cancer

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia – Know Its Treatment!

By Dr. K.S Shiva Kumar ,  Urology The prostate gland which is about the size of a walnut can continue to grow throughout your life. However, after the age of 50, the prostate can become enlarged and block the urethra which results in problems in urination. This is known as Benign…

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…

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…

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.…

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…