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Dr. Vikas Palkar

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, Fellowship

Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist

speciality 15 Years of Practice

Dr. Vinay Deshmane

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - General Surgery

Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist

speciality 33 Years of Practice

Dr. Vishnu Agarwal

MBBS, MS - Onco Surgery and Robotic Surgery, Fellowship - Gastrointestinal Oncology

Consultant - Onco and Robotic Surgery

Surgical Oncologist, Robotic Surgeon

speciality 8 Years of Practice

Dr. Vivek Venkat

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology

Consultant - Uro Oncology and Robotic Urology

Uro Oncologist

speciality 10 Years of Practice

Dr. VP Antia

MBBS, MD, Diploma - Haematology

Consultant - Haematology & Haemato Oncology

Hemato Oncologist, Hematologist

speciality 28 Years of Practice

Dr. Wasim S Phoplunkar

MBBS, MD - Radiation Oncology

Consultant - Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncologist

speciality 16 Years of Practice

Dr. Yogen Chedda

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Surgical Oncology

Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist

speciality 8 Years of Practice

Dr. Yogesh Kulkarni

MBBS, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology, DNB - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Consultant - Surgical Oncology and Gynaec Oncology

Robotic Surgeon, Gynecologic Oncologist, Surgical Oncologist

speciality 20 Years of Practice

Dr. Yuvaraja T B

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology

HOD - Robotic Surgery, Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Robotic Surgeon, Uro Oncologist, Surgical Oncologist

speciality 24 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?

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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?

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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?

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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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