The cancer that caused us to start a little start when we first heard; refers to malignant tumors and urine formed by the uncontrolled division and proliferation of cells. Until recently, this disease, which has been challenging both the patient and his relatives. Thanks to the advancing medical technology, different treatment methods and, most importantly, early diagnosis, it can be successfully overcome. So, what should be considered in this process? Here are the details…
Morale is a must!
It is very important that the person who has cancer knows that this is a process and that they have a motivation to overcome this process. In this sense, “patient navigator” applications of hospitals are very convenient. 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 as a bridge in every subject that the patient needs.
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 this, which is the patient himself. Because every patient is different and therefore the treatment methods to be applied may vary according to the 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 ensures assurance of treatment
Medical innovations abroad and different methods used in cancer treatment; it may cause the patient to question the correctness of the treatment recommended to him. In such a case, getting a “second opinion” can help end this indecision and increase the patient’s motivation to 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 continuing all these processes without disruption. In addition to the standard applications used in cancer treatment such as chemotherapy and hormonotherapy, a hospital and specialist staff, where the most advanced methods such as cancer surgery, immunotherapy, vaccine therapy, smart drugs and biological agents are applied, provide a great advantage in this regard.
The importance to increase the quality of life should not be forgotten!
When it comes to cancer treatment, not only medical treatment should be considered. During treatment; the patient’s diet, physical and mental health should also not be forgotten. In this sense, many supportive treatments and applications such as diet, sports, breath awareness and hair care after chemotherapy should also be taken into consideration.
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