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Treatment
Treatment

The types of treatment are varied based on the type of cancer and its staging. Every cancer treatment plan is unique; your treating oncologist might be prescribed a combination of treatments.

  • Surgery
    • A medical procedure or operation to remove the cancer cells
  • Radiation therapy
    • It uses high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells and shrink tumours
  • Chemotherapy
    • It uses drugs to kill cancer cells
  • Immunotherapy
    • It uses oneself immune system to fight cancer cell
  • Targeted therapy
    • It uses drug that targeting the specific proteins which help tumours grow and spread throughout the body
  • Hormone therapy
    • It uses medicine that regulates the hormones in your body to stop or slow down the growth of cancer cells.
  • Stem cell transplant
    • A procedure that restore blood-forming stem cells who have undergone high doses of chemo- and radiotherapy
  • Precision medicine
  • Clinical trails
    • Is uses drug that targeting the genetic changes of ¬†tumour
  • Refer to researches that involved volunteer human participants in examining effects of health-related intervention (e.g: screening, detection, treatment and management of diseases).

Source:

For cancer information,
1-800-88-1000 | help@cancer.org.my

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