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Cancer Health Guide
Cancer Health Guide

Cancer Health Guide

Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. It is a major cause of sickness and death worldwide. On an average, up to 1,500 Indians succumb to the dreaded disease every day. And, as per research, its incidence in India is estimated to grow by 25% by 2020. Therefore, we need to be proactively taking care of our health to safeguard ourselves against this deadly disease. For the same, here’s a comprehensive cancer guide, that will make you aware and keep you informed about all things cancer i.e. right from it’s warning signs to it’s treatment and post care requirements.

Cancer Guide:

Facts & Overview

How Does Tobacco Contribute To Oral Cancer?

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 …

Top 10 Carcinogenic Foods You Eat Everyday

No matter how you look at it, cancer has always been one of the scariest diseases. If not careful, anyone can fall victim to this disease. The most alarming fact is even with numerous medical and technological advancements, there is no substantial cure for cancer. Hence, it is important to take preemptive steps to stay …

Facts & Overview

Ultra-processed Foods ‘linked to cancer’, says study
5 Famous Celebrities Who Succumbed to Lung Cancer
Blood Cancer Treatment Myths Debunked
Breast Cancer in Men
Can Cancer Survivors be Organ Donors?
Myth: Prostate Cancer isn’t Deadly
5 Ovarian Cancer Fact Every Woman should know?
Does Eating Grilled Food Cause Cancer?
Understanding Oral Cancer
Fast Food & Cancer – Is there a relation?
How Does Tobacco Contribute To Oral Cancer?
Things To Know For Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients
Things A Lung Cancer Patient Must Know
Obesity and Cancer – Are They Connected?
Celebrities Who Fought Breast Cancer
Renal Cell Cancer, Bladder Cancer, and Testicular Cancer – What you should know
Bone Cancer & Soft Tissue Cancer
Gastrointestinal Cancer FAQ
Cancer Screening FAQ
Skin Cancer Awareness Month
Pancreatic Cancer FAQs
Liver Cancer FAQ
Retinoblastoma: Early Age Cancer
Breast Cancer Surgery FAQs
January: Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
Celebrities Who’ve Had Cervical Cancer
Understanding Lung Cancer – What it is, how it happens & more
Questions To Ask Your Doctor about Lung Cancer
Breast Cancer Awareness Month – PINK October
Spinal Metastases: Can Spine Cancer Spread?
Gastric Cancer: Why is there a high risk?
Liver Cancer: Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Oral Cancer: How Can I Quit Smoking?
Understanding Sarcomas
Germ Cell Tumours in Children
Chronic Leukaemias: CML, CLL, VTE
Hodgkin’s and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
Leukaemia in Children
Radiation Therapy FAQ
Wilms’ Tumour: Kidney Cancer in Children
Brain Tumor – Frequently Asked Questions
Chemoport FAQs
PET Scan: FAQ
Pulmonary Function Test: FAQs
Chemotherapy: Why is there hair loss?
Chemotherapy FAQs
Top 5 Causes of Death 
Bone Tumours in Babies 
Lymphoma in Children 
Everything You Need to Know About Tumors 
4 Curable Brain Tumours 
Spinal Tumor: Types & Causes

Pre – symptoms & Prevention

12 Black Tea Benefits That Will Make You Brew A Cup Or Two

“Would you like an adventure now or shall we have our tea first?” If your answer is tea first, we are with you. Tea is the ultimate companion of Indians. As a bonus, it has numerous health benefits. But we are not talking about your regular cup of tea. This post discusses black tea benefits …

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

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 …

Symptoms

Top 5 Throat Cancer Symptoms To Look Out For

To start with, Cancer is a group of diseases which involve abnormal cell growth and their malignant mutation. This abnormal growth can occur in any part of the body. The most prone areas are throat, lung, and breast. When the abnormal growth of cells is seen in the throat region, the doctors would refer to …

Blood Cancer Symptoms, Causes, Types and Treatment

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 …

Diagnosis & Tests

Uterine Cancer Screening

It is not easy to screen for Uterine Cancer in women who do not show any signs or symptoms. Initial screening is advised to increase chances of getting the maximum benefit from treatment options and ensure better survival strategy. Although routinely suggested for almost all female related issues

Prostate Cancer Screening

Prostate cancer screening helps in diagnosing a disease before the symptoms appear. An early diagnosis is better to ensure better treatment and mitigating the symptoms. It is essential to understand that if a urologist suggests a screening test, it doesn’t necessarily mean the patient has cancer; Screening procedures are carried out on a routine basis. Based …

Treatment

3 Ways How DNA Sequencing Can Be Beneficial For Cancer Treatment

Cancer is caused by changes in the DNA – genetic material that controls the cell function. In most cases, cancer is the result of uncontrolled cell division due to abnormalities in the DNA. Some of these changes can be inherited, but some can be sporadic. Each type of cancer can have a unique set of …

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

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 neuro-oncology treatment also called cancer treatment at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre. The …

Care

Life After Breast Cancer Treatment

Cancer is an overwhelming disease, from the day it is diagnosed till the time the treatment ends, it puts the patient on an emotional, psychological and physical roller coaster ride. And once the treatment is over, expecting life would be back to normal

Dealing With Testicular Cancer

Testicular cancer is the most common form of cancer for males between the ages of 15 and 35 and whilst it can be very aggressive, if you catch it early enough, treatment tends to be very effective. Here we talk a little about the best way to deal with when being told you have this …

CrediHero

Cancer can strike anyone, from any walk of life. It is to us whether we give up or fight it. We want to take this opportunity to salute our unsung CrediHeroes who have fought against this deadly disease and come out healthier and stronger. Make sure you spare sometime and read their heartwarming, brave and courageous journeys.

Breast Cancer Survivor delivers twins

Pregnancy is as delicate as it is exciting. Every woman who finds out she’s pregnant, wants her pregnancy to go as smoothly as possible. Unfortunately for this mom, that was not the case. Rosy Lalnunsangi from Mizoram, was 5-month pregnant when she noticed something weird on her breast – a lump. She went to a …

Sushanth Kodela, CrediHero, Adreno Cortical Carcinoma Survivor

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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