Treatment Of Uterine Cancer That Has Spread?
good afternoon, there is a family in the verdict of uterine cancer whose size is 17×10 but the hospital in our area is not able to carry out surgery for such a disease and we were referred to Makassar for treatment, but the patient’s condition often fluctuates and during illness never has a bowel movement, swollen stomach, heartburn, shortness of breath, and now a little movement, the stomach hurts, please solve it
Uterine cancer is a malignant condition that occurs in the uterus caused by various factors. Treatment of uterine cancer needs to be adjusted to the stage of uterine cancer, health conditions and reproductive function (if it occurs in women of childbearing age / have not had children). The stage of uterine cancer is classified based on the size of the cancer, lymph node involvement and the presence of spread (metastasis) so you need to provide more information so that I can provide appropriate advice for your family's condition.
Here are some steps to treat uterine cancer that can be done by a doctor:
Surgical therapy, the type of surgery is adjusted to the desire to get pregnant and the stage of the cancer. In end-stage cancer, it is highly recommended to do total uterine surgery (total hysterectomy) Radiotherapy (light therapy) or chemotherapy (anticancer drug therapy) Hormone therapy Palliative therapy, is a treatment aimed at improving the patient's quality of life by minimizing complaints related to the disease Your family should discuss regarding the treatment steps that can be taken regarding your relative's condition with the oncologist who treats him so that the complaints experienced by your relatives can be alleviated so that surgical treatment can be carried out.
Hope it is useful,