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 # Nishith 2019-12-05
Hello, plz let me know Can gonorrhoea be transmitted to small children, should I consult with good maternity doctor in Nawapada
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2019-12-06
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 Nawapada
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0 # Vaibhav 2019-11-18
Hii, I am from Perambalur, plz let me know What is gonorrhoea ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2019-11-19
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 Perambalur, find list of Gynecologist in Perambalur
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0 # Priyansh 2019-10-24
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2019-10-25
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 Kurung Kumey
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0 # Tushar 2019-10-24
Can gonorrhoea be caused by the infected towels, also provide the list of good gynecologist in Khandwa?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2019-10-25
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 Khandwa.
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0 # Vivaan 2019-10-24
Hii, I am from Neemuch, I want to know can cigerrete sharing can lead to syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2019-10-25
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 Neemuch
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0 # Aayush 2019-10-10
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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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