Cancer & Tumors Disease Index Kid's Health

Childhood cancer

Childhood cancer, symptoms, types, diagnosis, homeopathy medicine, or homeopathic treatment for the symptoms of childhood cancer.

Cancer is a term used to describe over a hundred different diseases with certain features in common. A cancer begins with a change in the structure and function of a cell that causes the cell to divide and multiply out of control. The cells can subsequently invade and damage surroundings tissues, and cells can break away and spread to other areas in the body. A cancer is generally named for the organ or type of cell which it first begins to grow.

Childhood cancer can occur in the same part of the body as adults, but there are differences. Childhood cancer can occur suddenly, without early symptoms, and have a high rate of cure.

Different types of childhood cancer

ü  Leukemia

ü  Hodgkin lymphoma

ü  Non Hodgkin lymphoma

ü  Brain tumor

ü  Spinal cord tumor

ü  Osteosarcoma

ü  Wilms tumor

ü  Neuroblastoma

ü  Retinoblastoma

ü  Rhabdomyosarcoma

ü  Ewing Family tumors

Sign and symptoms of childhood cancer

Sign and symptoms of childhood cancer mainly depends upon the type of cancer, some common findings are as follows:

  • Weight loss
  • Rashes
  • Bleeding or excessive bruising
  • Tiredness or excessive fatigue
  • Recurrent infection
  • Early morning headache often associated with vomiting
  • Nausea with or without vomiting
  • Persistent and recurrent pyrexia or fever of unknown origin
  • Eye or vision changes
  • Mass or lump in the region of neck, abdomen, pelvis, chest, or armpit.

Diagnosis of childhood cancer

There are following tests mainly done in order to diagnose childhood cancer

  • Blood studies
  • Tissue biopsy
  • Bone marrow biopsy
  • Bone marrow aspiration
  • CT scan
  • Bone scanning
  • Echocardiogram
  • Central lines
  • Gallium scans
  • MRI
  • PET scan
  • Kidney tests
  • Ultrasound
  • Pulmonary function test
  • Lumber puncture
  • MIGB scan

Homeopathic medicines for childhood cancer

Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat symptoms of childhood cancer but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several remedies are available to treat childhood cancer symptoms that can be selected on the basis of cause, sensations and modalities of the complaints.  For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. There are following remedies which are helpful in the treatment of cancer symptoms:

 

Arsenic album, Bromium, Cadmium Sulph, Carbo Animalis , Carcinosin, Conium, Hydrastis, Lycopodium, Nitric Acid, Phosphorous, Phytolacca, Silicea, Antim Crude, Apis Mel, Arsenic Iod, Aurum Mur, Baptesia, Bellis P, Cadmium Sulph, Calcaria Carb, Carbo Veg, Graphites, Iodium, Kali Bi, Kali Iod, Kali Phos, Kali Sulph, Kreosote, Lachesis, Mercurius, Opium, Secale Cor, Sulphur, Thuja , and many other medicines.

 

 

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