Managing Cancer as Chronic Illness

Cancer isn’t always a one-time event. Cancer is being managed as chronic illness as it sometimes does not completely goes away can be closely watched and treated, but sometimes it never completely goes away. It persists like any other chronic disease like cardiovascular diseases, obesity or diabetes.  As cancer proliferates, it pushes nearby nerves blood vessels and organs. Minor tumor in crucial part of the body can cause symptoms but there might not be any symptoms if cancer is in areas like pancreas. Cancer symptoms are also marked by fever, weight loss or extreme tiredness.Cancer isn’t always a one-time event. Cancer is being managed as chronic illness as it sometimes does not completely goes away can be closely watched and treated, but sometimes it never completely goes away. It persists like any other chronic disease like cardiovascular diseases, obesity or diabetes.  As cancer proliferates, it pushes nearby nerves blood vessels and organs. Minor tumor in crucial part of the body can cause symptoms but there might not be any symptoms if cancer is in areas like pancreas. Cancer symptoms are also marked by fever, weight loss or extreme tiredness.

  • Recurrence and Remission
  • Adult Oncology
  • Genetic Testing

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