Treatment Types

Choosing the type of treatment needed for a patient is key. There are many factors which go into the decision on which type of treatment or treatments a patient may need. The location of the cancer within the body, the severity or staging of the cancer, the diagnosis, and which methods have been proven to be the most successfully for the type of cancer in which the patient has. Chemotherapy, Radiation therapy, and Surgery are the three most dominate forms of treatment and within each type of treatment there are a number of sub-types or forms of treatment to choose from. The following links will discuss a little more in detail what each type of treatment consists of and how they respond to the cancer and body.

Chemotherapy

Radiation Therapy

Surgery for Cancer Treatment