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.

Radiation Therapy

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Cardiological Impacts of Cancer Treatments
Nursing Essays
Introduction:  There are multiple types of cancer treatments such as radiation therapy, and chemotherapy, hormone therapy and immunotherapy... Last modified: 27th Nov 2020

Clinical Presentation of Lung Cancer
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Abstract Radiation therapy’s goal is to eliminate the tumor mass, while sparing the surrounding healthy organs. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. This increase i... Last modified: 9th Jun 2020

Case study and the treatment of breast cancer
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: 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

Physical and Psychosocial Problems of Radiation Therapy
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Introduction and background: The word “cancer” itself is traumatic in nature. It effects a person not only physically but also psychologically, financially, culturally, socially, and spiritually ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Anxiety Among Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy
Nursing Essays
Introduction: 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
Introduction: 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... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Treatments for Patients with Prostate Cancer
Nursing Essays
Introduction: EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR PATIENTS WITH PROSTATE CANCER TO ACHIEVE A BIOCHEMICAL RECURRENCE FREE SURVIVAL Mariam O. Akinwale   MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF THE AMERICAS Mentor: Dr. Akintola Odutola Manuscri... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Lung Cancer: History, Causes, Types and Treatments
Nursing Essays
Introduction: 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