Cancer is the abnormal growth of cells which have the tendency to multiply in an uncontrolled manner and at times even metastasize. These cells might transform into tumor which can be benign or cancerous. A cancerous tumor can grow and spread to other parts of the body but a benign tumor can only grow and not spread to other parts of the body.
Cancer is not a single disease but a group of 100 diseases. Cancer is of innumerable types and doctors name them based on where they began. There are numerous types of cancer but, the four main types of cancer are;
Diagnosis: The main screening tests prescribed by a doctor for the diagnosis of cancer are Colonoscopy, Mammography and Pap test. Sometimes the doctors also order biopsy to make a diagnosis.
Cancer is both emotionally and physically exhaustive and so is its treatment. There are innumerable therapies that a doctor can prescribe when cancer is detected. Cancer treatments mainly depend on the type of cancer and the stage of the disease. The varied types of treatments made available for cancer are;
Other medical treatment and therapies used in the treatment of cancer include – Stem Cell Transplant, Hyperthermia, Photodynamic Therapy, Blood transfusion and Donation and Laser Treatment.
Cancer treatment is a long and complex process and it can be stressful to both the patient and their family members. And in this situation home healthcare is not only convenient but also appropriate for the patient to have constant family support and presence for the entire course of cancer treatment. Cancer care at home is increasingly being offered by several home healthcare providers like, Portea, that is known to offer quality nursing care plan for chemotherapy as part of their cancer care at home services.
Some of the cancer treatments that can be easily carried out at home are IV infusions, Chemotherapy, IV antibiotics, Sub – Q injections and IM injections, so consult your Oncologist and if possible get a cancer care at home service to heal at the comfort of your home.
Nursing care plan for chemotherapy for a patient undergoing chemotherapy can help the patient get great relief. An oncology nurse not only provides nursing care for cancer patients but, also educates and encourages the patient to lead a positive and happy life.
We at Portea have a team of trained and caring oncology nurses to provide optimum cancer care and even terminal cancer care at home. Skilled oncology nurses for chemotherapy carry out a range of nursing care for cancer patients like reviewing health history, administering medications and chemotherapy, keeping a record and track pathological, laboratory and imaging studies, assessing and monitoring your emotional and physical status, regular communication with an Oncologist on patient’s behalf.
Portea’s cancer care at home service offers a comprehensive cancer care plan ranging from chemotherapy nursing care to palliative care and terminal cancer care at home.
Not only will they offer nursing care for cancer patients but, will educate the family members about the treatment and care and importance of all kind of support that a patient would need during the course of their fight with cancer.
So if you are looking for nursing care for cancer patients, simply get in touch with us and we will provide the best nursing care plan for chemotherapy at the comfort of your home.
With at-home nursing service for chemotherapy, you no more need to travel to and fro from the hospital for chemotherapy care. Skilled nurses will visit you at home and take the right care of your chemotherapy treatment. So, this will help you save your precious energy, time, and money and help you receive quality chemotherapy treatment care in comfort of your home without any concerns.
If any of your family member needs chemotherapy and you are away from home for work, you need not worry about your dear one at home with efficient at-home nursing service. Caring nurses would visit the patient at home and provide the necessary chemotherapy treatment care ensuring the best possible comfort of the patient, even in your absence. So, you can stay assured about the health and well-being of your dear family member by relying on at-home nursing service for chemotherapy.
If you or any of your family member needs medical assistance for chemotherapy treatment care when the conditions outdoors are hostile, simply call at-home nursing service and one of the caring nurses will visit you at your place of abode to provide you chemotherapy treatment in comfort of your home. For instance, if you need nursing for chemotherapy when the conditions are hostile, such as heavy rains, sudden drop in the temperature, or any other unfavorable condition, that prevents you from traveling to the hospital, calling at-home nursing service would be the best solution.
Mr. Raj Shekhar
Age 32, Chennai
My father had a surgery and required regular healthcare services. Portea has greatly helped him with their in-home healthcare services.
We are very pleased to say that ,we are lucky to have been served by very good hospitality at home provided by Portea Team of Kolkata co-ordinated by Ms. Reshma Yasmin. We are very satisfied and feel blessed to get served by you from 01/03/2019 at our home Liluah Howrah till 28/03/2019. We are very happy and feel secure by getting served by you.
ANN (Anita, Rena , Sa)
Mr Lakshmi Narayan Triwedi
Coordinator Joji worked very well and coordinating in a very well manner, which is appreciated. Nursing Attendant Staff Zafar Shaikh was very well and never troubled the . customer and helped the patient alot. He is an Asset of Portea.