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Type of cancer treatments.
|Surgery||Complete remove tumors (benign) ex. laser|
|Radiation||Administered by x-ray machines or the placement of small amounts of radioactive material w/in the involved organ.|
|Chemotherapy||Treatment of cancer with drugs or antineoplastic agents.|
|Biological therapy||Immunotherapy, involves the administration of substances that stimulate the immune system against the cancer cell.|
|Hormone therapy||Suppresses the production of hormones that may cause cancer growth when organs like the breast, testis and prostate are affected. Prevents tumors from responding to hormones by blocking receptor sites.|