Cancer, a deadly disease, is a condition where cells of any body part start growing without control. The cells further divide and grow to spread into other body parts. In a healthy body, old or damaged cells die while other cells divide and form new cells. Cancer disturbs this process; new cells are formed when not required. These new cells divide and divide, forming tumors. Cancer like leukemias develops solid tumors, while blood cancer does not form any tumor.
Initial symptoms of cancer are:
- Variation in bladder’s/bowel’s behavior
- Exaggerated bleeding or discharge
- Lumps in breast or elsewhere
- Cough or sourness, etc.
Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC)
Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) or kidney cancer is one of the common types of kidney cancer. Usually, kidney cancer starts with a single tumor in the kidney or two tumors, each in both the kidneys. The kidney is the bean-shaped body part, which take care of purifying the blood. Kidneys remove excess salts, water, and other chemical wastes from the blood and eject them from the body through urine. Since every blood drop enters the kidneys, it is easy for the cancer cells to spread to the kidneys. The survival rate of RCC is above 70% for at least five years. RCC can be cured with surgery or transplant.
Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)
Hepatocellular Carcinoma is chronic, the third leading reason for deaths across the world. Liver cancer is different from other cancers due to its functioning. In addition to the severity, this type of cancer forms solid tumors. Liver cancers mostly occur in men than in women. Other diseases like Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C and hemochromatosis cause liver tumors. Other reasons, like excess alcohol and chronic liver inflammation, cause RCC. RCC is diagnosed by several blood tests, imaging tests, i.e., CT and MRI, and a liver biopsy. Though liver cancer is critical to curing, specialists try to make it less painful by surgeries and liver transplant.
Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma (DTC)
The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the lower part of the neck below the larynx. The thyroid controls the endocrine system of the body that controls the hormones in the body. There are five types of thyroid cancers. Thyroid cancer usually starts with excess growth of cells in the thyroid gland and further spread to other parts. Though thyroid cancer is a common type of cancer, the reason behind the cause is unknown. Women and people with high radiation exposure tend to the risk of thyroid cancer.
Sorafekast is an anti-cancer medicine manufactured by BDR Pharmaceuticals International Pvt. Ltd. Sorafekast is best-known for its ability to fight tumors. This drug helps fight cancer by stopping the growth of tumor cells, reduces the speed of blood flow, and speeds the self-destruction of cells.
Sorafekast is a well-tolerated drug, which must be used under professional supervision. The drug shows side-effects, which vary for every patient. Patients suffering from heart diseases, stomach/intestinal infections, and high blood pressure are not supposed to take these drugs. Pregnant women and patients with surgical histories should also not take the drug.
The most common side effects are nausea, weight loss, tiredness, skin rashes, and diarrhea. Heart attack and increasing blood pressure are some of the serious side effects.