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This paper answers some questions regarding cancer and its treatment. The paper discusses the pros and cons of radiation, chemotherapy and biological treatments in treating cancer. The paper also provides a nursing diagnoses for acute lymphocytic leukemia, explains neutropenic precautions, lists psychological interventions for anxiety related to diagnosis with cancer, and suggests counseling for families of cancer patients.
From the Paper:"Radiation treatment for cancer is either delivered externally to the cancer site by machine or delivered through the implantation of radioactive material directly at the cancer site. It is sometimes used to shrink tumors prior to surgery but is used most often after surgery to kill any tumor cells which may remain. The damage from radiation is usually localized though it can be destructive to surrounding tissues it passes through. Also, with large tumors oxygen-lacking cells in the center are not dividing as rapidly and so will..."
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Cancer (2004, December 01) Retrieved December 02, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/cancer-72752/
"Cancer" 01 December 2004. Web. 02 December. 2023. <https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/cancer-72752/>