Tag: Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy is one of the options to treat the cancer, and uses high-energy x-rays or gamma rays targeted at the tumour to shrink the tumours or kill cancer cells. Radiation therapy most often uses X-rays, but protons or other types of energy also can be used.

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Case study and the treatment of breast cancer

Nursing Case Studies

On November 7, 2009 I made a decision that I could never take back. It was a decision that I would never regret and it made my mom smile. On that day in November my mom took me to the tattoo shop and ...

Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

Anxiety Among Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy

Nursing Essays

REVIEW OF LITERATURE The review of literature in a research report is a summary of current knowledge about a particular practice- problem. (Nancy & Burns 2002). A literature review is an organize...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Pathophysiology of breast cancer

Nursing Essays

Cancer is a process in which normal cells go through stages that eventually change them to abnormal cells that multiply out of control. Breast cancer is a malignant growth that begins in the tissue o...

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Lung Cancer: History, Causes, Types and Treatments

Nursing Essays

Lung Cancer Introduction Lung cancer is a kind of cancer that begins in the lungs. Lungs are the spongy organs in the chest that are responsible for taking in oxygen when one inhales and releases car...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020