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Various Cancer Therapies Provided At Cancer Centers In Texas

Jun 6th 2014 at 10:03 AM

Curing cancer is not an easy job to perform. It requires high skill and potential to do the work successfully. Special training is required for the oncologist and to achieve excellence in this field, which is not easy. That is the reason there are very few reputed cancer curing centers in the world. Texas has some of the best cancer curing centers offering effective and quick treatments. The different therapies that are used are as follows.


In this process drugs are used to cure the cancer in the body. The drug is injected into the body with the help of a syringe and then the medicine attacks the targeted cells of the body and, therefore, helps is diminishing the cancer tumor. There are side effects that may be experienced such as the loss of hair and appetite and some hormonal imbalances.

Radiation therapy

There are different kinds of cancer that can be cured with the help of radiation passing through the infected part of the body. It is used to cure cancer by projecting radiation over the tumor which decreases the size of the tumor and at last vanishes. The radiation is projected externally over the target. This therapy used to cure cancer also may have some side effects which will be discussed before the procedure. The most common side effect is skin irritation, but it may differ on each person receiving this treatment.

Prostate seed implantation

One procedure used to cure prostate cancer is prostate seed implantation. In this process the seed is implanted near prostate glands, which will release radiation to the prostate glands and results in demolishing cancerous cells. Advantages of using this technique is that the time span for curing is minimal as a person can resume their normal life within 2 to 3 days. Prostate seed implantation is the best way to cure this disease if many centers in Texas have this ability.

With all the facilities provided by the oncologist and doctors of these centers of Texas, people benefit by getting the best treatment available for fighting cancer.

About the author:

The Cancer Center at Wise Regional is located off HWY 51 in front of the Wise Regional Hospital in Decatur, TX. Our center offers a full line of treatment options for patients who want complete quality care including, but not limited to, on-site IMRT Radiation Therapy and Chemotherapy. Like all of our other centers, we have created a patient friendly atmosphere within the clinic and have staffed our clinic with experienced and qualified medical professionals. Our board certified radiation oncologist. Dr. Greg Garrett lives and practices in Decatur with his 30 years of experience and frequently consults with Dr. Gregory Echt. The North Texas Cancer Center of Wise also offers ample and convenient free parking to all of our patients and family members. Please visit the website for more information.

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