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Breast Reconstruction Surgery as a Part of Breast Cancer Treatment
Breast Cancer

Breast Reconstruction Surgery as a Part of Breast Cancer Treatment

posted on Nov. 20, 2018, 3:17 p.m.
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Breast reconstruction aims to remove cancer and sustain the shape and symmetry of breast. It provides autologous tissue to construct a natural looking breast along with the reformation of a natural looking areola and nipple. Learn more about the type, benefits and risk of breast reconstruction surgery in this article.

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Targeted Therapy for Cancer
Breast Cancer

Targeted Therapy for Cancer

posted on Sep 20, 2018
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Targeted therapy is a type of chemotherapy which works by attacking certain proteins and genes which are responsible for the growth of cancerous cells.

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Hormone Therapy for Cancer
Breast Cancer

Hormone Therapy for Cancer

posted on Sep 20, 2018
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Hormone therapy is the usgae of certain drugs and medcines to cease the growth of cancer cells in response to hormones.

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All You Need To Know About Colonoscopy
Colon Cancer

All You Need To Know About Colonoscopy

posted on Nov. 19, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
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A colonoscopy is a process where a doctor uses a colonoscope to find cancerous and precancerous growth in colon. Colonoscopy shows ulcers, polyps and investigates the cause of rectal bleeding and abdominal pain. Learn more about the method and what should be done before and after a colonoscopy.

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Basics and Types of X-ray for Cancer
Colon Cancer

Basics and Types of X-ray for Cancer

posted on Sep 20, 2018
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X-rays are the basic type of radiographic tests for cancer detection. Different types of X-rays are present depenidng on the location of the cancer in the body.

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Steps and Cost of Ultrasound
Colon Cancer

Steps and Cost of Ultrasound

posted on Sep 20, 2018
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Ultrasound is a diagnostic test which is used to detect the results which are not visible with x-rays.

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Prostate Cancer Symptoms and Ways to Check Early Signs
Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer Symptoms and Ways to Check Early Signs

posted on Oct 20, 2018
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Prostate cancer occurs only among men. It begins when cells in prostate gland start to grow uncontrollably. Prostate gland produces seminal fluids that nourish and transports sperms. Find out how prostate cancer screening, its symptoms, and early signs, are conclusive during early stages.

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PSA Blood Test role in Prostate Cancer
Prostate Cancer

PSA Blood Test role in Prostate Cancer

posted on Sep 20, 2018
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PSA Blood Test is useful in determining the possibilities of prostate cancer. More is the PSA amount in the body, more are the chances of the presence of prostate cancer.

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Procedure and Cost of Transrectal Ultrasound
Prostate Cancer

Procedure and Cost of Transrectal Ultrasound

posted on Sep 20, 2018
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Transrectal Ultrasound is an out-patient procedure which helps in confirming the presence of prostate cancer. The cost of Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS) starts from rs. 1000.

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Tips for Improving Lung Cancer Survival
Lung Cancer

Tips for Improving Lung Cancer Survival

posted on Nov. 21, 2018, 7:39 p.m.
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Lung cancer is a major cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Find out tips to improve lung cancer survival through a number of effective ways like social support, palliative care, knowing symptoms of depression, eating healthy, being physically active, and avoiding smoking and pollutants.

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Procedure of Sputum Cytology in Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer

Procedure of Sputum Cytology in Lung Cancer

posted on Sep 20, 2018
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Sputum Cytology is a test which is useful in finding out the presence of Lung Cancer.

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Prevention of Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer

Prevention of Lung Cancer

posted on Sep 18, 2018
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Prevention of Lung Cancer can be done with quitting of smoking, consuming nutritious diet and green tea, following exercise regime and restricting alcohol intake.

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Role of Neurological Examination for Brain Cancer
Brain Cancer

Role of Neurological Examination for Brain Cancer

posted on Sept. 20, 2018, 11:09 a.m.
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Neurological Exam is the most common test performed in the case of brain cancer.

