December 7, 2017

CUP and radiation

Read the following context of the article to learn how does radiation help in treating CUP. Radiation Therapy In this case, cancer treatment is done by […]
December 7, 2017

How effective is hormone therapy for prostate cancer?

Hormone therapy is also known as androgen deprivation therapy or ADT. It is a type of treatment that works by reducing the level of androgens, or […]
November 9, 2016

Vincristine Side Effects

Vincristine is a cytotoxic anti-cancer chemotherapy medication. It is a plant alkaloid, meaning that it was once derived from plants. It is used to treat various […]
November 9, 2016

Vinblastine Side Effects

Vinblastine is also called vinblastine sulfate and is an injectable anti-cancer medication used to treat various types of cancer. While it has many side effects, it […]
November 9, 2016

Temozolomide Side Effects

Temozolomide also goes by the brand name of Temodar. It is a chemotherapy drug used to treat brain tumors in adult patients. It can be used […]
November 9, 2016

Cancer Surgery

Cancer surgery is usually the mainstay of the treatment of many types of cancers, particularly solid tumors of the body. Cancer surgery was one of the […]
November 9, 2016

Radiotherapy Side Effects

Radiotherapy or radiation therapy is used to treat cancer by sending high-intensity radio waves to kill cancer cells. Unfortunately, it kills healthy cells as well and […]
November 8, 2016

Paclitaxel Side Effects

Paclitaxel is also known as Taxol. It is a cytotoxic chemotherapy agent used to treat various types of cancers. It is a plant alkaloid, meaning that […]
November 8, 2016

Monoclonal Antibodies for Cancer

Monoclonal antibodies can be used to treat cancer cells, particularly breast cancer. Monoclonal antibodies help the immune system fight off cancer by sticking to antigens (proteins) […]
November 8, 2016

Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer

Besides hormone therapy for breast cancer, some women have hormone therapy after surgery that helps decrease the chances that the breast cancer will come back again. […]