The Treatment of Cancer

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Cancer is not something to joke about, in fact it is something that scares a lot. Looking for the complete cure for cancer can be almost impossible as there are currently no discovery for the ultimate cancer cure however there are certain treatments and managements to stop its spread, improve the quality of life and extend the survival rates. The fact that there is no certain treatment for cancer makes it frightening but not only that, cancer is not easily detected and that’s what makes it scary.

The detection of cancer should be early and this is done by diagnostic imaging or  radiology which is important in staging. This is the basis for the physician to determine the right approach to do to stop the cancer from progressing then this is being discussed with the other members of the health care team. Cancer diagnosis is the first crucial treatment in cancer treatment.  Other than radiology, cancer can be detected by biopsy.

There are old and new approaches to cancer treatment such as the removal of malignant cancer cells surgically, chemotherapy and radiation which are proven and were used for many years already, on the other hand there are new approaches which are discovered and developed to lessen the risks and increase the success of cancer cell eradication such as the utilization of Tamoxifen which is a hormone based treatment for cancer. Find out more!

The early detection of cancer is one way of tackling this deadly illness down by taking steps ahead such as diagnostic imaging and following more measures in the prevention of cancer as well as the protection from it.

It all boils down to a healthier lifestyle so for the prevention of cancer, there needs to be a huge switch such as quitting smoking and moderation of alcohol drinking. The switch to a healthier diet such as eating natural and organic food than processed food, protection from the sun’s UV rays and regular exercising are measures to lessen the risk of developing cancer. Check this out: http://edition.cnn.com/2017/08/30/health/fda-first-gene-therapy-leukemia/index.html.

It would also be very helpful to spread the information of cancer as well as the signs and symptoms to be able to establish early detection and treatment. There are actually screening tests for cancer that one can undergo for the early detection of cancer and to determine if it is still controllable.

There are many cancer centers that offer services from cancer diagnosis to the measures to prevent the cancer from spreading with methods you prefer. There are cancer treatment clinics that have affiliated research studies that conduct clinical trials provided that the individual is  qualified for it. Click here to know more!

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