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What is TACP cancer treatment ?

What is TACP cancer treatment ?

Directly into tumor: TACO ( Trans Arterial Chemo Perfusion ) Chemotherapy will have bad effects on normal tissue in order to minimize and to give more effective concentration of drugs , injected directly into blood vessel that supplies the tumor . some times done in advanced pancreatic tumors, liver etc. It needs a procedure catheters are placed into the artery near the tumor and removed when completed ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Could cancer treatments cure cancer?

Could cancer treatments cure cancer?

Heck yea!: Otherwise i'd be out of a job... Many cancers are curable if detected early (thus the importance of screening). Others, like testicular cancer or lymphoma can be cured even in advanced stages. Of course, it is best to reduce the risk of ever getting it by living a healthy lifestyle. Look at the american cancer society and see their statistics of survival, you will be surprised. ...Read more

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Can there be any treatment for cancer?

Can there be any treatment for cancer?

Many: Cancer is actually many different diseases, depending on the cell type of origin. Some can be cured by surgery or radiation. Some can be slowed down to drugs. ...Read more

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Are there any natural cancer treatments?

Are there any natural cancer treatments?

Is cancer natural?: Many chemotherapy drugs were originally derived from plants and other living things. This includes Taxol (paclitaxel) (from the Pacific Yew tree), daunorubicin (from Streptomyces peucetius) and etoposide (American Mayapple). To be safe and effective they must be highly purified and given in high doses. Whole foods, in contrast, are beneficial for good nutrition which is important; along with physical fitness. ...Read more

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We have evolved in the treatment to stop cancer?

Please clarify: If you mean, have we evolved in the treatment of cancer - the answer is yes but we have still have a ways to go. http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/17/health/brawley-annual-cancer-report. ...Read more

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Is mangosteen useful for the treatment of cancer?

Is mangosteen useful for the treatment of cancer?

Doubtful value: It is one of those folklore medicines/supplements which raises some hope in the minds of those who believe in it. There is no good science to support its usefulness in Cancer treatment, yet. ...Read more

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What other treatments are there for laryngal cancer?

What other treatments are there for laryngal cancer?

Many options: Early stage glottic larynx cancers can be cut out with an endoscopic procedure that doesn't involve removing the entire voicebox or curative radiation therapy can be used. More advanced stages may need radical surgery and/or chemo/rt. ...Read more

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Should I follow an experimental treatment for cancer?

Should I follow an experimental treatment for cancer?

Is it a new: Drug/product that toxicity is not known (ph i), a new drug looking for its effectiveness (ph ii) is a specific disease? These are really a matter of your altruism and unwillingness to accept that std therapy is over. Phase iii compares effectives to see which is better --no lose. Ask what's in it 4 u. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the types of cancer treatments?

Need expert help here. What are the types of cancer treatments?

Three usual: Modalities. Most cancers are treated with one or more of the following treatments, surgery to remove the lesion and confirm diagnosis, radiation to control cancer cells and chemotherapy for the same aim. Chemotherapy consists of many different drugs. Often all three modalities are used. ...Read more

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What are some disadvantages and advantages of these cancer treatments?

What are some disadvantages and advantages of these cancer treatments?

Unclear question: Which cancer treatments do you have in mind? Is it just for information or for treatment of a cancer? ...Read more

Gastric (Definition)

This refers to something that is ...Read more