There are various ways of treatment available for Mesothelioma Cancer, but none of these treatments have high success rate. However the chances of getting cured from mesothelioma depends on how much cancer have been established. If you start the treatment at the early stages there are chances of survival. And due to complications of detecting mesothelioma in early stages many mesothelioma treatment emphasis on improvement of the quality of life for its patients.
Before the mesothelioma treatment doctor decides which type of mesothelioma treatments are suitable for the patient by keeping in mind the patients age, well-being, medical history, and weight. By considering these points the doctor will take decision, which of these three mesothelioma treatment will suit the patient. The three Mesothelioma Treatments are radiation, chemotherapy and surgery therapy.
Surgery is divided into two types they are Aggressive surgery and palliative procedure. The main objective of Aggressive surgery treatment is to provide long lasting control against cancer, and palliative procedure treatments goals to give relief to the cancer patients who are facing symptoms.
- Aggressive Surgery treatment includes removal of pleura, diaphragm, pericardium, and lung, this procedure of removal in Aggressive surgery treatment is also known as extra pleural pneumonectomy. Extra pleural pneumonectomy aims to remove the tumor from body without causing any injury to the patient though it is very dangerous kind of surgery and also there are high chances of casualty therefore only fit and young patients are recommended for Aggressive surgery treatment.
- Palliative procedures only includes removal of pleura to regulate cancer symptoms, palliative procedures are implemented on patients when mesothelioma is developed at advanced stages and when it becomes irresolvable to cure.
To dispose tumor from body Radiation Therapy uses radiation. Radiation Therapy treatment is very risky and complex as it uses radiation to remove the tumor, the radiations might get exposed to our internal organs like lungs and heart which can be very harmful thus the doctors have to be cautious during this type of treatment.
Chemotherapy is usually known cure for Cancer. To treat mesothelioma Chemotherapy uses medication but still these medications have very low success rates on mesothelioma cancer patients. Chemotherapy to treat mesothelioma cancer is developing day by day due to innovation of new things in medications by the researchers.
Dual Therapy is a combination surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. With the help of surgery all major tumor cells are removed and with the help of chemotherapy and radiation therapy rest of all tumor cells are removed. Dual Therapy is a successful process and also decreases symptoms of cancer.