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5 Tips To Prevent Cancer

5 Tips To Prevent Cancer

Did you know? Around 30%-50% of cancer cases are preventable. Taking preventative measures for cancer or any disease is the most cost-effective and long-term solution to maintain a healthy body. Our cancer specialist in Pune has, therefore, enlisted some preventive tips to follow if you want to eliminate your chances of getting diagnosed with cancer. Cancer-Prevention Tips Quit Tobacco: Smoking and Tobacco is linked with many types of cancer, including cancer of the lungs, liver, mouth, larynx, throat, pancreas, bladder,…

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What Are The Different Cancer Treatment Options?

What Are The Different Cancer Treatment Options?

Any form of surgery is performed mainly due to three reasons – Examine, remove and repair the damaged body part. A cancer surgery removes the tumour and nearby affected tissue during the operation. There can be many reasons to perform cancer surgery, such as: To diagnose cancer To find out where in the body is cancer located To examine if cancer has spread or affecting the other organs in terms of functionality To remove the entire or part of the…

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All You Need To Know About Esophageal Cancer

All You Need To Know About Esophageal Cancer

What Is The Esophageal Cancer? The esophagus is a tube that runs behind your windpipe, between the heart and the spine, made of muscles that connect the throat to the stomach. It transfers food or anything you eat directly to the stomach in a unidirectional way. Esophageal cancer typically occurs in the cells called ‘mucosa’ that line the inside of the esophagus anywhere along its length. The most common initial symptom of esophageal cancer is having trouble swallowing or feeling…

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Gallbladder Disease – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Gallbladder Disease – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

The gallbladder is a small pear-shaped organ located just under the liver. Its primary function is to store the bile (a dark yellow fluid that helps digest fat in your guts) and release it into the small intestine during the digestive process. The bile helps the body to break down fat and eliminate the waste product.  Numerous factors affect your gallbladder, which includes gallstones, gallbladder infection which may be acute or chronic. Here are a few symptoms and causes of…

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A Complete Guide To Skin Cancer

A Complete Guide To Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer. But, it is also one of the most curable cancers if detected at an early stage. Prevention and regular check-ups are the best ways to get rid of skin cancer. Melanocytes refer to the cells that produce your skin pigments, melanin. Melanoma is an aggressive form of skin cancer produced by the melanocytes. However, most of the skin cancers are non-melanoma, which means they do not contain melanocytes. The most common…

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Treating Throat Cancer – signs, causes, types & treatments

Treating Throat Cancer – signs, causes, types & treatments

What is Throat Cancer? The human throat mainly comprises of three parts, i.e., the pharynx, the larynx, and the tonsils.  The pharynx is a tube that collectively consists of the parts that lie behind and above the mouth and the nasal cavity. These parts primarily control the respiratory system and the digestive system while supporting some of the vocal functionalities. The parts of larynx primarily focus on overall vocalisation and preventing food aspiration in the windpipe.  The tonsils, on the…

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Oral cancer: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

Oral cancer: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

Oral cancer can occur in any part of the mouth, including the inside of cheeks and gums. It falls under the category of oral and oropharyngeal cancer and is often associated with head and neck cancer. Mouth cancer affects the back of your mouth and the lining of the throat. Early detection and treatment of oral cancer can help prevent it from spreading to other areas. What Causes Oral Cancer? Oral cancer is caused due to uncontrolled growth of cells…

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Breast Cancer: Symptoms, Causes, and Risk Factors

Breast Cancer: Symptoms, Causes, and Risk Factors

Breast cancer refers to a malignant tumour (a collection of cancer cells) that arises from the breast cells. Its effect and complications can influence every part of the body. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed among women. Breast cancer can occur both in men and women. Therefore, it is crucial to understand the signs and symptoms to seek immediate medical attention and breast cancer treatment in Pune.  Symptoms of Breast Cancer Breast cancer…

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Stomach Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Stomach Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Stomach cancer first grows in the mucus-producing cells in the inner lining of the stomach. If not diagnosed on time, these cells develop into a tumor (also known as gastric cancer). Knowing the symptoms, causes, and treatment options will help you and your doctor to diagnose it on an early stage, where the chances of complete recovery are maximum.  Stomach cancer is rare when compared to other forms of cancer. Also, the biggest challenge of this disease is the difficulty…

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Gastric Cancer: Your gut needs your attention

Gastric Cancer: Your gut needs your attention

Gastrointestinal (GI) cancer or Gastric Cancer is identified by the cancerous cells within the stomach and is found in the upper part of the abdomen and just below the ribs, it is a term that is used for describing the group of cancers that affect your digestive system. It includes cancers of esophagus, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, small intestine, stomach, bowel. What is Gastric Cancer? Gastric cancer does not discriminate between men and woman. Hence, treatment of gastrointestinal depends upon the…

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