Cancer is a
fearful disease that no love would like to have. Its treatment can help the patient live longer or heal but its
side effects can severy impact your life. Learn how to cope with
Cancer and reduce the side effects of the treatment
Cancer treatment often includes chemotherapy. The goal of the chemo is to kill
cancer cells in the entire body in order to help the patient live longer. However, cancer
chemotherapy is used to “clean up” any remaining cancer cells which may still be present following the surgical
procedure. It has been shown that in order to minimize the threat of cancer reappearing at a later
Chemotherapy and Hair Loss
you can expect to begin to experience Chemo Hair Loss about three weeks into your chemotherapy treatment. The rate of loss can be gradual or severe depending on the dosage and type of
Chemotherapy Diet and Food Restrictions
In order to
remain as healthy as possible during the treatment and recover with minimal problems there are some chemotherapy
diet restrictions which need to be followed carefully...
chemotherapy port is a tiny device which administers anti-cancer drugs directly into the
bloodstream. It avoids the pain and possible complications of
having to insert needles or intravenous lines into...
Chemotherapy Vs. Radiation
chemotherapy and radiation are the most commonly used forms of treatment for cancer. We will
focus on the pros and cons of chemotherapy vs. radiation. Radiation
therapy tends to be easier on the body than chemotherapy...
The specific types of chemotherapy drugs administered will depend a lot on the kind of cancer involved, its stage
of development and factors related to the patient such as age and health. However some of the more common
chemo drugs used can include the following..
Grow Hair Back after Chemo
Hair loss is
a common chemotherapy side effects. Many patients especially women fear the loss of their hair as a
result of their chemotherapy treatment. They may be concerned that
their hair will not grow back...
Chemotherapy Hats and
cancer patients are typically a little different than other hats which a person might wear like a baseball
cap. The hat must be comfortable and able to cover a significant
portion of the scalp...
Intraperitoneal chemotherapy is a type of chemotherapy treatment in which anti-cancer drugs are administered directly into the
abdominal cavity through a catheter which has been placed in the peritoneum...
chemotherapy is a type of treatment which is used prior to surgical techniques to treat tumors with the goal of
reducing their size in order to make surgical removal more practical and effective...
Mesothelioma treatment often includes cancer chemotherapy and other therapies. But
the question is "Does Mesothelioma Chemotherapy Work?" Learn what a new study has revealed and...