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Bone Marrow Transplantation

5 February, 2018
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A bone marrow transplant may be defined as a process in which unhealthy and damaged bone marrow stem cells are replaced with healthy and functioning cells, through the process of surgery. Generally, bone marrow transplants are performed on patients that are suffering from diseases like leukemia, aplastic anaemia, Hodgkin’s lymphoma, thalassaemia, etc. Types of Bone …

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#MedantaSpecial: Bone Marrow Transplant: Why Do You Need It?

20 January, 2020
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The hip and thigh bone comprises a spongy substance which contains stem cells. This substance is known as Bone Marrow. A bone marrow transplant or a stem cell transplant is the removal of damaged or destroyed bone marrow and replacing it with healthy blood-forming stem cells. The stem cells are responsible for forming the red …

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#CrediTalk: A Discussion About Haemato Oncology With Dr. Ashok Kumar Vaid

10 January, 2020
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<p>Dr. Ashok Kumar Vaid is the Chairman of Medical and Haemato Oncology at Madanta Hospital. He is a Medical Oncologist by profession. He has been treating a variety of cancers at Medanta from the past 10 years. He takes care of a wide spectrum of...

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#MedantaSpecial: Radiation Therapy As a Cancer Treatment

11 January, 2020
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The incidence of cancer in our country has been increasing with time. The Government of India has highlighted four cancers on preference, namely, Breast cancer, Cervical Cancer, Oral cancer and Lung Cancer. They collectively form 41% of the cancer burden in India. Oral cancer is the most common cancer among men, and breast cancer is …

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Reliance Hospital Mumbai: One -Stop For Treatment Of Blood Cancer

4 September, 2019
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“Cancer is a word. Not a sentence.” Truly said, cancer does not have to be a life sentence for an individual. With its numerous types and stages, cancer has been intruding on human life for decades now. But medical science has been battling this interruption ever since. Several years ago, there was a time when …

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Bhumika Tahiliani, CrediHero, Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivor

8 September, 2015
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The Indian youth is so caught up in their day-to-day lives. Figuring out their lives – the right college, the right job, the right relationship – that we forget to focus on our bodies – our health. The human body has fascinating way to deal with a potential threat. When the body tries to fight …

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Loren Evans, CrediHero

2 February, 2015
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On August 28, 1997 I was diagnosed with embryonic rhabdomyosarcoma, which is a very rare cancer to have when you are an adult. I was supposed to have had it as a young child. I went through 12 months of chemotherapy and after that I went through a bone marrow transplant for one month. Three …

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Baby’s Umbilical Stump: Nursing it the right way

8 July, 2014
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The baby when in the womb receives the required nutrients from the mother’s uterus which is connected through the umbilical cord. It is cut when the baby is born, leaving a stump on its tummy.  It is important to take proper care of this stump so that it heals properly and does not contract an …

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