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 # Jayesh 2019-04-11
Hello, plz let me know Can gonorrhoea be transmitted to small children, should I consult with good maternity doctor in Sheikhpura
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2019-04-12
yes,this can be transmitted by infected mothers to children, In this case it is called as ophthalmia neonatorum, find list of good doctor-.Obstetrician in Sheikhpura
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0 # Rohan 2019-04-05
Hii, can you plz tell me,What changes can occur in skin in syphilis patient, also suggest good obstertrician in South Tripura ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2019-04-06
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 South Tripura.
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0 # Harikiran 2019-03-21
Hello, plz let me know Can gonorrhoea be transmitted to small children, should I consult with good maternity doctor in Latehar
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2019-03-22
yes,this can be transmitted by infected mothers to children, In this case it is called as ophthalmia neonatorum, find list of good doctor-.Obstetrician in Latehar
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0 # Harikiran 2019-03-07
Hello, plz tell me what are venereal diseases, can you plz suggest some good gynecologist in Nalgonda ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2019-03-08
veneral diseases are those which can be spread through sexual contact, The spreading agents can bacteria ,viruses etc, The examples are syphilis and gonorrhoea can be can spread by sexual contact, you can also find list of Gynecologist in Nalgonda.
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0 # Jayesh 2019-02-14
My friend has been diagnosed with gonorrhoea, Please tell which tests will be advisable, also suggest gynec in Sholapur ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2019-02-15
VDRL tests should be done every month for 3 consecutive months for detecting syphilis as well as other sexually transmitted diseases,These tests should be conducted at proper times, find good Gynecologist in Sholapur
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0 # Jayesh 2019-02-07
Hello I am from Karimganj, 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 2019-02-08
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 Karimganj
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0 # Jayesh 2019-02-07
Hii, I am from Ariyalur, I want to know can cigerrete sharing can lead to syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2019-02-08
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 Ariyalur
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0 # Jayesh Older than three months
Hello I am from Kaimur, 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 Older than three months
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 Kaimur
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0 # Himmat Older than three months
Hello, I am from Hanumangarh, PLz suggest some biochemic remedies for gonorrhoea .
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
Kali Mur, Natrum Mur, Natrum Sulph, and silicea are few important biochemic emedies in homoeopathy which can be used safely in this case, you can also take advise from gynecologist given here-Gynecologist in Hanumangarh.
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0 # Aayush Older than three months
Can gonorrhoea be caused by the infected towels, also provide the list of good gynecologist in Kohima?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
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 Kohima.
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