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Detecting cancer

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when area of body appears to have cancerous cells,a biopsy will be done to identify cell type
chemotherapy is whenthe use of powerful chemicals kills fast growing cells in the body. can be used to treat many types of cancer. side effects; nausea, vomiting, joint pain, loss of appetite, hair loss and fatigue. long term side effects: damage to lung tissue, heart problems and nerve damage
radiation therapyrepetitive treatmeant, uses HIGH DOSES OF RADIATION TO DESTROY CANCER CELLS. do NOT HAVE TIME TO REPAIR THEMSELVES SO THEY DIE
biophotonicsnew treatment which uses light activated drugs to detect and destroy cancerous cells. treatment has less side effects than radtiation and chemo
surgeryphysical removal of cancerous tissue in body. usually combined with chemo or radiation to ensure the removal of cancer cells
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