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  • Protection From Cancer: 7 Simple Food Tips

    1 October, 2016

    Did you know that simple dietary changes can help raise levels of immunity, resistance and longevity and help prevent and fight cancer? Well, to begin with, here are seven of them:

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  • Are You 40?

    19 August, 2016

    One of the best ways to detect breast cancer is through Breast Cancer Screening . Screening is nothing but a normal examination of a woman's breasts and some tests to find out possible breast cancer early.

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  • Cancer is Not Painful, At Least Not When It Starts

    27 July, 2016

    In the beginning, the uncontrolled growth of cancer cells causes no pain. Pain starts only when the growth begins to affect nearby tissues that have pain sensors (receptors). Also in some cases, cancers secrete certain substances or trigger immune reactions that cause symptoms in other parts of the body that are not near to the cancer affected area.32.

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  • Keeping Cancer at Bay With Exercise

    23 July, 2016

    According to independent estimates, up to one-third of cancer-related deaths are due to obesity and a sedentary lifestyle, including two of the most common cancers — breast and colon cancer. Many people exercise to prevent heart disease, but exercise can also play a key role in preventing cancer.

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  • Cancer and Alcohol: Are they Linked?

    17 July, 2016

    Not everyone who drinks alcohol will develop cancer. But on the whole, scientists have found that some cancers are more common in people who drink more alcohol than others.

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  • Hereditary Breast Cancer: Who Should Worry?

    11 July, 2016

    In May 2013, actress Angelina Jolie ignited an international dialogue on breast cancer risk and genetic testing with an op-ed in the New York Times, in which she described her choice to undergo a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carries a mutation in a gene called BRCA1.

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  • Prostrate Cancer: Early Detection Can Help Your Chances

    29 May, 2016

    In India, prostrate is the second leading site of cancer among males in large cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Pune and Thiruvananthapuram, third leading site of cancer in cities like Bangalore and Mumbai and it is among the top ten leading sites of cancers in the rest of the country.

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  • Life After Chemo: Overcoming the Challenge

    23 May, 2016

    Cancer can be a life-changing moment and getting back to normal may take some time. Ideally, it's best not to expect too much straight away. To begin with, it's common to feel less positive or are still coping with treatment side effects.

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  • Cigarettes or E-Cigarettes?

    17 May, 2016

    E-cigarettes, also known as electronic cigarettes and vaporizer cigarettes are devices that emit doses of vaporized nicotine that are inhaled. The device is battery-operated and can also emit non-nicotine vaporized solutions. Manufacturers say they are an alternative for tobacco smokers who want to avoid inhaling smoke. Tobacco smoke contains over 4,000 different chemicals, many of which are hazardous for human health.

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  • Beating The Odds: Treating and Surviving Cancer

    17 May, 2016

    Being diagnosed with cancer is a distressing experience. It can affect people, physically and emotionally. Most patients, families, and caregivers face some degree of depression, anxiety, and fear when cancer becomes part of their lives. These feelings are normal responses to this life-changing experience.

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  • Do A Simple TSE Today for Testicular Cancer

    16 May, 2016

    Testicular Cancer (TC) is the most common cancer among 18-to 50-year-old males. Young adult men are unaware of their risk for testicular cancer, which is the most common neoplasm in this age group. Testicular Self-Examination (TSE) only takes a minute. One should aim to perform TSE about once every four weeks or so. Choose a day that's easy to remember, like the first day of every calendar month.

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  • Symptoms of Breast Cancer You Should Be Aware Of!

    14 May, 2016

    According to recent studies, increasing prosperity and "Westernisation" of our traditional lifestyles; in addition to a richer diet, smaller families, delayed child bearing, and reduced breast feeding have driven breast cancer cases on to a higher trajectory.

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  • Preventive Lifestyle Tips for Cancer

    12 May, 2016

    Cancer can occur in all living cells in the body and different cancer types have different natural history. Epidemiological studies have shown that 70-90% of all cancers are environmental. Lifestyle related factors are the most important and preventable among the environmental exposures.

