Cancer warning signs
The goals of cancer treatment are to:
The types of treatment depend on the type of cancer, but may include:
You may receive more than one type of treatment. This is called combined therapy.
Cancer warning signs include:
It is important to note that these symptoms may also be due to conditions other than cancer.
The following articles offer more detailed information:
For information on cancer-related organizations, see Cancer - support groups.
Perry MC. Principles of cancer therapy. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier;2007:chap 192.
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