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Can Brain Cancer Be Prevented?
Brain Cancer

Can Brain Cancer Be Prevented?

posted on Oct. 4, 2018, 12:29 p.m.
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Caused by genetic mutation of the brain cells or low-grade glial tumor, brain cancer is not a condition that can always be prevented effectively but having thorough knowledge about the triggering factors, symptoms, and precautions can definitely impact your chances of developing it. Timely screening, eating healthy food and staying away from carcinogens can help in preventing brain cancer.

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ERCP - Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer

ERCP - Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

posted on Sept. 20, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
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ERCP is a diagnostic procedure for pancreatic cancer where pancreas or bile duct are studied.

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MRCP - MRI type examination for Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer

MRCP - MRI type examination for Pancreatic Cancer

posted on Sept. 20, 2018, 10:16 a.m.
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MRCP is a type of Magnetic Resonance Imaging test which is useful in detecting pancreatic cancer.

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Prevention of Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer

Prevention of Pancreatic Cancer

posted on Sep 18, 2018
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Prevention of Pancreatic Cancer can be done with the maintenance of healthy weight, limiting alcohol consumption, and staying away from harmful chemicals in the workplace.

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Kidney cancer: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments
Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

posted on Nov. 16, 2018, 7:12 p.m.
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Kidney Cancer occurs when cells in the kidney starts growing at an abnormal rate. Kidney Cancer, also known as renal carcinoma, accounts for 2-3% of cancer cases among adults. Find out more about causes, risks, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments available for kidney cancer.

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What is Radiofrequency Ablation?
Kidney Cancer

What is Radiofrequency Ablation?

posted on Sep 20, 2018
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Radiofrequency ablation is a medical procedure in which higher electric currents are generated to heat up a small region thereby destroying cancer cells and reducing pain.

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What is Cryoablation?
Kidney Cancer

What is Cryoablation?

posted on Sep 20, 2018
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Cryoablation is a procedure in which the doctor uses extreme cold to freeze and then destroy the tissues like cancer cells.

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Role of endoscopy in Cancer Diagnosis
Oral Cancer

Role of endoscopy in Cancer Diagnosis

posted on Sep 20, 2018
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Endoscopy is a noninvasive procedure which is used to determine the presence of cancer in the patient.

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Prevention of Oral Cancer
Oral Cancer

Prevention of Oral Cancer

posted on Sep 19, 2018
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Prevention of Oral Cancer is done with the reduction in smoking and alcohol.

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Treatment for Oral Cancer
Oral Cancer

Treatment for Oral Cancer

posted on Sep 19, 2018
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Treatment of Oral Cancer comprises of Radiation Surgery, Chemothearpy and Immunotherapy.

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Prevention of Blood Cancer
Blood Cancer

Prevention of Blood Cancer

posted on Nov. 17, 2018, 7:55 p.m.
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Blood Cancer can be prevented by keeping a check on the signs and symptoms of Blood cancer and adressing them soon when they are noted.

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Leukemia Cells - Fast Moving Cancer to the Nervous System
Blood Cancer

Leukemia Cells - Fast Moving Cancer to the Nervous System

posted on Nov. 20, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
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Leukemia cells can spread to central nervous system not by breaching the blood-brain barrier but by actually evading it. Leukemia normally refers to cancer of White Blood Cells. Leukemia can also spread to other parts of your body, including lungs, heart, kidney and testes.

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Blood Cancer, its symptoms, causes and treatment
Blood Cancer

Blood Cancer, its symptoms, causes and treatment

posted on Nov. 17, 2018, 5:59 p.m.
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Blood Cancer is caused when the development of normal blood cells is interrupted by uncontrolled growth of abnormal cell. These cancerous cells prevent normal cells from functioning and make the body more subjective to infections. Through this article get yourself familiar with blood cancer types, causes and treatment.

