Cancer Treatment Options at Major Health Partners
Professional Shelbyville Cancer Care
At Major Health Partners, we offer the most advanced cancer treatment options
available. Our experienced and knowledgeable physicians, nurses, and therapists
can help you make informed decisions about your treatment plan.
Medical oncology treatment options take advantage of the most recent advancements in science
and medicine to offer patients groundbreaking medications that may help
destroy cancer cells and improve your condition. They can also reduce
the various symptoms you experience and help you feel better.
Our medical oncology services include:
Chemotherapy: This frequently used treatment relies on drugs to destroy cancer cells
and prevent them from growing and dividing. Chemotherapy may also destroy
some healthy cells, which can result in negative side effects. Fortunately,
these can be managed by other medications.
Targeted therapy: This method specifically targets cancer cells. Because healthy cells are
not harmed by targeted therapy, patients may avoid uncomfortable or painful
Immunotherapy/biological therapy: This method helps bolster your body’s defenses by taking advantage
of vaccines, antibodies, and nutrients that can help you fight cancer.
Our team can help you better understand these medical treatment options
and help you choose the best methods for your unique situation.
Radiation therapy is an integral part of Major Health Partners’ comprehensive cancer
care. This form of treatment works by using high-energy X-rays to destroy
cancer cells, shrink tumors, and alleviate your symptoms. We proudly offer
the TrueBeam system, one of the best radiotherapy technologies available.
Our team of board-certified radiation oncologists and other supporting
staff performs rigorous quality assurance checks so that you receive all
the benefits of our advanced technology. Radiation therapy may be used
alongside other methods such as surgery or chemotherapy.
Cancer cells divide and spread quickly, but surgery can stop that process
in its tracks. Our highly skilled surgeons can effectively remove affected
areas and prevent cancer from spreading to other parts of the body. We
have performed biopsies – examinations of surgically removed tissue
– to better understand your condition and determine the best course
of action. Most often, surgical cancer treatments are performed alongside