Colorectal Cancer (CRC): Benefits of Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Stage III CRC

Adjuvant treatment Adjuvant treatment is treatment given after primary treatment (eg. surgery, radiotherapy) to fully eradicate any remaining cancer cells. Types of adjuvant treatment for cancer are chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormonal therapy, targeted therapy and biologic therapy.  Why is adjuvant treatment important? Even if the surgery was successful at removing all visible tumor, microscopic cancer cells…… Continue reading Colorectal Cancer (CRC): Benefits of Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Stage III CRC

Living Longer: Cure in Breast Cancer with Adjuvant Chemotherapy

Mrs Y, 38, was recently diagnosed with left breast cancer and she underwent left mastectomy and axillary clearance 3 weeks ago. Histopathology reported infiltrating ductal cancer Grade 3, T3N0M0 (stage 2), ER negative, Her2 negative, LVI positive, margin clear. She was planned for adjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy to left chest wall. Introduction She wanted to…… Continue reading Living Longer: Cure in Breast Cancer with Adjuvant Chemotherapy