Cancer

Image Testing For Breast Cancer!

By Dr Shilpy Dolas , Oncology Breast cancer is cancer that forms in tissues of the breast, usually in the ducts (tubes that carry milk to the nipple ) and lobules (glands that make milk). It occurs in both men and women, although male breast cancer is rare. Almost 15 %…

PCOS – Know The Exact Signs!

By Dr Sanket Pisat , Gynaecology PCOS, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is characterized by the formation of small cysts on the outsides of the enlarged ovaries. This is caused by the imbalance of hormones such as ‘estrogen’ and ‘progesterone’. PCOS generally affects the heart function, body weight, menstrual cycle and the…

Breast Cancer – Know Everything About It!

By Dr Amit Patil , Gynaecology The initial sign of breast cancer is usually an abnormal mammogram or a breast lump. Stages of breast cancer vary from early, curable breast cancer to metastatic breast cancer, which includes a number of such cancer treatments. Symptoms: Breast Cancer does not usually have…

Breast Cancer – Are Surgical Treatments Beneficial?

By Dr Sanket Pisat , 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…

Enlarged Prostate – Homeopathic Remedies For It!

By Dr Sanket Gupta , Homeopathy Enlarged prostate is a disorder that occurs when the amount of estrogen in a man’s blood is more compared to the testosterone levels. The prostate gland is a part of the male reproductive system, the primary function of which is to release fluid during…

Thyroid Cancer – Types and Treatment Overview

By Dr Anirban Biswas , Endocronology The thyroid gland is a small gland located at the neck whose function is to produce hormones that play an important role in regulating various functions of the body. Cancer of the thyroid gland is known as thyroid cancer. This type of cancer mostly affects…

Can Cancer Be Inherited?

By Dr. Sajjan Rajpurohit, Oncology While it is commonly known that Cancer is not a hereditary disease in the true sense, doctors often mention that having a parent with a history of cancer can put you at increased risks of developing the disease yourself. Defined as an abnormal and uncontrolled division of…

Peritoneal Cancer: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

By Dr. Sanjaya Mishra, Oncology Peritoneal cancer is a rare type of cancer which forms in the thin tissue layer present in the abdomen lining. This layer of tissue also lines the bladder, rectum and the uterus. The peritoneal structure is made up of epithelial cells; its role is to produce fluids…

Ovarian Cancer – Symptoms And Treatment

By Dr. Sajjan Rajpurohit, Oncology Ovarian cancer is referred to as the cancer of the ovaries. The ovaries are a component of the female reproductive system. There are two ovaries located on either side of the uterus in a woman’s body. Ovaries which are the organs responsible for producing egg cells also…

Colon Cancer – Causes And Warning Signs

By Dr. Hardik Thakker, General Physician Colon cancer is a cancer that starts in the large intestine (colon). In most cases it begins as a non-malignant group of cells called polyps, which may turn cancerous over time. After the formation of the malignant tumors, the cancerous cells may spread to other parts of…