- By Laurel J. Kelly
Living With Cancer: Treating stomach cancer
Stomach cancer: Diagnosis and treatment
November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month, which makes it a good time to learn more about treating this disease. Your health care provider will consider the stage of your cancer, as well as your overall health and personal preferences, to determine your treatment plan. This may include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, targeted drug therapy and palliative care. Learn more about each of these treatment options and which might be right for you.
Biological therapy for cancer
Biological therapy for cancer uses the body's immune system to kill cancer cells, slow tumor growth and prevent the spread of cancer. It often causes fewer toxic side effects than other cancer treatments. Learn more about the different biological therapies and how they work.
Stem cells: What they are and what they do
Perhaps you've heard about stem cells in the news and wondered if they might help you or a loved one with a serious disease. You may have questions about what stem cells are, how they're being used to treat disease and injury, and why they're the subject of such vigorous debate. Here are some answers to FAQs about stem cells.