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Oncology

Brain and Spine Tumour 1

The brain and the spinal cord form the Central Nervous System or CNS. The brain plays a pivotal role in managing, controlling, and coordinating several body functions such as movements,

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How to Support someone being treated for Cancer? 2

Cancer evokes strong reactions in people ranging from shock, fear, pathos, bitterness, anger, guilt, frustration, pity, despair, and resentment. Both the patient and their caregiver, who could be a family

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Life before, during, and after Cancer 2

A loving wife, a doting mother, a good daughter-in-law, a great daughter, sweet mother-in-law, proud grandmother, happy cancer-survivor…..there are many epithets that fit Uma Srinivasan. While all the other epithets

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Life during and after Breast Cancer Treatment 1

With increased prevalence of breast cancer, more and more women are getting themselves screened for the disease. Treatment for breast cancer will depend on size and growth of the tumour

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All that you need to know about biopsies 1

What is a Biopsy? A biopsy is a medical procedure in which a sample of tissue, affected by a medical condition, is removed from the body and examined under a

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Raising Breast Cancer Awareness – Answers to questions you always wanted to ask 0

This year has been a powerful wake-up call to the world that we are in a crisis together and that what we choose to do and the actions that we

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Stomach Cancer: Do not ignore these symptoms 1

The stomach is an important organ in the digestive system. Located on the left side of the body in the upper abdominal region, the stomach secretes acids and enzymes required

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Types of Cancer Treatments 1

Cancer can be treated using different types of therapies. The exact choice of therapy will depend on the location, size and spread of the cancer as well as the age

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Symptoms, early stages and treatment of oral cancer 1

Cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in any part of the body. Oral Cancer is a type of cancer which develops in the tissues of the mouth and throat.

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Breast Cancer: Early Signs, Diagnosis and Treatment 1

In most cases, breast cancers originate in the inner lining cells of the ducts that carry milk to the nipple, which is known as “ductal cancers.” Sometimes the disease begins

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