Molecular profiling has a strong influence on every aspect of cancer care including detection, diagnosis, staging and therapy response assessment. Recent advances in the understanding of cancer biology have prompted the introduction of new targeted therapy approaches.
On this World Lung Cancer Day, August 1st, 2022, it is important for the stakeholders of the Indian healthcare industry to revisit the interventions in screening for lung cancer to bring about early detection and screening to reduce the increasing mortality.
India is the second largest consumer of tobacco globally, and accounts for approximately one-sixth of the world′s tobacco-related deaths. The only way to reduce mortality is to create an impregnating constant awareness among people to stop consumption of tobacco and save themselves from cancer.
Early cancer detection saves lives. And to early detect cancer, these days digital technology has been extensively used. Right from Point of Care (PoC) devices to designing data-backed personalized treatment protocols to telemedicine, technology is helping bridge several gaps in delivering quality care.
As the World Health Day offers a global opportunity to capture attention to the critical public health issues, Karkinos Healthcare is creating awareness on lung cancer primarily caused by environmental factors and explain how nonsmokers develop lung cancer owing to air pollution.
Unlike most cancers, Colorectal Cancer is mostly preventable on screening and is highly treatable, but only when detected early. Hence, it is necessary for the general public to be aware of the early warning signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer and contact the concerned specialist for early detection of cancerous or pre-cancerous conditions for timely surgical interventions and for better prognosis.
It is the 4th of March –– the INTERNATIONAL HPV AWARENESS DAY. On this day organizations like Karkinos Healthcare create awareness on the dangers of the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cervical cancer and the importance of vaccination.
While the Covid-19 pandemic continues to stress hospital systems, Karkinos Healthcare’s proprietary distributed cancer care network envisages the use of digital technology and resource distribution to provide highest quality care closest to the patient’s home.
Noticed a lump in your breast? Don’t worry! It may not be cancerous. It is important to understand that most breast lumps are not cancerous. A lump may be malignant (cancerous) or precancerous, but there are several types of breast lumps that are benign (noncancerous).…
Friends, this is breast cancer awareness month and this is part 1 of the 3-part series of articles I decided to write for the benefit of team Karkinos, nonmedical colleagues, and friends. Education, they say, starts at home as we expand our horizons to go to the world. Part 2 deals with the changing spectrum in breast cancer and Part 3 – the challenges in breast cancer and overcoming them.
Getting a second opinion helps to recognize available choices and make an educated decision on what is right for the patient. Given this veracity, variety and ever evolving treatment options, patients have the right to ask for a second opinion from experts.