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Ultrasound Examination-The use of high frequency sound waves to locate a tumor deep inside the body. Also called ultrasonography.

Unproven Methods of Cancer Management--Scientifically untested methods of preventing, diagnosing or treating cancer. The American Cancer Society maintains an extensive reference file on unproven methods of cancer management; information is available on request.

Uterus--A female reproductive organ; the womb in which an unborn child develops until birth.





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Early Palliative Care in Lung CA Focuses on Coping, Symptoms

Jan 31, 2013 - Early palliative care clinic visits, integrated with standard oncologic care for patients with metastatic lung cancer, emphasize symptom management, coping, and psychosocial aspects of illness, according to research published online Jan. 28 in JAMA Internal Medicine.