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 # Himmat 2017-11-11
Hii, I am from Ratnagiri, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-11-12
Hello, good to see that you are from Ratnagiri, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Harikiran 2017-10-04
Hello I am from Mansa, My neighbour has been feeling redness and burning in urethral organs, can it be a disease, should she visit gynec?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-10-05
It can be a simple infection also and a disease also, If after the examination, the presence of gram negative bacteria is seen ,gonorrhoea infection can be thought of, she should visit good women's specialist- find list of Gynecologist in Mansa
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0 # Harikiran 2017-09-21
Hii, plz tell me,Which tests can confirm syphilis in primary stage, also suggest name of good maternity hospitals in Dharwad ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-09-22
During the primary stage,DG illumination tests are very helpful, find good maternity hospitals-Shivakrupa Hospital ; Dr Gokavi Maternity and General Hospital ; Hebsur Hospital.
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0 # Tushar 2017-09-07
Hello I am from Amreli, My neighbour has been feeling redness and burning in urethral organs, can it be a disease, should she visit gynec?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-09-08
It can be a simple infection also and a disease also, If after the examination, the presence of gram negative bacteria is seen ,gonorrhoea infection can be thought of, she should visit good women's specialist- find list of Gynecologist in Amreli
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0 # Rohan Older than three months
Hii, I am from East Kameng, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from East Kameng, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
Hii, can you plz tell me,What changes can occur in skin in syphilis patient, also suggest good obstertrician in Faridkot ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
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 Faridkot.
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0 # Himmat Older than three months
Hii, can you plz tell me,What changes can occur in skin in syphilis patient, also suggest good obstertrician in Nagaur ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
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 Nagaur.
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0 # Aayush Older than three months
Hii, I am from Deoghar, I want to know can cigerrete sharing can lead to syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
yes,sharing cigerette,drinking cups,common spoons etc can also lead to syphilis, Generally whenever the fluid of a person who has syphilis is shared,the infection can occur, you should also consult with good Gynecologist in Deoghar
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0 # Vivaan Older than three months
Hii, plz tell me,Which tests can confirm syphilis in primary stage, also suggest name of good maternity hospitals in North Delhi ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
During the primary stage,DG illumination tests are very helpful, find good maternity hospitals-Gauri Hospital Limited ; Asha Maternity and Child Care Centre ; Sunaina Maternity and Nursing Home.
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
Hii, I am from Sheohar, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from Sheohar, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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