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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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#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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What You Need to Know About Neuro Oncology Treatments & Specialists?

22 October, 2019
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<p>In cancer treatment, there are different wings and different types of cancer cells that can affect an individual. Out of the lot, the type that leads to brain tumours and affects the nervous system is a complex issue which is handled through ne...

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Radiation Therapy FAQ

14 February, 2015
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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 …

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#MedantaSpecial: Medulloblastoma – A Rare Brain Tumor

21 January, 2020
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Medulloblastoma is a cancerous tumour of the brain and the central nervous system, most commonly seen in children. It originates from the back of the skull, mostly the cerebellum. The cerebellum is responsible for our movements, muscle coordination and balance. Medulloblastoma is a malignant tumour and often spreads through the cerebrospinal fluid. It usually spreads …

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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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Sienna Ringeisen, CrediHero, Brain Tumour Survivor

6 August, 2015
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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’s hospital. The tumour was between the size of a orange and a grape fruit. Before they …

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#CrediTalk: Breast Cancer Awareness Month With Dr Anusheel Munshi

19 October, 2019
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We observe October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The month also marks a popular western holiday called Halloween. And certainly, everyone would agree that when it comes to diseases, nothing is scarier than cancer. The awareness about breast cancer’s details is important, but it does not finish the conversation. It is, surely, a fortunate thing …

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#CrediTalk: An Interview With Dr Anusheel Munshi On Breast Cancer

16 October, 2019
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Breast cancer is one of the main causes of concern for Indian women. However, if detected early, breast cancer can be treated. Therefore, awareness about the various breast cancer stages can help in a timely and proper diagnosis and treatment. To contribute towards the awareness of breast cancer, we interviewed Dr. Anusheel Munshi. He is …

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Foods That Help To Prevent Blood Cancer

31 October, 2016
1775 Views

Although it’s not established that there are certain food or diet that can prevent or cure blood cancer or any other cancers, You can check blood cancer types adopt healthy lifestyle and diet which can help in reducing the risk of getting cancer or any other diseases. We can’t control each and every risk factors of …

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Cervical Cancer Treatment Options

28 September, 2016
2134 Views

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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