Cancer Treatment Centers of America is an organization that specializes in helping patients overcome the symptoms of various forms of cancer. By teaming up with WebMD, the organization has looked to provide some valuable information about how each type of cancer can be treated. With this information, a number of patients will be more informed on how they can more successfully treat cancer and live better lives.
One of the most common types of cancer nowadays is prostate cancer. This is a condition in which the prostate gland has cancerous tissues on it. Prostate cancer is suffered by men only but it can be quite difficult to deal with. Fortunately for men who suffer from prostate cancer, there are a number of highly effective ways to treat it. The first treatment option is active surveillance where the condition can be caught early and get tested on a regular basis. Another way to treat this condition is through radiation therapy. With this type of treatment, patients will be able to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors with energy equipment. Patients can also receive surgery to remove the prostate gland or receive hormone therapy as well.
Another type of cancer that is very common is breast cancer. With breast cancer, patients will usually have tumors and growth on the breasts. This can be either outside or inside of the organ. Breast cancer is suffered by women only. There are a number of ways to treat this condition. These methods include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and also targeted therapy. With surgery, patients will be able to get breast tissue or the tumors removed. Radiation therapy can help shrink the tumor before surgery and also target specific parts of the breast in order to eliminate the cancer cells. Targeted therapy consists of preventing cells dividing and destroying the ones that currently exist. Lastly, chemotherapy can reduce the size of large tumors and cancer cells along with preventing them from spreading.
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Lung cancer is one of the leading types of cancer in the United States. It is among the leading causes of death among those who suffer from cancer. The condition is quite common among both men and women. Smoking is one of the main reasons why people may suffer from this condition as well as exposure to toxic gases. While lung cancer can be a life threatening condition, there are a number of ways to treat it. Patients can take advantage of treatment options such as surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, genomic testing and immunotherapy. Each of these treatments looks to remove cancer tissues, eliminate tumors and also use the immune system to help fight the cancer cells.
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