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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Dr Ajitabh Srivastava talks about Liver transplant surgery, survival, facts and a lot more

Liver Transplant survival, facts and a lot more Dr. Ajitabh Srivastava, liver transplant specialist at Fortis hospital Gurgaon, talks about the liver transplant surgery, survival rates…and a lot more.   Exploring a second opinion for liver cancer , liver transplant, not only helps with sufficient information, but it also helps you make the right decision for your cancer treatment after careful consideration. To get a 2nd opinion from our expert panel of oncologists, login to www.cancerx.co.in and signup on the patient sign-in the header. Click to get a 2nd opinion or book an appointment with Dr. Ajitabh Srivastava Post simple signup…

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Radiation therapy for breast cancer

Radiation Therapy for breast cancer is used now for more and more breast cancer patients unless the diagnosis is at a very very early stage what we call T1N0. What is the role of radiation therapy for breast cancer? What is the duration of radiation therapy? Radiation for Breast cancer treatment in India is offered by most good hospitals. Since most suppliers for radiation therapy machines remain the same, does the doctor, the radiation therapy planning, affect outcomes and the prognosis for a cancer patient? Dr. Ashu Abhishek, head of Radiation Oncology at Fortis Hospital Gurgaon talks to CanceRX on…

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HLA typing for Bone Marrow Transplant ?

We often hear of HLA typing for bone marrow transplant for blood cancers, Leukemias, even Sickle Cell Disease. Many times facilities for HLA typing are not available locally.  A short video shows how to take an HLA sample by yourself. Once you have taken the HLA samples, you can always courier to the next available lab for testing or even send a sample to us at CanceRX for  HLA typing. To know more, write to us at care@cancerx.co.in. Submit the query form and “Get a second opinion on your cancer treatment” from the best oncologists,  the best hematologist in India.…

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targeted therapy for breast cancer treatment

Targeted therapy for breast cancer treatment helps target cancer cells which grow out of control. Cancers happen when our normal body cells start multiplying and grow out of control. Targeted therapy for breast cancer treatment, is the administration of new age drugs which inhibit or block the uncontrolled growth of cancer cells. Unlike regular chemotherapy which attacks all cells, good and bad, targeted drugs attack only specific cancer cells and inhibit growth. They tend to have fewer and also different side effects than chemotherapy drugs. Breast Cancers are caused by various mutants such as BRCA1, BRCA 2, PIK3CA.  Each mutant…

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Kidney Cancer- A Case Study

A case study on the diagnosis and treatment of kidney cancer. Roham is a 57- year old male who works in a multinational company. He has a 9 to 6 desk job, leading to him being overweight due to lack of exercise. For the past three months, he has been noticing dull aching pain in the right flank. He managed to control the pain with intermittent pain killers but did not bother to investigate it further. However, he was alarmed when he noticed blood while passing urine and immediately consulted a local physician who got a urine examination and ultrasound…

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