February: National Cancer Prevention Month

Every February, Cancer Prevention Month is marked worldwide, raising awareness for the various types of cancers that affect millions of people every year. Here are some ways you can take part, by learning more about prevention, and supporting the cause. Prevention Each type of cancer comes with its own risk factors, but there are several common ones between them. By taking note, you can reduce your risk of cancer, and others’ too. 1) Quit smoking The most obvious link between smoking and cancer is lung cancer. Almost 90% of all lung cancer is smoking related; by smoking, you not only…

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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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What Is Cervical Cancer?

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common type of cancer in women, but often goes unnoticed until it is too late, and causes thousands of deaths every year. Here’s what you can do to protect yourself from the risk.   What is cervical cancer? It’s a type of cancer that starts in the cervix, that is, the canal connecting the uterus to the vagina. Much like other cancers, it can spread to other parts of the body, and is often present in varied ‘stages,’ or levels of advancement. There are four of these stages of cervical cancer: Stage I occurs…

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Dr Niranjan Naik Talks About Breast Conservation Surgery

October is breast cancer awareness month. In an effort to spread awareness, Dr. Niranjan Naik talks about early breast cancer diagnosis and breast cancer conservation surgery with team CanceRX.   There are various surgeries for breast cancer, such as lumpectomy, mastectomy, radical mastectomy with breast conservation. Most cancer patients require adjuvant therapies such as chemotherapy or radiation or hormone therapy after breast cancer surgery unless the tumor is so big that it needs to be reduced by chemotherapy first. Exploring a second opinion for breast cancer not only helps with sufficient information, but it also helps you make the right decision for…

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Dr Ajitabh Srivastava talks about Liver Cancer Symptoms and Treatments – Understanding The Condition

Liver cancer symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Liver cancer is curable when detected early and treated properly Hence early detection, diagnosis, symptoms, treatment is of utmost importance. Dr.Ajitabh Srivastava is a liver cancer specialist and liver transplant surgeon at Foris Hospital. He talks about liver cancer symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options such as liver resection, liver transplant and even palliative therapies like TARE, TACE, SBRT. Get a second opinion on cancer, from the best oncologists in India. To book an appointment or get a second opinion with Dr. Ajitabh Srivastava, click here. Send us a query on www.cancerx.co.in/patient or an email…

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What is Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia?

ALL, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, symptoms and diagnosis To get a second opinion on your cancer,  from the best 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  

Leukemia types…

Leukemia, commonly known as Blood Cancer is of different types. Read on to know more about Leukemia and different types of Leukaemia More on differences between various types of Leukemia in our next post. To get a second opinion on your cancer,  from the best oncologists in the country, 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 Click here to get an estimated cost of leukaemia treatment in India,

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an opportunity to spread the word about the importance of breast health and early detection of breast cancer. During this time, many national and international organizations raise funds to increase awareness, fund breast cancer research and help women with breast cancer pay for their treatments. Founded officially in 1985 as a partnership between the American Cancer Society and the pharmaceutical division of Imperial Chemical Industries, which produces many oncology drugs, the goal of the month was to promote mammography as the most effective way to screen for breast cancer. Yet, the history of Breast…

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