Many cancer patients feel more comfortable receiving care at home so that they’re not separated from family, friends and familiar surroundings. But cancer is a condition that can change relationships and require families to address new issues.
What Are the Symptoms of Cancer Presence
Symptoms of cancer depend on the type of cancer and where cancer has spread. In addition, the symptoms may vary depending on the stage of cancer.
The following are some general symptoms that may indicate the presence of cancer:
- Persistent cough
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pain
- Unexplained bleeding
- Unexplained weight gain or unintended weight loss
- Skin changes such as reddened skin or yellowish skin and eyes
How Do You Treat Cancer?
There are various types of treatment options for cancer. The treatment will depend on the type and stage of cancer. Generally, people with cancer only require one form of treatment, but in most cases, people will have a combination of treatments. Treatment options include:
- Radiation Therapy
It is important to consult with your doctor to understand the options.
Providing Cancer Recovery Home Care Services in Palm Beach Gardens
Right At Home can help make the cancer recovery process easier. Our care services for cancer recovery include:
- Supplement Hospice services with supportive care where available
- Development of comfort measures
- Respite care for family caregivers