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Bone Cancer, Its Types and Diagnosis
Bone Cancer

Bone Cancer, Its Types and Diagnosis

posted on Nov. 20, 2018, 3:19 p.m.
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Bone Cancer is a malignant tumor that arises from abnormal cells and forms a lump or mass in bones. Some of the bone cancers include Osteogenic Sarcoma and Chordoma. Surgery is still the primary method of treatment. Know more about types, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment of bone cancer in detail.

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An Overview of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Bone Cancer

An Overview of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)

posted on Nov. 20, 2018, 5:35 p.m.
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Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) is a type of cancer that originates in blood and spreads to the cells of bone marrow. The symptoms can be bone pain, problems while eating, enlarged spleen and pain in belly. Its treatment includes stem cell transplant, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and targeted therapy.

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Things to Know About Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian Cancer

Things to Know About Ovarian Cancer

posted on Nov. 21, 2018, 8:12 p.m.
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Ovarian cancer grows rapidly and forms a mass or tumor inside ovaries. Often called as silent killer, women who are suffering from ovarian cancer are hardly able to detect its symptoms. Read this article to know all about ovarian cancer including its symptoms, connection with oral contraceptives, survival rate and risk factors associated with it.

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Rising Cases of Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian Cancer

Rising Cases of Ovarian Cancer

posted on Nov. 19, 2018, 4:33 p.m.
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Ovarian Cancer is expected to rise up to 55 percent in the next twenty years. It has the lowest survival rate of all female cancers. A woman’s risk of having ovarian cancer is about 1 in 78 in her lifetime. Let us read here more on the challenges, symptoms and the reasons for the rise in ovarian cancer.

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Prevention of ovarian cancer
Ovarian Cancer

Prevention of ovarian cancer

posted on Sep 17, 2018
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Prevention of Ovarian Cancer is done with Hysterectomy, Tubal Ligation and Genetic counseling and testing.

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Things You Need to Know about Biopsy
Cancer

Things You Need to Know about Biopsy

posted on Nov. 17, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
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Biopsy is mainly associated with cancer and it helps doctors to detect abnormalities or any kind of diseases present in a human body. When a biopsy is done, a piece of tissue or a sample of cells is removed from body so that it can be analyzed in a laboratory. Based on the type of cancer there are various kinds of biopsies including Skin Biopsy, Bone Marrow Biopsy, Surgical Biopsy, Needle Biopsy and Endoscopic Biopsy.

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7 Exceptional Ways To Support a Cancer Survivor
Cancer

7 Exceptional Ways To Support a Cancer Survivor

posted on Oct. 20, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
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Cancer survivors need strong emotional support from family and friends to help them adjust to the changes cancer brings into their lives. Frequent visits, thoughtful gifts, deep conversations are some of the ways to keep them supported for a positive outlook and a better quality of life.

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Imaging: How it helps to Diagnose Cancer?
Cancer

Imaging: How it helps to Diagnose Cancer?

posted on Oct. 20, 2018, 5:05 p.m.
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Treatment of cancer has evolved greatly, with significant improvements in radiology. Imaging is a major component of cancer detection. Some of the imaging tests used for finding various types of cancers are X-rays, CT-Scan, Ultrasound, Mammogram Imaging, MRI Scan, PET Scan and Nuclear Medicine scan.

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Brain Tumor, Early Signs, Risk Factors and Remedial Measures
Brain Tumor

Brain Tumor, Early Signs, Risk Factors and Remedial Measures

posted on Nov. 17, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
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Brain tumor is a collection of abnormal cells, caused when brain cells grow in an uncontrolled manner. Brain tumors can be cancerous and non-cancerous. Learn more about types, early symptoms, diagnosis and treatments available for brain cancer.

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Prevention of Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor

Prevention of Brain Tumor

posted on Sep 19, 2018
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Prevention of Brain Cancer is possible with the reduction in stress, ketogenic diet, reducing smartphone use and HBOT treatment.

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Treatment for Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor

Treatment for Brain Tumor

posted on Sep 19, 2018
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Treatment of Brain Tumor includes internal and external radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

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