Chemotherapy Treatment Center Pune
We at cancer care Pune have expertise in Chemotherapy. We are the best Chemotherapy Center in Pune. We have experience of more than 5000 patients of chemotherapy treatment.We give chemotherapy at affordable cost. We have best Chemotherapy specialist in Pune.
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What is Chemotherapy?
These are the medicines in the form of injections or tablets used to destroy cancer cells.
Types of Chemotherapy
1. Cytotoxic Chemotherapy
These are the medicines which act on the DNA of cancer cells and destroy cancer cells. These can be given through injection or oral rout.
- Targeted agents
These medicines act on the specific targets on cells to destroy the cancer cells. These medicines have lesser side effects than chemotherapy.
Immunotherapy is use of certain medicines to modify the immunity of cells to achieve the control of cancer cells.
What is the cost of Chemotherapy Treatment?
Cost of Chemotherapy depends on the cost of medicines. To know the cost of chemotherapy please call our helpline number.
What are the side effects of Chemotherapy?
Side effects of Chemotherapy depends on the drug used. Generally, the side effects are acute side effects like allergic reactions, nausea and vomiting. Or some late side effects like decrease in white blood cells (neutropenia), anemia, low platelets, weakness, infections, fever, cough, diarrhea, skin reactions, hair loss, loss of appetite, kidney and liver toxicity. All these side effects may not develop in one patient. Doctor will monitor for these toxicities.
What diet should I take during Chemotherapy Treatment?
Patient should take freshly prepared and properly cooked food. Patient should avoid spicy and hot food as this may increase nausea. Food hygiene should be maintained properly. Patient should drink boiled water or water from good quality water filter. Hand Hygiene should be maintained. Patient should not eat raw vegetables and fruits. However, fruits with cover like banana are allowed. Patient should take lots of water to maintain hydration.
What precautions to be taken during Chemotherapy?
During and after chemotherapy you should maintain good personal hygiene. Patient should avoid going in crowded places. Patient should avoid people having infection as they may catch infection very easily. Patient should do gargling regularly with mouthwash. If you have constipation then consult doctor. If patient has fever, weakness, bleeding, cough, diarrhea then you should immediately consult Oncologist.
In Which cancers chemotherapy is used?
Chemotherapy is used in various cancer like breast cancer, head and neck cancers, Lymphoma, Leukemia, stomach and intestine cancer, esophagus cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, germ cell tumors.