In the recent years, there has been a tremendous increase in the number of people diagnosed with Cancer. Gone are the days when Cancer was considered a deadly disease as there was no cure for this disease.
As the time has been changed & technology has become advanced, medical science too has come quite far & now we have the cure for many deadly diseases. Now, Cancer Drugs are available in abundance in every part of the world & hence it has become feasible to overcome the disease. There has been cases of patients who have faced the battle with Cancer bravely & won it too. The live famous examples being Manisha Koirala (An Indian Actress) & Yuvraj Singh (Indian Cricketer).
Chemotherapy is a drug therapy that is used to treat the above quoted disease. It is a category of cancer treatment that uses chemical substances. The term Chemotherapy refers to the treatment of Cancer with Cell killing drugs or we can say Cytotoxic drugs. To treat cancer fully & to destroy the cancer cells, it is required that the chemotherapy drug may get absorbed in your blood & carried throughout the body.
The different way for doing so are known as the routes of administration, which depends on the specific drug, type of cancer & the location (part of the body) of the disease. Some of the chemotherapy drugs can be taken orally but others may have to be injected directly into your bloodstream.
List of Some Important Chemotherapy Drugs-