cancer

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…

Can Ayurvedic Treatment Cure Cancer?

By Dr. Mini Nair, 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…

Lymphadenectomy – What To Know About It?

By Dr. Preetham Raj , 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…

About Your Neck Dissection Surgery – Lymphadenectomy

By Dr. Neeraj Gupta , General Physician 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…

Could Eating Citrus Fruit Raise Your Risk Of Getting Skin Cancer?

By Dr. Jyoti , Dermatology A recent study has discovered a surprising link between citrus fruits and melanoma, or skin cancer. Amidst of all the chaos concerning prevention of cancer, this link is news to many since humans have been, from times immemorial, advised to consume at least one serving of citrus…

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…