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Chemotherapy

Typical cancer drugs are chemotherapic agents (cytostatics), which intend to destroy the malignant cells. Cytostatic agents inhibit cell division and thus cause cell death. Cancer medications can be given to reduce or destroy an existing tumor and to counteract a malignant tumor. Cytostatic agents affect all cells, even the healthy tissue is being hit. However, cancer cells often divide much faster than normal cells, making cancer cells particularly susceptible to cytostatics. In healt...

At the age of 54, Caryn Murray was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer (Stage 4 Appendix cancer) after she noticed signs of something being “off.” In pursuit of answers, Caryn went on a healing journey of combining conventional medical treatments with holistic healing. She is now cancer-free and sharing her experience with other people.   Stage 4 Appendix cancer is rare and usually found when looking for something else. Audrey Hepburn also had Appendix Cancer. After going ...

Radiotherapy is usually given to supplement the surgical procedure and to reduce the risk of local spread. In some cancers, radiotherapy without surgery may suffice. Radiation therapy utilizes radioactive radiation that destroys cancer cells and shrinks the tumors by exposing cancer cells to radiation damage. Even healthy tissue is destroyed, but with modern technology healthy tissue can be better saved. Cancer cells tend to divide faster than healthy cells, so they are particularly su...