cancer therapy

Other models of cancer treatments

Radiotherapy and chemotherapy come to mind as soon as you hear carcinoma (cancer treatment). Why is it so? Are there no other alternative cancer treatment alternatives? Till a few years back, scientists got busy finding out more about possible types of chemotherapy and radiotherapy. So, now we know there are different radiation doses, different chemotherapies, and their subsequent combinations. Just one modality of treatment existed … Continue reading Other models of cancer treatments

Cancer stories- An encounter that holds meaning in this chaos

Talking about past, painful or pleasant is a common habit we fall into. I am covering cancer stories with the reason where I can bind people’s past with their present. In this story I talk about the fearful disease. Even after all here years, people have not quite accepted a lot about this disease. Striking a chord with life and cancer is not easy, life … Continue reading Cancer stories- An encounter that holds meaning in this chaos

Eight infections (virus) that can cause cancer

5) Epstein Barr Virus It is a virus class which is best known for the kissing disease called infectious mononucleosis. There are other ways in which this infection can pass from one person to another and that is through coughing, sneezing, shaking hands and so on. EBV as a short form is one virus which leads to an infection that can cause cancer eventually, if … Continue reading Eight infections (virus) that can cause cancer

Eight Infections that cause cancer

There is a lot of infections that cause cancer. Cancer is infectious? In my earlier post, I had strictly criticized people for not cooperating with patients and their families many times. I think now, you might be understanding why they choose to do so. No one is sure if the patient suffered from cancer due to one of these infectious agents. So, you must know … Continue reading Eight Infections that cause cancer

Cancer- Post II

The disease is named after the zodiac constellation of cancer. Why even do we call the imaginary line separating the centre of the earth from the North Pole, tropic of cancer? Well, maybe as the Tropic of Cancer is aligned to the constellation of cancer, so it is called the tropics of cancer. Does someone have brighter ideas, please place it in the comments. While … Continue reading Cancer- Post II