How to Cope with Cancer Pain - Glossary

Shivangi Saxena
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Jul 04, 2017
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Glossary

Malignant: A cancerous growth that may destroy nearby normal tissue and spread to other parts of the body.

Mastectomy: Removal of the breast.

Chemotherapy: Treatment with anticancer drugs.

Palliative care: Treatment to relieve, rather than cure, symptoms caused by cancer. Palliative care can help people live more comfortably.

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