Radiation Oncology Articles


Radiation Therapy FAQRadiation Therapy FAQ

14 February, 2015

What is Radiation Therapy? Radiation therapy is a common treatment for cancer that uses radiations like x-rays, gamma rays, protons or electron beams to destroy or control malignant cancer cells. The other names for it are radiotherapy, irradiation, x-ray therapy, or radiation oncology. How does it act? Cancer cells multiply and divide faster than normal …


Dr. Sheh Rawat – Follow-ups after radiation treatmentDr. Sheh Rawat – Follow-ups after radiation treatment

7 January, 2015

<p>Watch Dr. Sheh Rawat, Senior Consultant &amp; Chief of Head &amp; Neck Radiation Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, talking about his special interest in head &amp; neck cancers and brain tumors. He explains the management of head and nec...


Dr. Kanika Sharma – Radiation Techniques In Treating CancerDr. Kanika Sharma – Radiation Techniques In Treating Cancer

7 October, 2014

<p>Watch Dr Kanika Sharma, Consultant at the department of Radiation Oncology, Dharamshila Hospital and Research centre, talk about the use of radiation therapy for treating cancer. Dr. Kanika also elaborates on the techniques used in radiation th...


Dr. Manish Pandey – Different Radiation Therapy TechniquesDr. Manish Pandey – Different Radiation Therapy Techniques

7 October, 2014

<p>Watch Dr. Manish Pandey &#8211; Consultant &#8211; Radiation Oncology at Dharamshila Hospital &amp; Research centre, speak radiation therapy. He gives a brief on the techniques used like IMRT, IGRT &amp; VMAT. Dr. Pandey also speaks on the prec...


Sienna Ringeisen, CrediHero, Brain Tumour SurvivorSienna Ringeisen, CrediHero, Brain Tumour Survivor

6 August, 2015

<p>15-year-old Sienna Ringeisen, a US citizen, was diagnosed with brain tumour at the age of  2. When her parents found out that she collapsed on to the ground, they called 911 and she was quickly flown to a children&#8217;s hospital. The tumour w...


Dr. S. Hukku – Busts Cancer MythsDr. S. Hukku – Busts Cancer Myths

7 March, 2015

<p>Watch Dr  S Hukku, Sr Consultant &amp; Chairman Radiation Oncology, BLK Hospital, speak about myths about cancer. He clarifies that cancer is curable if detected early. He also stresses on the fact that Breast Cancer is not a disease of west an...


Dr. Sunil Kumar Gupta – Advancements in Cancer Treatment (Hindi- I)Dr. Sunil Kumar Gupta – Advancements in Cancer Treatment (Hindi- I)

7 January, 2015

<p>Dr. Sunil Kumar Gupta, Senior consultant Medical Oncologist, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute &amp; Research Centre speaks about cancer, its diagnosis and treatment in hindi. He talks about myths of cancer and its treatment. He also mentions about...


Dr. Anil Kumar Anand – Rise of Breast Cancer Cases in Indian WomenDr. Anil Kumar Anand – Rise of Breast Cancer Cases in Indian Women

14 October, 2014

<p>Watch Dr. Anil Kumar Anand, Chief of Radiation Oncology, Max Super Speciality Hospital Saket talk on Breast Cancer Awareness Month. He speaks about importance of detection of Breast Cancer at early stage for more than 95% cure. He highlights th...


Dr. A. K. Anand – Why Cancer Cases Are Increasing These Days (in hindi)Dr. A. K. Anand – Why Cancer Cases Are Increasing These Days (in hindi)

30 September, 2014

<p>Watch Dr. Anil Kumar Anand, Director at the department of Radiation Oncology, Max Super Speciality Hospital in Saket, New Delhi talk in Hindi on why cancer is so prevalent these days, what is the solution &amp; how to prevent with regular check...


Understanding SarcomasUnderstanding Sarcomas

27 March, 2017

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 …


Cervical Cancer Treatment OptionsCervical Cancer Treatment Options

28 September, 2016

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. …


Breast Cancer Treatment OptionsBreast 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 …


7 Early Signs of Cancer in Men7 Early Signs of Cancer in Men

5 September, 2016

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 …


Lung Cancer – Symptoms & CausesLung Cancer – Symptoms & Causes

1 September, 2016

<p>Lung cancer, just like the name suggests, develops in the lungs, which are two spongy organs in a person’s chest. They take in oxygen you inhale and release carbon dioxide when you breathe it out. The cancer is a result of uncontrolled growth o...


Importance of Balanced Diet for Cancer PatientsImportance of Balanced Diet for Cancer Patients

8 June, 2016

<p>Cancer is a dreaded disease and its treatment can be hard on a patient’s body. Certain cancers are caused directly or indirectly by food. This makes it extremely important to maintain nutritious diet for cancer patients. Requirement for Balance...


Celebrities Who Fought Breast CancerCelebrities Who Fought Breast Cancer

5 June, 2016

<p>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 &amp; famous. Let’s take a look at some famous personalit...


5 Superfoods that Fight Cancer5 Superfoods that Fight Cancer

4 June, 2016

Most of us know or have heard of how aggressive cancer treatment can be. From oncologist consultations to complicated surgeries to painful chemotherapy and extremely strong medicines – anybody who has ever had cancer or seen a loved one go through it, will tell you that it is no less than a nightmare that refuses …


Krysta Marie, CrediHero, Hodgkin’s Lymphoma SurvivorKrysta Marie, CrediHero, Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivor

12 September, 2015

<p>This is a story about a 21 year old, Krysta Marie Schildwachter from Florida who was diagnosed with stage 2 “Bulky” Hodgkin’s Lymphoma when she was 13 years old. Her symptoms were simple &#8211; fatigue and cough. Further testing revealed she h...


Bhumika Tahiliani, CrediHero, Hodgkin’s Lymphoma SurvivorBhumika Tahiliani, CrediHero, Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivor

8 September, 2015

<p>The Indian youth is so caught up in their day-to-day lives. Figuring out their lives &#8211; the right college, the right job, the right relationship &#8211; that we forget to focus on our bodies &#8211; our health. The human body has fascinati...


Renal Cell Cancer, Bladder Cancer, and Testicular Cancer – What you should knowRenal Cell Cancer, Bladder Cancer, and Testicular Cancer – What you should know

12 August, 2015

<p>Renal Cell Cancer Renal Cell Cancer is a type of cancer in the kidney, which originates in the lining of the proximal convoluted tubule. This tubule is a part of very small tubes in the kidney, which transport waste molecules from the blood int...

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