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Chemotherapy FAQs

6 November, 2014
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What is chemotherapy? Chemotherapy is the terminology given to the form of medical treatment which is given to cancer patients. The drugs are called as chemotherapeutic agents/drugs. What is Targeted Therapy? Targeted therapy is a form of treatment in which drugs act by targeting specific receptors on cancer cells. This form of therapy is less …

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Dr. Rangaraju Ranga Rao clarifies that Cancer is curable if detected early

20 October, 2014
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<p>Watch Dr. Rangaraju Ranga Rao, Senior Consultant &amp; Director, Medical Oncology, BLK Cancer Centre, speak about the comparison of various aspects of Cancer in India vs West. He elaborates on the late presentation of Cancer due to LACK in Awar...

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Dr. Manish Singhal talk on cancer specialities, risk factor for breast cancer and more

17 October, 2014
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<p>Watch Dr. Manish Singhal, Senior Consultant, Medical Oncology, International Oncology Centre, Fortis Noida, talk about the Cancer Specialities, Risk factors for Breast Cancer, Breast Self Examination, Screening Mammography and High cure rate wi...

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Dr. Amish Vora elaborates on the need for Breast Cancer Screening

17 October, 2014
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Watch Dr. Amish Vora, Senior Consultant, Medical Oncology, Max Hospital Saket, speaking about the PINK OCTOBER & explaining the need of Breast Cancer Screening, early diagnosis of Breast Cancer and best treatment outcome with treatment at Early stage. Citing an impressive example of her MOTHER’S INITIATIVE, he encourages all women to be proactive for Breast …

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CAR T Cell Therapy for Solid Tumor Cancer Treatment

7 February, 2019
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According to the National Cancer Institute, in 2018, an estimated 1.7 million Americans were diagnosed with cancer. While there is certainly a tremendous variance in the types and stages of diagnoses, many received a diagnosis for sarcoma, carcinoma, or lymphoma. The common thing among all these types is that these are solid tumor cancers. The …

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Inspirational Story Of Yuvraj Singh’s Cancer Battle

7 May, 2018
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Cancer, a word that brings dread and sorrow to not only the patient who gets diagnosed with the disorder but also the family. The ordeal one has to go through cannot be put in words. Such was the case with the Indian legend to hit six sixes in an over against England, Yuvraj Singh. Yuvraj …

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Blood Cancer Types, Symptoms and Treatment

18 October, 2017
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Blood cancer is a broader term related to cancers that directly attack the blood, bone marrow and lymphatic system. There are three blood cancer types, namely, leukemia, which happens due to uncontrolled production of abnormal white blood cells, lymphoma affects the lymphatic system, and myeloma, which is a cancer of the plasma cells, which help …

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Can Cancer Survivors be Organ Donors?

4 June, 2017
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Several cancer survivors look forward to helping patients who require organ donation. They understand the need and urgency of the situation and want to be a helping hand. It is possible for cancer survivors to be organ donors. Although, according to oncologists, there are several complications related to cancer survivor donations depending on, the cancer …

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Sharing Beautiful Experience of my Wife’s Treatment – Mr. Iqbal

30 May, 2017
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Greetings! It is with great pleasure, I am sharing my beautiful experience of my wife’s treatment under the care and help of the Credihealth team. The utmost assistance and attention we have got from the team were fabulous which motivated us to refer many of our friends to Credihealth. My wife had a lump on …

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Understanding Sarcomas

27 March, 2017
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Sarcomas are one of the rarest forms of cancers that take origin in muscles, bone, nerves, cartilage, tendons, blood vessels and the fatty and fibrous tissues. They are known to affect almost any part of the body, on the inside or the outside. Depending on the organ they affect, most of the sarcomas are named after …

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10 Warning Signs of Cervical Cancer

18 March, 2017
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Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers in women and is caused by a virus called human papillomavirus (HPV). All sexually active women are at risk of developing this cancer. Like other cancers, the chances of remission are greater when signs of cervical cancer is detected and treated at an early stage. Contact your Gynecologic …

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5 Ovarian Cancer Fact Every Woman should know?

8 March, 2017
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Ovarian Cancer Fact 1: Every Women is at Risk Almost every woman is susceptible to developing ovarian cancer, being overweight just increases the risk. It is good to be aware of the symptoms, factors that can cause increased risk of developing and family history. So the first Ovarian Cancer Fact stats that sooner the diagnosis …

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Does Eating Grilled Food Cause Cancer?

7 March, 2017
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Grilling is one of the most popular forms of cooking that involves dry heat applied to the surface of food, commonly from above or below. It is preferred means of cooking for most restaurants given that it helps in cooking the meat quickly and it adds a smoky flavor to food. It is a preferred means of cooking …

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Prostate Cancer Symptoms & Risk Factors

5 October, 2016
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Generally, prostate cancer is not diagnosed till the later stages as the prostate cancer symptoms don’t surface early on. The signs vary from person to person as the cancer may be caused by different factors. According to an experienced oncologist, As a precautionary measure, after the age of 50, men are recommended to consult a …

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Cervical Cancer – Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis

30 September, 2016
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Cervical cancer is the cancer of cervix, which is the lower part of the uterus and connects it to the vagina. It tends to occur during the early thirties to late 50s and it is essential to screen for cervical cancer on a routine basis. In India, cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in …

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Cervical Cancer Treatment Options

28 September, 2016
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An essential part of cervical cancer treatment is finding out the stage of cancer. As with every other disease, cervical cancer also has early, medial and advanced stages. The treatment options vary as per the stage of the cancer. Each stage would describe the intensity of the disease and its spread to other body parts. …

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Breast Cancer Treatment Options

23 September, 2016
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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 …

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Cervical Cancer: Symptoms and Risks

21 September, 2016
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According to a top gynae oncologist in India who has provided cervical cancer treatment to over 10,000 women, Cervical Cancer occurs in the cells of the cervix which is the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina. The cause of this Cancer, in almost 90% cases, is the Human Papillomavirus (HPV). HPV …

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Obesity and Cancer – Are They Connected?

6 September, 2016
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A top oncologist shares his concern regarding obesity and cancer, Being overweight leads to a lot of health conditions, some that have long-term repercussions on the body function. The chances of a stroke, hypertension, depression, diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol levels and various heart illnesses increase if one has an abnormal body weight. What …

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7 Early Signs of Cancer in Men

5 September, 2016
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Cancer is among the deadliest ailments today in adults. Fortunately, there are some ways to avoid certain types of cancer. Maintaining a healthy diet reduces the possibility for development of certain types of cancer, while hereditary factors are beyond control. The signs of cancer typically depend on the size of cancerous growth and the type of …