Cancer is a disease like any other. The only thing that in involves is the greater care for the patient and needs longer time to treat the patient based on their condition and the cancer stage. Cancer treatment has different objectives, depending on the type of cancer and how advanced it is. These objectives include
- Finding a cure: This is not possible for all cancers and situations.
- Providing primary treatment: Killing the cancer cells in your body.
- Providing adjuvant treatment: Killing cancer cells that remain after primary treatment to reduce your risk of the cancer coming back.
- Providing palliative treatment: Relieving health symptoms associated with cancer, such as trouble breathing and pain.
The most common type of Treatments are:
Below is the list of some most common treatment options available that are involves in the Cancer treatment.
Apart from the above mentioned treatment paths, there are some other method of treatment to the Cancer that are different from mainstream cancer treatment. These methods are used to decrease symptoms of cancer and side effects of cancer treatment, such as nausea, fatigue, and pain. Alternative medicine includes:
- Relaxation techniques
Also, there are several hospitals that run the Clinical Trials. Clinical Trials are a type of research study that tests how well new medical approaches work in people. These studies test new methods of screening, prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of a disease. Patients who are willing, can take part in these trials and look forward to get better with the latest medicines and treatment that are available at the moment.