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Consultant - Medical Oncology
Medical Oncologist is a doctor who specialises in treatment of oncological disorders. Oncology is a division of medicine dedicated to the diagnosis of malignant tumours in humans. Treatments include chemotherapy,hematological neoplasm in children and adults, chemo ports and solid tumours. In addition to this several therapies are used to diagnose cancer, Some of them include targeted therapy,hormonal therapy and chemotherapy.
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One course of chemotherapy sessions lasts nearly 3 months or more.
Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 30/06/2020
Not necessarily, chemotherapy may or may not cause hair loss.
Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 08/05/2020
Several tests are performed including CT Scan, MRI, PET scan, ultrasound, X-rays, blood tests and more.
Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 21/06/2020
It majorly depends on the type of cancer and its treatment. Some cancers may return if the first treatment had not completely eradicated all cancerous cells.
Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 22/02/2020
No, cancer is not infectious.
Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 06/03/2020
Yes, there are several treatment methods available for cancer types.
Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 18/09/2020
No, there is no vaccination for cancer yet.
Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 25/11/2020
Usually, chemotherapy is not painful but it may cause some discomfort.
Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 03/05/2020
No, medical oncologists refer patients to surgical oncologists if surgery is needed.
Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 16/02/2020
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Answered by: Rahul Sharma on 12/01/2021
Chemotherapy has three type of effects including complete hair loss, hair thinning and no hair loss. It usually starts coming out within a time span of a week or 2 week of a first treatment.
Answered by: Rahul Sharma on 22/11/2020
It depends upon the stage and type of cancer. Sometimes, doctors use more than one treatment type to treat cancer.
Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 07/04/2020
Fatigue and weakness are the common side effects of cancer. Take plenty of rest and eat balanced diet as suggested by the oncologist. Also, maintain your normal routine with rest between your daily activities.
Answered by: Rahul Sharma on 15/11/2020
Cancer has many types and there are actually a few which can be treated by chemotherapy. Remission in cancer means, the partial shrunken tumour which can be prevented from growing for a time span. If the tumor shrinks, it cannot be detected by x-ray examination.
Answered by: Rahul Sharma on 30/05/2020
Mrs Jeevani Anand
Mrs Jeevani Anand (name changed), a 62 years old resident of Hyderabad hadn’t been feeling well for a couple of weeks. Her son contacted Credihealth for an appointment with an oncologist for Mrs Anand.
How we Helped:
Mrs Anand’s doctor recommended a PET scan but due to rush at the hospital the family had to wait. The expert spoke with the hospital administration and managed to arrange the scan and also got it done on an urgent basis.
The PET scan indicated breast cancer and Mrs Anand had to get admitted immediately, but no rooms were available at the hospital. The expert coordinated with the hospital and arranged for a room the very next day.
The expert also helped solve some queries Mrs Anand had about their insurance. The expert coordinated with the insurance department and cleared all her doubts.
Mrs Anand got operated and discharged within a few days. She is doing much better now. Her son was extremely grateful to our medical expert for their dedication and help. He recommends Credihealth’s services to everyone.