There are various approaches to treating cancer, many of which involve combinations of therapies to provide the most effective treatment
Your doctor should discuss treatment options with you and explain the benefits and risks involved. Following is an overview of some cancer treatments. For information about treating specific cancers, see types of cancer.
Learn more about your treatment options for advanced cancer
Advanced cancer means your cancer has spread or returned (recur) after treatment and is unlikely to be cured. Sometimes people’s cancer may be advanced when they are first diagnosed.
Many people find they need support after treatment ends