The youth can play an important role in cancer control. Here’s how…
Cancer is preceded by precancerous changes in the cervix that remain for several years before becoming cancer and these changes can be readily detectable by screening and effectively treatable.
More than being mere passive subscribers of data that is already available in public domains and scientific literature, treating clinicians should actively use their position to participate in the building of knowledge of cancer.
Colon cancer is commonly reported in an advanced stage because it is not usually detected until it has grown and spread to other parts of the body.
Through its idealistic, yet perfectly achievable goal of distributed cancer care, using technology, Karkinos Healthcare is laying the foundations for a cancer groundshot and moonshot in the rural and urban landscapes across India.
The fact that 178,500 new breast cancer cases occur and 90,500 women die of it every year underscores the urgent need for reducing breast cancer burden in India.
Dr. Atamjot K Grewal shares with us her experience of being early diagnosed with breast cancer, overcoming it successfully, and being actively involved in setting-up facilities to aid in Early Cancer Detection.
In Varanasi, as per PBCR’s data, oral cavity is the leading cancer site in males accounting for approximately 40% of all cancers while in females it accounts for 6%, with breast being the most common site (26%).
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.
Persistent pain in the lower abdomen, irregular periods? May be it is not gastritis. It could be more. Stay aware about ovarian 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.
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.
Cervical cancer is an eminently preventable disease and amenable for elimination, provided women are vaccinated against HPV infection and screened regularly.