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  • Protection Against Cervical Cancer: One or three HPV doses?

    25 April, 2016

    How many doses of the HPV vaccine are required by women for protection against cervical cancer?

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  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Esophageal Cancer: A Step Forward in Reducing Pain!

    18 April, 2016

    With regard to esophageal cancer, did you know that robotics and laparoscopy has several advantages over conventional open surgery with same cure rate?

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  • Processed Meat Can Cause Cancer: WHO

    11 April, 2016

    In October last year, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classified processed meat as a carcinogen, something that causes cancer. And it has classified red meat as a probable carcinogen, something that probably causes cancer. IARC is the cancer agency of the World Health Organisation.

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  • Less of Salt leads to Healthier India

    3 April, 2016

    India has a particular liking for salt! High salt content in foods such as meats, fish, pickled foods and typical Indian dishes have increased the risk of nasopharyngeal cancer in the upper throat behind the nose.

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  • Protection From Cancer: 7 Simple Food Tips

    28 March, 2016

    Did you know that simple dietary changes can help raise levels of immunity, resistance and longevity and help prevent and fight cancer? Well, to begin with, here are seven of them

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  • Laparoscopy: The New Standard Treatment for Rectal Cancer

    21 March, 2016

    The treatment for cancer of rectum (back passage) has been performed by conventional open surgery for years. This has been so essentially for two reasons. Firstly, the lack of irrefutable evidence (though sufficient evidence has been present for years) and secondly for the want of skilled surgeons. The first deficit has now been fulfilled by a large research study.

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  • Laparoscopic Colectomy: A Game Changer in Colon Cancer Treatment

    15 March, 2016

    The ability to perform a laparoscopic colectomy through small (1 cm) incisions has significant appeal for both patients and surgeons. In this context, Laparoscopic surgery has come a long way from the time simple benign surgeries were performed to now when laparoscopic colectomy has become a standard of care. It is proven that the quality of life after such surgery is better than that after the......

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  • The Benefit of Aspirin

    7 March, 2016

    In what may bring smile on the face of cancer survivors, a new study has found that regular usage of aspirin is likely to reduce the overall risk of cancer, a reduction that primarily reflects a lower risk of colorectal cancer and other tumours of the gastrointestinal tracts. Considering the high cost of treating cancer, this news will definitely bring cheer to everyone. The study also noted that the ..........

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  • 5 Food Tips to Keep Cancer at Bay

    29 February, 2016

    The dreaded 'C' word can attack in many ways, but did you know that your body too has its ways to prevent and fight cancer? Follow these five simple dietary changes to build up immunity, resistance, and longevity.

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  • 10 Symptoms of Cancer Which Nobody Should Ignore

    22 February, 2016

    Cancer is an unwanted growth of cells that destroys the healthy environment of the body. The fear associated with it is not because of the disease itself, but, because of the delayed diagnosis due to lack of clear symptoms. Here are a list of commonly ignored symptoms which could be warning

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  • To New Beginnings: Afterlife of Cancer Survivors

    3 February, 2016

    CANCER! Be it in the brain or breast, it does have a long lasting effect on people both physically and psychologically. Beginning with symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, chemotherapy, mastectomy, radiation etc, the list goes on.

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  • Cervical Cancer Facts That Women Must Know!

    1 February, 2016

    We generally shy away from discussing anything related to sexual practices and menstrual hygiene due to our personal and social inhibitions. As these issues are considered as tabooed in developing countries like India, it is quite a task to educate people, especially women about cervical cancer which results mainly from undesirable sexual habits and poor menstrual hygiene.

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  • #Askaboutcancer - Prevention Is Better Than Cure

    2 February, 2016

    "It's been over a year", said the lady patient. I was shocked. I had asked her how long she had the lump in her breast. She was in her mid-sixties and was carrying the cancerous tumor in her breast for a year! She consulted me only when the tumor almost ripped out of her skin and the pain became unbearable. By the time she came to me for treatment, cancer had claimed most of her body.

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