Surgery is the oldest form of cancer treatment. About 60 % of cancer patients will undergo surgery, either by itself or in combination with other therapies. There are several types of cancer surgery.
Chemotherapy is the use of drugs to destroy cancer cells. Chemotherapy drugs used in the treatment of cancer may be taken as tablets or, more commonly, given by intravenous drip directly into a vein
Palliative treatment is designed to relieve symptoms, and improve your quality of life. It can be used at any stage of an illness if there are troubling symptoms, such as pain or sickness.