How Immunotherapy is Revolutionizing Cancer Treatment?

Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that has been revolutionizing the way doctors treat cancer. Unlike traditional treatments like chemotherapy and radiation, which attack both cancerous and healthy cells, immunotherapy works by using the body’s immune system to target cancer cells specifically. What is Immunotherapy? Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses […]

Immunotherapy: A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Cancer Treatment

Immunotherapy is a new cancer treatment modality that helps the body’s immune system to fight and destroy cancer cells. The immune system detects harmful substances and eliminates them from the body. The proper functioning of the immune system is one of the most important factors for cancer survival. Immunotherapy works more effectively in combination with […]

Empowering Your Immune System in the Fight Against Cancer

Immunotherapy, which is frequently heralded as the cancer treatment of the future, is a cutting-edge strategy that uses the body’s natural immune system to combat cancer. In contrast to other therapies such as radiation therapy and chemotherapy, which attack cancer cells directly, immunotherapy enhances the body’s natural defences against cancer cells. This blog post will […]

Brachytherapy: What is it?

Brachytherapy is an essential method of treating cancer. It destroys cancer cells by targeting them with radiation. It uses a radiation source sealed in a small holder called an implant. Brachytherapy delivers a high radiation dose to the tumor, with minimal exposure to the healthy tissues. Types of Brachytherapy 3 types of Brachytherapy are: Low […]

Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT)

A form of radiation therapy to treat cancer A machine rotates around your body to deliver a radiation dose that kill the cancer cells This technique minimizes the damage to the surrounding organs VMAT is convenient for patients who cannot lie down for extended periods. How To Prepare for Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT)? (Radiation […]

What is Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)?

Why is Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) Done?  IMRT is a good option for treating tumors in sensitive areas where radiation exposure could affect sensitive organs. IMRT is used to treat: IMRT helps to reduce side effects and improve the effectiveness of treatment. How to Prepare for Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)? What to Expect During […]

Image-guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)

Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) is a radiation therapy technique that involves using imaging technologies to guide the delivery of radiation to the tumor. IGRT is designed to ensure that the radiation is accurately delivered to the tumor while minimizing damage to healthy surrounding tissue. Why is IGRT used? IGRT is used in cancer treatment to […]

Targeted Therapy

Targeted Therapy: A Type of Cancer Treatment Targeted therapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses drugs or other substances to attack specific cancer cells without harming normal cells. It works by targeting the specific proteins or genetic mutations that are involved in the growth and spread of cancer cells. How does targeted therapy […]

Understanding Testicular Cancer: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention 

Testicular cancer is a rare form of cancer that affects the testicles, which are the male reproductive glands located in the scrotum. While it is not common, it is important to understand the symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of this cancer.  Symptoms of Testicular Cancer  Testicular cancer may not have any symptoms […]

Understanding Fallopian Tube Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Insights 

Fallopian tube cancer, though less common, is a crucial topic deserving of attention. This blog seeks to provide insights into the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for this relatively rare yet significant gynecological cancer.  Demystifying Fallopian Tube Cancer: Fallopian tube cancer is a relatively uncommon but important form of gynecological cancer that begins within the […]