Dr Geetha Nagasree

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Why More Women in India are Diagnosed with Cancer

By | September 13th, 2019|HEALTH BLOG|

By 2020 India would register 1700000 new cancer cases and approximately 800000 deaths due to cancer. The worrying trend is increasing number of cancer cases among women 'One woman dies of cervical cancer every 8 minutes in India,'' while, ''For every 2 women newly diagnosed with breast cancer, one woman dies of it in India.'' [...]

Are We Fighting Ovarian Cancer the Right Way?

By | September 8th, 2019|HEALTH BLOG|

Screening women for ovarian cancer is a bit challenging proposition for researchers and oncologists -owing to the fact that there is no proper screening test available; in addition, early detection can make a huge difference in the treatment outcomes. Scientists are relentlessly working hard to find new ways – which would help screen women for [...]

Cancer in India remains a Bewildering Puzzle for Oncologists

By | September 4th, 2019|HEALTH BLOG|

India is witnessing an increasing number of cancer cases with a startling figure of over 1.5 million new cases every year – the mortality rate associated with all types of cancers is high compared to advanced countries of the world. Though the number of cancer cases per 100000 people in the US is high (300 [...]

Triple Negative Breast Cancer – Are You Aware of It?

By | August 27th, 2019|HEALTH BLOG|

All women must know about this aggressive and difficult to treat type of breast cancer as it spreads aggressively and the chances of recurrence are quite high. In addition, owing to its poorer prognosis and fewer targeted medicines and its propensity to spread beyond the breast, it is one of the most challenging breast cancers. [...]

Breast Cancer Robust Research – Facts

By | August 15th, 2019|HEALTH BLOG|

Oncologists and scientists are learning about new ways to manage, prevent and treat early-stage and locally advanced breast cancer. The aim of the current research on breast cancer is to provide the best care to women diagnosed with breast cancer. The areas of research that are being studied may offer new options for patients through [...]

DEBUNKING THE TOP MYTHS ABOUT BREAST CANCER

By | August 7th, 2019|HEALTH BLOG|

Breast cancer awareness is now increasing among masses, but myths are also increasing. Therefore, the need of the hour is to know the facts and debunk the myths. The following information debunks the myths and highlights the facts about breast cancer. Read the following information  thoroughly as knowing the facts about breast cancer is absolutely [...]

Metastatic Breast Cancer Facts

By | July 13th, 2019|HEALTH BLOG|

Breast cancer cells from the original tumour break down and move to other body parts through the bloodstream or lymphatic system. When this happens, it is known as metastatic breast cancer or stage IV breast cancer. The organs to which breast cancer can most commonly spread include bones, lungs, brain and liver. Metastatic breast cancer [...]

13 MUST KNOW CANCER SIGNS

By | July 5th, 2019|HEALTH BLOG|

Fatigue - Though most of the less serious conditions can make you tired, it is one of the signs of cancer as well. Certain gynaecological cancers, stomach and colon cancer can cause blood loss that can make you very tired. Indigestion or Heartburn: Sometimes you have this feeling due to diet and stress and other [...]

Risk Factors for Ovarian Cancer in a Nutshell

By | June 30th, 2019|HEALTH BLOG|

What are the risk factors for ovarian cancer

Is It Possible to Detect Ovarian Cancer Early?

By | June 23rd, 2019|HEALTH BLOG|

There might be plenty of questions in your mind regarding the early detection of ovarian cancer. Many a woman fear a lot about it because only around 20% of ovarian cancers are detected at an early stage and the majority are found in advanced stages. Though Pelvic examination and Pap smears are routinely done by [...]