Scarless Vision Regain Surgery of a Nigerian Patient at Columbia Asia, Hebbal

Scarless Vision Regain Surgery of a Nigerian Patient at Columbia Asia, Hebbal

42-year old Abaeze Dokubo (Name Changed) completely ignored his consistent headaches and nasal troubles from the past one year.  When he suffered total vision loss in his right eye, he consulted doctors in his own country. A Ethmoid sinus tumor between his eyes was diagnosed with a CT and MRI scan that had occurred due to Nasal Sinus Cancer.  This was the cause of vision loss in his right eye and then his left eye….

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Brain tumors to be Treated by Landmark Technologies in India

Brain tumors to be Treated by Landmark Technologies in India

New age treatments using advanced technology are being increasingly adopted by hospitals in India. The Indian medical community is raving highly about the sophisticated machinery that has been introduced for the treatment of complex ailments like brain tumors. “Using these modern machines for radiation, we can focus on the tumour and yet protect the other portions of the brain very nicely,” Sapna Nangia, senior radiation oncologist at Apollo hospital, said. Once such technology is the…

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CyberKnife Technology Needs Adequate Government Backing : Oncology Experts

CyberKnife Technology Needs Adequate Government Backing : Oncology Experts

4 February, 2013. Delhi. The successful implementation of the CyberKnike Robotic Radiosurgery System is being seen as a growing trend across cancer clinics in India. Only recently, a major hospital in Delhi inaugurated its center for the CyberKnife surgery. “This is another form of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT). Through this technique, we can give high dose radiation at specified locations and spare the normal tissues. Now, patients in Delhi can avail of this treatment…

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IVF treatment for Cancer Patients

IVF treatment for Cancer Patients

The mental and emotional status of a person who is trying hard to have a baby but is not able to have one, cannot be understood easily by anyone. One goes through a lot of trauma. But now there are various options that are available in the field of science. One of such treatments In Vitro fertilization that is IVF. This is a process by which an egg is fertilized by a sperm outside the…

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This Cyberknife Hacks Cancers in 40 Minutes

This Cyberknife Hacks Cancers in 40 Minutes

The revolutionary Cyberknife Versatile Simple Intelligent (VSI), installed in the oncology wing of Medanta – the MedCity, has been going great in cancer treatment, bringing down the operation duration and minimizing the side effects associated with Radiotherapy. It is believed that using the Cyberknife, doctors can complete the operation in only 30-40 minutes. “The patient doesn’t need anesthesia before the session. Nor does it have any side effects, associated with chemotherapy or exposure to radiation,”…

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Chain Smoking and Heavy Drinking Inflicts Pancreatic Cancer, Says Study

Chain Smoking and Heavy Drinking Inflicts Pancreatic Cancer, Says Study

In a case study published in the American Journal of Gastroentrology recently, there is a quote by a cancer specialist which says “those who smoke and drink heavily may develop pancreatic cancer at an earlier age than those who don’t”. It has been found that chain smokers and heavy drinkers are detected with pancreatic cancer at an age of 62 and 61, a decade earlier than the average of detection. The study was conducted on…

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Pakistani Businessman Became Subject for Bone Marrow Transplant from Non-Family Donor

Pakistani Businessman Became Subject for Bone Marrow Transplant from Non-Family Donor

Three months ago a bone marrow transplant was performed on Abdul Samad, 36 year old Pakistani businessman, wherein the donor was a German resident. The bone marrow transplant surgery was conducted at a reputed Delhi Hospital on June 20. It was also the same time when bone marrow was extracted from the body of German donor. Myelodysplastic Syndrome, a disorder where the production of blood cells is low in bone marrow, was detected in Samad’s…

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IPhone Turns E-Doctor for Skin Cancer Detection

IPhone Turns E-Doctor for Skin Cancer Detection

Till now smart phones was only a mode of clicking pictures, making videos, setting alarm and surfing on net but this perpetual technological advancement in the field of smart phones has turned it into an e-doctor as well. An expert team of scientists at University of Michigan has invented a new iPhone application in order to help people detecting a potential skin cancer. The UMSkinCheck application aims at helping people with a self diagnosis process…

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Gynecologist Seminar for Early Detection of Cancer in Women

Gynecologist Seminar for Early Detection of Cancer in Women

The statistics of women dying from cervical and breast cancer are pretty shocking. The major reason behind upsurge in cancer death rate is the low detection rate in the country. For creating awareness regarding women cancers, the CME seminar was organized by Nagpur Obstetric and Gynecological Society (NOGS) and National Association for Reproductive and City Health of India (NARCHI). The committee of speakers featured highly skilled medical professionals of the city which include gyniac oncologist…

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