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Dr. Shaila Welling

MBBS, MS

Director - General Surgery

General Surgeon, Breast Surgeon

speciality 51 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. Nagraj G Huilgol

MBBS, DGO, MD

Chief - Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncologist

speciality 43 Years of Practice

Dr. Gopal Ramkrishnan

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Medical Oncology

Consultant - Medical Oncology

Oncologist

speciality 42 Years of Practice

Dr. Purna Kurkure

MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, Diploma - Child Health

Medical Director and Senior Consultant - Pediatric Hemato Oncology

Hemato Oncologist

speciality 41 Years of Practice

Dr. Sanjay Sharma

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, Nargis Dutt Memorial Fellowship - Thoracic Oncology and Critical Care

Senior Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist, Breast Surgeon

awards 2 Awards speciality 41 Years of Practice

Dr. Anil Sanganeria

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, Fellowship

Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist

speciality 37 Years of Practice

Dr. Rajesh Mistry

MBBS, MS - General Surgery

Director - Oncology and Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist, Head & Neck Surgeon, Robotic Surgeon

speciality 35 Years of Practice

Dr. Arun Behl

MBBS, MS - General Surgery

Senior Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist, Uro Oncologist

awards 1 Award speciality 35 Years of Practice

Dr. Mukesh M Desai

MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, Diploma - Child Health

Consultant - Hemato Oncology

Hematologist, Hemato Oncologist

speciality 35 Years of Practice

Dr. Chetan Shah

MBBS, MS

Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist

speciality 34 Years of Practice

Dr. KS Sethna

MBBS, MS - Oncology, DNB - Surgical Oncology

Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist

speciality 34 Years of Practice

Dr. P Jagannath

MBBS, MS, Fellowship

Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist, Gastric Oncologist

awards 2 Awards speciality 33 Years of Practice

Dr. Vinay Deshmane

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - General Surgery

Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist

speciality 33 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. Mehul Bhansali

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - General Surgery

Director - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist, Robotic Surgeon

awards 2 Awards speciality 30 Years of Practice

Dr. Amol Akhade

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Medical Oncology

Consultant - Medical Oncology

Oncologist

speciality 30 Years of Practice

Dr. A R Fakih

MBBS, Fellowship

Consultant - Oncosurgery

Surgical Oncologist

speciality 30 Years of Practice

Dr. MR Kamat

MBBS, MS, FICS

Consultant - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist, Uro Oncologist

awards 3 Awards speciality 29 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

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It was nice meeting Dr. Gopal Ramkrishna.
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Dr. Suresh is the kindest person I have come across. He treated my sister’s gynecological cancer last year. I am so grateful for all he has done for her. He was extremely polite and made her feel very relaxed. The treatment took sometime but she recovered finely. Dr. Suresh stayed in touch with our family even after the treatment ended. He is a brilliant doctor with so much compassion in his heart.
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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?

A:

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?

A:

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?

A:

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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