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Other Types of Treatment

 

Surgery
Learn about the different types of surgery used to treat or prevent cancer.

 

Targeted Therapy
Learn how this treatment uses drugs or other substances to identify and attack cancer cells while doing little damage to normal cells.

 

Immunotherapy
Learn how this treatment uses your body's own defense system to fight cancer.

 

Photodynamic Therapy
Learn how this treatment uses drugs, called photosensitizing agents, along with light to kill cancer cells.

 

Antiangiogenesis Therapy
Learn about this form of targeted therapy that uses drugs or other substances to stop tumors from making new blood vessels.

 

Hyperthermia
Learn about this carefully controlled use of heat for the treatment of cancer.

 

Bone Marrow and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation
Learn how stem cell transplants can be used to treat cancer or to replace bone marrow that has been destroyed.

 

Gene Therapy: Questions and Answers
Learn how Gene Therapy may be used to treat (or even prevent) cancer in the future.

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