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Cancer Treatment From Despair to Hope!!

Cancer Treatment – From Despair to Hope !! Has cancer become a more common disease than what it was a few years go? Yes, the incidence of cancer has increased over the last few years and there are several hypothesis to explain this. First, there is increasing awareness and diagnosis of cancer. Secondly, there is …

Limb Salvage Surgery

Bone sarcomas can undergo surgical resection with limb salvage surgery i.e. no need for amputation of the limb. This procedure involves resection of the part of the bone with a tumor with a replacement of the resected bone with a modular prosthesis. Replacement with prosthesis allows preservation of the limb with normal mobility at the …

Chemoport Placement

All about Chemoports A chemoport has a small round metal chamber (portal) with a rubber top (septum) and a flexible tube (catheter). It is placed completely under the skin on the chest below the collar bone. A catheter threads under the skin from the metal chamber into a large vein near the right chamber of …

Breast Conservation and Sentinel Node Biopsy Jaypee Hospital Noida

Breast Conservation Surgery & Sentinel Node Biopsy The standard of care for Early Breast Cancer Introduction Breast Conservation Surgery has been the standard of care for more than twenty years; with local control rates and overall survival being equivalent to Mastectomy. With recent advances in imaging techniques such as MR Mammography and development of Breast …

Oligometastatic Breast Cancer

Is Metastatic Breast Cancer Curable? Metastatic breast cancer is no longer considered incurable. It is now classified as oligometastatic and poly-metastatic disease. There have been major advances with improved survival even in oligometastatic disease. ‘Oligos’ is Greek word for ‘few’, and the term oligometastasis typically refers to less than five metastases, usually limited to a …

Total Maxillectomy with ALT Free Flap

Microvascular Flap Reconstruction is now a necessary component of post maxillectomy defects. We present a case of Maxillary Osteoma treated by Total Infrastructure Maxilectomy with Microvascular ALT flap.   A 29 year old lady presents with a recurrent bony swelling in her cheek bone for last 14 years. She had undergone curettage of bony tumor …