What is Childhood Cancer Treatment ?
Child hood cancer treatment is the risky factor which affect child a lot. Children with cancer are treated as part of a clinical trial. A clinical trial is a research study that tests a new approach to treatment. Clinical trials may test such approaches as a new drug , a new combination of existing treatments, or new doses of current therapies. The health and safety of all children participating in clinical trials are closely monitored. To take advantage of these newer treatments, children with cancer should be treated at a specialized cancer center. Doctors at these centers have extensive experience in treating children with cancer and have access to the latest research. A doctor who specializes in treating children with cancer is called a pediatric hematologist-oncologist.
Different type of cancer treatments are performed by the doctor
- Surgery: Children with solid tumors that haven’t spread to other parts of the body, surgery can often effectively remove cancer when used in combination with chemotherapy and / or radiation.
- Chemotherapy: Chemotherapy is medicine that can eliminate cancer cells in the body. Kids with cancer can take the chemotherapy medications intravenously (through a vein) or orally (by mouth). Some forms of chemotherapy can be given intrathecally, or into the spinal fluid.
- Radiation: Radiation is one of the most common treatments for cancer. A child who receives radiation therapy is treated with a stream of high-energy particles or waves that destroy or damage cancer cells.
- Bone Marrow Transplants: Kids with certain types of cancer may receive bone marrow transplants. If a child has a type of cancer that affects the function of blood cells, a bone marrow transplant may allow new, healthy cells to grow.
Why choose us ?
With extensive knowledge and vast experience all the doctors of this clinic are proficient enough to handle different cancer related problem and understand the facts by going to the depth of the issue. They monitor the problem provide the treatment plan according the specific type of cancer and its effects. Through latest equipment and advance technology this clinic is specialized to provide both surgical and non surgical treatment to the children and reduce fear and misunderstanding from their mind. Freedom from cancer clinic is committed to provide customized solution of your problem and help in reassuring and helping them with their feelings.