Cancer Treatments

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Breast Cancer Treatment.

  • Hormone Therapy - lower the amount of hormone oestrogen in the body or block the action of oestrogen on breast cancer cells.
  • Targeted Drug Treatment - targeted drug treatments attack specific abnormalities within cancer cells.
  • Radiation Therapy - uses high-powered beams of energy, such as X-rays, to kill cancer cells.
  • Chemotherapy - uses drugs to destroy cancer cells.
  • Breast Conserving Surgery - only the tumour and some of the surrounding breast tumour is removed.
  • Masectomy - removal of all the breast tissue, including the ******.

If patient has surgical treatment then they will be offered breast construction surgery.

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - a talking therapy that can help manage problems by changing the way people think and behave.
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Bowel Cancer Treatment.

  • Radiation Therapy - uses high-powered beams of energy, such as X-rays, to kill cancer cells.
  • Chemotherapy - uses drugs to destroy cancer cells.
  • Biological Treatment - antibodies that have been genetically engineered to target special proteins found on surface of cancer cells, targeting these proteins can help shrink tumours and improve the effect and outcome of chemotherapy.
  • Local Exision - removal of a small piece of the lining of the colon wall.
  • Colectomy - removal of  an entire section of the colon.
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - a talking therapy that can help manage problems by changing the way people think and behave.
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Testicular Cancer Treatment.

  • Single dose/short course of Chemotherapy - medicines containing anti-cancer medicines that kill cancerous cells.
  • Radiotherapy - high-energy beams of radiation to help destroy cancer cells.
  • Testosterone Replacement Therapy - involves administration of testosterone.
  • Orchiectomy - surgical removal of affected testical.
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - a talking therapy that can help manage problems by changing the way people think and behave.
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Leukaemia Treatment

  • Biological Treatmentusing treatments that help your immune system recognize and attack leukaemia cells.
  • Targeted Therapyuses drugs that attack specific vulnerabilities within your cancer cells.
  • Radiation Therapyuses X-rays or other high-energy beams to damage leukemia cells and stop their growth.
  • Chemotherapy - uses chemicals to kill leukaemia cells.
  • Stem Cell Transplanta procedure to replace your diseased bone marrow with healthy bone marrow.
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