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radiation oncology

#MedantaSpecial: Radiation Therapy As a Cancer Treatment

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 …

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Oral Cancer

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 …

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Brain Tumor Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Brain Tumor Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

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, …

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chemotherapy

Precautions To Be Taken During Chemotherapy Sessions

Credihealth hosted a webinar for the doctors working here on “Life of patients on Chemotherapy”, hosted by Dr. Vijay Agarwal, senior consultant from Aster CMI hospital in Bangalore. Dr. Agarwal …

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colon cancer causes

Colon Cancer Causes and Symptoms

Colon cancer causes and forms when the uncontrolled cell growth happens in the cells of the large intestine which results in colon cancer causes. It is not necessarily the same …

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Understanding Sarcomas

Understanding Sarcomas

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 …

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10 Warning Signs of Cervical Cancer

10 Warning Signs of Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers in women and is caused by a virus called human papillomavirus (HPV). All sexually active women are at risk of developing this …

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Understanding Oral Cancer

Understanding Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is defined as the uncontrolled growth of cells that happens in the oral cavity which includes lips, tongue, cheeks, floor of the mouth, hard and soft palate, sinuses, …

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Head and Neck Cancer – Causes & Symptoms

Head and Neck Cancer – Causes & Symptoms

Head and Neck Cancer are identified by the area in which they begin. They affect the oral cavity, salivary glands, paranasal sinuses and nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx and lymph nodes in …

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Ovarian Cancer: Complications, Treatment and Support

Ovarian Cancer: Complications, Treatment & Support

Ovaries are the female reproductive organs situated on either side of the Uterus. Ovarian Cancer, as the name suggests, starts in the Ovaries. It is the fifth most common form …

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Things to Take Care Of while Undergoing Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy has been the cornerstone for addressing late stage cancers and might be the most effective treatment for cancer which has metastasized. But Chemotherapy sessions can be very exhaustive, both …

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Esophageal Cancer

Cervical Cancer Treatment Options

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 …

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Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Treatment Options

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 …

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Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects

Understanding & Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects

Chemotherapy is a medical procedure, commonly used for the treatment of cancer. Even though chemo destroys the rapidly dividing cancerous cells in the body and makes it healthy again, the journey …

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Chemotherapy in Children

Currently the numerous advances in the field of medicine have helped doctors to lessen and even prevent many side effects of cancer treatments. However, parents whose children require chemotherapy (which …

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Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects

Chemotherapy: Why is there hair loss?

If you are going to undergo chemotherapy, hair loss is a side effect you may have to face. It doesn’t matter whether you are a male or a female, this side effect is …

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Chemotherapy FAQs

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 …

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drug abuse, Alternative Medicines for cancer

Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

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 …

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Anal Cancer: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

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 …

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