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Treatment options for cancer are getting more advanced on a regular basis. Radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery are the most common treatment options for cancer. Cancer centers have introduced, with great success, holistic compliments to these treatments, which include nutritional therapy, spiritual therapy, group support, and even meditation therapy. Using holistic practices along with conventional therapy has led to a higher survival rate for most cancers.
Levothyroxine

Levothyroxine

As the synthetic version of a thyroid hormone, Levothyroxine is prescribed to patients who experience thyroid problems. Levothyroxine can replace thyroxine, a naturally occurring hormone that helps the body regulate its energy and metabolism. more...

Brand name(s): Synthroid, Levothroid,
Norethindrone

Norethindrone

Norethindrone , marketed as Aygestin, contains a type of hormone identified as progesterone, which is used to restore menstruation in women who have stopped having menstrual cycles or periods (also called amenorrhea). Norethindrone can also assist in tre more...

Brand name(s): Levlen, Ovral, Aygestin, Ciclovulan,
Carbimazole

Carbimazole

Carbimazole is an imidazole antithyroid agent under a class of drugs known as pro-drugs. It is considered a pro-drug because it converts to methimazole after being absorbed by the body, generating an antithyroid action that works against hyperthyroidism ( more...

Brand name(s): Athyromazole, Atirozidina, Basolest, Carbethoxymethimazole, Carbimazol, Carbimazol Spofa, Carbimazolum, Carbotiroid, Mertiran, Neo-Mercazole,
Anastrozole

Anastrozole

Anastrozole is mainly used in hormonal therapy to help treat breast cancer. It is distributed worldwide under the brand name Armidex. It works in keeping the big C in check especially for women in their post-menopausal stage by regulating the amount of es more...

Brand name(s): Anastrole, Arimidex, Anastrozol,
Aldesleukin

Aldesleukin

Aldesleukin is a drug used in preventing the spread of cancer of the skin and kidney. A research is ongoing to determine if the drug is capable of treating other diseases such as HIV infections, leprosy, acute myelogenous leukemia and non-Hodgkin’s lympho more...

Brand name(s): Proleukin,
Alitretinoin

Alitretinoin

Alitretinoin, also known as Panretin or Toctino, is an antineoplastic agent developed by Ligand Pharmaceuticals. It is a first-generation retinoid that Ligand gained FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approval in February 1999. more...

Brand name(s): Renova, Retin-A, Tretinoin, Avita, Beta-retinoic acid, Panretin, Panretyn, Panrexin, Retinoate, Retinoic acid, Trans-Retinoic acid, Vesanoid, Vitamin A acid,
Allopurinol

Allopurinol

Allopurinol is the generic name for a medication that also goes by the brand name Zyloprim. It is prescribed for patients who have primary or secondary gout, and for patients with elevated levels of serum and urinary acidic levels, such as those receiving more...

Brand name(s): Zyloprim, Adenock, Ailural, Allopur, Allo-Puren, Allopurinol sodium, Allopurinolum, Allozym, Allural, Aloprim, Alopurinol, Aloral, Alositol, Aluline, Anoprolin, Anzief, Apo-Allopurinol, Apulonga, Apurin, Apurol,
Altretamine

Altretamine

Altretamine, also known by the trade name Hexalen, is an antineoplastic agent that is used to treat refractory ovarian cancer. However, it isn t regarded as a first-line treatment for the disease and is instead used as salvage therapy. It has the major be more...

Brand name(s): Altretaminum, Hemel, Hexalen, Hexastat,
Aprepitant

Aprepitant

Chemotherapy or cancer drug treatment often results to minor or severe cases of nausea and vomiting. The doctor prescribes aprepitant to reduce or prevent these side effects of the treatment. This medication commonly used to prevent vomiting as a result o more...

Brand name(s): Emend,
Arsenic trioxide

Arsenic trioxide

Arsenic Trioxide is one of the highly debatable topics in the medical field considering that it is poisonous to the human body. Arsenic trioxide was first used as one of the traditional Chinese medicines called Pi Shuang and is still used today to treat c more...

Brand name(s): Acide arsenieux, Anhydride arsenieux, Arseni trioxydum, Arsenic blanc, Arsenic oxide, Arsenic sesquioxide, Arsenicum album, Arsenigen saure, Arsenious acid,