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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 also a true increase in incidence of cancer. …

About Oral Cancer

Hi! I am Dr Ashish Goel, Associate Director Surgical Oncology at Jaypee Hospital, Noida. Today we will talk about oral cancer. As we are all aware there has been a recent increase in tobacco and alcohol consumption in our society especially in the young population. Most of us are not aware of the harmful effects …

About Breast Cancer

Recently there has been an increase in incidence of breast cancer. People often ask me who is at risk of breast cancer? Being woman is itself a risk factor. Any woman irrespective of age is at risk of developing breast cancer. At the same time I don’t want to panic you as a lot of …

About Prostate Cancer

Prostate Gland is an organ present in the male pelvis lying in close proximity to the urinary bladder and rectum. As age advances the prostate gland can enlarged which is benign in nature and known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). If there is a cancerous growth in prostate it is called as prostatic cancer. Enlargement …

About Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is a common cancer and is gradually becoming the leading cause of cancer related death in men. Recently there has also been a rising incidence in women as well. In India, Only 15-20% lung cancer cases are detected in early stages. Although age is no bar for lung cancer, so fat it is …