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Other Cancer Treatments

  • Angiogenesis Inhibitors
    Sometimes called antiangiogenic therapy, this treatment may prevent the growth of cancer by blocking the formation of new blood vessels.
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation
    Detailed information on bone marrow transplant, including preparation, types of transplant, transplant team, and possible procedure-related complications or side effects
  • Cancer Treatment - Biological Therapy For Cancer Treatment
    Biological therapy uses the body's immune system to fight cancer. The cells, antibodies, and organs of the immune system work to defend the body against bacteria and viruses. The immune system may also be able to determine the difference between healthy cells and cancer cells and eliminate the cancer cells.
  • Cancer Treatment - Hyperthermia For Cancer Treatment
    Heat therapy may help shrink tumors by damaging cells or depriving them of the substances they need to live. Research studies are underway to determine the use and effectiveness of hyperthermia in cancer treatment.
  • Cancer Treatment - Laser Therapy For Cancer Treatment
    Laser therapy can be used to cut a very tiny area to remove very small cancers without damaging surrounding tissue. Lasers also are used to apply heat to tumors in order to shrink them and are sometimes used with drugs that are activated by laser light to kill cancer cells.