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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Radiotherapy or Radiation Therapy for cancer treatment

Radiation therapy for radiotherapy for cancer treatment uses a high dose of radiation to kill cancer cells, shrink tumors. Unlike chemotherapy, radiotherapy is a localized treatment and a high dose of radiation is targetted towards a small local area where a high dose is given to kill cancer cells. Although the cancer cells do not get killed immediately, radiation alters their internal structure and they start to die progressively. Radiation therapy if cancer is not metastatic has a good cure rate for several cancers for eg for prostate cancer, radiotherapy has a cure rate of 88.6% vs less than 80%…

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MIBG and its role in treatment of neuroblastoma

MIBG is often used for cancer treatment especially treatment of neuroblastoma. Hear what Dr. Ishita B Sen, nuclear medicine specialist has to say about MIBG and its role as an advanced treatment option for  Neuroblastoma, the only palliative option even when a bone marrow transplant fails. To get a free second opinion on your cancer treatment, click here. Else write to us at care@cancerx.co.in. To know the cost of MIBG,  neuroblastoma treatment in India, click here.

Cyberknife for treating Brain cancer

Why is surgery important for brain cancer or tumours affecting the brain. Hear what a leading oncologist has to say on invasive and non-invasive treatment options such as Cyberknife, Novalis on treating brain cancer such as Gliomas, Chordoma, Choroid, Schwannoma, Glioblastoma, Meningioma, Medulloblastoma Dr Rana Patir, one off the best neurosurgeons in India in conversation with Anisha Soin, Team CanceRx To get a 2nd opinion from Dr Rana Patir, one of the best neurosurgeons in India, Click here Undergoing cancer treatment from your local hospital,  click here to validate your treatment plan, take an opinion from the best cancer doctors, best oncologists…

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What is the role of robotic surgery in cancer treatment?

Hear what Dr Surender Dabbas,  a leading surgical oncologist has to say about the role of robotic surgery in cancer treatment especially head and neck cancers.   To get a second opinion on your cancer,  from the best  surgical oncologists, best cancer doctors in India, click here or write to us on care@cancerx.co.in To know the cost of cancer treatment in India from the top 10 cancer hospitals in India, click here  

Genetic testing for cancer

Genetic Testing for cancer is emerging as a key indicator of treatment options in cancer. Genetic testing helps with personalized medicine or Precision Medicine. Precision medicine is personalized medicine rather than a single size fits all, approach. Watch, Team CanceRx in conversation with Medical Oncologist, Dr. Priya Tiwari. Please click on the pic below, the video sometimes starts with a time lag ;))     Are you are a cancer patient or a caregiver, seeking a second opinion on your loved one’s cancer diagnosis? Visit www.cancerx.co.in and get in touch with us NOW! Want to know, how genetic testing may help…

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 Understanding Precision Medicine for Cancer.

We often hear of Precision Medicine for Cancer, but what is Precision Medicine? How is it different from standard treatment protocols? What can be the benefits of choosing Precision Medication over standard protocols? The diagnosis and treatment of cancer at a cellular or molecular level is known as Precision Medicine. Cancer is a heterogeneous disease, with a different genetic profile not only between patients with different cancers but also differences in genetic, molecular and cellular profile even within the same type of cancer. All cancers are genetic by nature and with cellular profile changing over time even in the same…

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