Some of Cancers Treated by Radiation Therapy
With the advancement of medical sciences, development
in the radiation therapy has led to better survival of the cancer patients. This treatment involves
exposing the cancer-affected area...
radiation is a type of treatment which uses radiation to kill cancer cells which have stricken the bones
including connective tissue and marrow. It can be a very effective
way to help to treat this kind of cancer and is a very viable option when surgical techniques or chemotherapy
may have more drawbacks...
Brain cancer radiation
is an advanced process which is used to destroy the cancer cells that invade brain. When the brain cells get
infected by cancer they lose their potential to perform their regular and...
Breast cancer treatment can be done through radiation therapy. This has been the
most effective method of breast cancer treatment that destroys the cancer cells and reduces the risk of the
radiation therapy is done in
conjunction with the chemotherapy as well as the surgery. The choice of the treatment depends completely on
the extent of the malignancy of cervical cells...
Under the radiation therapy, a special machine is used having the power to emit
gamma rays from the radium metals. When the rays are focussed on the cancer cells, they get destroyed and
their proliferation also get...
Kidney Cancer Radiation
radiation is a type of treatment which uses radiation to attack cancer cells. It may involve external radiation therapy in which a beam of radiation is
directed as precisely as possible to the area in the kidney which contains cancer cells...
For those who are affected
with leukemia, the best suggested treatment is radiation
therapy. This treatment is also known as radiotherapy. This treatment uses high energy X-rays to combat
malignancy in blood cells...
forms in the liver, it is normally not possible to remove this cancer surgically. So radiation therapy is used to apply dosages of radiation at specific parts
of the liver which are believed to contain cancerous tumors or tissues...
Lung cancer radiation involves the passing of strong and powerful x rays several
side effects are felt by the patients. Apparently, the patients experience some short-term as well as long-term
therapy is best known for alleviating pain in patients. This treatment is not self-reliant for curing cancer
but works best when used in conjunction with other pertinent treatments like...
radiation is a specific way of applying radiation therapy techniques to be most effective against mouth
cancer. We’ll review this in greater detail and well as discuss
some of the important benefits and side effects...
Ovarian cancer radiation is a way of using radiation therapy techniques to treat ovarian cancer. It entails the application of a beam of radiation either externally or internally
to as much of the cancerous tissue as possible...
therapy is an outpatient process and does not involve any risk or complication in comparison to a major
surgery. There are hardly any bleeding, cuts, stitches, pain or stroke associated...
Radiation is one
of the prostate cancer treatments where the radiation destroys the
cancer cells and also diminishes the size of the existing tumors. The administration of radiation can be done
externally or internally...
Sometimes rectal cancer radiation therapy is given post-operative (after the
surgery) so that none of the cancerous cells remain behind to spread the malignancy further. When the strong
X-rays are beamed on...
Skin Cancer Radiation
Skin cancer is treated
using radiation and this therapy is normally known as the radiotherapy. During such skin cancer treatment the radiation is focused on a target area. This high
power beam destroys the cancer cells...
radiation involves the application of radiation to kill cancer cells. There are two major types of treatment.
One involves the use of a type of radiation gun which resides outside of the body and which directs a
radioactive beam to the affected area of the stomach...
radiation may be an effective alternative to surgical procedures which are designed to remove all traces of
cancer from the throat. However this type of procedure can be very
invasive and entail the removal of some critical parts of the throat such as the vocal cords...