Chemotherapy is a type of cancer that uses one or more anti cancer drugs Usually in Chemotherapy drugs prevent disease progress by killing the cancer cells from dividing and growing.
Chemotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses one or more anti cancer drugs. Chemotherapy drugs prevent disease progress by killing the cancer cells from dividing and growing. The effectiveness of chemotherapy depends on the stage of the cancer.
Chemotherapy drugs can directly be administered into the bloodstream to attack cancer cells throughout the body or targeted to specific cancer sites by making a chemo port. Chemotherapy drugs impair mitosis or prevent cell division or trigger the suicide of cancer cells.
Chemotherapy is an invasive treatment because it targets not only cancer cells but also health cells. For best and optimum result patients require chemotherapy at regular period of time decided by oncologist. Course of treatment can vary from single dose on one day to a few weeks depending on the type and stage of the cancer. Patient who needs more than one course of treatment their body requires certain time period to recover.
While going for chemotherapy one can experience loss of appetite, nausea, pain in the body parts, etc. It varies with different individuals. The taste of mouth changes and you won’t feel like eating. During chemotherapy your blood counts decreases due to drugs and it makes vulnerable to many infectious diseases. It is advised to stay indoors if the count is low.
Our medical oncologists and cancers experts in chemotherapy have gone rigorous training in diagnosing cancer and delivering chemotherapy. They work closely with you to discuss chemotherapy administer according to your requirement.