may be used to treat
endometrial cancer. Radiation may be given internally by placing radioactive substances in the vagina (vaginal radiation). Or it may be given externally by delivering radiation from an
outside source (pelvic radiation).
Radiation therapy may also be used for endometrial cancer that has come back. If the cancer has come back only in the vagina, radiation can sometimes cure the cancer. Radiation also may be used to control symptoms and increase comfort.
For more information from the National Cancer Institute about multiple myeloma and other plasma cell neoplasms, see the following:
Multiple Myeloma/Other Plasma Cell Neoplasms Home Page
What You Need to Know About™ Multiple Myeloma
Drugs Approved for Multiple Myeloma and Other Plasma Cell Neoplasms
Targeted Cancer Therapies
Understanding Cancer Series: Targeted Therapies (Advances in Targeted Therapies and Targeted Therapies for Multiple Myeloma)
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Mind-body treatments like the ones listed above may help you feel better. They can make it easier to cope with cancer treatments. They also may reduce chronic low back pain, joint pain, headaches, and pain from treatments.
Before you try a complementary therapy, talk to your doctor about the possible value and potential side effects. Let your doctor know if you are already using any such therapies. They are not meant to take the place of standard medical treatment.