Cancer and hereditary

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Every cancer is caused by damage in genes, which is so called mutation in biological terms. In some cases, cancer is caused by hereditary causes and these cancers are called hereditary cancer.  Some people born with gene mutations which in later stages of their life develops into cancer.  More than 10% of cancer is caused […]

Preventive health care

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“Prevention is better than cure”, this famous adage stresses the importance of prevention of occurrence. In the lines of prevention, health care also moving towards preventive health care which focus on prevention of diseases. Preventive health care works on the root causes of diseases. There are several factors which influence the diseases such as environmental […]

Cancer and its emotional cost

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Cancer not only affects people physically, but also emotionally. When someone is diagnosed with cancer, their life changes upside down. More than the physical pain caused due to the nature of disease and treatment, mental stress that completely take away a person from normalcy. Cancer puts its patient in very hard space where one feel […]

Liquid biopsy became reality!!!

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One of the major challenges in oncology is invasive methods of detection and treatment.  The method of tissue biopsy is very challenging when it comes to cost, pain and risk associated with the procedure.  As per the tissue biopsy is a concern, sample collection is very difficult. It involves invasive surgery, which increases the recovery […]

Does breast cancer affect men?!

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The famous myth about breast cancer is occurrence of breast cancer is restricted to women. This myth results in serious problems. Even though the occurrence is higher in women, breast cancer can affect men too. Lack of awareness about breast cancer in men prevents men from undergoing early detection test and related procedures. An independent […]