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Acid phosphatase
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AIDS-associated tumours
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) caused by HIV (Human immunodeficiency virus) attacks the body's immune system. In AIDS, ...
Anal fissure
Written By: Dr Subash Gupta
  Anal fissure is a painful crack in the internal lining of anus. This condition is common in all age groups. It is not a cancer
Antioxidants
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  Antioxidants are substances that may protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals.
Backache
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  Backache is a pain in the back caused by degenerative changes, injury, swelling or rarely, cancer. Usually the lower part of the ...

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News
 
Taller people have higher cancer risk
The Lancet Oncology, July 2011
It was found that generally speaking, taller women tended to drink more alcohol and had fewer children than shorter women.
 
Statins don't raise cancer risk
Journal of the American College of Cardiology, July 2011
Recent research quells concerns that taking statins might raise the risk of cancer.
 
Reconstruction safe right after mastectomy
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, July 2011
Immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy has a low risk of complications and does not cause unreasonable delays in breast ...
 
Cured meats not linked to pancreatic cancer
American Journal of Epidemiology, June 2011
There are no clear signs that eating cured meats like ham, bacon or hot dogs could increase the odds of getting pancreatic cancer.
 
Cancer survivors at risk for tumours
JAMA, June 2011
Children who survive cancer are more likely to develop another tumour later in life.
 

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Features
 
Health risks of Obesity
DoctorNDTV
Obesity is a known risk factor for chronic diseases mainly - heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, certain ...
Breast self examination
There is a 1 in 10 chance that a woman will have breast cancer during her lifetime. Over 1,000,000 women find lumps in their ...
Pain Clinics
For centuries now, pain has been one of the major afflictions of man. From mystics to quacks, everyone has promised relief. Pain ...
Letrozole: dangerous misuse; illegal promotion
An expensive anti-cancer agent letrozole has been promoted illegally to gynaecologists for "improving" fertility in females by ...
Celebrating Women’s Day - Fighting Breast Cancer
Bhawna Arya Bajaj,
Assistant Editor, DoctorNDTV
This women's day the focus is to raise awareness about breast cancer, one the most common cancer in Indian women and women around ...

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Questions & Answers
 
Halitosis/Bad Breath
Answer By: DoctorNDTV Team - Tuesday, January 8, 2013
  What on earth is Halitosis?
Saliva and its importance
Answer By: DoctorNDTV Team - Tuesday, January 8, 2013
  Is saliva important?
Am I suffering from any throat disease?
Answer By: Dr (Prof) Santosh Kacker - Monday, July 11, 2011
  I am a 43 years old male suffering from throat problem for the last two weeks. On drinking water, I feel something is in ...
Is it safe to use steroids for gaining weight?
Answer By: Dr Chandra M Gulhati - Thursday, June 23, 2011
  I am a 27 year old male, 5 feet 11 inches tall and weigh 56 kg. I am physically not as strong as other normal boys of my ...
Why is there a sudden rise in CA 15.3?
Answer By: Prof. Manoj Sharma - Wednesday, June 15, 2011
  I am a 63 years old woman diagnosed with invasive lobular cancer stage 2 two and a half years back. I underwent ...

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Experts
 
Dr Anita Borges
Pathology, Monday, July 20, 2009
Consultant Pathologist,Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital,Mumbai
Dr Azra Raza
Oncology, Monday, July 20, 2009
Professor of Medicine, Rush Cancer Institute, Chicago
Dr B Shakuntala Baliga MD (AIIMS), FICOG
Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Professor and Senior Consultant Gynecologist & Colposcopist Mazumdar-Shaw Center for Cancer Research & Narayana Hrudayalaya Multispecialty Hospital, Bangalore
Dr Bhawna Sirohi
Oncology, Thursday, February 17, 2011
Head, Medical and Haemato-OncologySecretary, EBMT Committee on Nuclear AccidentsFounder President -NICCIArtemis Cancer Centre, New Delhi
Dr Dinesh Doval
Oncology, Monday, July 20, 2009
Department of Medical Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, Delhi

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Experts Interviews
 
What do you think are the problems with the Indian health care industry?
Prof Indraneel Mittra, Professor Indraneel MittraDr Ernest Borges Chair in Translational Research and Professor Emeritus,Department of Surgical OncologyTata Memorial Centre Tata Memorial Hospital and Advanced Centre for Treatment,Research & Education in Cancer (ACTREC),Mumbai
 
Do you think Indian health websites are useful?
Prof Indraneel Mittra, Professor Indraneel MittraDr Ernest Borges Chair in Translational Research and Professor Emeritus,Department of Surgical OncologyTata Memorial Centre Tata Memorial Hospital and Advanced Centre for Treatment,Research & Education in Cancer (ACTREC),Mumbai
 
