)

Preview of Summary Sheet 'Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy'

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a myocardial disorder defined by ventricular hypertrophy that cannot be explained by another cardiac or systemic disease.

(PDF 6,5 MB)

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