Treatment of breast cancer

By | May 3, 2012

Breast cancer treatment, (a) breast cancer surgery
Surgery for the breast cancer primary treatment. Surgical resection of breast cancer, breast cancer extended radical mastectomy, modified radical mastectomy, breast simple excision, mastectomy lymph node dissection.
(B) of the breast for preoperative radiotherapy
Preoperative radiotherapy can kill cancer cells around the tumor and improve the resection rate for prevention of postoperative recurrence or metastasis for large primary tumors, tumor growth rapidly by postoperative radiotherapy to prevent local recurrence, mainly for lymph node metastasis, generally 2-3 weeks after surgery, in the supraclavicular, parasternal and axillary radiation and other areas.
Treatment of breast cancer (c) hormone therapy for breast cancer
1. Amenorrhea ovariectomized therapy will be 5 years as a clinical sign of menopause. Pre-menopausal ovaries can be removed or x-ray of ovarian irradiation, thereby reducing or blocking the effect of estrogen on the tumor, to inhibit the growth of breast cancer and metastases purposes.
2. Endocrine therapy commonly used estrogen, androgen, luteinizing intoxicated class, estrogen synthesis inhibitors.
(1) of the three commonly used inhibitors of estrogen-phenoxy adhesive, toremifene and so on. Three phenoxy adhesive, generally a daily oral administration of pre-menopausal 20 tons at the second oral postmenopausal for at least three years of service, usually taking five years. This drug is safe and effective, side effects hot flashes, nausea, vomiting, venous thrombosis, vaginal dryness or discharge more. Long-term use may occur after the small number of cases of endometrial cancer, but the incidence is low, the prognosis is good.
(2) yellow body from the drugs commonly used class A drugs from pregnant intoxicated which a remuneration such as pregnancy, side effects are weight gain, hypertension, vaginal bleeding, etc., after discontinuation of medication or go away.
(3) estrogen synthesis inhibitor commonly used drug aminoglutethimide, welfare and other U.S. tanks.
(D) chemotherapy for breast cancer
Surgical Adjuvant chemotherapy can be used as treatment, especially in patients with axillary lymph node metastasis. Commonly used program has CMF program (cyclic plastic, methotrexate Ridge, a little spin fluorouracil), CAF program (cyclic plastic, doxorubicin, fluorouracil slightly School), AC-MF (doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide adjoin plastic, methotrexate Ridge, fluorouracil little house).
Breast Cancer Note usually 2 weeks after chemotherapy, not more than 4 weeks; dose must be adequate; the term of 6-12 months of chemotherapy is appropriate; better than single agent chemotherapy.
Treatment of breast cancer (e) of the Chinese medicine treatment of breast cancer
Comprehensive treatment of traditional Chinese medicine and other means to improve the cure rate, to radical purposes.

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