Screening for Lung cancer

Lung cancer does not usually cause symptoms until the cancer is already advanced and not able to be cured. That is why the idea of screening for lung cancer sounds attractive. It has the potential of finding lung cancer earlier when it is easier to treat. However, screening carries risks that may outweigh the benefits for most people. The … Continue reading Screening for Lung cancer

Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer in Kent area

Lung cancer patients in Kent area can now benefit from Immunotherapy to treat their cancer. For decades, oncologists used to treat patients with advanced lung cancer with chemotherapy mainly and sometimes with palliative radiotherapy. Chemotherapy drugs work by damaging any rapidly-dividing cells like cancer cells. However, they cannot differentiate between the bad cells (like cancer … Continue reading Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer in Kent area

Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR) for cancer patients in Kent

Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy or SABR is a new radiotherapy technique that has been successfully implemented recently for cancer patients in Kent area. This article will explain in simple terms more about this treatment highlighting its major advantages over traditional radiotherapy. Traditional (also called conventional) Radiotherapy: Radiotherapy has been in use for decades to treat cancer. It is usually … Continue reading Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR) for cancer patients in Kent