Lung Cancer Treatment options in Lagos
Lung Cancer Chemotherapy
One of the most effective treatments for lung cancer is chemotherapy. These anti-cancer drugs function by focusing on Lung cancer cells that are rapidly developing in the body or in a particular region.
Systemic chemotherapy is preferred which is Lung chemotherapy drugs travel through the bloodstream to reach cancer cells. Also regional chemotherapy is done thorough drugs are directed to a specific area of the body.
Lung Chemotherapy is primary treatment to destroy cancer cells and shrink a tumor. Also used after another Lung cancer treatment methods to destroy remaining cancer cells, to relieve symptoms of advanced cancer.
Lung Cancer Surgery
Lung Cancer Surgery is used to diagnose, stage and treat cancer, and few cancer-related symptoms. Lung Cancer surgery eligibility depends on multiple factors like the type, size, location, grade and stage of the Lung tumor. Also we need to consider other illness or conditions.
Lung cancer surgery is also an option to repair damage to skin, bones and other tissue caused by Lung cancer or by Lung cancer treatment. Lung Cancer surgery is also be a palliative treatment to remove obstructions in the lungs or remove the tumors that are causing pain.
Lung Cancer Radiation Therapy
Lung Cancer Radiation therapy (also called radiotherapy) uses targeted energy, including X-rays and radioactive substances, to destroy Lung cancer cells, shrink tumors and/or alleviate certain Lung cancer-related symptoms.
Lung Cancer radiotherapy is used for primary treatment to destroy cancer cells and stop the growth of cancer cells. This is also used as treatment to shrink a lung tumor and relieve symptoms of advanced Lung cancer.
Lung Cancer Immunotherapy
Lung cancer Immunotherapy is a type of treatment that boosts the body’s natural defenses to fight Lung cancer. It uses substances made by the body or in a laboratory to improve how your immune system works to find and destroy Lung cancer cells.