cancer

Head & Neck Cancers: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

By Dr. Suven Kalra, Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT), Cancer of the head and neck region is the most common cancer in Indian population. It may occur in the nose, throat, mouth, salivary glands, thyroid gland, ears, eyes or anywhere on the skin of head and neck. The origin, cause, symptoms and treatment varies widely…

Causes, Symptoms and Treatment for Vaginal Cancer

By Dr. Nitin Pawar, General Surgery, Vaginal cancer is the formation and multiplication of cancerous cells in the vaginal tract. This disease is rather uncommon and may be of two types: Squamous cell carcinoma which forms in the squamous cell; and Adenocarcinoma which begins in the glandular cells. Squamous cell carcinoma…

Managing Cancer Pain – No Pain, No Suffering!

By, Dr. Mukul Gharote, Oncology Though not everyone suffering from cancer experiences pain, a majority of them experience pain at some part of the time or another. The amount of pain felt by a patient depends on the type of cancer, its stage and the pain threshold of the person. In…

4 Reasons Why You Should Consume Fenugreek Regularly!

By Dt. Avni Kaul, Dietitian/Nutritionist Fenugreek is a highly medicinal herb, which belongs to the pea family, also commonly known as Greek hay. Fenugreek when eaten raw has a bitter taste, and is often used in herbal medicine. The herb is primarily used for inflammation, and is added to cosmetics and…

Bladder Cancer – Signs You Should Be Aware Of!

By Dr. Shilpi Tiwari , Urology The bladder is the organ which holds the urine before it is drained out of the body. This organ is a balloon shaped organ which is located in the pelvic area. Like most forms of cancer, bladder cancer also starts off with the cells within the…

Lymphadenectomy – Know Everything About It!

By Dr. Adarsh Patil, General Surgery Lymphadenectomy is generally defined as a surgical procedure which involves the removal of the lymph nodes followed by a microscopic inspection of a sample of tissue for possible threats of cancer. It can be further divided into a modified or limited lymphadenectomy in which only…

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 %…

Lung Cancer – Know Its Symptoms!!

By Dr. Rajesh Swarnakar, Pulmonology Lungs are the most important organ of our body that has the responsibility of taking in the oxygen and releasing out carbon dioxide. When cancer develops in it, the entire body gets imbalanced. Lung cancer leads to more death than any other type of cancer, which is…

Cancer – Ayurvedic Approach For It!

By Dr. Hiren Raval, Ayurveda Indian oncologist, Siddhartha Mukherjee, in his groundbreaking work ‘The Emperor of All Maladies: a Biography of Cancer ’, describes cancer as “… an expansionist disease. It invades through tissues, sets up colonies in hostile landscapes, seeking “sanctuary” in one organ and then immigrating to another. It…

Treating Cancer With Natural Remedies!

By Dr. Hiren Raval, Ayurveda Cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells in certain parts of the body divide uncontrollably and destroy tissues. Cancer is an umbrella term for a variety of diseases involving uncontrollable multiplication of cells. Some of the most common cancers are breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate…