The curative treatment of leukemia, lymphoma, or myeloma is thought of in different phases. Induction therapy refers to the methods used to destroy visible leukemia cells in blod and marrow so as to favor a remission, which results in return of normal blood cells. Consolidation therapy refers to the additional treatment given after remission is induced. Often, high doses of drugs are used in several short periods of treatment. The goal is to further decrease the concentration of residual leukemia cells. The greater the reduction in leukemia cells, the higher the probability that natural defenses will suppress the sesease and result in a long-term remission.
Analysis and treatment of mental and emotional difficulty through psychological means. The Tarot can often prove invaluable in this sense, and there are a number of layouts designed primarily for therapeutic purposes.
Claims of providing therapy or treatment, or billing for services with a third party may be done only by a licensed/credentialed professional such as a PT, OT, SLP, psychologist, social worker, MD, among others. Laws differ by state. If non-licensed/credentialed personnel claim to be doing therapy or providing treatment, this is often considered fraudulent.
The treatment of leukemia and lymphoma has different segments. Induction therapy refers to the methods used to destroy visible malignant cells in blood, marrow or lymph nodes to cause or “induce” a remission, which results in disappearance of abnormal cells and a return of normal blood cells. Consolidation therapy is additional treatment given after remission is induced. Often high doses of drugs are used in several short periods of treatment. The goal is to further decrease the concentration of residual malignant cells. The greater the reduction in malignant cells, the higher the probability that natural defenses will suppress the disease and result in a long-term remission. Maintenance or continuation therapy refers to the administration of chemicals periodically for a long period of time (months or years), usually in lower doses than consolidation therapy.
Any measure taken to treat a disease. Unproven therapy is any therapy that has not been scientifically tested and approved. Use of an unproven therapy instead of standard therapy is called alternative therapy. Taking vitamin supplements or herbs to help treat breast cancer is an example of an alternative therapy. Some alternative therapies have dangerous or even life-threatening side effects. For others, the main danger is that a patient may lose the opportunity to benefit from standard therapy. Complementary therapy, on the other hand, refers to therapies used in addition to standard therapy. Some complementary therapies may help relieve certain symptoms of cancer, relieve side effects of standard cancer therapy, or improve a patient’s sense of well-being. Patients should discuss alternative or complementary therapies with their physician before beginning them.
Intensive professional, psychological, psychiatric, or other counseling-related treatment for individuals, couples, and family members to provide emotional support in crisis arising from the occurrence of crime. Includes the evaluation of mental health needs and the delivery of psychotherapy.
Therapy might include exercise, splinting, positioning, using compression garments, transparent face masks or learning about how to best help the body heal after a burn. Working on therapy is a part of getting well after a burn injury.