Common Myths and Misconceptions about Chemotherapy

As people age their risk of developing cancer increases dramatically. A cancer diagnosis comes with many different treatment options, but one of the most popular treatments is chemotherapy. Hearing that you or one of your loved ones must go through chemotherapy is incredibly difficult, and that initial fear can influence future medical decisions. If you or your loved one is going through chemotherapy soon, then keep reading to learn about the most common myths and misconceptions surrounding chemotherapy. Chemo only kills cancer cells Malignant tumors are cancerous tumors that grow...

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Most Common Types of Cancer Treatment

As you age, your risk for cancer increases. Fortunately though, cancer treatment has come a long way in the past couple decades and most people who are diagnosed go on to live long, happy lives. As cancer numbers continue to rise though, many elderly people begin to wonder if they are at risk, and if so, what treatment options they could be facing? Risk Factors Unfortunately, age is a large risk factor for developing cancer. As people age, their cells lose their ability to renew themselves as easily as when...

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