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Learn How to Cope With Cancer and the Treatment 

 

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 Chemotherapy

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...

 

Adjuvant Chemotherapy

Adjuvant 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 time...

 

Chemotherapy and Hair Loss

In general 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 medication used...

 

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

The 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 Therapy

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...

 

Common Chemotherapy Drugs

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 Wigns 

Hats for 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

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...

 

Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

Neoadjuvant 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...

 

Does Mesothelioma Chemotherapy Work?

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...