Cancer is a death Sentence?
NO, More than twelve Millions cancer survivors are living. Thanks to the improved treatment and early diagnosis. Cancer survival is influenced by factor such has type of cancer, how early it was diagnosed, treatment taken as well as person’s age, fitness and medical history.
Chemo will completely disrupt my life.
The drastic side effects that patients experienced many years ago are not as prevalent today, thanks to medical advances. Fatigue is the most common side effect, and can vary significantly from person to person.Most of the patients carry out their routine work. It’s not required to stay isolated apart from others in a separate air condition room.
If someone in my family has cancer, am I likely to get cancer, too?
Apart from 5-8% of cancer which occur in families rest are non-familial and not inheritate from parents to children. The few cancer which can run in families are Ovarian cancer, Breast cancer and Colon cancer, this too if they are occurring to multiple members of family.
Older people are not fit for cancer treatment.
Chemotherapy is usually based upon the patient’s weight, general conditions, Kidney function and not on age. Therefore age is usually not an criteria to decide where tha patient will tolerate chemotherapy or not.
Will eating sugar make my cancer worse?
No studies have shown that eating sugar will make your cancer worse or that, if you stop eating sugar, your cancer will shrink or disappear.
Chemotherapy generate lots of heat in body ?
Chemotherapy is a routine medicine as antibiotics and usually don’t cause any kind of heat or vomiting during therapy.
Can an alkaline diet cure cancer ?
There is no such data that alkali diet cures cancer till date, its just a social media created news.
All chemotherapy cause Hair loss?
NO, there are certain chemotherapy drugs which cause hair loss, which is temporary in nature and usually the hair regrow once the therapy is finished