Breast Surgery Articles


Breast Cancer Surgery FAQs

23 January, 2015

What are the goals of Breast Cancer Surgery? The main goal of Breast Cancer Surgery is to remove the cancer tumour and the nearby margin. The tissues near the tumour are removed because there is a chance of them being cancerous as well as to prevent the cancer from reoccurring. Other than this, breast cancer …


Heart Bypass Surgery vs Angioplasty – Which is better?

10 March, 2018

Heart Bypass Surgery vs Angioplasty has always been a dilemma in the mind of the patients who suffer cardiac blockages. To resolve the heart bypass surgery vs angioplasty dilemma and choose the right line of treatment, understanding the pros and cons of each are important. Most of the cardiologists would go an extra mile


Life After Breast Cancer Treatment

30 August, 2017

Cancer is an overwhelming disease, from the day it is diagnosed till the time the treatment ends, it puts the patient on an emotional, psychological and physical roller coaster ride. And once the treatment is over, expecting life would be back to normal


Breast Cancer Stages, Diagnosis and Treatment

22 August, 2017

Breast cancer is a leading of death among women all over the world. However, it is surprising that if detected early, breast cancer is most often curable. Therefore, awareness about the various breast cancer stages can help in a timely and proper diagnosis and treatment. Screening & Diagnosis of Breast Cancer


Breast Cancer in Men

7 June, 2017

Breast cancer is not limited to just women, men also suffer from this disease, although one in every one thousand men have been diagnosed positive for it. Both men and women are born with breast tissues, and the development of cancer cells in these tissues causes breast cancer. It is a rare occurrence for men …


Beating Heart Bypass Surgery – Things You Should Know

5 March, 2017

Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG), commonly referred Bypass Surgery, is a surgical procedure that redirects blood flow around a blockage or narrowed section in the major arteries supplying blood and oxygen to the heart. A cardiac surgeon can perform the bypass surgery in any of the 2 ways – Beating Heart Bypass Surgery is CABG …


Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer

6 December, 2016

Women with hormone-sensitive breast cancer cells have hormone receptors that become activated when hormones bind to them. The activated receptors lead to specific changes in gene expression and may lead stimulation of cell growth. Before the doctor would decide to initiate hormone therapy, he would determine the responsiveness to hormones and might suggest a test …


Breast Cancer Treatment Options

23 September, 2016

Every cancer treatment is finally aimed at two objectives: to get rid of the tumor cells and to prevent remission. Breast cancer treatment options offered depends on many factors: the type of breast cancer, the size of the tumor and its spread, presence of hormone specific receptors on the tumor, menstrual status and age. The treatment …


Celebrities Who Fought Breast Cancer

5 June, 2016

A well-known oncologist from Delhi confirms the statistics about breast cancer, Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting women. Breast cancer has struck many of the rich & famous. Let’s take a look at some famous personalities who have successfully overcome the battle with breast cancer, and who continue to inspire both men & …


Breast Cancer Survivor delivers twins

14 March, 2016

Pregnancy is as delicate as it is exciting. Every woman who finds out she’s pregnant, wants her pregnancy to go as smoothly as possible. Unfortunately for this mom, that was not the case. Rosy Lalnunsangi from Mizoram, was 5-month pregnant when she noticed something weird on her breast – a lump. She went to a …


Melissa Burns, CrediHero, Breast Cancer Survivor

18 September, 2015

A platform for cancer survivors to share their brave stories, CrediHeroes is getting international limelight with a number of cancer survivor from different countries. Today, Melissa Burns, a 42-year-old documentary producer and a mother to 2 beautiful daughters, shares her breast cancer survivor story. This December, Melissa will be a 10 year survivor of Stage II-b …


Common Breastfeeding Questions – Answered! (Part 2)

21 August, 2015

Dr. Neetu Talwar, Senior Consultant Fortis Memorial Research Institute in Gurgaon, joins us and answers worried mommies about their breastfeeding concerns. Thank you Dr. Talwar for your support to the New Moms Club.  Swati – My daughter is 17 months old and still I’m breastfeeding her. She eats solids but with difficulty.My question is that when I’m …


Breast Reconstruction in India – Risks & Cost

31 July, 2015

What is Breast Reconstruction? Breast Reconstruction is a surgery for women who have undergone mastectomy and had their breasts removed. It is also performed after lumpectomy, when a large part of the tissue is removed and the breast(s) become smaller than the original size. This surgery is performed by a plastic surgeon. The surgeon remodels …


Plastic Surgery FAQ

5 February, 2015

What is Plastic surgery? Plastic surgery is a specialized branch of surgery that is concerned with the correction of deformities as well as the uplifting of those parts that a person is not satisfied with or wants to improve upon. There mainly exist two types of plastic surgery – cosmetic surgery and reconstruction surgery. What …


Plastic surgery: not only for Bollywood celebs

6 November, 2014

In recent times, aesthetic surgeries (also called plastic surgeries) such as breast enhancement, nose, lip job or tummy tuck have gained lot of popularity among Indian population. It is no longer the celebs who undergo these procedures but middle class is also not hesitant to go under the knife. Aesthetic surgery is also known as …


Surviving Breast Cancer: What happens after treatment?

15 October, 2014

Survivor story: Hope Beyond The first time the doctor told me I had breast cancer, it was all I could think of for the next few weeks. Why did it happen? Why me? What will happen next? Then, one night, few weeks later, a thought struck me – “I have heard the worst news I …


Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

13 October, 2014

Chemotherapy is the terminology given in the form of medical treatment which is given to cancer patients. The drugs are called as chemotherapeutic agents/drugs. It is usually given in the intravenously (blood administration), also given by mouth (oral pills), intramuscularly, or directly into the CSF via spine or ventricles. A single chemotherapeutic agent may be used …


Cosmetic surgery: Yes or no?

2 September, 2014

Cosmetic surgery today is the popular norm. It is an easy, fast and effective way to change what you do not like about your body. Statistics gathered by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, show that this business makes an amazing $10.1 billion in the US annually. 91% of the patients are women who go …


An insight into Cosmetic Surgery in India

1 September, 2014

What is Cosmetic Surgery? In the past cosmetic surgery was considered a taboo, and those who opted for it tried to keep it a secret. But today this form of surgery has become more acceptable in the Indian society, with many trying it out to obtain better results with body features that they are not …


Early Diagnosis of Breast Cancer – What happens next?

29 March, 2014

The goal of early breast cancer detection is to find cancer before it becomes symptomatic. Breast cancers that are detected once the symptoms begin to show tend to be larger and often have already spread to other tissues beyond the breast. In contrast, breast cancers that are identified as part of screening exams, diagnostic and …