Cancer prevention treatment basically depends on the type and stage of cancer, its potential of reoccurring, health condition, age, and other personal and genetic characteristics. There is no specific treatment for cancer.
- Radio therapy
- Hormone therapy
- Immune therapy
- Gene therapy
Cancer prevention treatment also includes lifestyle and dietary changes. The use of tobacco is directly associated with many of cancer types. Smoking and tobacco use increases the chances of kidney, lung, neck, head, and bladder cancer.
The excess intake of alcohol increases the chances of a liver, esophageal, neck, and head cancer. The excess intake of fatty food increases the chances of colon and breast cancer. Excess sun exposure increases the chances of skin cancer.
Use of aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs lower the risk of developing colorectal cancer. Cervical cancers can be detected by Papanicolaou (Pap) tests.
Vaccination also prevents from certain types of cancers such as cervical cancer, anal cancer, and head and neck cancer.
The risk of developing cancer is reduced by making lifestyle changes such as:
- Increase intake of fresh fruits and vegetables
- Increase intake of whole grain foods
- Be active physically and mentally
- By avoiding use of tobacco or smoking
- By avoiding use of carcinogenic agents such as asbestos
- By avoiding excess exposure to sunlight
- By avoiding alcohol intake
- By avoiding hormonal therapy
- Controlled intake of high-fat food such as meat
- Controlled intake of processed food
- Keep controlled body weight
Early detection of cancerous cells also helps to fight cancer. Cancer prevention treatment is based on the systematic screening of detecting small tumors and irregularities as soon as possible.
Some common prevention methods include self-examination of the breast, mammograms, self-examination of testicular, and Pap smears for the screening of various cancers.
Guru cancer center, Madurai has a team of qualified and experienced doctors to treat cancer patients. The canter provides cancer prevention treatment with the help of latest technologies and methods.
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