Palliative care

Radiation therapy uses radiations to kill or damage cancerous (abnormal) cells and stop them from growing and multiplying.

What is palliative care?

Palliative care does not aim to cure a cancer, it is used to help shrink, slow down the growth, or control symptoms of an advanced stage tumour. It may also be used to control the symptoms of a cancer that has spread to give a patient a better quality of life.

Palliative care is used for various reasons

 

 

Shrink a tumour to relieve pressure

Relieve symptoms of brain metastasis

Treat a spinal cord compression

Relieve symptoms of lung metastasis

Relieve bone pain

Control and reduce bleeding in ulcerating tumours

Side effects

Radiotherapy is the most common cancer treatment in Australia and New Zealand.

TirednessMole removed with surrounding tissue and sent for analysis.

Skin changes and inflamationMole removed with surrounding tissue and sent for analysis.

Swelling and build up of fluidsIf malignant melanoma greater than 1mm deep or lymph nodes in the area are swollen.

Hair lossIf positive will probably remove other lymph nodes in the area (lymphadenectomy).

Stress, anxiety and other coping issues are also commonIf malignant melanoma cells are found in the lymph nodes or the melanoma is more than 4mm deep.

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GenesisCare Clínica Corachan en Barcelona

Carrer de Buïgas, 19, 08017 Barcelona

GenesisCare en Alcazar de San Juan

Calle Doctor Don Jesús González Merlo, 4, 13600 Alcázar de San Juan

alcazar@genesiscare.es

926588325

GenesisCare en Alicante

Calle Vázquez de Mella, 26, 03013, Alicante

alicante@genesiscare.es

965210055

GenesisCare en Ávila, Clínica Santa Teresa

Avenida Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 11, 05005 Ávila

avila@genesiscare.es

920221450

GenesisCare en Benalmádena (Málaga), Hospital Vithas

Av. de los Argonautas, s/n, 29630 Benalmádena, Málaga

malaga@genesiscare.es

921210028

GenesisCare en Cádiz, Hospital La Salud

Calle Feduchy, 8, 11001 Cádiz

cadiz@genesiscare.es

956 60 43 73

GenesisCare en Campo de Gibraltar, Algeciras (Cádiz)

Avda. Carlos Cano, S/N, 11207 Algeciras (Cádiz)

campodegibraltar@genesiscare.es

956604373

GenesisCare en Córdoba

Avenida del Brillante, 106, 14012, Córdoba

cordoba@genesiscare.es

957524188

GenesisCare en Granada

Calle Dr. Alejandro Otero, 8, 18004, Granada

granada@genesiscare.es

958994800

GenesisCare en Guadalajara

Calle Méjico esq. Calle Antonio Machado, 19004 Guadalajara

guadalajara@genesiscare.es

949207560

GenesisCare en Guadalajara, Clínica la Antigua

Calle Constitución, 18, 19004, Guadalajara

la.antigua@genesiscare.es

949223600

GenesisCare en Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz)

Calle Newton, 13, Jerez de la Frontera, 11407, Cádiz

jerez@genesiscare.es

956100711

GenesisCare en Madrid, Arturo Soria

Calle Emilio Vargas, 16, 28043 Madrid

ort.arturosoria@genesiscare.es

915155354

GenesisCare en Madrid, Centro Médico Mapfre salud

Calle de Núñez de Balboa, 71, 28001, Madrid

nunezdebalboa@genesiscare.es

913964709

GenesisCare en Madrid, Hospital La Milagrosa

Calle de Modesto Lafuente, 14, 28010 Madrid

GenesisCare en Madrid, Hospital San Francisco de Asís

Calle de Joaquín Costa, 28, 28002 Madrid

GenesisCare en Madrid, Sede Corporativa

Calle de Emilio Vargas 16, 28043 Madrid

sedemadrid@genesiscare.es

915152000

GenesisCare en Málaga

Calle Meridiana, 20, Cerrado de Calderón, 29018 Málaga

malaga@genesiscare.es

951 569 589

GenesisCare en Málaga, Oficinas

Calle Meridiana, 20, Cerrado de Calderón, 29018 Málaga

sedemalaga@genesiscare.es

952000518

GenesisCare en Murcia

Carretera N-301-A KM 387,5. Cabezo Cortado, 30100, Murcia

murcia@genesiscare.es

968856390

GenesisCare en Sevilla

Calle Américo Vespucio, 31-33, 41092 Sevilla

sevilla@genesiscare.es

954467053

GenesisCare en Talavera de la Reina (Toledo)

Calle Orfebres, S/N,Urbanización Las Moreras, 45600 Talavera de la Reina

talavera@genesiscare.es

925721599

GenesisCare en Toledo

Carretera de la Peraleda, 5, 45004 Toledo

toledo@genesiscare.es

925252918

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