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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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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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Sushanth Kodela, CrediHero, Adreno Cortical Carcinoma Survivor

4 November, 2015
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Sushanth Kodela was 24 years old when he found out he had rare cancer – Adreno Cortical Carcinoma. ” It all started when I discovered that there was a mild breast enlargement during my graduation days. I was very concerned about my body image and straight away headed to a physician

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Brain Tumor – Frequently Asked Questions

5 February, 2015
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What is Brain Tumor? Brain tumor is a mass of abnormal cells in a part of the brain. Brain tumour may be benign tumour (not a cancer) or malignant (cancer). They are found in both adult & children. How do I know that I have brain tumor? What are the signs & symptoms?  Signs & …

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Chemoport FAQs

27 January, 2015
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What is Chemoport? A chemoport or chemotherapy port is a type of implant placed under the skin of the patients undergoing intravenous chemotherapy treatment. It is a small device that enables easy access to the bloodstream. It is primarily used to transfer red blood cells and platelets. Besides, the chemoport can be used to insert …

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Breast Cancer Surgery FAQs

23 January, 2015
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What are the goals of Breast Cancer Surgery? The main goal of Breast Cancer Surgery is to remove the cancer tumour and the nearby margin. The tissues near the tumour are removed because there is a chance of them being cancerous as well as to prevent the cancer from reoccurring. Other than this, breast cancer …

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Questions To Ask Your Doctor about Lung Cancer

15 November, 2014
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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 …

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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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Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

13 October, 2014
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Chemotherapy is the terminology given in the form of medical treatment which is given to cancer patients. The drugs are called as chemotherapeutic agents/drugs. It is usually given in the intravenously (blood administration), also given by mouth (oral pills), intramuscularly, or directly into the CSF via spine or ventricles. A single chemotherapeutic agent may be used …

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Spinal Metastases: Can Spine Cancer Spread?

10 March, 2014
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What is spinal metastases? Metastases refer to the spread of cancer from its primary location in the body to another organ. Metastatic bone disease (MBD) is the name given to the cancer that begins in an organ like the lung, breast or prostrate, and then spreads to the bone. Spinal metastases is the cancer that …

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Thyroid Cancer: Causes and Treatment

19 November, 2013
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What is Thyroid Cancer? Thyroid gland, which consists of two lobes located on either side of the windpipe, is responsible for releasing three hormones (triiodothyronine or T3, thyroxine or T4 and calcitonin) that affect various functions in the body. Thyroid cancer is a rare form of cancer that affects the butterfly-shaped thyroid gland. The disorder …

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