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Cervical cancer is preventable

Cervical Cancer is the second most common cancer in India. Every year, approximately 1,23,000 new cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed and 77,000 women die from this disease in India, which is the highest in the world. The maximum number of cases occur in rural areas, and the majority of the cases are present in […]

Familial Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer is the most common cause of death amongst all female pelvic cancers. Its’ incidence is increasing in past few years. Ovarian cancer is associated with a high death rate as it is asymptomatic in the early stages and is often diagnosed in an advanced stage. There are no specific symptoms associated with it. […]

PROSTATE CANCER

1 out of 13 males in India has prostate cancer. This situation is quite alarming because prostate cancer is the second most frequently diagnosed cancer among men. Since it is confined to the prostate gland, prostate cancer enlarges slowly, and they don’t cause any significant harm. However, in some cases, it has been observed that […]

Brain Tumor: A Brief Guide

What is Brain tumor? A new growth inside the brain is called a brain tumor. It may arise from brain itself, its cavities or its coverings, the skull bone and blood vessels. Types of Brain Tumors: There are two types of brain tumors: cancerous and non cancerous. Are Brain tumors treatable? Mostly brain tumors are […]

CERVICAL CANCER CORRECTION

In developed countries, the incidence of cervical cancer has significantly reduced throughout the years. However, cervical cancer remains a significant concern in developing countries. Studies have shown that in India, 1.2 lakh new cervical cancer cases are diagnosed every year. 68,000 women die of this cancer, and it is the most common cancer among Indian […]

Bone Marrow Transplant: The cure for Thalassemia.

What is thalassemia? Thalassemia is a genetic blood disorder that generally prevails in the family history. People with Thalassemia disease are not able to make enough hemoglobin, which causes severe Anaemia. Hemoglobin is a proteins found in red blood cells and carries oxygen to all parts of the body. People who have thalassemia produce fewer […]

Everything You Should Know About Multiple Myeloma

Myeloma is cancerous disease caused by abnormal production of plasma cells. Myeloma, also known as Kahler’s disease is rare cancerous disorder which prominently affects the bones by making them fragile and prone to breakage on encountering slightest injuries. It subsequently affects the normal functioning of other organs mainly kidneys. Despite the fact that the disease […]