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Uterine (Endometrial) cancers – All u need to know?

Background  Uterine cancers are among on of the most common cancers in the female population and the incidence is  even in western countries. These cancers arise from the inner lining of the endometrial lining of the uterus. These cancers are contributed through multiple reasons in woman journey for adolescence to menopause. Though these are most...

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Stomach cancer

Background  Stomach is the major digestive organ of the body where the food we eat is churned, digested and stored for small period of time in our stomach. Stomach cancer arises from the internal lining of our stomach. There is common myth associated with stomach problems  as many people do understand stomach as the whole...

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Soft tissue sarcoma

Soft tissue sarcoma is a cancer that initiate from any abnormal growth of cells of  body tissue, which subsequently occur spread to another parts of the body. That body parts  may include muscle, bone, blood vessel, nerves, fat, deep layer of skin, joints or any connective tissue.  There are numerous types of soft tissue sarcoma,...

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Rectal cancers

Background  Rectal and colon cancers are  rated among the top five cancers in incidence around the world with variable incidences in various nations. The incidence is very high in western countries and far east countries and is frequently observed in Indian subcontinent. Rectal cancers among the abdominal cancers generally have very good prognosis with advancements...

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Prostatic cancers

Introduction  Prostate cancers  accounts for 7% cancer in adult males. Prostate is organ situated around  the proximal part of the male urethra. It is noticed that prostate is enlarged with advancing age of males and these problems become more prominent in old age. Prostatic cancers usually go unnoticed in early stages and give rise to...

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Cancers of pancreas

Background  Pancreatic cancers are considered to be the most dreadful cancers of the abdominal organs. Pancreas organ lies in the retroperitoneal part of the body and mainly deals with the endocrine function of the body. It serves as important hormonal regulator by controlling of blood sugar in the body as well as  secretion of various...

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Ovarian Cancers

Background  Ovarian cancers are the seventh most common cancer in the females across world. These cancers form the ovarian epithelial lining tissue which grow inadvertently out of proportion to produce ovarian tumours. The most common ovarian tumours arise from inner lining of the ovary and the other subset of ovarian tumours arise from stromal tissue...

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Oral cancers

Oral cancers are most cancers in male population in Indian subcontinent and accounts for major morbidity and deaths across nation. They are commonly associated with habit of tobacco chewing in form of ( guttka, khaini)and various tobacco chewing products available in the country. The use of the tobacco chewing products  was also associated with cultural...

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Oesophageal cancers

Background  Oesophageal cancers also know as cancers of food pipe are considered to one of the dreaded cancers after pancreatic cancers. The rate of the cancer is variable across different countries and is related to multiple risk factors. These cancers are more common in male population and I also closely to various substance abuse, smoking...

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LYMPHOMA

Background                                                                 The immune system consists of some infection- fighting cells that are known as lymphocytes. These lymphocytes form the pool of white blood...

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Lung cancers

Background  Lung cancers are one of the most common cancers affecting the male population and ranks most common cancer in Asian and Central European countries. Smoking remains to the major causative factor for lung cancers which is believe to damage the inner lining of the lungs by the carcinogens produced in smoke. The risk of...

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Liver cancers ( Hepatocellular carcinoma)

Background  Liver cancers are on the most dreaded sequels of chronic viral liver infections like Hepatitis B and hepatitis C. The most common form of liver cancer is hepatocellular carcinoma which happens with uncontrolled regeneration of of its own primary cells of liver called hepatocytes.  The other common liver cancer is spread from other organs...

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Kidney cancers

Kidneys are bean shaped organ lying on both the the sides of the abdomain below the diaphragm resting on back muscles. The important function of the kidney is filtration of toxins in the body while maintain the fluid balance in the body. The kidney cancer usually arise from the tubular  lining of the kidneys. These...

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Gall bladder cancer – All you need to know ?

Gallbladder is pear shaped organ located at inferior margin of the liver. It usually acts as small reservoir of storage of bile which is produced by liver. The most common problem associated with gallbladder is gallbladder stones which is very common surgical disease across all countries. Gallbladder cancer usually happens with long standing gallbladder stones...

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Colon cancers- All you need to know?

Background  Colon cancers is rated among the top five cancers in incidence around the world with variable incidences in various nations. The incidence is very high in western countries and far eat countries and it is frequently observed in Indian subcontinent. Colon cancers among the abdominal cancers generally have very good prognosis with advancements of...

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Cervical cancers

Background  Cervical cancers are  fourth  most common cancer in woman around the world. Cervix is the lower most of the uterus and cancer arises from internal  lining of the cervix due to chronic infection or chronic trauma causing irritation and change in lining of the cervix. Cervical cancers carry important concern for woman as  very...

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Chemotherapy in Cancer Patients

Background  Chemotherapy is medical arena of cancer treatment which involves various drugs to kill or limit the spread of cancer cells. The cancer cells have the tendency to grow and multiply faster than the most cells in the body. Chemotherapy drugs can be used alone or in combination with surgery and radiotherapy in treatment of...

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Breast Cancers

Background  Breast cancers remains the common cancers in the world and most common cancer affecting the woman around the world. Breast cancer is almost ranked first in counties like USA, India , Australia and European subcontinent. This disease affects the woman at any age but most commonly affects the middle age females. There are various...