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Treatment for cancer

Treatments for cancer

This next section explains what the main cancer treatments are – surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy – and the opportunities for accessing a clinical trial.

Cancer Treatment – here are some essential links to videos that we think might help you:

 

Cancer surgery

Hi, I am Alison Garnham a gynae nurse specialist. I manage and support patients who are having an operation for cancer.

Surgery is a main treatment for cancer. A surgeon who is experienced in treating a particular cancer will do the operation.

Surgery can vary from a biopsy to a major procedure to remove the cancer. After an operation for cancer the surgeon will tell you more about your particular cancer and the next steps.

How Radiotherapy works

 

What to expect during Radiotherapy

Chemotherapy, how it works and what you to expect

What are Clinical Trials

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