Chemotherapy is one of the three treatment methods commonly used in the treatment of lung cancer. It is necessary to follow certain rules in
Chemotherapy is one of the three treatment methods commonly used in the treatment of lung cancer. It is necessary to follow certain rules in clinical application. So the patient in the treatment process should pay attention to what?
Precautions for the use of chemotherapy drugs for lung cancer:
1, at present, the chemotherapy of lung cancer generally can not achieve radical cure, so in a certain stage of chemotherapy, should cooperate with surgery or radiation therapy, in order to strengthen the local or regional tumor control. At the same time, chemotherapy should be given as far as possible in accordance with the patient's tolerance to a higher dose. Chemotherapy for lung cancer, a certain degree of gastrointestinal reaction and bone marrow suppression is difficult to avoid, the number of courses should also be based on the patient's response and the appropriate increase in efficacy, as far as possible to achieve complete remission.
2, course of interval, due to existing drug toxicity often takes a few weeks after drug withdrawal, every week during the interval of chemotherapy to the date of every 4 to 6 weeks from the beginning, but must make the drug toxicity and then disappeared after a course.
3, in the process of chemotherapy or drug withdrawal indications.
(1) the course of treatment for the course of treatment from 1 to 2 is still progressing, or it is stable, but it is worse during the rest period.
(2) the toxic reaction was up to grade 3 to grade 4.
(3) complications, such as fever or bleeding tendency > 38, etc..
Chemotherapy drugs in the killing of tumor cells at the same time, the normal tissue cells also have a certain role in killing, almost all of the chemotherapy drugs, the intake of dietary inhibition. May cause nausea, vomiting, abnormal taste and affect the appetite, resulting in oral mucosal ulcers, glossitis, some drugs can also cause diarrhea, constipation or liver damage, leading to malnutrition, decreased immunity, accelerate the deterioration of the disease, so chemotherapy patients should strengthen nutrition, diet adjustment, to enhance the ability to resist the response to chemotherapy and disease resistance. One