What do you think about DoctorNDTV?
Prof Indraneel Mittra, Professor Indraneel MittraDr Ernest Borges Chair in Translational Research and Professor Emeritus,Department of Surgical OncologyTata Memorial Centre Tata Memorial Hospital and Advanced Centre for Treatment,Research & Education in Cancer (ACTREC),Mumbai
 
Is it true that breast cancer in women is usually detected late? Why?
Prof Indraneel Mittra, Professor Indraneel MittraDr Ernest Borges Chair in Translational Research and Professor Emeritus,Department of Surgical OncologyTata Memorial Centre Tata Memorial Hospital and Advanced Centre for Treatment,Research & Education in Cancer (ACTREC),Mumbai
 
How do you think you can improve upon this?
Prof Indraneel Mittra, Professor Indraneel MittraDr Ernest Borges Chair in Translational Research and Professor Emeritus,Department of Surgical OncologyTata Memorial Centre Tata Memorial Hospital and Advanced Centre for Treatment,Research & Education in Cancer (ACTREC),Mumbai
 

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Health Tips
 
Bleeding after menopause
Women's Health, Wednesday, May 27, 2009
 
A few years after menopause if you have spotting, scanty or profuse blood discharge from the vagina, contact your gynaecologist ...
Breast self-examination is a must
Women's Health, Wednesday, May 27, 2009
 
A simple breast self examination done regularly can help detect breast cancer early.
Chocolates are good for you
Nutrition, Thursday, August 26, 2010
 
Chocolate contains flavonoids, a biological component of plant foods that can help reduce risk for heart disease. Chocolate may ...
Drink enough water
Fitness/Lifestyle, Friday, July 30, 2010
 
Drink enough water to help flush toxins out of your system. It is a natural way to keep your metabolism humming and promote ...
Eat more fruits and vegetables
Nutrition, Monday, September 20, 2010
 
Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables daily to get lots of vitamins, minerals and health protective phytonutrients that ...

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Words
 
A - adenoma
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
a non-cancerous (benign) collection of tumour cells.
A - adenocarcinoma
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
a form of cancer in which the cancerous cells are arranged in a gland form like those of breast, stomach and uterus
A - aflatoxin
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
poisonous products of certain fungi that cause liver cancer in humans. ...
A - AIDS
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome is a deficiency of immunity in the body caused by a viral infection (HIV). Due to the ...
C - cancer
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
any growth formed by an abnormal and uncontrolled division of body cells that involves surrounding tissues or may spread to other ...

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Books
 
Cancer survivors nutrition & health guide
Publish by: Prima Publishing, Author: Gene Spiller and Bonnie Bruce, Year: 1996 , Pages: 246 ,Cost: Rs. 703
 
Designed to help the cancer survivor stay well and do all that is possible to prevent a recurrence by healthy eating.
Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book
Publish by: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Author: Susan M. Love, with Karen Lindsey, Year: 1995 , Pages: 627 ,Cost: Rs. 749
 
A comprehensive study of breast cancer for the professional and lay person.

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Experiences
 
CKD
Sent by: Narayan Parodkar, Wednesday, February 23, 2011
 
I am the CKD patient for last ten years, but my blood pressure raise up to 130 to 135 mmHg or some time goes down up to 110. I do ...
Skin cancer
Sent by: Gaurav mehta, Friday, December 24, 2010
 
I have heard that tanning and excessive exposure to the sun causes skin cancer by damaging the skin tissues and giving birth to ...
constant loose motion
Sent by: tshetash, Monday, November 8, 2010
 
it's has been more then a month since i started to have this disease. initially i thought it's a simple diarrhea. but it's been ...
Skin cancer
Sent by: Jai Dayal, Friday, August 27, 2010
 
Is skin cancer curable or not?
Is donating blood safe?
Sent by: Reetika, Monday, June 14, 2010
 
I am a 23 years old girl. I want to donate blood but am scared of it because I think it can tramsit infections and make one HIV ...

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Hospitals
 
Bangalore Institute of Oncology
 
Bangalore, Cancer Detection Centre, 44-45/2ND CRS RM Roy Extension
Bibi Cancer Hospital
 
Hyderabad, 16-3-991/1/C, Govt. Printing Press Road, Malakpet
Chittaranjan National Cancer Research Centre and Chittaranjan Seva Sadan Centre
 
Kolkata, 37 S P Mukherjee Road
Dharamshila Cancer Hospital & Research Hospital
 
New Delhi, Vasundhara Enclave
Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute
 
Ahmedabad, Civil Hospital Compound, Asarwa

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Medical Colleges
 
Dr. Shroff's Charity Eye Hospital
 
Delhi, Dr. Shroff's Charity Eye Hospital 5027, Kedar Nath Road Daryaganj, New Delhi- 110 002.

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