Breast Cancer Treatment
Depending on the factors the cancer treatments may include:
Chemotherapy: It is a form of treatment where medicines are used to kill cancer cells.
Radiation therapy: It is a form of therapy where radiation is used to kill malignant cells or tissue.
Hormone therapy: Hormone therapy or hormonal therapy is the use of hormones in cancer treatments.
Surgery: Surgery is the first line of treatment for most people having breast cancer. Its goal is to remove the entire tumour from the breast. The main types of breast surgery are:
Breast-conserving surgery: The cancer is removed along with the surrounding small amount of normal breast tissue.
Mastectomy: Remove all or part of the breast and possibly nearby structures.
A lumpectomy: Remove the breast lump.
The longer the surgery, The longer it takes to heal. Every hour Under anesthetic. 1 full day of recovery.
After surgery keep a pillow in the car. Place pillow in between seatbelt & scars.
Chew Ice Chips during the first 5 minutes of Chemo Injection.
Wear a Button-down shirt. You don't want to struggle pulling your shirt on & off after treatment.
Wear a sports Bra or Camisole while healing from breast surgery.
Radiation room is cold! Grab an old turtleneck, cut the sleeves off and wear them.