It is a common type of treatment where drugs are used for the treatment of cancer cells. It can stop or slow down the growth of cancer cells that grow or divide equally. Sadly, it impacts healthy cells too which impacts the growth of hairs and other side effects too. Drugs are given to patients before surgery and after surgery or radiotherapy. We have several options of giving 1st line, 2nd, 3rd line drugs. Low-dose metronomic chemotherapy is also witnessing promising results.
The department that deals with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer is called Oncology. The medical specialist who is practicing oncology is an oncologist. The later stages of cancer are fatal but advancements in the field of medicine have increased the chances of survival to a large extent. We offer compassionate care to all cancer patients using various therapies like chemotherapy, immunotherapy, hormonal therapy, radiation therapy, etc. Medical oncology usually works in conjunction with surgical oncology to deliver the best clinical outcomes.
It is a breakthrough innovation in the cancer treatment where immune cells are activated to fight against cancer cells. It is a personalized treatment to enhance the defence mechanism of the body to combat or destroy cancer cells. The cells used in the treatment are created by the patient’s body itself and the treatment is completed in a laboratory to restore immune system function.
In this therapy, the affected part of the body is exposed to radiations to destroy stubborn cancer cells. This treatment is usually suggested or given at later stages and quite harmful. It causes various side effects and makes the patient’s body weaker. There are special machines to carry out this therapy and we are using the latest equipment to deliver the best care to our patients.
A few cancers are hormone-dependent and we need to inject drugs that can control the growth of such hormones inside the body. This therapy manages hormones that further slows down the growth of cancer cells. Name of hormone sensitive cancers is Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Prostate Cancer, and Uterine Cancer, etc.