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9 Tips To Reduce The Risk Of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting women. It is a life-threatening affliction and at the very least, will significantly reduce the quality of life of the patient. Although this cancer cannot absolutely be prevented, you can reduce your risk of developing this disease. Here are some tips you can follow to reduce the risk of breast…

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10 FAQs About Cancer

Cancer is a condition in which the body’s cells begin to divide and spread into the surrounding tissues. An accumulation of cancer cells leads to the formation of a tumor which can possibly be malignant. The human body is made up of trillions of cells and cancer can start anywhere within this area. When cancer tumor develops, the cell cycle…

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The Signs And Symptoms Of Stomach Cancer

An uncontrolled growth of cells is termed as a cancer. They are of different types, and one among them is stomach cancer. According to the World Health Organization, 8, 00,000 cancer-related deaths occur each year globally due to stomach cancers. It is the fourth most common cancer worldwide and is hard to diagnose and treat. Here are a few basic facts…

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Everything You Need To Know About Breast Cancer

New trends in breast cancer surgery: evolution from aggressive and mutilating treatment to conservative approach Breast cancer is currently the most common cancer among women worldwide. Surgery is usually the first line of attack against breast cancer. Today, the aesthetic satisfaction of breast cancer patients coupled with oncological safety is the goal of the modern breast surgeon. The present article…

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10 Early Signs Of Lung Cancer

Approximately 40% of patients with lung cancer are diagnosed at an advanced stage, and one-third of those diagnosed have usually reached stage III. The warning signs or noticeable symptoms of lung cancer are not always present in the early stages. But if one can relate the risk factors with patient lifestyle and one or more of the below-mentioned symptoms, then…

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Advanced Cytoreductive Surgery And Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)

Cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC is a treatment option for people who have advanced surface spread of cancer within the abdomen. When it’s paired with HIPEC, it considerably increases life expectancy and reduces the rate of cancer recurrence. What is Cytoreductive Surgery? The surgical management of advanced ovarian, primary peritoneal, colorectal and gastric cancers has evolved from the performance of basic…

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What Are The Symptoms Of Prostate Cancer?

Nearly 1.1 million prostate cancer cases were recorded latest as of 2012 globally. Scientists believe that the number may increase in the coming years. The prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system which produces the semen that carries sperm. Postate cancer symptoms are not apparent in the early stages and if present, may vary from person to person….

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What Are The Side Effects Of Chemotherapy?

Most patients diagnosed with cancer are more distressed and worried about the treatment they are going to receive rather than the condition itself. Chemotherapy, also known as “chemo”, is one of the most widely used traditional cancer treatments. The popularity of this treatment is because it is a noninvasive medical management procedure for cancer patients. This treatment for cancer involves administration…

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