The choice of treatment for cancer depends on various factors, including the type and stage of cancer, as well as the patient’s overall health. Here are some common treatment options for cancer:


  • Surgical removal of the tumor is a common treatment for localized cancers. It may involve removing part or all of the tumor and, in some cases, nearby lymph nodes.


  • Chemotherapy involves the use of drugs to kill or control cancer cells. It can be administered orally or through intravenous infusion and is often used to treat cancers that have spread or those that are sensitive to chemotherapy.

Radiation Therapy:

  • Radiation therapy uses high doses of radiation to kill or damage cancer cells. It can be targeted at a specific area, and it is often used after surgery to eliminate any remaining cancer cells.


  • Immunotherapy enhances the body’s immune system to recognize and attack cancer cells. It includes checkpoint inhibitors, CAR-T cell therapy, and vaccines.

Hormone Therapy:

  • Hormone therapy is used for cancers that are hormone-sensitive, such as breast and prostate cancers. It involves blocking or inhibiting the effects of certain hormones that promote cancer growth.

Targeted Therapy:

  • Targeted therapy uses drugs that specifically target the abnormalities present in cancer cells. It is designed to interfere with specific molecules involved in cancer growth.

Stem Cell Transplant:

  • Stem cell transplant, also known as bone marrow transplant, is a procedure used to replace damaged or diseased bone marrow with healthy stem cells. It is often used in treating blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma.

Precision Medicine:

  • Precision medicine involves tailoring treatment based on the specific genetic makeup of the patient’s cancer. This can include genetic testing to identify mutations and targeted therapies.

Photodynamic Therapy:

  • Photodynamic therapy uses a combination of photosensitizing drugs and light to kill cancer cells. It is often used for skin cancers and certain types of internal cancers.

Complementary and Alternative Therapies:

Some patients explore complementary therapies, such as acupuncture, massage, and herbal supplements, to manage symptoms and improve their quality of life. It’s important to discuss these with the healthcare team.

The choice of treatment is highly individualized, and patients may receive a combination of therapies. The healthcare team, including oncologists, will consider factors such as the type and stage of cancer, the patient’s overall health, and the potential side effects of treatment when developing a treatment plan. It’s crucial for patients to have open and informed discussions with their healthcare providers to make decisions that align with their preferences and values.

The best possible treatment for cancer is the modernized form of naturopathy popularly known as a metabolic treatment.


  • Dr. Vijay Raghavan

    Dr. Vijay Raghavan (M.B.B.S., M.D.) Associate Professor, Dept of Community Medicine (Lord Buddha Medical College, Saharsa). His Guide is Thomas N. Seyfried (A scientist at Boston University, USA), Experiences: 20 years of experience as clinician and researcher. Developed Research Laboratory for IVF and Assisted Reproduction and Molecular Biology. Developed Metabolic Treatment for Cancer, Diabetes, Kidney Failure, Autoimmune diseases, Arthritis etc. based on original research by Thomas N. Seyfried. Developed Intensive Care (ICU) for serious diseases on the lines of Ayurveda and Naturopathy for better outcomes in serious diseases. Developed better treatments for degenerative diseases like Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinsonism, SLE, Psoriasis, Diabetes, Autoimmune diseases, CKD, Cancers of the brain, pancreas, liver, intestine, breast and other soft tissues.

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