Cancer is the deadliest disease causing a huge number of death in recent years. Based on the survey conducted by World Health Organization on cancer in 2012, there were 14.1 millions of new cancer cases, 8.2 million cancer deaths and 32.6 cancer patients in the world with diagnosis for 5 years. Are you in this list?? How you will be free from this?? For all queries, Guru Hospital, the Best Cancer Treatment Center in Tamil Nadu gives the solution.
What is cancer??
It is a group of disease including abnormal cell growth with the capability of spreading to other body parts. Usage of tobacco is the main cause of cancer. Drinking alcohol, poor diet, infections, obesity and lack of physical activity also leads to cancer. This disease shows some sign and symptoms. If the disease is diagnosed at the starting stages, it can be cured.
2)Change in bowel movements
5)Unexplained weight loss
Treatments for cancer:
Radiation therapy :
In radiation therapy, ionizing radiation is used to kill cancer cells. It is used to destroy cancer in brain, cervix, pancreas, lung, prostate, skin, stomach and uterus. The main intention of this therapy is to damage as many cancer cells and limiting harm to the healthy cells nearby.
Chemotherapy use drugs that can destroy cancer cells. And it has the potential to harm healthy tissue also. But, these cells repair themselves after chemotherapy. Treatment for leukemia needs high dose chemotherapy.
Photodynamic therapy :
This is a ternary treatment used for lung cancer. It is very helpful in removing the tissue after the surgical removal of large tumors.
Immunotherapy is the set of therapeutic strategies which is designed for inducing the personal immune system to fight against the tumour.
Hormonal therapy :
In hormonal therapy, certain hormones are blocked. So that, growth of some cancers are inhibited.
The aim of this therapy is to remove only the tumour or the entire organ.