Cancer

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…

Ayurvedic Treatment For Cancer

 By Dr. Manoj Virmani, Ayurveda Today, cancer has become one of the most deadly challenges that has been spreading drastically in the 21st century and has also become the disease that is known to be the most dangerous killer of the world according to the WHO. It can never be denied that…

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…