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Modalities in Cancer Therapy Folder Title: Therapy Updated: April 18, 2011 TtlTreat
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Why We Do Cancer Therapy Research Read: In the Elevator at the Princess Margaret Hospital On course web-site. Can post on Blackboard as an Announcement. Can send as an Email via Blackboard
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With respect to course readings such as “In the Elevator at the Princess Margaret Hospital”. .. 1. I prefer to get it from the course web site. I don’t want more stuff in my Email inbox. 2. I prefer to have it posted as an Announcement in Blackboard. I don’t want more stuff in my Email inbox. 3. Please send in via Email. That way I won’t forget it.
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Therapeutic Modality Options Surgery Radiation Chemotherapy (Including Hormonal Therapy) See Chapter 16: Rational Treatment of Cancer Immunotherapy See Chapter 15: Crowd Control – Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy Host Response Modification Gene Therapy TreatOpt
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Features of Surgical Intervention Highly Tumor-specific and Effective Technically Sophisticated and of Limited Applicability Useless for Extensive Systemic Disease or for Unrecognized Metastases Depends on Pathological Identification: (Must know where the cancer is) Can Induce Systemic Spread Patient Refusal and Opting for Alternative Medicine Physical Modality - Emergence of Cellular Resistance is not possible Surgery
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Therapies Involving Electromagnetic Radiation: Part 1: X-Ray External physical intervention with a chemical target (DNA) Not Especially Tumor-specific; Damage to Normal Tissue Can Limit Utility
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