Integrated Cancer Center
If You Are Diagnosed With Cancer Questions for your healthcare provider: What kind of cancer do I have? What lab tests were done and what did they show? What are my treatment choices? What do you recommend and why?
Ascites Ascites is a condition that occurs when fluid collects in spaces in your belly. It can be painful and keep you from moving around comfortably. Ascites can set the stage for an infection in your belly. Fluid may also move into your chest and surround your lungs. This makes it hard to breathe.
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS) is a collection of symptoms that usually occur in patients who have lung cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, or other cancers. It also can occur from noncancer causes. This summary explains SVCS and its treatment in adults and children.