1.Which foods kill cancer cells?
These are some of the foods that when eaten frequently naturally will kill cancer cell;
- Carrots – Several studies have found that eating more carrots is linked to a decreased risk of certain types of cancer
- Beans – Beans are high in fiber, which some studies have found may help protect against colorectal cancer
- Olive Oil
2. What is breast cancer screening?
Breast cancer screening means checking a woman’s breasts for cancer before there are signs or symptoms of the disease
3. Which hospitals in Tanzania perform breast cancer screening?
Ocean Road Cancer Institute
4. What is cancer?
Cancer refers to any one of a large number of diseases characterized by the development of abnormal cells that divide uncontrollably and have the ability to infiltrate and destroy normal body tissue. Cancer often has the ability to spread throughout your body.
5. How does radiation kill cancer?
Radiation therapy uses high-energy particles or waves, such as x-rays, gamma rays, electron beams, or protons, to destroy or damage cancer cells.
6. What are the most common side effects of radiation therapy?
The most common early side effects are fatigue and skin problems. You might get others, such as hair loss and nausea, depending on where you get radiation.
7. Does radiation stay in your body forever?
Most people have external beam radiation therapy once a day, five days a week, Monday through Friday. Treatment lasts anywhere from 2 to 10 weeks, depending on the type of cancer you have and the goal of your treatment
8. How long does it take to recover from radiotherapy?
Most side effects generally go away within a few weeks to 2 months of finishing treatment. But some side effects may continue after treatment is over because it takes time for healthy cells to recover from the effects of radiation therapy
9. Do you lose your hair with radiotherapy?
Radiation therapy will generally cause hair loss to the body part that is being treated. For example, if your arm were treated with radiation, you may lose any hair on your arm, but the hair on your head would not be affected
10. How long is a session of radiotherapy?
Each radiation therapy treatment takes about 10 minutes. External-beam radiation therapy delivers radiation from a machine outside the body. Each session is quick and painless, lasting about 15 minutes. Typically, people have treatment sessions 5 times per week, Monday through Friday. This schedule continues for 3 to 9 weeks