Cancer in India: Now its patient’s responsibility to come forward and get treated
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Cancer in India: Now its patient’s responsibility to come forward and get treated

Cancer is one of the leading cause s of morbidity and mortality in India due to non-communicable diseases; and it’s expected to increase further in near future. According to recent WHO cancer statistics lung, oral, lip, throat and neck cancers are the most common among males and cervix, breast, and ovarian cancers are more common in females.

Management of cancer involves key steps of early detection9. Cancer is curable when it’s detected early. Last decade has shown remarkable advances in cancer for diagnosis and treatment. Majority of cancers are not only curable but also preventable. Lung cancer, oral cancers are best examples of behavior related cancers which can be prevented by changes in habits. Many other cancers like gastric cancer also related to dietary habits.

Though India is resource limited country but in today’s context there are various measures which can help to reduce burden of cancer on individual and society hence national burden of disease. There are various programs/projects run by government, NGOs, support groups, websites, mobile applications, which are dedicated in awareness and treatment related information of cancer. They also provide detection camps, treatment at subsidized rate; sometimes free treatment; education and awareness, mobile cancer units, electronic and print materials for education and awareness.

Cancer patients need to come forward and get treated.

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Though it’s a one of the dreadful disease, looking at facilities available now it’s a good time for patients in India. Primary, secondary, tertiary healthcare centers and hospitals are being set up across the country. And easily accessible to rural patients as compared to past.

Let’s all take pledge to spread the awareness to those who need it most. We all must remember that each one of us is susceptible to cancer. So let’s be educated about it and teach others also. Best strategy to be have regular follow up with doctor nearby us for routine health checkup. Utilize all possible opportunities of screening camps and questionnaires.

As we all know India is resource poor country we can be part of this health delivery system by volunteering. We can donate physical efforts, time and money to needy. Even just a few words of consolation can give smile to souls.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    DrCancer is curable when it’s detected early. Last decade has shown remarkable advances in cancer for diagnosis and treatment. Majority of cancers are not only curable but also preventable. Lung cancer, oral cancers are best examples of behavior related cancers which can be prevented by changes in habits. Many other cancers like gastric cancer also related to dietary habits.

Cancer patients need to come forward and get treated. Though it’s a one of the dreadful disease, looking at facilities available now it’s a good time for patients in India. Primary, secondary, tertiary healthcare centers and hospitals are being set up across the country. And easily accessible to rural patients as compared to past.

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0 # Priyansh 2018-07-12
Hii, I am from Araria, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-07-14
Hello, good to see that you are from Araria, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Aarav 2018-07-12
Can gonorrhoea be caused by the infected towels, also provide the list of good gynecologist in Sirmaur?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2018-07-14
Gonorrhoea can be transmitted by the infected towels, handkerchiefs of the infected person, But most cases are due to sexual contacts, find here list of good Gynecologist in Sirmaur.
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0 # Tushar 2018-06-14
Hii, I am from Cachar, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2018-06-15
Hello, good to see that you are from Cachar, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Aarav 2018-06-14
Hii, I am from Balaghat, can you plz tell me What is the mode of infection in syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-06-15
90 percent cases in syphilis are transmitted through unsafe sexual contacts, Mothers can also pass infection through breast milk, you can also consult with good Gynecologist in Balaghat .
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0 # Vaibhav 2018-06-14
Hi, plz let me know What is the incubation period of Syphilis, also give me the list of good female's specialist in Giridih ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-06-15
Hii, The incubation period can be 10 to 90 days, plz find list of Gynecologist in Giridih
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0 # Vaibhav 2018-06-07
Hii, I am from Achalpur, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-06-08
Hello, good to see that you are from Achalpur, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Aarav 2018-06-07
Hii, I am from Patiala(Punjab), plz let me know What is gonorrhoea ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2018-06-08
Hello, Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the Neisseria gonorrhoea,This disease is caused in the genitourinary tracts, for more details plz visit good gynec in Patiala(Punjab), find list of Gynecologist in Patiala(Punjab)
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0 # Rohan 2018-05-29
Hii, I am from Begusarai, plz let me know What is gonorrhoea ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2018-05-30
Hello, Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the Neisseria gonorrhoea,This disease is caused in the genitourinary tracts, for more details plz visit good gynec in Begusarai, find list of Gynecologist in Begusarai
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0 # Harikiran 2018-05-24
Hii, can you plz tell me,What changes can occur in skin in syphilis patient, also suggest good obstertrician in Garhwa ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2018-05-25
Rashes can occur on the skin in the near areas,rashes can be discrete and also symmetrical in nature, Rashes can also be pustular, you can consult with Obstetrician in Garhwa.
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0 # Nishith 2018-05-17
Hii, I am from Valsad, can you plz tell me What is the mode of infection in syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-05-18
90 percent cases in syphilis are transmitted through unsafe sexual contacts, Mothers can also pass infection through breast milk, you can also consult with good Gynecologist in Valsad .
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