Cancer Drugs

Cancer is a radical disease that starts out small and becomes larger and more abnormal as time passes. Later on stages, it begins to grow more tumors throughout the body when it starts to seed into the blood system.

Most of the cancers can be treated in early stages, but some cancers spread quickly in a few weeks to months. Cancer cells can reside in the brain, bone, liver, lung and most often spread to remaining parts of the body.

There are many causes of cancer disease, few causes include:

  • Taking excess alcohol
  • Sunlight exposure
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Exposure to Virus and Bacteria
  • Poor healthy diet (Lifestyle Factors)
  • Age
  • Family History

However, risk factors or causes for cancer disease are unknown because each cancer has different causes. For example, taking too much alcohol and smoking can lead to a lung cancer.

Signs and Symptoms of cancer can depend on cancer type. Below symptoms can occur for most of the cancers:

  • Chills
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Loss of appetite
  • Malaise
  • Night sweats
  • Weight loss

Cancer disease can be treated with many drugs. It is necessary to take a medicine on a regular basis along with proper diet and exercise to control your cancer pain. Follow your doctor instructions during treatment to live a better life with your family.

Usually, cancer pain can be treated in many ways such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiation but mostly medicines are used to treat cancer in early stages. Drugs for cancer pain can be taken orally or if a patient is unable to take a medicine orally, they can be taken in other ways such as:

  • Rectal suppositories
  • Transdermal patches and
  • Injections.

Following drugs are commonly used to treat or reduce cancer pain

Cancer Drugs

Fentanyl Requip
Gleevec Marinol
Fentora Neupogen
Temodar Xeloda
Casodex Actiq
Tarceva Sensipar