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Cancer Treatments (revised)
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provides extra oxygen atoms that stop spread and kill cancer cells
plant that contains toxic compounds that kill cancer
raise cancer cells Ph level to a highly alkaline state
new drugs being tested on patients
Phase 1 trial
determines safety of new treatment
Phase 2 trial
tests how well the new treatment works
Phase 3 trial
compares new to old treatments
The soft, spongy tissue found in the center of large bones where blood cells are formed.
The use of natural, synthetic (made in a laboratory), or biologic (from a living source) substances to reverse, slow down, or prevent the development of cancer.
The use of drugs or chemicals put into the body to kill cancer cells.
extraction of a tree that reduce growth of blood vessels that nourish cancer cells; inhibits growth of more cells
Cutting into the body to gain access to remove cells, tissues or organs; most are minimally invasive procedures involving small incisions. 60% of all cancer patients have some kind of this.
Use of gamma rays to kill cancer cells.
rare, not popular way to kill cancer
the transplantation of normal genes into cells in place of missing or defective ones in order to correct genetic disorders.
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