Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

Testicular cancer may be rare, but it is the most common cancer in men aged 15 to 40. April celebrates Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, so read on to find out more about it.   What is it? Testicular cancer affects the testicles (or testes) in men, which are two glands that produce sex hormones (like testosterone) and sperm. When testicular cells mutate, or grow abnormally, a tumour may be formed, and a cancer begins to grow. However, testicular cancer is very treatable and has a low mortality rate when diagnosed early. Germ cell testicular cancer comprises over 95% of cases,…

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Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need To Know

April celebrates Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month, one of the rarer – but still dangerous – cancers, and the sixth leading cause of cancer deaths globally. But what is esophageal cancer? What are its symptoms, and what can you do to prevent it?   What is it? Esophageal cancer begins in the esophagus (alternately spelt oesophagus), which is a tube of muscle connecting the mouth to the stomach. It’s the tube in your throat that carries food to your gut for digestion. In esophageal cancer, the cells that line the tube mutate, or start to multiply abnormally, forming tumours and causing…

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Prostate Cancer: What You Need To Know

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men, second only to skin cancer, and one of the leading causes of death. But what is prostate cancer, and what can you do to prevent it?   What is it? The prostate is part of the male reproductive system. It’s a gland in the pelvic area that produces the fluid which helps make semen, and is located underneath the bladder, in front of the rectum. Prostate cancer occurs when prostate cells grow uncontrollably and develop into malignant tumours. These cancer cells often spread to nearby areas such as the seminal…

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March: Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month

In March, people all over the world come together to raise awareness on myeloma, a type of blood cancer that affects millions each year. Here’s what you need to know about it, and actions you can take to support survivors this month.   What is it? Myeloma is a type of cancer that begins in the bone marrow, which is the spongy tissue in the centre of bones. The bone marrow is responsible for producing blood cells. Myeloma is often known as multiple myeloma because it generally affects multiple bones in the body, such as those in the ribs, skull,…

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Kidney Cancer: What You Need To Know

The month of March celebrates kidney cancer awareness. Also known as renal cancer, it is one of the most common cancers and affects people of all ages. Here are some symptoms you can watch out for, treatments you can go through, and actions you can take to help raise awareness.   What is kidney cancer? Kidney cancer occurs when cells in the kidneys mutate and form tumours. Your kidneys are each approximately the size of your fist, and located behind the abdomen on the left and right of your spine. There are multiple types of kidney cancer, the most common…

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Colon Cancer: What Is It?

                        Colon cancer goes by multiple names, including bowel cancer and colorectal cancer. Though the majority of people affected by it are over the age of 60, you could still be at risk. So, here’s what you need to know about one of the most common cancers in the world. What is colon cancer? Colon cancer occurs when cells in your bowels – your intestines – mutate or multiply abnormally, forming a tumour. Most of the time, it is colon polyps that develop into cancers; polyps are harmless clumps…

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Boost your immunity to fight Corona

The Best way to fight Corona or Covid-19 is to avoid getting infected and optimize your Immunity. Are you ready to do it for yourself? Boost Immunity to fight Corona Pharmacological Immunosupplements  Vit D: It supports the production of antimicrobial peptides in the respiratory epithelium and helps to reduce the inflammatory response to infection with SARS-CoV-2. Majority of us are deficient in Vit D. Vit D levels should be Checked and normalized aggressively following which maintenance dose is 60,000 IU or one sachet every week. Vit K: Covid-19 causes blood clotting and leads to the degradation of elastic fibers in…

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Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Breast reconstruction surgery

Breast reconstruction surgery, post a breast cancer surgery helps in restoring confidence, amongst most patients.   Breast Cancer is the most common cancer affecting Indian women. It is estimated that more than 1.5 lakh women get affected by Breast Cancer in India every year More than 50% of the patients, who are being treated for Breast cancers survive or get cured of the disease.This number is improving by the time with the development of newer drugs, targeted agents and radiation techniques. Still, only around 10% of women have their Breast when the treatment is completed. Surviving Breast Cancer without Breast…

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Breast cancer surgery cost

breast cancer surgery cost

In breast cancer surgery, cost plays an important role. Many times, patients do not opt for reconstructive surgeries due to cost, lack of knowledge about options available. Over time, a feeling of being incomplete, without a breast sets in. If you are a breast cancer survivor and would like to have your breast back. We can help you with reconstructive surgery, post a second opinion. Talk to us on the best packages for breast reconstructive surgery from the best breast cancer surgeon, one of the best breast cancer reconstruction surgeons in India. Send us a query now!  

Radiation therapy for prostate cancer

Radiation Therapy for Prostate cancer treatment: is often used as an alternative to more invasive surgery for treating prostate cancer. Are there any indications when radiation therapy for prostate cancer treatment is suggested vs surgery, that is prostatectomy or robotic prostatectomy. Hear Dr. Ashu Abhishek, radiation oncologist at Fortis Hospital Gurgaon talk about radiation therapy for treating prostate cancer. Get a second opinion on cancer, from the best oncologists in India. To book an appointment or get a second opinion with Dr. Ashu Abhishek, click here. Send us a query on https://www.cancerx.co.in/IN/medical_query  or an email on care@cancerx.co.in and get a second…

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