Worldwide, the entire month of June is dedicated to honoring cancer survivors. In most cancer survivors, the disease leaves a sense of responsibility, i.e., to raise awareness about cancer as a preventable disease.
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).…
Karkinos Healthcare, being a technology-driven comprehensive cancer care company, will bring about a generational shift in the minds of Indian citizens towards cancer as a disease. The importance of early detection will be seeded in the minds of a common man and the value of screening and prevention will be prioritized.
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.
By Dr. R. Sankaranarayanan – Director, Preventive Oncology, Karkinos Healthcare
Cancer ― the Emperor of all Maladies ― is one of the greatest health challenges to mankind and is one of the leading causes of death across the globe. I have personally seen the disease to devastate families and to drag people to extreme poverty.