Cancer

Liver Cancer: Symptoms, Causes, Stages and Treatments

By Dr. Sanjaya Mishra, Oncology Liver cancer is a type of cancer that affects the cells present in the liver. The liver cells tend to function abnormally and also change in appearance. These cancerous cells start to affect other nearby tissues and spread to other parts of the body. Liver cancer is…

Know About Oral Cancer

By Dr. Premendra Goyal, Dentistry Oral or mouth cancer refers to the development of cancerous cells in the lips, throat, cheeks, tongue and sinuses which damage the adjacent tissues and do not tend to subside without appropriate surgical procedures or medications. If not diagnosed early, oral cancer can cause serious complications. Causes-…

5 Easy Ways to Decrease Your Breast Cancer Risk

By Dr. Jayanti Kamat, Gynaecology Though it is quite obvious that you cannot treat or prevent some of the risk factors involved in breast cancer such as aging and family history, but you can always work upon it with an optimistic frame of mind. Here, we will talk about certain preventive measures…

All About Oral Cancer

By Dr. Prasad, Dentistry Oral cancer is defined as an uncontrolled growth of cancerous cells in the mouth; the condition first manifests as sores or abnormal growths in the mouth. Oral cancers also include cancers of the cheeks and the tongue. These cancers may also occur in the soft tissues of the…

Causes and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

By Dr. Vidya Bisla, Gynaecology Breast cancer is an abnormal growth of cells in the tissues of the breast. This cancer can occur in both the genders; however, is primarily diagnosed in women as compared to men. The survival rates for breast cancer have gone up significantly due to the availability of…

Oral Cancer – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

By Dr. G.P. Dureja, Pain Management Oral or mouth cancer refers to the development of cancerous cells in the lips, throat, cheeks, tongue and sinuses which damage the adjacent tissues and do not tend to subside without appropriate surgical procedures or medications. If not diagnosed early, oral cancer can cause serious complications.…

All About Head & Neck Cancers

By Dr Anup Sabharwal , Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Head and neck cancers usually start in the squamous cells and are also referred to as squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck. It occurs in the nose, throat, mouth and salivary glands. Head and Neck cancers are further classified into various categories on…

Symptoms, Causes and Risk Factors of Endometrial Cancer

By Dr Indu Taneja , Gynaecology Endometrial cancer is a type of cancer that originates in the uterus. The cancer begins in the lining (endometrium) or the cells of the uterus. This cancer is detected early as it causes abnormal vaginal bleeding and thus warrants an immediate visit to the doctor. Among…

Ovarian Cancer – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

By Dr Kanwaljit Chahl , General Surgery Ovarian cancer is characterized by malignant growths in the ovaries. Usually most of these growths occur in the epithelium (outer lining) lining of the ovary. The initial stages of this cancer do not exhibit any defined symptom: The symptoms of ovarian cancer are: 1. You…

Bladder Tumour

By Dr Sarwar Eqbal , Urology The kidney of your body passes urine through the ureters which gets collected in the bladder. This is in turn passed through the urethra to be removed from your body. Thus the bladder is a very important organ of your body. ‘Bladder Tumor’ refers to the fibrous…