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Reliance Hospital Mumbai: A Step Towards Awareness Of Prostate Cancer

11 September, 2019
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We all know about cancer. It is a life-threatening disease that can result in death if one doesn’t get the right treatment on time. A few years back, the treatment for cancer was next to impossible. But now, there is a huge growth in the medical field. Different types of medical and surgical treatments are …

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Cancer Myths: 15 common misconceptions debunked

19 June, 2019
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A myth is a way of making sense of senseless information. Most facts that begin with a “I Heard” are mostly myths. This case absolutely fits when we talk about cancer. The literature on cancer, famous among the general population, is full of such false data. The following article aims to debunk such cancer myths.We …

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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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Ladies and Babies: Part 3 – Childhood Cancer

10 September, 2019
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Superheroes don’t wear capes, they fight CANCER! It is already September and we, at Credihealth, are celebrating Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with the rest of the world. Cancer is a fatal illness that has been pacing ahead of medical science. So far researchers and professionals have not come about with a cure for cancer. This …

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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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Overview: Centre Of Excellence Of Reliance Hospital, Navi Mumbai

29 August, 2019
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To heal and save people’s lives, Reliance hospital, Navi Mumbai was established. It is a super-specialty hospital that commits to delivering quality healthcare. This renowned hospital is equipped with the best medical technologies and patient-friendly facilities. This is a robust healthcare network that is accessible and affordable to every individual. To strengthen the healthcare system …

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The Truth Behind Common Breast Cancer Myths Vs Reality

22 August, 2019
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Confused about breast cancer? You’re not alone. There is a great deal of information available about this disease, but not all of it is clear or accurate. Breast cancer continues to change, as new research gives us more insight into how it develops and how it can be treated. However, there are still a lot …

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Neuroendocrine Tumor – Irrfan Khan Suffering From a Rare Kind Of Cancer

5 August, 2019
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<p>Do you know what is Neuroendocrine tumor? This is a rare type of tumor that develops from neuroendocrine cells. In other words, it is a condition in which neuroendocrine cells develop into tumors. In this post, we will describe the Neuroendocri...

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Is Passive Smoking More Dangerous Than Smoking?

5 August, 2019
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Did you ever think about this simple question? It is strangely true. Passive smoking is harmful than smoking, as it causes various health issues. To know more about this, let us get a deep insight into passive smoking. Let us also understand the dangerous effects of passive smoking. What is Smoking? Smoking is a practice …

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Your Ultimate Guide To Oral Cancer Treatment

27 July, 2019
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Do you think cigarette smoking makes you look cool? Or smoking a cigar is classy? Or chewing tobacco relieves stress? If yes, we would like you to rethink your answer. Despite the various excuses you give yourself for indulging in the above activities, you cannot deny the consequences that you may have to face- especially …

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Cancer And Food: How Food Can Reduce The Risk Of Cancer

4 July, 2019
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You often hear that a healthy and well-balanced diet is good for our body. But did you know that some food items affect the risk of developing Cancer? There are certain vitamins, minerals and foods that prevent cancer. Cancer and food are somehow related to each other. In this post, we will discuss Cancer and …

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Brain Tumor Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

26 March, 2019
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Generally, cells in our body ages die and are replaced by the new ones. But with cancer, this cycle is disrupted. Brain tumor cells grow and unlike other normal cells, they don’t die. Eventually, cancerous cells keeps growing and more cell are added to this abnormal mass of tissue. Similarly, brain cancer is an abnormal …

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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 Symptoms, Causes, Types 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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