Cancer Specialist in Pune - Dr. Mangesh Mekha

This cancer begins in the lungs and mostly occurs in people who smoke regularly. Non-small cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer are two major types of lung cancer. Causes of lung cancer are smoking, second-hand smoke, exposure to certain toxins and family history.
Symptoms of lung cancer are- cough (often with blood), chest pain, wheezing and weight loss. These symptoms are not noticed until the cancer is advanced.
Treatment of lung cancer may vary but may include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted drug therapy, and immunotherapy.

Dr. Mangesh Mekha is best cancer specialist in Pune for lung cancer.

A cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts.Breast cancer can occur in women and rarely in men.
Symptoms of breast cancer include a lump in the breast, bloody discharge from the nipple and changes in the shape or texture of the nipple or breast.
Its treatment depends on the stage of cancer. It may consist of chemotherapy, radiation, hormone therapy and surgery.

Symptoms are uncommon in the early stages of liver cancer. Later, symptoms may include weight loss, stomach pain, vomiting and yellowed skin.
Treatments vary but may include removal of part of the liver, transplant, chemotherapy and in some cases, radiation.

A group of cancers of the mouth, sinuses, nose or throat.Smoking is a significant risk factor.
Symptoms can occur in mouth, sinuses, nose or throat and include a sore or lump that doesn’t heal, a persistent sore throat, trouble swallowing and changes in the voice.
Treatments include surgery, radiation and chemotherapy.

Symptoms include difficulty with urination, but sometimes there are no symptoms at all.
Some types of prostate cancer grow slowly. In some of these cases, monitoring is recommended. Other types are aggressive and require radiation, surgery, hormone therapy, chemotherapy or other treatments.

A cancer of blood-forming tissues, hindering the body’s ability to fight infection. Treatment is highly variable. For slow-growing leukemias, treatment may include monitoring. For aggressive leukemias, treatment includes chemotherapy that’s sometimes followed by radiation and a stem-cell transplant.

Cancer that develops in any part of the mouth.Risk factors include tobacco use, heavy alcohol use and human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. Symptoms include a sore that doesn’t heal, a lump or a white or red patch on the inside of the mouth. Treatment includes surgery and radiation therapy. In some cases, chemotherapy may be required.

Cancer Specialist in Pune - Dr. Mangesh Mekha

My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients.

Oncologist in Pune | Dr. Mangesh Mekha

Meet Dr. Mangesh Mekha, best Cancer Specialist in Pune. He is practising in this field for more than 10 years. Dr. Mekha has successfully completed his DM in Oncology in 2016, MD and MBBS in 2011 and 2005 respectively. During his tenure, he was associated with Medical Oncology at Gujarat Cancer Research Institute, Ahmedabad and Consultant Medical Oncologist at Jehangir Hospital, Pune. Also, he was honored with first prize In APGCON.

Dr. Mekha has been associated with some of the notable professional medical fraternity, such as ASCO – Sociedade Americana de Oncologia Clínica European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO).

The special areas of interest of Dr. Mekha are lung cancer, breast cancer, liver cancer, throat cancer, prostate cancer, and blood cancer. He has treated many difficult cancer cases successfully. Therefore he is the best cancer specialist in Pune.

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