Robotic surgery or laparoscopic! Which is better for cancer?


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

For long time cancer has been treated with conventional open surgery. However technical and technological development over the past few decades have changed a lot of things. Surgery today they not be as painful and gruesome like it was a decade or more ago. Today…

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Keeping Cancer at Bay With Exercise


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

Exercise is key to healthy life. It reduces the risk of cancer by up-to 20%. This article gives an insight into how we can keep cancer at bay with exercise.

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Can I Avoid Surgery for Cancer?


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

Some patients are worried when we mention surgery for cancer. They accept the importance of surgery only when they understand that surgery is responsible for more than 80% of the cure. With robotics and laparoscopy recovery is very quick.

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Anemia in men means cancer


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

story why am I worried? What causes anemia in men and women? what are the possible cancers? what tests to be done? doctors are unaware. why detect early?    

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Cyst in Breast.


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

what is a cyst how common are they in breast what should be done?  

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Cancer and Bhagavad Gita


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

Cancer treatment requires focus on the task rather than the end result. Result will ensue………….

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How to deal with Lymph Nodes Enlargement?


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

Lymph node swellings are common. This article addresses the concerns involved,

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Getting Pregnant After Breast Cancer.


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

Mrs. Dina (name changed), 27 old lady, who got married 4 months back, came me to enquire about the breast lump she had noticed few months ago. As with any breast lump, we performed a complete evaluation including a biopsy. It turned out to be…

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Cancer is Not Painful, At Least Not When It Starts


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

By Dr. Sandeep Nayak 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…

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Cancer and Alcohol: Are they Linked?


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

By Dr Sandeep Nayak 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.   Drinking & Cancer Risk. Drinking alcohol regularly can increase the risk…

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Hereditary Breast Cancer: Who Should Worry?


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

Dr. Sandeep Nayak 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…

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The Dangers of Second Hand Smoking


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

What is it? Secondhand smoke (also known as environmental tobacco smoke) is the smoke a smoker breathes out and that comes from the tip of burning cigarettes, pipes, and cigars. It contains about 4,000 chemicals. Many of these chemicals are dangerous; more than 50 are…

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Overcoming Cancer With Yoga


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

By Dr. Sandeep Nayak As with many types of therapies, one of the main reasons why people with cancer use yoga is because it makes them feel good. Yoga teachers promote it as a natural way to help you relax and cope with stress, anxiety…

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Points You Must Know About Cancer Treatment…


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

In simple language, cancer is the abnormal growth of cells. Cancers arise from an organ or body structure and are composed of tiny cells that have lost the ability to stop growing. This growing structure then sticks out from that organ or body structure until…

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I feel a lump in my Breast! What should I do now?


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

By Dr. Sandeep Nayak The first thing that you do when you feel a lump in your breast is not to panic. In most cases, these lumps will go away on their own. In younger women, lumps are often related to menstrual periods and will…

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Life After Chemo: Overcoming the Challenge


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

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. A better understanding…

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Cigarrettes or E-Cigarettes


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

by Dr. Sandeep Nayak – https://www.practo.com/healthfeed/cigarrettes-or-e-cigarettes-15983/post

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Beating The Odds: Treating and Surviving Cancer


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

By Dr. Sandeep Nayak 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…

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Symptoms of Breast Cancer You Should Be Aware Of!


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

” Symptoms of Breast Cancer You Should Be Aware Of! ” by Dr. Sandeep Nayak – https://www.practo.com/healthfeed/symptoms-of-breast-cancer-you-should-be-aware-of-15300/post

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Preventive Lifestyle Tips for Cancer


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

By Dr. Sandeep Nayak 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…

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Do a Simple TSE Today for Testicular Cancer


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

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…

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Protection Against Cervical Cancer: One or three HPV doses?


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

By Dr. Sandeep Nayak How many doses of the HPV vaccine are required by women for protection against cervical cancer? New research suggests that even if a single dose of HPV vaccine could be delivered to every eligible girl child, the global burden of cervical…

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


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

By Dr. Sandeep Nayak With regard to esophageal cancer, did you know that robotics and laparoscopy has several advantages over conventional open surgery with same cure rate? Minimally invasive procedures involving robotic and laparoscopic surgery is considered the mainstay surgical approach for a variety of…

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Processed Meat Can Cause Cancer: WHO


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

By Dr. Sandeep Nayak In October last year, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classified processed meat as a c arcinogen, something that causes cancer. And it has classified red meat as a probable carcinogen, something that probably causes cancer. IARC is the…

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Less of Salt leads to Healthier India


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

By Dr. Sandeep Nayak 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. This incidence has been recorded at…

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Protection From Cancer: 7 Simple Food Tips


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

By Dr. Sandeep Nayak 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: Choose whole grains over refined flour. The whole grains are…

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Laparoscopy: The New Standard Treatment for Rectal Cancer


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

By Dr. Sandeep Nayak 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…

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Laparoscopic Colectomy: A Game Changer in Colon Cancer Treatment


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

By Dr Sandeep Nayak. 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…

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Aspirin can prevent cancer!


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Dr Sandeep Nayak

By Sandeep Nayak 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…

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