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Role of Laparoscopic Surgery in Gynaecological Cancers Treatment

Incidences of gynecological cancers are increasing rapidly. Each 1 out of 4 women is diagnosed with gynecological cancer (cancers that start in a woman’s reproductive system). Gynecological cancers are classified based on the origin of the tumor, like cervical cancer, uterine cancer, endometrial cancer, etc. In India, cervical cancer takes the life of one woman [...]

तोंडाचा (मुखाचा) कर्करोग – कारणे आणि लक्षणे

तोंडाचा कर्करोग म्हणजे तोंडाच्या कोणत्याही एका भागात ट्यूमर विकसित होणे. हा कर्करोग  जिभेच्या पृष्ठभागावर, जिभेच्या खाली , गालांच्या आतील बाजूस, तोंडाच्या छतावर (तालू), ओठ किंवा हिरड्या यापैकी कोणत्याही भागात होऊ शकतो. भारतामध्ये तोंडाच्या कर्करोग हा टॉप ३ कर्करोगापैकी एक आहे ज्यामुळे सर्वाधिक मृत्यू होत आहेत.  स्त्रियांच्या तुलनेत पुरुषांना तोंडाचा कर्करोग होण्याचा धोका दुप्पट असतो. तसेच [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness

Every woman should be aware of breast cancer and its early symptoms to live a healthy life in the long run. There are multiple women in India and other parts of the world who are completely ignorant of breast cancer symptoms, and naturally, they ignore the disease completely. Are you aware that thousands of women [...]

Myths and facts about mammogram

Mammograms are the best way to detect breast cancer early. Early detection is the best protection. It is easier to treat cancer when it is detected in an early stage. With the help of a mammogram, about 60% of breast cancer cases are diagnosed before they spread. It also reduces the number of deaths from [...]

Breastfeeding and Breast Cancer: Myths and Facts

Breastfeeding has many health benefits for both mother and infant but, many women find breastfeeding a challenging process. And breast cancer can make it more complicated. Here are some common myths and facts about breastfeeding and breast cancer. Myth 1: Breastfeeding reduce mother’s risk of developing breast cancer True! Breastfeeding women will have less exposure [...]

Oral Cancer: Myths and Facts

Most people have a misconception that oral health means only avoiding cavities or banishing bad breath. But most people forget about oral cancers. There is relatively low awareness about oral cancer and how to prevent it. In India, oral cancer ranks in the top 3 cancer-causing maximum deaths. Over 5 people in India die every hour every [...]

Fertility Preservation in Gynaecological Cancers Treatment

Both men and women can have significant impact on fertility. Especially women diagnosed with gynaecological cancer or going through its treatment may face problem of  infertility. The another major concern is most of the of gynaecological cancers occur in young women desirous to retain the unaffected uterus and ovary. But now with the advancement in cancer treatment [...]

Cervical cancer myths and facts

Cervical cancer is a type cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix which is the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina. Cervical cancer is caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) which is a sexually transmitted infection. Most of the cervical cancer begin in the cells of transformation zone. These cells [...]

Do Breast Implants Trigger Breast Cancer?

Introduction to breast enlargement  The breast implant is one of the most followed surgeries that is done to feel more comfortable with the appearance of breasts. It is used to change the shape, size, and outline of a person’s breast, usually performed by women to uplift the breast size and feel, re-establish breast volume, enhancing [...]

Breast Reconstruction Surgery: Types and Outcomes

Breast reconstruction surgery is the rebuilding of the breast in women. It is performed after mastectomy (in which complete breast is removed to treat breast cancer) to restore the shape of your breast. It is performed in 2-3 stages and requires several follow-up appointments. Breast cancer surgery is most successful when performed by a skilled [...]

स्तनाच्या कर्करोगाविषयी निराधार भीती नको

तिचे वय अवघे २७ वर्षे असेल. हिंजवडी आयटी पार्कमधील एका कंपनीत ती काम करते. ऑफिसमध्ये अन्य मुलींशी चर्चा करताना स्तनाच्या कर्करोगाचा (Breast Cancer) विषय निघाला. काही दिवसांपासून तिलाही स्तनाच्या जागी छोटीशी गाठ असल्यासारखे वाटत होते. ती थोडी घाबरली आणि थेट गुगल केले. स्तनाच्या कर्करोगाची माहिती इंटरनेटवर खूप मोठ्या प्रमाणात उपलब्ध होती, पण तिच्या मनासारखे उत्तर [...]

8 Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

When a person diagnosed with cancer, the first question that comes to his mind is “Why me? What have I done to have cancer?”. Cancer is the second most common cause of death in women. Although treatments have improved, prevention and early detection can have the greatest effect on reducing the burden of cancer in [...]

