Dr. Vedant Kabra, HOD - Department of Surgical Oncology at Manipal Hospitals Delhi, discusses the various advances that have been made in the surgical treatment of cancer over the past few decades, and how it has improved the results of treatment over the course of time. Book an appointment with our specialists today. Call 011 4967 4967 or click here - https://bit.ly/MHNewDelhi
As we observe Pancreatic Cancer Day, our Oncology & Gastroenterology specialists share insights and information about the disease, its symptoms, and how timely diagnosis is the key to comprehensive treatment and recovery. Manipal Hospitals Delhi is committed to raising awareness about Pancreatic Cancer to enable timely diagnosis & treatment for individuals suffering from the disease. Watch the video to know more about Pancreatic Cancer from Dr. Vedant Kabra, HOD - Department of Surgical Oncology and Dr. Kunal Das, HOD - Department of Gastroenterology at Manipal Hospitals Delhi. To consult with our specialists, call 011 4967 4967 or click here - bit.ly/MHNewDelhi #ManipalHospitalsDelhi #YourManipal #LifesOn #PancreaticCancerDay #PancreaticCancerAwareness
We hear from the husband of Jenan Khudair Abbas, a cancer survivor who underwent treatment for Rectal Cancer at Manipal Hospitals Delhi. Dr. Vedant Kabra, HOD - Department of Surgical Oncology at Manipal Hospitals Delhi sheds further light on the case and offers more insights on the right practice of seeking timely medical intervention and diagnosis for cancers. Watch the video to know more. To book an appointment at Manipal Hospitals Delhi, call 011 4967 4967 or click here - https://bit.ly/MHNewDelhi
We are facing an unprecedented crisis due to COVID-19 which has gripped the whole world in a panic. Cancer patients who have been diagnosed recently or are undergoing treatment feel themselves to be more vulnerable. Those treated for cancer in past and doing fine currently are also concerned.
Among the other organs in and around the stomach, you'll find the pancreas; comparatively small but mighty in its tasks. In our body, the pancreas is found at the back of the stomach, right next to the small intestine.
Breast Cancer is one of the leading causes of death and disability worldwide. Globally, over 1.5 million women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. The GLOBACON 2012 report suggests that there is a steep rise in both morbidity and mortality related to breast cancer in India between 2008-2012. Breast cancer affects 25.8 per 100,000 Indians and accounts for 12.7 per 100,000 deaths among Indian women. When compared to the Western population, breast cancer occurs almost a decade earlier among the Indian women. Lack of early screening and the unavailability of appropriate medical care are the most common barriers of effective breast cancer management in India.
Surgical Oncologists are surgeons who, after being trained as general surgeons for three years, go on to obtain special training in managing various cancers in a multi-disciplinary environment. The usual duration is three years or more and it trains them in high-quality cancer management with an emphasis on better quality of life and organ preservation in addition to striving to achieve cure / long-term survival for their patients. Learning is a continuous process to acquire newer techniques, skills and knowledge through conferences and fellowships.
Screening is recommended for some cancers like Breast, Colo-rectal (large intestine), Cervical, Oral and Prostate cancers. This should be done in consultation with an oncologist as per the guidelines and in the absence of symptoms. If you have any symptom that could be because of cancer then you must seek expert opinion without any delay.
Cancer is not a communicable/ contagious disease. It cannot spread from one person to the other through contact.
There is no age limit for cancer treatment. Many aged patients benefit as much as younger patients from treatment. However, some older people may have other illnesses that limit the use of specific cancer treatments. It is important to see biological age rather than chronological age to decide about cancer treatment. Your oncologist would discuss the pros and cons of treatment according to your current age & health.
A holistic approach to health is needed - Stop tobacco or other substance abuse like Alcohol etc, Eat freshly prepared nutritious food, Achieve and maintain a healthy weight, Exercise regularly and Be Happy. Apart from physical health, one must also concentrate on overall mental and spiritual well-being to get an optimum result of the treatment.