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Does Breastfeeding Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer?

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:04:39 AM Asia/Calcutta

link between breastfeeding and breast cancer

Breastfeeding is one of the factors that can be associated with a ‘convincing decreased risk’ of breast cancer in women. Research has shown that the risk of breast cancer was reduced in women by 4.3%, for every 12 months of breastfeeding.

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Do All Cancer Patients Lose Hair During Chemotherapy?

Monday, February 5, 2018 10:43:32 AM Asia/Calcutta

does chemotherapy always cause hair loss

Hair loss is usually an inevitable part of chemotherapy although there have been patients who have managed to avoid this experience. The intensity of hair loss depends on the combination of cancer drugs administered.

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Prognosis For Different Stages of Breast Cancer

Monday, February 5, 2018 10:07:05 AM Asia/Calcutta

breast cancer stages prognosis

Prognosis is the Doctor’s estimation on the outcome of any disease, the person’s expected survival span, and the chances of recurrence. Doctors base this observation on various indexes.

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10 Celebrity Cancer Survivors And How They Fought It

Monday, February 5, 2018 9:42:26 AM Asia/Calcutta

celebrities with cancer still alive

We’ve heard of many who have struggled through the disease but have always been focussed on the light at the end of the tunnel. Let's read about 10 celebrity cancer survivors and how they fought it.

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Chemotherapy Vs. Radiotherapy. Which is More Reliable?

Friday, February 2, 2018 12:09:34 PM Asia/Calcutta

chemo vs radiation side effects

Treatment options like chemotherapy and radiation target the cancerous cells in different ways to destroy them and prevent them from dividing anymore. As expected from intensive treatments, there are associated side effects to both.

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Cancer Treatment in India Vs. Abroad

Friday, February 2, 2018 11:49:17 AM Asia/Calcutta

cost of cancer treatment in india

The cost of cancer treatment of course varies depending upon the cancer type, stage of cancer, the treatment type and hospital. The extensive R&D that backs up cancer treatment is a reason why the numbers seem so high.

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Real Stories - Mrs. Sonia Motwani

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 10:33:20 AM Asia/Calcutta

Real Stories Sonia Motwani

Mrs. Sonia Motwani talks about her journey through her diagnosis and chemotherapy. Initially she struggled with accepting her condition, but then she gained all the confidence.

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Real Stories - Mrs. Maya Shastry

Monday, January 15, 2018 3:58:38 PM Asia/Calcutta

Use Case Maya Shastry

Mrs. Maya Shastry understood that society finds it difficult to accept women with a shaved head but had not really given it much importance. She had to make changes to make things seem more normal for everybody.

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Understanding Cancer: Its Diagnosis And Its Treatment Options

Thursday, January 11, 2018 4:36:54 PM Asia/Calcutta

cancer diagnosis and treatment

There is a range of tools and processes that aid medical management of cancer, from diagnosis, to prognosis, and treatment. Today we will help you deconstruct the various options in each phase of cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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Will People Know That I am Wearing a Wig?

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 3:42:14 PM Asia/Calcutta

signs someone is wearing a wig

Can you tell if it’s a wig? This is, perhaps, the single biggest fear that may prevent someone with hair loss due to chemotherapy or alopecia from getting a wig. Let us look at some signs that tell someone is wearing a wig.

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How Much Does Chemotherapy Cost? How to Plan For it?

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 9:46:36 AM Asia/Calcutta

cost of chemotherapy treatment

Among the first reactions after a cancer diagnosis is that the patient and his or her family wondering about the cost of chemotherapy treatment. Chemotherapy cost depends on various factors.

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5 NGOs That Provide Cancer Care in India

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 11:38:30 AM Asia/Calcutta

cancer patients aid association

Listed here are five such NGOs that act as cancer patients aid association in India – their services and description are excerpts from their own website content for accuracy. 

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Top 10 Centres for Best Cancer Treatment in India

Monday, January 8, 2018 11:29:39 AM Asia/Calcutta

best cancer hospital in india

To ensure that cancer doesn’t become one’s life story, access to a credible medical system is most important.  India has made great strides in establishing hospitals and centres that offer world-class treatment to cancer patients.

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5 Cancer Insurance Plans Available in India

Friday, January 5, 2018 12:20:51 PM Asia/Calcutta

best cancer insurance plans

There is a pressing need for good policies that take care of the exorbitant costs of cancer treatment. There are some very effective health insurance schemes for pre-existing cancer in India. Here we look at 5 of the best insurance policies.

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How to Talk to Kids About Your Cancer?

Thursday, January 4, 2018 12:55:59 PM Asia/Calcutta

telling a child about cancer

One of the most painful moments after your cancer diagnosis is having to share this news with your close family members, especially your children. Compared to a 5-year-old, a 10-year old child will have a greater understanding about the situation.

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8 Tips For Dealing With Cancer in The Workplace

Thursday, December 14, 2017 11:23:35 AM Asia/Calcutta

Tips of Dealing With Cancer in The Workplace 1

There are multiple facets to dealing with cancer in the workplace. If you have been diagnosed with cancer, the first question that is likely to come to mind is ‘can I work during cancer treatment?’

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Medications That Cause Hair Loss

Monday, December 11, 2017 9:26:44 AM Asia/Calcutta

medications that cause hair loss side effect

Medication is by far one of the most common causes of excessive hair loss. But how many of us know why do we have hair loss due to medication. And if at all it is inevitable, what are the ways in which it can be combated.

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Can You Lose Hair With Radiation Therapy?

Monday, December 4, 2017 10:21:39 AM Asia/Calcutta

harmful effects of radiation

While scalp hair loss during chemotherapy is almost certain, radiation therapy may or may not cause hair loss. Hair loss due to exposure to radiation will depend on which part of your body was administered with radiotherapy.

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Understanding Chemotherapy Side Effects

Monday, December 4, 2017 10:08:32 AM Asia/Calcutta

Chemotherapy side effects

Chemotherapy is essentially a barrage of drugs that works to kill active cells. Therefore, to face the chemotherapy side effects, it is important to be both physically and mentally prepared to face the chemotherapy side effects.

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8 Common Side Effects of Chemotherapy And How to Manage Them

Friday, December 1, 2017 12:37:51 PM Asia/Calcutta

Common Side Effects of Chemotherapy and How to Manage Them

Being equipped with the right knowledge and taking small yet definite steps can really help ease chemotherapy side effects. Do remember, staying positive is key to any recovery and can often wreak miracles.

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10 Things to Know Before Going For Chemotherapy

Thursday, November 30, 2017 12:08:56 PM Asia/Calcutta

preparing for chemotherapy tips

There are many things to do before chemotherapy begins. You could always be prepared and make this journey as smooth as possible. Let’s look at how to prepare for chemotherapy.

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