Breast Cancer

Causes, Symptoms, Stages And Treatment of Breast Cancer

By Dr. Sajjan Rajpurohit, Oncology Breast cancer is a medical condition that refers to the uncontrolled growth of cells in the breast. These cells can be like small tumors or lumps. The tumor can be malignant if it is found that the cells are growing into surrounding tissues or are spreading. It…

Breast Cancer – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

By Dr Kanwaljit Chahl, General Surgery Breast cancer is characterized by an abnormal multiplication of cells in the tissues of the breast. The disease is the second most common cancer in women, and mostly affects women in the age group 55-65. However, the disease may occur in men as well. Causes- 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…

All About Breast Cancer

By Dr (Mrs.) Pulkit Nandwani , 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 any…

All About Mastectomies

By Dr. Nitin Jha, General Surgery Mastectomies are a type of surgery in which one or both breasts and sometimes even lymph nodes near the breasts are removed. Mastectomies are a broad term for many types of surgical procedures. They are mostly performed to deal with breast cancer. Here are the various…

Saturated fats can escalate the chances of breast cancer

Teens rarely think about maintaining a proper diet and a routine but believe it or not what you eat in your teens affects your health in adulthood. Consuming excessive amounts of saturated fats and less mono and polyunsaturated fats in adolescence and teenage years has been connected with increased breast…

Broccoli Can Slow Down Growth of Breast Cancer Cells

A new study has shown that broccoli, already known for its nutritional value and health benefits, has cancer-fighting properties. The study has suggested that a compound found in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables can slow down the growth of breast cancer cells, particularly in the early stages. Researchers at Oregon…

5 Awe-Inspiring Breast Cancer Lessons Every Indian Woman Should Take From Angelina Jolie

In the summer of 2013, Angelina Jolie set a shining example for women all over the world by taking the daring decision to undergo a double mastectomy. She was found to have a mutation in a gene called BRCA1, which considerably increases the risk of breast and ovarian cancers in…

How Did Kylie Minogue kill Breast Cancer

Elizabeth Hurley, brand ambassador for the Global Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign exclaimed in sheer delight as the Empire State Building took on a beautiful pink glow against the inky New York skyline to commemorate October 2015 as the Breast Cancer Awareness Month.   Other international monuments of Importance such as…