What Should Be Considered in Cancer Treatment?

Cancer, which caused us to be slightly startled when we first heard about it; It refers to malignant tumors and tumors formed by the uncontrolled division and proliferation of cells. This disease, which has been very challenging for both the patient and the patient’s relatives until recently; With each passing day, advanced medical technology, different treatment methods, and most importantly, early diagnosis can be successfully overcome. So, what should we pay attention to in this process? Here are the details…

First of all, morale is a must!

It is very important for the person who has cancer to know that it is a process, and to have a motivation to overcome this process. In this sense, the “patient navigator” applications of hospitals provide a lot of convenience. This application, which guides the patient from the moment he steps into the hospital; In addition to all kinds of examinations and treatments, it makes them feel that they are not alone by being a bridge in every issue that the patient needs during the process.

The applied treatment should be patient-oriented

Cancer type and treatment method are very important factors in achieving the desired success in cancer treatment. But there is a more important factor than all of these, which is the patient himself. Because every patient is different and therefore the treatment methods to be applied may differ from person to person. Therefore, it is vital to choose the most appropriate treatment for the patient with the joint decision of physicians from different disciplines.

Second opinion makes sure of treatment

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Medical innovations abroad and different methods applied in cancer treatment; may cause the patient to question the accuracy of the treatment recommended to him. In such a situation, getting a “second opinion” can help end this indecision and increase the patient’s motivation for treatment.

The most important criterion: A fully equipped hospital and specialist physicians…

A hospital that includes all the applications needed for correct diagnosis and treatment is extremely effective in the continuation of all these processes without interruption. A hospital and expert staff, where the most advanced methods such as cancer surgery, immunotherapy, vaccine therapy, smart drugs and biological agents are applied, as well as standard applications in cancer treatment such as chemotherapy and hormone therapy, provide a great advantage in this sense.

The importance that will increase the quality of life should not be forgotten!

When it comes to cancer treatment, only medical treatment should not come to mind. During treatment; The patient’s diet, physical and mental health should not be forgotten. In this sense, many supportive treatments and practices such as diet, sports, breath awareness, post-chemotherapy hair care should also be considered.

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