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Breast Cancer

Various treatments for breast cancer

Cancer is a stigma that can get stuck to us, and it can be very traumatizing before we get away from it but this is for people who have been cure and have no visible left by this disease, But for people who have a visible scare on their body it makes it very difficult for them even with a complete support of the family members. Among the types of cancers, breast cancer is one of the worst of it many women lapse into a loss of their personal identity and sometimes even when they are healed of this disease the stigma lest by this disease slowly kills the person.

There are various treatments given to cure this disease here a brief guide so that you can take an educated decision and always take a second opinion from an experienced doctor or your family physician thus you take an educated decision and keep yourself from all unwanted dangers

 

Surgery

There are different types of procedures followed they are

Lumpectomy- In this surgery, the doctors make sure that they remove only the lymph nodes and a small amount of tissues surrounding that area.

Mastectomy- in this method the entire of the breast tissue is removed thus one can keep it away from causing any further complications again.

Breast reconstructive surgery :

This surgery is done as soon as the either of the above surgeries are done, some prefer to do it after a month or after a year, but some people prefer to not have reconstructive surgery at all and opt out to use prosthesis.

Chemotherapy.

This therapy is used by injecting a person with a powerful dosage of chemicals which will kill all the cells causing cancer in the body this is a very painful treatment compared to the previous treatment this is used to treat both the early stage and the advanced stage of cancer. When this treatment is used in the human body, it completely destroys the immune system found in the human body. This treatment is sometimes used as a final attack against the cancer cells in the body.

Radiation therapy

This treatment is sometimes also referred to as the radiotherapy – this treatment is one of the most highly targeted and highly effective ways kill the activity of the cancers cells in the breast that may be present even after the surgery, despite the common clams this therapy is relatively easy to tolerate, and its side effects stick to the area where the treatment was administered.

Hormonal therapy.

This therapy is done by reducing the level of the hormone estrogen in the body and also by blocking the action of the estrogen on the breast cancer cells. The estrogen inflow in blocked because this aids in the growth of the cancer cells in the breast but however this treatment is not effective against the hormone-receptive- negative breast cancer cells. Sometimes the ovaries and the fallopian tubes will be surgically removed in order to treat the hormone-receptive- positive breast cancer cells.