Cancer Treatments | South Korea Healthcare

Cancer Treatments | South Korea Healthcare

Cancer is a type of disease that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth. Cancer harms the body when damaged cells divide and spread uncontrollably to form lumps or masses of tissue called tumors. The process of spreading, growing and damaging other healthy tissues is called metastasis, which results in a serious condition that is very difficult to treat.

 

Cancer is caused due to uncontrollable growth of cells which do not die. When the process of regular cell death breaks down, cancer begins to form. Cancer cell does not go through regular cell death, instead continue to grow and divide. Generally the symptoms are not seen in the initial sta

 

ges of cancer. A lump or mass like thing on the breast or testicle, a change in a wart or mole on the skin, cognitive functions such as vertigo, headaches, or seizures and coughing, shortness of breath and hoarseness can be indicators of cancer. So the most important thing is that we all should know about cancer treatments.

 

Although cancer is a deadly disease but it can be cured if detected on time and treated properly. The treatment of cancer depends upon the type of cancer, the stage of the cancer, health status, age and personal characteristics of a person. Depending on these factors various cancer treatments like Thyroid cancer In Korea are devised for the patient and consist of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Based on the condition of the patient some or all of them can be included in the treatment.

 

 Cancer TreatmentsKorea Cancer Center Hospital is the Government funded cancer research and diagnosis hospital. In the recent year Korea Medical Tourism has been booming rapidly and following that the industry has seen rise of cancer patients and for example thyroid cancer Korea patients has increased by 15 times in 2014 by with compared to the year 1991. Korea Cancer Center Hospital is has all the latest techniques and technology to treat the cancers like Thyroid cancer, liver cancer treatment, tumor, prostate cancer and etc. Korea Cancer Center Hospital is officially known as National Cancer Hospital.

The various cancer treatments are explained here:

1. Surgery - Through a surgical process the tumor and the surrounding tissues are removed. Surgery is the first part of cancer treatment.
2. Chemotherapy - Chemotherapy comes next and is one of the most commonly used cancer treatments.Here drugs are used to kill cancer cells, and to stop the growth and spread of cancer cells. Chemotherapy is delivered to a patient through the bloodstream to reach cancer cells throughout the body.
3. Radiation therapy - Sometimes high-energy x-rays or other particles are used to kill cancer cells through radiation therapy. It can be given either prior to surgery to shrink the tumor before surgery or after chemotherapy to kill the cancer cells in the area affected

1. Surgery- Through a surgical process the tumor and the surrounding tissues are removed. Surgery is the first part of cancer treatment.

2. Chemotherapy- Chemotherapy comes next and is one of the most commonly used cancer treatments. Here drugs are used to kill cancer cells, and to stop the growth and spread of cancer cells. Chemotherapy is delivered to a patient through the bloodstream to reach cancer cells throughout the body.

3. Radiation therapy- Sometimes high-energy x-rays or other particles are used to kill cancer cells through radiation therapy. It can be given either prior to surgery to shrink the tumor before surgery or after chemotherapy to kill the cancer cells in the area affected.

Other cancer treatments such as Liver cancer treatment include targeted therapy which is a type of treatment that targets the specific genes, proteins, or the tissues affected by cancer that allow cancer growth. Targeted therapy blocks the growth and spread of cancer cells thus limiting damage to normal cells. Also immunotherapy or we may say biologic therapy is designed to boost up the natural defenses of the body to fight the cancer. Cancer treatment through hormonal therapy is used to treat cancers of the breast, reproductive system, prostate and thyroid cancer Korea. Hormonal therapy is a method by which the amount of hormones, that trigger abnormal cell growth, is lowered in the body.

A commonly practiced cancer treatment is the stem cell transplant. In this process the diseased bone marrow is replaced by hematopoietic stem cells, a highly specialized cell. In fact, Korea Cancer Center Hospital is the best place on earth for having the best treatment with their extensive research.

 

So overall we can say that cancer can be treated in a lot of ways and one become disease free if he or she treats it on time.


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