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  1. Stages of Sleep
  2. Stages of Endometriosis
  3. Stages of Syphilis
  4. Pressure Injuries: Stages
  5. Cancer Staging and Grading
  6. Heart Failure Stages
  7. Stages of Lyme Disease
  8. HIV: Stages of Infection
  9. Stages of Sleep Apnea
  10. Radiation for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
  11. Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease
  12. End-Stage Kidney Failure
  13. Breast Cancer: Lymph Node Surgery for Staging Cancer
  14. Thinking About Bilateral Mastectomy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
  15. Breast Cancer: Should I Have Chemotherapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer? Guides you through decision to use chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer. Lists reasons for and against chemotherapy. Covers side effects. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  16. Breast Cancer: Should I Have Breast-Conserving Surgery or a Mastectomy for Early-Stage Cancer? Guides you through decision about which surgery to have for early-stage breast cancer. Lists benefits and risks of both mastectomy and breast-conserving surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  17. Testicular Cancer: Which Treatment Should I Have for Stage I Nonseminoma Testicular Cancer After My Surgery? Guides through treatment choices for stage I nonseminoma testicular cancer after surgery to remove the testicle. Lists reasons for and against surveillance, chemotherapy, and lymph node surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  18. Testicular Cancer: Which Treatment Should I Have for Stage I Seminoma Testicular Cancer After My Surgery? Guides through treatment choices for stage I seminoma testicular cancer after surgery to remove the testicle. Lists reasons for and against surveillance, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  19. Family Life Cycle Discusses emotional and intellectual stages of life from childhood to your retirement years. Covers stages of the human life cycle, including independence and adulthood, coupling, parenting, and retirement.
  20. Chronic Kidney Disease Discusses chronic kidney disease (also called chronic renal failure), which means your kidneys don't work the way they should. Discusses dialysis. Covers treating diabetes and high blood pressure, which cause most cases of chronic kidney disease.
  21. American Urological Association Symptom Index
  22. Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE)
  23. Hospice Care Discusses hospice care, which includes medical, emotional, and spiritual care for people who are in the last stages of a serious illness. Guides through decision to seek hospice care. Covers how to choose a program. Covers end-of-life legal issues.
  24. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Infection Discusses HIV, a virus that attacks white blood cells called CD4+ cells which are an important part of the immune system. Covers symptoms and stages of infection, including last stage called AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). Covers HIV treatment.
  25. Milestones for Ages 15 to 18
  26. Intraocular Lens (IOL) Implants
  27. Health Screening: Finding Health Problems Early Covers screening tests, diagnostic tests, and medical exams used to find a disease or determine risk for certain health problems. Covers well-child visits. Includes links to info on routine tests for men, for women, and at various stages of life.
  28. Milestones for Ages 11 to 14
  29. Peritoneal Dialysis Discusses peritoneal dialysis. Covers having a catheter and using dialysate solution. Discusses hemodialysis. Looks at what to expect after treatment, how well it works, and risks.
  30. Kidney Failure: Should I Start Dialysis? Guides through decision whether to start kidney dialysis for kidney failure. Covers key factors in decision. Covers benefits and risks. Offers interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  31. Kidney Failure: When Should I Start Dialysis? Discusses the decision about when to start dialysis. Includes what kidney failure is, the treatment for it, and reasons why you might or might not want to start dialysis. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  32. Kidney Disease: Changing Your Diet Discusses changing your diet to help protect your kidneys when you have kidney disease. Gives general ideas about how to follow the diet your doctor or dietitian recommends. Covers restricting salt (sodium), protein, phosphorus, and potassium.
  33. Advance Care Planning: Should I Stop Kidney Dialysis? Guides through decision to stop kidney dialysis for kidney failure. Covers key factors in decision. Covers benefits and risks. Discusses what happens after dialysis is stopped. Offers interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  34. Kidney Failure: What Type of Dialysis Should I Have? Guides through decision about what type of dialysis to have for kidney failure. Explains the two basic types of dialysis: hemodialysis and peritoneal. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  35. Heart Failure Describes heart failure (congestive heart failure). Discusses common causes like hypertension and coronary artery disease. Has info on symptoms. Covers diagnostic tests and treatments. Discusses heart failure classification system and stages of CHF.
  36. Cervical Cancer Discusses testing, diagnosis, and treatment of cervical cancer. Explains how most cervical cancer is caused by a virus called human papillomavirus, or HPV. Explains it is usually found through screening. Covers prevention with vaccine.
  37. Interactive Tool: Are You Ready to Quit Smoking? Interactive tool measures your readiness to quit smoking. Helps you identify the stage of change that you're in. Offers questions to help you think about what to do next. Includes link to more extensive info on quitting tobacco use.
  38. Heart Failure: Daily Symptom Checks Learn how to easily check your symptoms daily so you can stay healthy.
  39. Heart Failure: Learn to Recognize Symptoms Learn how checking your symptoms every day helps you manage your heart failure.
  40. Heart Failure: Track Your Symptoms Learn to keep track of your symptoms to help manage your heart failure.
  41. Gamete and Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer (GIFT and ZIFT) for Infertility
  42. Prothrombin Time and INR Covers prothrombin time and INR tests to measure how long it takes blood to clot. Explains why tests are done, how they differ, and how to prepare. Includes possible results and what they may mean. Looks at what may affect test results.
