DR VIMALATHITHAN

Consultant Surgical Oncologist & HIPEC Specialist

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Does alcohol increase risk of cancer?

You probably know that smoking and getting too much sun can give you cancer. But you may not realize the dangers of cancer from tipping back wine, beer, or cocktails

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Is Your Cough A Sign of Lung Cancer?

It may sound unbelievable when we say that your cough can be a sign of lung cancer, but you cannot deny the fact that coughing is one of the early signs of lungs cancer

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Targeted therapy in cancer treatment

Targeted treatment is the basis of precision medication. It’s a kind of cancer treatment that targets proteins split that control how cancer cells grow and spread

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BASIC TIPS ON CANCER PREVENTION

Concerned about cancer prevention? Take charge by making changes such as eating a healthy diet and getting regular screenings.

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FACTORS THAT IMPACT IN CANCER INCIDENCE

Among the factor with the biggest impact on cancer incidence in the Global are the Following

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BREAST CANCER – RISKS FACTORS AND PREVENTIONS

The second leading cause of cancer deaths among women is breast cancer. Breast Cancer development is a multi-step process.

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“WE CAN” MODIFY THE RISK for BREAST CANCER

The cause of breast cancer is still unknown; however, research has identified a number of factors that increase the chances (risks)

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REDUCE RISK FACTORS FOR COLORECTAL CANCER

Colorectal Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the World. It is better to take some lifestyle steps to reduce the risk…

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A LIFESTYLE FOR CANCER PREVENTION

Aim to get at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity every day. Being physically active contributes to a healthy lifestyle …

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A HEALTHY WOMAN GUIDE TO CANCER PREVENTION

A healthy diet is key to overall health and can help lower the risk of many cancers. Aim to build your diet …

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BREAST CANCER IN INDIA – REAL INCREASE IN INCIDENCE

Breast Cancer represents the most common cancer in Indian women, with an age-adjusted rate of 25.8 cases per 100,000 women…

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The Cancer Scenario in India

Cancer is the second most common disease in India responsible for maximum mortality with about 0.3 million deaths per year…

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A Geographic Pathology Study of Cancer in India

Regional variation in cancer incidence and mortality is driven by multiple factor. Other than internal factors like genetic, hormonal…

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WHO ARE ALL AT RISK FOR CANCER?

We don’t yet know what causes all cancers. We do know that there are certain things called “risk factors” that affect your chance of…

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COMBATING CANCER

Early Detection and Treatment Most cancers are more likely to be cured if they are detected and treated at an early stage. Furthermore…

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COMMON SYMPTOMS FOR CANCER THAT MAY BE A CAUSE FOR CONCERN

Cancer gives most people no symptoms or signs that exclusively indicate the disease…

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RISK FACTORS FOR LUNG CANCER

Cigarette smoking is the number one risk factor for lung cancer. People who smoke cigarettes are 15 to 30 times more likely to get…

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SKIN CANCER RISK FACTORS

While sun exposure in the first 10 years of life determines a person’s lifetime potential for skin cancer, sun exposure…

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Protect yourself in five ways from Skin Cancer

Protect yourself in five ways from Skin Cancer Sleep: Clothing is our first line of defense against the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays…

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WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR RISK OF LUNG CANCER

Smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer, responsible for 80 to 90 percent of lung cancers. It is never too late to quit smoking…

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What can we do to lower my Risk of getting Cancer?

Cancer is often unpredictable, but there are things everyone can do to help reduce their cancer risk or improve their chances…

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ALARMING INCREASE OF CANCER RATE IN INDIA

India has a rapidly growing population inflicted with cancer diagnosis. From an estimated incidence of 1.45 million cases…

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CANCER TREATMENT- A REAL CHALLENGE IN INDIA

The common causes for cancer in India are oral cavity, lungs, esophagus and stomach in males and cervix, breast…

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What is HIPEC treatment?

HIPEC is a state-of-the-art procedure for treating cancers that have spread to the abdomen. In the past, patients with advanced cancers…

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HOW ARE PERITONEAL TUMORS TREATED?

The treatment for peritoneal cancer will depend on a number of factors including the location of the cancer in the body…

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WHAT IS PERITONEAL SURFACE MALIGNANCIES?

Peritoneal surface malignancy, commonly known as per.itoneal carcinomatosis, is cancer within the peritoneal cavity…

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Global Teal Talk Day (September 23) – “Raise awareness on Ovarian Cancer”

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and Monday is specifically called Global Teal Talk Day. The day is meant to bring…

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Alarming rise in incidence of Ovarian Cancer globally

In 2018, 4.4% of entire cancer-related mortality among women was attributed to ovarian cancer. This data depicts the increase…

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DATA ON GLOBAL CANCER INCIDENCE: GLOBACON 2018

Number of people affected by anyone among 36 types of cancers in 185 countries monitored by GLOBOCAN. They provide a database…

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FACTS ABOUT BREAST CANCER IN INDIA

Among all the different types of cancers, breast cancers rise and death rates are alarming in India irrespective of their religion…

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BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Breast Cancer Awareness Month, international health campaign lasting the month of October that is intended to increase global…

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BREAST CANCER SCREENING

Once you attain 40 years of age, discuss with you doctor about mammograms, what it is and when to take it. Women’s in 50’s or older…

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FEBRUARY 4th World Cancer Day

4th of FEBRUARY is a special day for many people in the world all over. This is not like other celebration days when gifts, cards, greetings are exchanged

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DOES CELL PHONE CAUSES CANCER?

Cell phones have totally transformed the way we communicate, work, and, frankly, live. But even though they’ve made so many things so much easier

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How our Lifestyle Changes will Prevent from Cancer?

In the developed world, Cancer has overtaken Cardiovascular disease as the commonest cause of death Taken together

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HOW IMMUNOTHERAPY TREATMENT USED IN CANCER?

For example, germs contain substances such as certain proteins that are not normally found in the human body. The immune system sees these as “foreign” and attacks them

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TIPS TO HELP YOU THROUGH CHEMOTHERAPY TREATMENT

Chemotherapy-one of the most common cancer therapies-uses potent drugs to kill the fast-growing cells in your body. It’s normal to feel nervous or depressed

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FACTS ABOUT DIETARY MYTHS AND CANCER

asked Dr to talk about some of the most common food and diet myths. He replied – Striving for the perfect anti-cancer diet can be stressful. We say SIMPLIFY

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The Best Cancer Fighting Foods

Eating well can aid in a variety of ways, avoiding and overcoming cancer. Neither diet absolutely protects people from cancer

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What to know about: Sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast Cancer

A sentinel lymph node biopsy is a procedure that was developed to identify spread of (metastasis) breast cancer to the underarm lymph nodes (axillary lymph nodes).

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