Skin Cancer Surgery Articles


The Truth Behind Common Breast Cancer Myths Vs Reality

22 August, 2019

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 …


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

5 August, 2019

<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...


How Does Tobacco Contribute To Oral Cancer?

11 July, 2019

According to Mouth Cancer Foundation, approximately 90% of people suffering from oral cancer are tobacco users. India has the highest incidences of oral cancers in the world. According to Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA) about 80,000 new cases of oral cancers are diagnosed annually and more than 50,000 Indian men die from the disease every …


Robotic Surgery FAQ

24 November, 2017

What is Robotic Surgery? Robotic Surgery is a minimally invasive surgery that is robotically assisted.  It is also known as a computer-assisted surgery. In this surgery, the doctors take the help of robotic arms that have small tools attached. The surgeon then controls this robotic arm with the help of a computer and performs the …


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 …


Cervical 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. …


Pancreatic Cancer FAQs

30 April, 2015

What is Pancreatic Cancer? Pancreatic cancer is the singular condition of unregulated cellular growth in the form of tumors or cellular aggregation in the pancreas. The organ mainly secretes regulatory hormones in the body and is located below the stomach. The pancreas secretes the ever important blood glucose-regulating hormone insulin and many other regulators which …


Liver Cancer FAQ

23 April, 2015

1. What is liver cancer? A cancerous growth that occurs in the liver of the human body is known as liver cancer. Not all types of cancers affecting the liver are called liver cancers. Those that begin elsewhere and spread to the body are metastatic rather than liver cancers. 2. What are the types of …


Wilms’ Tumour: Kidney Cancer in Children

26 February, 2015

Wilms’ tumor is a kind of kidney cancer, which was named after Dr. Max Wilms, the man who first described it. It is thought to come from specialised cells in the embryo, called metanephric blastema, which are involved in the development of a child’s kidneys while they are still in the womb. The cells usually …


Skin Cancer: Signs & Treatment

26 February, 2015

Skin Cancer is the most common type of cancer where there is an abnormal growth of cells. If found early and treated, it is almost always cured. There are two main types of skin cancers – Melanoma and Non Melanoma cancer. Non Melanoma skin cancer is generally caused by too much exposure to the sun’s …


Laparoscopic Surgery FAQs

2 February, 2015

What is Laparoscopy? A surgeon accesses the insides of the abdomen by making small incisions in the skin by using a special type of surgical procedure known as laparoscopy. A small tube with a light source and a camera called a laparoscope is inserted through the incision The laparoscope relays the images of the insides …


Cancer Treatment Pain Management

5 January, 2015

Almost a third of cancer patients experience pain in different forms. They can vary in effect, duration and the affected organ. The causes, location and nature of the pain are thus unique for each patient. That makes it important to provide tailored treatment plans for individuals. What causes Cancer pain? There are three main reasons …


Questions To Ask Your Doctor about Lung Cancer

15 November, 2014

Being handed a diagnosis of lung cancer can be a stressful event for the patient and the family. With questions and concerns regarding the severity of cancer, possible causes, treatment options and prognosis running through one’s mind, there’s plenty a patient dealing with the disease has to talk about with the doctor. For no matter …


Cosmetic Surgery: Getting Rid Of Wrinkles, Moles and Birthmarks

29 March, 2014

What is Cosmetic Surgery? Certain skin issues like wrinkles, cysts, moles and birthmarks are quire common, though they can make a person self-conscious and uncomfortable if these occur on the face or other exposed skin areas. Cosmetic surgery and other procedures allow these markings to be removed or faded, leaving minimal scars. When does one …


Worried about Prostate Cancer? Here are 6 ways to treat it

28 March, 2014

Prostate is the male sex gland located just below the bladder and in front of the rectum, and is responsible for the production of an alkaline secretion. Prostate cancer is among the most treatable malignancies if detected in the early stages. Routine screening and innovative technology has improved the diagnostic abilities and minimized the side effects …


Skin Cancer: How do I know if I have it?

11 March, 2014

Basal Cell Carcinoma begins in the Epidermis, which is the outermost layer of the skin. This slow-growing form of Skin Cancer implies abnormal and uncontrolled growth of lesions in the skin’s Basal Cells. It mostly develops in areas exposed to the sun, such as, head and neck. It may develop in other parts of the …


Uterine Cancer: Ladies, Stay Cautious

30 November, 2013

Uterus is an important female reproductive organ. It consists of three parts – Fundus, Corpus, and the Cervix. The Uterus has two layers – Endometrium (Inner layer) and Myometrium (Outer Layer). Uterine Cancer refers to Cancers arising out of the Uterus. It is the abnormal growth of cells in the Uterus. The most common form …


Anal Cancer: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

19 November, 2013

Rectum is that part of the, digestive system where food waste reaches after nutrients and water are absorbed in the small and large intestine respectively. Anus forms the outlet to the gastrointestinal tract or anal canal at the end of the rectum. Food waste is temporarily stored in the rectum before being passed through the …


Liver Cancer: Hepatocellular Carcinoma

15 November, 2013

What is hepatocellular carcinoma? Liver is an organ present in the upper right abdomen of the body, above the stomach and beneath the diaphragm. Hepatocellular carcinoma or HCC is the cancer of the liver cells (hepatocytes). It is the most common type of primary liver cancer. It is important to note that not all cancers …

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