  43. Prehypertension Covers blood pressure that is higher than normal, which could lead to high blood pressure. Looks at lowering blood pressure with diet, exercise, and quitting smoking. Includes following the DASH diet to lower blood pressure.
  44. Heart Failure: When to Act on Your Symptoms Learn how to be sure when changes in your symptoms mean you should get help.
  45. Kidney Transplant Discusses surgery to replace a diseased kidney with a healthy one. Explains what a living donor is. Covers what to expect after surgery. Looks at risks. Links to picture of kidney transplant. Links to more in-depth info on organ transplant.
  46. Dialysis: Your Vascular Access Learn what to expect when you have a vascular access procedure for hemodialysis.
  47. Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease
  48. Making a Change That Matters
  49. Uremia
  50. Dialysis: Living Better With Dialysis Watch the personal story of someone who's living better with dialysis.
  51. Dialysis: What Is It? Understand what dialysis is and how it helps you feel better and live longer.
  52. Hemodialysis Access: When Is the Right Time? Learn how timing affects what type of vascular access you can get before you start dialysis.
  53. Symptoms of Pregnancy
  54. Hemodialysis Compared to Peritoneal Dialysis
  55. Vascular Access Failure
  56. Dialysis: Measuring How Well It Works
  57. Kidney Disease: Medicines to Avoid
  58. Acute Kidney Injury Versus Chronic Kidney Disease
  59. Not Ready for Change?
  60. Thinking About a Change?
  61. Making Your Change Happen
  62. Coronary Artery Disease: Exercising for a Healthy Heart Covers importance of exercising regularly when you have coronary artery disease. Guides you through steps of starting a complete exercise program that includes aerobic exercise, strength training, and stretching. Explains how to set goals you can reach.
  63. Planning for a Change That Matters
  64. Home Test for Protein in Urine
  65. Healthy Eating: Taking Calcium and Vitamin D Discusses taking calcium and vitamin D to prevent or treat osteoporosis. Includes info on how much calcium you need based on your age or life stage. Offers list of calcium-rich foods and calcium supplements.
  66. Breast Cancer Provides info on breast cancer for women who have been diagnosed for the first time. Discusses symptoms and how breast cancer is diagnosed. Covers mammogram and clinical breast exam. Discusses treatment options, including mastectomy and chemotherapy.
  67. Breast Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent Discusses recurrent breast cancer. Covers symptoms and tests that diagnose cancer that has come back or spread. Discusses treatment with medicine or surgery. Offers home treatment tips for drug side effects or pain. Covers addressing emotional needs.
  68. Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  69. Parkinson's Disease: Classification
  70. Cataract Surgery
  71. Cataracts: Should I Have Surgery? Guides through decision to have cataract surgery. Describes the surgery and how well it works. Includes when cataract surgery is normally recommended. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  72. Cataract Surgery Learn what to expect during cataract surgery and how it can improve your vision.
  73. Cataracts: Questions About Surgery
  74. PTSD: Checking In With Yourself Learn how to check on how you're feeling during or after PTSD treatment.
  75. Cataracts: Eye Care After Surgery
  76. Replacement Therapy for Von Willebrand's Disease
  77. PMS: Ways to Record Your Symptoms
  78. Heart Rhythm Problems: Diary of Symptoms
  79. Breast Reconstruction: How Others Decided Hear what other women thought about as they decided whether to have breast reconstruction.
  80. Cervical Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Patient Information [NCI]
  81. Cervical Cancer: Radical Trachelectomy
  82. Cervical Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  83. Cervical Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI]
  84. Surgery for Glaucoma and a Cataract
  85. Cancer Treatment: Symptoms Diary for Nausea and Vomiting
  86. How to Track Your Stress
  87. Breast Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  88. Deciding About Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy Compare the pros and cons of having breast reconstruction after mastectomy.
  89. Breast Cancer: Should I Have Breast Reconstruction After a Mastectomy? Guides through decision to have breast reconstruction after a mastectomy. Describes what options are available for breast reconstruction and how it is done. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  90. Choosing a Prosthesis After Breast Cancer Surgery
  91. Breast Cancer Screening: When Should I Start Having Mammograms? Guides through decision on when to start having mammograms. Discusses the benefits and risks of having a mammogram and the risk for getting breast cancer. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  92. Breast Self-Examination Discusses doing regular self-exam to help find breast lumps or changes early. Covers how it is done and what to look for. Also discusses what results mean and when you should see a doctor.
  93. Pain Control at the End of Life
  94. Lumpectomy Learn what a lumpectomy is and how it is done.
  95. Mastectomy Learn what a mastectomy is and how it is done.
  96. Breast Cancer Treatment and Pregnancy (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  97. Breast Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Patient Information [NCI]
  98. Breast Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI]
  99. Breast-Conserving Surgery (Lumpectomy or Partial Mastectomy) for Breast Cancer Discusses lumpectomy and partial mastectomy, two types of breast-conserving surgery. Covers what is done and what to expect after surgery, including having radiation therapy. Also looks at risks.
  100. Mastectomy (Removal of the Breast) for Breast Cancer Discusses breast cancer surgery. Covers simple mastectomy, modified mastectomy, and radical mastectomy. Also discusses preventive mastectomy. Covers what to expect after surgery. Looks at risks. Links to info on breast reconstruction.

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