How Film Actress Manisha Koirala Recovered from Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Cancer can happen to anyone. This is story of Indian film actress Manisha Koirala. Her battle of cancer is an inspiration to all women having ovarian cancer. In 2012, Manisha was shocked when she was diagnosed with stage IV ovarian cancer. Initially she won’t believed. She thought that her persistent sickness and abdominal bloating were [...]

Black Panther Star Chadwick Boseman’s Death Puts Spotlight on Dreadful Colon Cancer Disease

American actor Chadwick Boseman, who had achieved ground-breaking success with his acting in King Black Panther movie, died on 28 August 2020 due to colon cancer. He was just 43 years old. He was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer in year 2016. He was struggling with the disease for the past 4 years since he [...]

Male breast cancer – symptoms, causes and treatment

It is biggest misunderstanding in people that breast cancer occurs in women only. But it can occur in men too. Even though male breast tissue do not have milk producing tissue, still males can develop breast cancer. The percentage of developing breast cancer in men is very less i.e. 1 in 1000. But the mortality [...]

Early warning signs of colon cancer that you should not ignore

Colon cancer is the cancer of the colon which begins with the development of pre-cancerous polyps from the lining of the colon. The incidence of colorectal cancer in India is lower than that in the western countries, and it is the seventh leading cancer in India. Like other cancer, the person diagnosed with colon cancer [...]

Does breastfeeding lowers your risk of developing breast cancer?

Breastmilk provides a complete nourishment to your baby and therefore doctors always recommend breastfeeding for at least 6 months for better health of baby and mother. Today on the honor of breastfeeding week, we are going to discuss, does breast cancer lowers your risk of developing breast cancer? The answer is yes, the woman who [...]

All you need to know about soft tissue sarcoma treatment

What is soft tissue sarcoma? The word sarcoma means malignant tumour. Soft tissue sarcoma is a type of cancer that begins in soft tissues like fat, muscle, nerves, fibrous tissues, blood vessels, or deep skin tissues. Most sarcomas start in arms or legs but they can also be found in trunk, head and neck area, [...]

Ovarian cancer: A Silent Killer in Women

Ovarian cancer is amongst the deadliest silent killer in women as it’s symptoms does not appear in early stage. It ranks 5th in cancer deaths among women and causes more deaths than any other women cancer types. In most of the cases, it is discovered after spreading within pelvis and abdomen. At this stage, it [...]

Precautions to be taken before, during and after breast cancer surgery

Breast cancer develops due to uncontrolled growth of cells in the breast. There are various types of breast cancer. It depends on area in which cells of breast turn into cancer. In India, for every 2 women diagnosed newly with breast cancer, 1 woman dies. In India, it is the most common cancer in women [...]

Rehabilitation for Head and Neck Cancer Survivors

HNC cure is sometimes very dreadful. Many of the cancer survivors faces physical and psychological problems after cancer treatment. Most common problems faced by HNC survivors include: Fear of tumour progression Swallowing Difficulty in talking Swelling in the neck Decreased sense of taste Most patients accept the physical facial defects and lack of optimal function [...]

गर्भाशय मुखाचे कर्करोग (सर्व्हिकल कॅन्सर ) व आधुनिक उपचार पद्धती

धकाधकी .... धावपळ म्हणजेच आयुष्य हेच जणू आजकालचे समिकरण बनत चालले आहे. या धावपळीच्या आयुष्यामध्ये स्वतःच्या आरोग्याकडे लक्ष द्यायला कोणाला मुळी वेळच नाही. त्यातल्या त्यात जर ती स्त्री असेन ..... मग ती वर्कींग वुमन असो अथवा गृहिणी तिला स्वतःकडे, स्वतःच्या आरोग्याकडे लक्ष देण्यासाठी वेळ मिळणं दुरावास्तच..... सुरुवातीला कदाचित कोणतीही लक्षणे न दाखवता अतिशय धिम्या गतीने [...]

We aim to eliminate fear of cancer, says Dr. Sumit Shah, surgical oncologist

What prompted you to start free services as cancer treatment is expensive? It is true, that cancer when detected, is financially draining and burdening for the patient. The treatment costs are very high and many delay their treatment or avoid it due to expensive surgery costs. However, there are government schemes that allow a patient [...]

सावध ऐका … कॅन्सरच्या हाका !

कॅन्सर हा शब्द उच्चारता क्षणी माणसाच्या मनामध्ये एक अनामिक भिती निर्माण होते.अन नानाविध प्रश्नाची मालिका सुरु होते . ती भिती अनाठायी नसतेच मुळी... का होतो? कशामुळे होतो? लक्षणे कोणती ? मला होऊ नये म्हणून मी काय करू ? अशा प्रश्न चक्रव्यूहात आपण अडकतो अन ते स्वाभाविकही आहे. अशाच स्वरूपाच्या आत्यंतिक वेगानं पसरत चाललेल्या ब्रेस्ट कॅन्सर [...]

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