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Dr. Sharmila Agarwal

MBBS, MD, DNB - Radiation Oncology

Director - Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncologist

speciality 27 Years of Practice

Dr. Shyam A Rathi

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Clinical Haematology

Consultant - Hemato Oncology

Hemato Oncologist, Hematologist

speciality 14 Years of Practice

Dr. Sohel Shaikh

MBBS, MS, Fellwoship

Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist

speciality 8 Years of Practice

Dr. Sudeep Sarkar

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Surgical Oncology

Senior Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist

speciality 19 Years of Practice

Dr. Sudesh M Phanse

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB

Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist

awards 1 Award speciality 31 Years of Practice

Dr. Suhail Sayed

MBBS, MS - ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Diploma - Otorhinolaryngology

Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist, Head & Neck Surgeon

speciality 11 Years of Practice

Dr. Sujata Mushrif

MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, Clinical Fellowship - Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Consultant - Haemato Oncology

Pediatrician, Hemato Oncologist

speciality 8 Years of Practice

Dr. Sujata Vasani

MBBS, DNB - Internal Medicine, DNB - Medical Oncology and Haematology

Consultant - Hemato Oncology

Oncologist, Bone Marrow Transplant Specialist

speciality 18 Years of Practice

Dr. Sundaram Pillai

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Surgical Oncology

Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist

speciality 11 Years of Practice

Dr. Suresh Advani

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, Fellowship

Consultant - Medical Oncology

Oncologist, Bone Marrow Transplant Specialist

awards 7 Awards speciality 43 Years of Practice

Dr. Suryakant M Choudhari

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, Fellowship

Consultant - Thoracic Oncology

Surgical Oncologist

speciality 14 Years of Practice

Dr. Swati Kanakia

MBBS, Diploma - Child Health, MD - Paediatrics

Senior Consultant - Pediatric Hemato Oncology

Hemato Oncologist

awards 3 Awards speciality 28 Years of Practice

Dr. Tejinder Singh

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Medical Oncology

Consultant - Medical Oncology

Oncologist, Hemato Oncologist

speciality 14 Years of Practice

Dr. Trinanjan Basu

MBBS, MD - Radiotherapy, Clinical Fellowship

Consultant - Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncologist

speciality 10 Years of Practice

Dr. Uddhav Raj

MBBS, MD - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Fellowship - Minimal Access Surgery

Consultant - Laparoscopic Gynaec and Surgical Oncology

Gynaecologist, Gynecologic Oncologist

awards 1 Award speciality 15 Years of Practice

Dr. Uma Bhaskar Dangi

MBBS, DNB - Medicine, DNB - Medical Oncology

Consultant - Medical Oncology

Oncologist

speciality 10 Years of Practice

Dr. Uma Dangi

MBBS, DNB - General Medicine, DNB - Medical Oncology

Consultant - Medical Oncology

Oncologist

speciality 10 Years of Practice

Dr. Upasna Saxena

MBBS, MD - Radiotherapy

Consultant - Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncologist

awards 1 Award speciality 10 Years of Practice

Dr. VD Sanghvi

MBBS

Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist

speciality 15 Years of Practice

Dr. Vijay Sharangat

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Medical Oncology

Consultant - Medical Oncology

Oncologist

speciality 10 Years of Practice

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What is a cancer specialist?

A cancer specialist is a doctor who specializes in the study, diagnosis, and treatment of cancerous tumors. The study of cancerous tumors is called oncology. An oncologist not only treats cancer but provides post-treatment care to patients. There are different types of oncologists - medical, surgical, radiation, gynecological, pediatric and hematologist.

What are the treatments of cancer?

Cancer can be cured by specialists using a variety of treatments. The treatment procedure and plan depends on the type of cancer a patient has. The condition can be treated using cancer surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, bone marrow transplant, immunotherapy, hormone therapy, targeted drug therapy and more.

There are various different types of cancer. However, some very common organs where cancerous tumors occur are:

  • Breast

  • Bladder

  • Lung

  • Prostate

  • Lung

  • Thyroid

  • Pancreatic

What should you look for in a cancer specialist?

Usually, your primary health care provider may refer you to a cancer specialist. But because the field of cancer is so vast and complex, you should be able to find someone you can trust.

While choosing a cancer specialist, you should see whether the doctor is open to you or not. He/she should be able to patiently listen to you and answer all your queries. A cancer specialist would provide medical care to the patient throughout the course of treatment. You should check the doctor’s qualifications, consider how much training he/she has had, how much experience does the doctor hold among other things.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are the causes of cancer?

A:

The prime cause of cancer is the changes in genetic mutations. Cancer cells cause changes to DNA within the cells. Other factors that cause cancer include lifestyle, environmental, and occupational. 


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

Q: How does tobacco consumption lead to cancer?

A:

Tobacco consumption is directly related to the weakening of the immune system. It also causes damages to the cells and leads to cancer. 


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

Q: What are the warning signs of cancer?

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Common warning signs include unusual discharge, changes in bowel habits, persistent coughing, weakness, loss of appetite, unexplained weight loss, indigestion and more. 


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

Q: Does a lump in the breast confirm the presence of cancer?

A:

No, all lumps are not cancerous. However, only an oncologist will be able to tell if a lump in the breast is due to cancer or not. 


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

Q: Is cancer contagious?

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No, cancer is not infectious and do not spread upon touching. 


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

Q: Can cancer be cured completely?

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There is no cure for cancer yet. But early detection can help in providing complete treatment. 


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

Q: What are the side effects of cancer treatment?

A:

The side effects depend on the type of treatment taken. Common side effects include anemia, hair loss, fatigue, loss of appetite, bleeding, swelling and more. 


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

Q: What is the most common form of cancer in men and women?

A:

In men, prostate cancer is the most common while breast cancer is the most prevalent one in women. 


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

Q: What dietary changes can prevent cancer?

A:

A plant-based diet including fruits and vegetables, avoiding processed food and limiting alcohol are some dietary changes one can make for cancer prevention. 


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

Q: Which tests are done to diagnose cancer?

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Imaging tests, X-rays, CT scans, MRI, PET, Mammograms, Blood tests, and more are some common tests done. Other tests are variable depending on the type of cancer and treatment.


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

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