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Cancer Treatment Options

Radiation Therapy

Radiation Therapy is a method of treating cancer by using radiation.  This can be done a few different ways but the most common way is by using an external light beam  

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is a form of cancer treatment. It involves the use of drugs or chemical agents to kill cancer cells or stop them from growing. When chemotherapy treatment starts, the patient will lie down in a room on a couch or bed and will be hooked up to the IV’s...

Surgical Therapy

A great majority of cancer patients are often guided toward some type of surgical therapy, whether as a method of diagnosis or for treatment purpose 

Hormone Therapy

Hormone therapy is often used as an adjuvant after surgery to decrease the risk of the cancer returning. Even though this is its most common usage, hormone therapy can also… 

Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy treatments are not always indicated and may not be right for your particular cancer. You should discuss with your doctor the possibility of including immunotherapy

Targeted Therapy  

Targeted therapy is a special form of cancer treatment that is able to single out cancerous cells and cancerous portions of cells without causing damage to healthy cell material.  This is a very advanced form of cancer treatment...

Gene Therapy  

Gene therapy involves replacing defective genes with normal or modified genes. In certain clinical trials, the patients’ own T cells (white blood cells) were removed, after which they were modified by using harmless viruses that gave the patients’ cells new genes...

Photodynamic Therapy  

Photody namic therapy combines a special drug, known as a photosensitizing agent, and a certain light to kill cancer cells. Some of the drugs are applied topically such as aminolevulinic acid (ALA) and methyl ester of ALA...

Multi-Modality Therapy

Often, a custom selection of treatment methods may be the best option to combat cancer. This is called Multi-Modality therapy, also known as Combination therapy. Many people like this route because it offers a high level of customization...

Physical Therapy  

 

This type of therapy uses physical exercise and stretching in addition to other techniques in order to help the patient have a better quality of life based on his or her situation. Physical therapy is often used ...