Hyderabad: Senior cancer surgeons in a day long workshop on ‘Basics and Advanced Breast Imaging and Intervention’ organised by Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital & Research Institute (BIACH&I) in collaboration with Breast Imaging Society, India, on Sunday highlighted the need to have a universal breast cancer screening program in the country. Almost all the western […]
New Delhi: Cervical cancer is most common among Indian women after breast cancer, an expert said on Tuesday. Talking to IANS, Dr Neerja Bhatla, Head Of Department, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, said that in Indian women, cervical cancer is the second most frequent cancer, but is preventable and curable, if […]
Doctors from Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals presented an exponential data of at least 100 women out of 150 women (who presented in the last year) with breast cancer but postponed appointments due to fear.
Hyderabad: Telugu actress Hamsa Nandini took to social media to announce her breast cancer diagnosis and chemotherapy. Hamsa Nandini conveyed that she has been diagnosed with Grade III Invasive Carcinoma (breast cancer). The actress who discovered a small lump in her chest area was diagnosed with cancer, for which she got operated on. Her lump […]
Hyderabad: Dr P Raghu Ram, Director, KIMS-Ushalakshmi Centre for Breast Diseases, inaugurated the ninth edition of the annual Congress of Association of Breast Surgeons of India (ABSICON 2021). Being held at Kolkata, the event was attended physically by 250 delegates, whereas 800 participants joined the meet virtually. Delivering his address, Dr Raghu Ram hoped that […]
Hyderabad: A Nashik-based cancer diagnostic research facility Datar Cancer Genetics has announced that US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted ‘breakthrough designation’ for its blood test to detect early-stage breast cancer. The proprietary diagnostic test, developed by the cancer genetics research facility, can ‘detect Circulating Tumor Cells and Clusters specific to Breast Cancer with very high […]
Hyderabad: As October is celebrated as breast cancer awareness month, We for Women — a society for women empowerment — organised a 2k Walk on Necklace Road on Sunday. Emphasising that breast cancer was the second most common cancer among women, Dr Pratibha Lakshmi founder of We for Women, said, “One in every eight women […]
New Delhi: Recent medical advances have made breast cancer a highly manageable disease, especially when detected early, as in the case of stages 0-to-II cancers. Timely treatment also minimises disruptions to the patient’s daily routine and quality of life. Advancements in digitalisation have also greatly benefited women, as they can easily access information through YouTube […]