Lung cancer has become one of the most common diseases that one gets in contact with. It is majorly because of the food habits as we all know the function of the lungs to filter and unhygienic food that has or speaking in excessive drinks or smoke can cause lung cancer.
Not only in Singapore if the world fight, but it is also one of the most common diseases that one can get in airborne disease-causing many people in effect. The only way we can avoid getting in contact with any of such diseases is to have a healthy life and to know what we have been doing and how badly it will affect our health.
Treatment of lung cancer
Being commonly affected by cancer, its treatment is available worldwide. In a few days you can treat lung cancer depending on the stage of Cancer, you are in doctor prescribes you the treatment. However, we all know that there are majorly 4 stages of cancer, and these are the treatment that a doctor generally prescribes for cancer treatment.
- By surgery
- By radiation therapy
- By targeted therapy
- By immunotherapy
- By chemotherapy
chemotherapy for lung cancer is one of the most widely taken treatment
Chemotherapy is one of the most developed treatments for lung cancer. It doesn’t give any kind of pain during the treatment, this is given mostly via injection or a drip. The work of chemotherapy is to prevent the division of the cells which does not let cancer spread and destroys the built cancer cells.
Every treatment has a side effect and so does chemotherapy. As it is generally given via drip and injection, it has certain that there will be side effects that will follow the treatment and more importantly, the heavy dose of medicines does its work.
To side effects of chemotherapy are
- Drop-in blood count
- Lowers immunity
- Nausea and vomiting
- Diarrhoea or constipation
- Loss of appetite
- Hair loss
- Skin and nail colour changes
- Numbness and tingling
- Body aches
In concluding this article I would like to say that however, cancer has got its cure now but it is suggested that one should keep a regular check on their health and even if there is a simple mark on your body you should go to the doctor and have a check-up. It is better to get known about any issue in your body at all your stage after reaching the final stage nothing can be cured