Actions After Surgery And Radiation?
Good night. I want to ask, my mother had a stage 3 brain tumor, had surgery and radiation. But the tumor is still there even though not as big as before the operation. What is the next action? Thank you
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Brain tumor condition is a condition where abnormal cell division occurs that can be either malignant or benign. In these conditions the thing that is usually done to prevent tumor enlargement is treatment. Tumor enlargement must be prevented so that no pressure is placed on the tissue inside the skull, especially the brain so that there is no disruption in the functioning of the brain.
Some things you can do for treatment are with
2. Given a drug in the form of chemotherapy
3. Light therapy in the form of radiotherapy
This is usually adjusted to the patient's condition for therapeutic choices. Therapy given can usually also be combined. With the condition that the tumor tissue is still present, it should be routine control to the doctor who has been treating so that it can be seen whether there is active division of the tumor again, other therapeutic plans.
Some things that should be done are
1. Maintain nutritious food
2. Avoid high radiation exposure
3. Avoid smoking and not healthy lifestyle
4. Avoid the use of hormones such as birth control and if used first consult with a doctor
Thus the information that we can convey may be useful thanks