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 # Aayush 2019-10-10
Hello, plz let me know What is menarche, I want to consult with gynec in Jalaun, plz suggest ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2019-10-11
the process of starting of the menstrual cycle in females is called menarche, plz find good Gynecologist in Jalaun.
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0 # Harikiran 2019-09-26
Hello I am from Allahabad, 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 2019-09-27
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 Allahabad
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0 # Vivaan 2019-09-12
Hello, plz let me know Can gonorrhoea be transmitted to small children, should I consult with good maternity doctor in Gandhinagar
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2019-09-13
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 Gandhinagar
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0 # Jayesh 2019-09-12
Hii, plz tell me,Which tests can confirm syphilis in primary stage, also suggest name of good maternity hospitals in Indore ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2019-09-13
During the primary stage,DG illumination tests are very helpful, find good maternity hospitals-Maher Maternity Nursing Home - Nagpur.
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0 # Lakshay 2019-08-29
My friend has been diagnosed with gonorrhoea, Please tell which tests will be advisable, also suggest gynec in Baroda ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2019-08-30
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 Baroda
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0 # Priyansh 2019-08-29
Hii, plz tell me,Which tests can confirm syphilis in primary stage, also suggest name of good maternity hospitals in North 24 Paragnas ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2019-08-30
During the primary stage,DG illumination tests are very helpful, find good maternity hospitals-Barrackpore Medicare and Recovery Centre Limited ; Jubilant Kalpataru Hospital.
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0 # Aarav 2019-07-18
Hii, I am from Saharanpur, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2019-07-19
Hello, good to see that you are from Saharanpur, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Aarav Older than three months
Hii, I am from Dibang Valley, 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 Dibang Valley
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0 # Aarush Older than three months
Hii can you plz tell me, Which fluids can cause or spread syphilis infection, alos give me the list of good gynec in Bhojpur?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
Infection from semen, blood or lactation milk can occur and cause syphilis, Infection from blood syringes is very common, Infected mothers can transmit it through their milk also, consult with good Gynecologist in Bhojpur .
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0 # Rohan Older than three months
Can gonorrhoea be caused by the infected towels, also provide the list of good gynecologist in North 24 Paragnas?
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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 North 24 Paragnas.
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