Breast Cancer treatments
Breast Cancer

Treatments could include:

  • Radiation and chemotherapy are treatments for cancer. Side effects include easy bruising, mouth lesions, and infections.
  • During the menstrual cycle, hormones cause changes in breast tissue that can lead to pain or discomfort in some women. While breasts do not typically hurt, occasional breast pain is not uncommon. Breast pain, also called mastalgia, is a common con...
  • Lip cancers are growths of abnormal cells that develop on the lips. They are the most common type of oral cancers.
  • Neutropenia occurs when a type of white blood cell called neutrophils that protects your body from infections is low. It can cause symptoms like gum inflammation and mouth sores.
  • Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment that uses concentrated radiation beams to kill cancer cells. The most common type of radiation therapy is external beam radiation. This type involves a machine that directs high-energy beams of radiation at ...
  • Prostate cancer treatments and cures include a prostatectomy, a retropubic prostatectomy, brachytherapy and radiation therapy. Read more!
  • Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder. It's most often caused by a bacterial infection known as a urinary tract infection (UTI). It can become a serious health issue if the infection spreads to the kidney.
  • Surgery is a common treatment for breast cancer. Mastectomy is one surgical option. It removes one or both breasts in their entirety. Lumpectomy is another option. It removes only the tumor and a smaller amount of breast tissue. Depending on how e...
  • Breast lump removal is the surgical removal of a cancerous lump inside the breast. It is also known as lumpectomy. It is done when biopsy results show that a lump in the breast is cancerous. The goal of the surgery is to remove the lump and (usual...
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