Watch Dr. Peush Bajpai- Consultant- Medical Oncology Sciences at Manipal Hospitals, Delhi, speak about Prostate Cancer, at what age it may occur, its symptoms, screening options, and treatments at different stages.
"Multiple Myeloma is a Hematologic malignancy of Plasma cells which are found basically in the blood, and are produced in the bone marrow. It is caused when cancerous 'chaotic elements' are produced in plasma cells. The treatment nowadays is done through Targeted and Plasma Modulation Therapy, which includes four to six months of Induction Therapy. "
Dr. Peush Bajpai, HOD - Department of Medical Oncology at Manipal Hospitals Delhi, speaks about the department he heads, and the various diagnostic and treatment facilities in medical oncology offered at Manipal Hospitals Delhi. Dr. Bajpai shares insights into treatments such as chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy, which are offered by the department of medical oncology. Watch the video to know more. To book an appointment with our experts, call 011 4967 4967 or click here - https://bit.ly/MHNewDelhi
Cancer affecting the white blood cells is known as leukaemia. Acute leukaemia signifies that cancer spreads rapidly requiring immediate medical attention. The cancer of blood and bone marrow is known as Acute Leukemia. It starts in the bone marrow (soft inner part of the bone-responsible for blood cell production) and spread quickly to the blood and different parts of the body like the liver, the spleen, the brain, the spinal cord, the lymph nodes, and also the testicles in men.
CHRONIC MYELOID LEUKEMIA (CML), as the name implies, is a chronic or slow-growing progression of a disease of myeloid cells (a type of White blood cells that become mature red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets). In chronic myeloid leukaemia, the bone marrow produces too many myeloid blood cells which are at various maturation stages including cells known as immature granulocytes, metamyelocyte, and myeloblasts.
Lung Cancer has the most common Cancer-related and tobacco-related mortality worldwide (1.38 million patients i.e 18.2 % of the total cancer death). It is also one of the commonest cancers in Males in developing countries so much that it is going to be an epidemic of Lung cancer in near future. However, there have been advancements in medical science right from the preventive strategies to therapeutic strategies which bring a ray of hope in such a dismal scenario The month of November is designated for Lung cancer awareness by various Cancer organizations across the world.
Soft tissue Sarcoma- which includes tumors arising from muscles, tendons, blood vessels, nerves. Since these tissues are in found in all parts of the body hence the tumors can originate from any body part. Malignancy or aberrant growth in any of these tissues is called Sarcoma and is classified according to their respective tissue of origin.
The management of breast cancer depends on several factors such as the size and location of the tumour and also if the tumour has spread to other parts of the body. Surgery with or without radiation therapy is recommended in patients with early disease. Chemotherapy and hormonal therapy are usually reserved in metastatic disease.
Drug treatment for cancer is known as chemotherapy. Chemotherapy is used alone or in combination with radiation or surgery to manage different types of cancer.
Yes. All chemotherapy has side-effects depending on the drugs given. Some common side-effects include bleeding, constipation, diarrhoea, fatigue, fever, hair loss, loss of appetite, mouth sores, nausea, pain, etc.
Osteosarcoma is a type of bone cancer usually found at the end of long bones, mostly around the knee.