Essays Tagged: "radiotherapy"

Breast Cancer

the body can be affected.Breast Cancer can have a big affect on the body after treatment especially Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy. Radiotherapy can cause a person to feel sick, feeling really tired, h ... ue around the Breast and some underarm lymph nodes are removed. After surgery you usually must have Radiotherapy, x-rays that kill any Cancer cells that may be remaining.Mastectomy is when the whole B ...

(3 pages) 127 1 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


ize in the medical treatment of cancer. A clinical oncologist specialises in treating patients with radiotherapy and may also use chemotherapy and hormone therapy. A medical oncologist specializes in ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Essay On Cancer: Organisations and sum up about cancer in General

one-third of cases. Some of the most frequent cancer types are curable by surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy. The chance of cure increases substantially if cancer is detected early. There are effe ...

(2 pages) 68 1 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Analyse the benefits and problems associated with the use of Radioisotopes in identified industries

n body can carry many side effects. For instance, the high-energy beta-emissions from Co-60 used in radiotherapy for cancer can destroy healthy cells, and cause hair-loss, skin burning, sweating, feve ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.8 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Possible Cancer Treatments.

1. Radiations (it treats many types of cancer)Radiation therapy--also called radiotherapy--is a highly targeted, highly effective way to destroy cancer cells that may linger aft ...

(7 pages) 119 0 4.5 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) and Management of Neutropenia

review.RationaleThe basic concept of BMT underlines the regimens of dose intensity. Higher doses of radiotherapy, and /or chemotherapy may be given (Foster.2005, 2). Ashwanden (1990, 100) described th ...

(9 pages) 17 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology