The types of treatment that you have will depend on the type of cancer you have and how advanced it is. Some people with cancer will have only one treatment. But most people have a combination of treatments, such as surgery with chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy. You may also have immunotherapy, targeted therapy, or hormone therapy.Is there a cure for cancer?
Currently, there’s no true cure for cancer. But recent advances in medicine and technology are helping move us closer than ever to a cure. Read on to learn more about these emerging treatments and what they could mean for the future of cancer treatment. Cancer immunotherapy is a type of treatment that helps the immune system fight cancer cells.What's new in cancer research?
New cancer drug safely boosts radiation therapy. New research may have found a way to boost the strength of radiation therapy against cancer cells. Doctors administered a new drug called 5-iodo-2-pyrimidinone-2'-deoxribose (IPdR) - also referred to as ropidoxuridine - to people with cancer in combination with radiation therapy.