Choice of cancer treatment is influenced by several factors, including the specific characteristics of your cancer; your overall condition; and whether the goal of treatment is to cure your cancer, keep your cancer from spreading, or to relieve the symptoms caused by cancer. Depending on these factors, you may receive one or more of the following:
One or more treatment modalities may be used to provide you with the most effective treatment. Increasingly, it is common to use several treatment modalities together (concurrently) or in sequence with the goal of preventing recurrence. This is referred to as multi-modality treatment of the cancer.
Find out more information about various forms of cancer treatments. Select a type of treatment to the left to get in-depth details about its treatment overview, plan and strategies. Talk to your doctor if you have more questions about these treatments and what is offered at John Stoddard Cancer Center.