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Everything You Need to Know About Cancer Treatment

Cancer is the aggregation of uncontrollably cell divisions. It is not at an early stage. In most of the cases, when people diagnosis Cancer, it is too late to treat. That’s why, it is the second leading cause of death globally. In a survey of National Cancer Registry Programme of the Indian Council of Medical Research stated that approximately 1300 Indians die due to the Cancer everyday. However, we get scared after hearing the term cancer. But the authoritative information can beat the Cancer.

Cancer Surgery / Operation

If the Cancer is detected at the early stage, then the Cancer can be completely cured by the help of Surgery. When the technology was not so advanced, doctors could see various types of problems after the surgeries. For instance, patients are not being able to swallow food and water properly. Their faces got crooked due to the surgeries. However now, there are some effective surgeries that can help you to get over these problems which are.

  • Plastic Surgery 
  • Cosmetic Surgery 
  • Oncho Plastic Surgery 

By the help of Oncho Plastic Surgery, patients can overcome the previous problems.

Similarly, in previous treatments, doctors had to do Radical Mastectomy to treat the breast cancer patients. But now, by taking a little part of it, doctors do conserving surgeries. The outcome gives good Cosmetic results. It maintains the mental status of the patients which also conserves societal balance.

Cancer Treatment Chemotherapy

People contain various types of notions about chemotherapy. Hair fall is one of them. Besides this, they also think skin infections, life-long side effects happen because of chemotherapy.

In this advanced generation, it is not more than misconceptions. Because most of the chemotherapy is done during the daytime. Then the patients take rest for 2 or 3 days. It helps them for fast recovery. There is some chemotherapy that doesn’t cause hair fall too. All you need to do is consult your doctor and follow their advice. It will rectify all your errors. Most importantly, if you follow all the restrictions recommended by your doctor then you will not face any kind of side effects.

Targeted chemotherapy and immunotherapy are the key elements of Chemotherapy. This two help to boost your immune system and destroy the affected cells. There are many patients who get rid of their problems by the use of immunotherapy.

Cancer Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy is equally important. In this procedure, doctors focus on the affected organs. It basically destroys the polluted portion or microscopic that can not be seen through naked eyes. This therapy is also very advanced and efficacious. In the same way the procedure is also effective. It only destroys the affected parts and does not harm the entire body.

There are two types of Radiations ;

  •  Ionizing Radiation: It basically targets the cells. In this genre of radiation, high-energy X-rays wrecked the Cancer cells.
  • Non – Ionizing Radiation: Radio waves and Microwaves are the key elements of this therapy. It also helps in the treatment of Cancer.

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    Mechanism Radiation Therapy

    We all have an important material in our bodies which is DNA. Cancer also affects this DNA cells. These high energy rays basically destroy the cancer cells and prevent them from creating more cells.

    There are two types of Radiotherapy ;

    • External beam Radiotherapy: The doctor applies it externally and they use some special machines to apply this therapy. It is Linear Accelerator (LINAC). It has also some variations ;

      1. 3D CRT
      2. MRT
      3. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
    • Brachytherapy: In this therapy, doctors use Radioactive sources. By the help of it, they deliver a high dose that destroys the affected cells. Even without infecting the normal cells.

    In conclusion, there are different types of Cancer patients with various stages. You must take your physician’s advice before applying any of these therapies. Sometimes, these content side effects too. Because of the updated generation, technologies are able to reduce the rates of side effects.

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    Dr. Sanjay Hunugundmath

    Consultant Radiation Oncology
    Contact: +91 88888 22222
    Email – ask@sahyadrihospitals.com

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