Stage 4 Breast Cancer
Stage 4 breast cancer is a horrible thing to hear. In this stage, cancer cells have been happening metastasis to distant body. It seems incurable but still there is a possibility to cure. The good news is although the cancer cells has metastases in lung or other part of the body, it is still considered as breast cancer, not lungs, or brain cancer. The drugs which are used also still breast cancer drugs. There are several cases also that women with this stage can live longer. Metastatic breast cancer network has written that no one dies because of breast cancer which left in breast. What threatens life is because metastasis attack vital organ of the body.
Stage 4 Breast Cancer Symptoms and Treatments
Stage 4 breast cancer symptoms are the existing of gobbet in breast, under armpit or around it. Feel pain and discomfort in breast also one of the symptoms. It is caused by cancer which spread in breast and or large tumor. Besides, there is fluid come out from the nipple. Difficult to breath is another symptom. This is may be caused by cancer which spread to lungs.
Stage 4 breast cancer cells are quite difficult to be totally cleaned because it has been metastases, but still this stage can be treated. Several factors influenced the treatment such as previous treatments, cancer cells characteristic, patient symptoms and place of metastasis cancer cells. Patient can be treated by hormone therapy if the cancer is hormone receptor positive. Another standard treatments is cytotoxic therapy. Cytotoxic is drugs that is used to poisons cancer cells. It fouls up cancer cell functions when it is dividing. Immune therapy can be the option. It stimulates immune system of the body to notice cancer then fight it. Palliative care is another option to do. It focuses on developing whole life quality for families and patient against serious disease.
Stage 4 breast cancer medical treatment and chemotherapy have their own side effect that make patient feel uncomfortable and stressful. There is another option we can find in nature that can help patient heal the cancer. Leaves of soursop or graviola fruit can be the answer. It is medically proven that soursop leaf 10.000 times stronger in fighting cancers than chemotherapy or Adriamycin that are commonly used. Besides it contains substance which protect the immune system. Different with chemo, substance in graviola just attack harmful cells and not kill healthy cells.
Another is Rodent Tuber or Typhonium Flagelliforme. This is including a family of taro plant. Grow in humid place above 1000m above the sea level; it has no side effect in curing cancer. However, in early consumption you will feel nausea or lethargic because of detoxification process of it. If you feel that, just diminish the dose or stop for a while until your stomach is comfort, medically proven that this plant contains anticancer substance. Extract of rodent tuber is proven able to cut DNA Cain of cancer cells. Making process of protein can be hampered, further implication, cancer cells fail to develop. That is why those herbal drugs are fit to treat stage 4 breast cancer.