Category Archives: Cancer Treatment

Endometrial Cancer Treatment

Key Points Endometrial cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the endometrium. Obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes mellitus may increase the risk of endometrial cancer. Taking tamoxifen for breast cancer or taking

Bone cancer treatment

Depending on the type and stage of your cancer, you may need more than one type of treatment. Doctors on your cancer treatment team may include: An orthopedic surgeon: a doctor who uses surgery to treat bone and joint problems

Adrenal Carcinoma Treatment & Management

Adrenal Carcinoma Treatment

Approach Considerations Because adrenocortical carcinomas (ACs) are so rare, clinical series are small and there has been only limited prospective evaluation of treatment strategies. Therefore, significant controversy over therapy exists, and very few, if any, universally accepted treatment standards have

Adrenocortical Cancer

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Adrenocortical carcinoma is a rare disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the outer layer of the adrenal gland. There are two adrenal glands. The adrenal glands are small and shaped like a triangle. One adrenal gland sits on

Immunotherapy Treatment

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Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that helps your immune system fight cancer. The immune system helps your body fight infections and other diseases. It is made up of white blood cells and organs and tissues of the lymph

Chemotherapy Treatment

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy (also called chemo) is a type of cancer treatment that uses drugs to kill cancer cells.       On This Page How Chemotherapy Works against Cancer Who Receives Chemotherapy How Chemotherapy Is Used with Other Cancer Treatments Chemotherapy

Radiation Therapy Treatment

Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy (also called radiotherapy) is a cancer treatment that uses high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors. At low doses, radiation is used in x-rays to see inside your body, as with x-rays of your

Cancer Surgery Treatment

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Surgery, when used to treat cancer, is a procedure in which a surgeon removes cancer from your body. Surgeons are medical doctors with special training in surgery. How Surgery Is Performed Surgeons often use small, thin knives, called scalpels, and

Types of Cancer Treatment

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There are many types of cancer treatment. The types of treatment that you have will depend on the type of cancer you have and how advanced it is. Some people with cancer will have only one treatment. But most people