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Breast Cancer Treatment

1. Surgery

Surgery includes the removal of the whole breast from the body or to remove only the tissue or just the tumour called mastectomy and lumpectomy, respectively. There are different types of mastectomy and lumpectomy

2. Radiation therapies

Radiation therapies use high radiation cells to kill the cancer cells from the breast.

3. Chemotherapy

Chemotherapies are of different types. In breast, cancer medicines are given to kill cancer cells of breast cancer. The medication of chemotherapy can also cause side effects like nausea, hair loss, early menopause etc

4. Targeted therapy

Lapatinib, pertuzumab, and trastuzumab urge the body’s immune system to help destroy cancer cells. They target the cells of breast cancer that have high levels of a protein called HER2.

In most of the health insurance options, cancer treatment is not covered. If you have a separate cover for cancer treatment, then you will fare well financially against cancer. But if you do not have a medical cover, you can still fight cancer with the help of crowdfunding.

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