Author - Dr. Mangesh Mekha

How to Reduce Cancer Risk Factors

Cancer: Risk Factors  The exact cause of cancer is not known but there are several factors that can increase your risk of cancer. Some of risk factors of cancer may affect DNA of cells which results in abnormal cell growth and forms tumours. Different cancers have different risk factors. Having risk factor does not mean that person will have cancer. Sometimes person without risk factor can also have cancer. There are four types of cancer risk factors. 1. Behavioral risk factors 2. [...]

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Prostate Cancer Specialist in Pune – Dr. Mangesh Mekha

What is Prostate Cancer? Cancer is serious condition in which normal cells starts to grow uncontrollably. Prostate cancer is type of cancer that develops in prostate gland of male. It performs functions like discharging of components of semen. It is most common cancer in men. In some cases growth of prostate cancer is slower in initial stages and is less harmful. If it is detected early, it has better chance of recovery. While other cases may require urgent prostate cancer [...]

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Cancer Treatment in Pune

Cancer Treatment in Pune – Dr. Mangesh Mekha What is cancer? Uncontrollable growth of cells, leads to cancer. It results in tumor and damages immune system. Fewer cancer cells grow rapidly while other grow slowly. Cancer cells can spread in other parts of body through lymph nodes. Cancerous cells prevent body organs to function properly. Preventable causes of cancer – Excess alcohol consumption Overweight Malnutrition Less physical work Cancer Treatment –  Cancer specialist usually give treatment depending on type of cancer, what is the stage of cancer and [...]

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Colon Cancer Treatment in Pune

Colon cancer causes, symptoms, risk factors and treatment What is colon cancer? Colon is the final part of your digestive tract. Colon cancer occurs in the large intestine. This type of cancer develops due to abnormal growth in the large intestine. It begins in healthy cells of the lining of the colon that is known as adenomatous polyps. With time, these polyps can develop colon cancers. There are two types of tumour i.e. cancerous an non-cancerous. The cancerous tumour/malignant can spread to [...]

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City docs treat a rare tumour, save 24-yr-old

Buldhana girl’s shoulder pain turned out to be mass in bone; she got cancer-free in 3 months After suffering from an ever increasing pain in her right shoulder joint for over a year, 24-year-old Rekha of Khamgaon, Buldhana, and her family were at their wit’s end. Treatments from local medicos nearby had involved simple analgesics (painkillers) for a while, but the relief was nowhere near long-lasting, leaving the young girl battling with the debilitating ache once again. Various doctors conducted screening tests [...]

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World Cancer Day: City Doctors to Conduct Awareness Drive

As part of this fight against cancer, Kamalnayan Bajaj Cancer Centre at Ruby Hall Clinic will be hosting an awareness programme on Saturday. One in every eight Indians suffer from cancer during their lifetime, revealed a survey by the Indian Council of Medical Research. Over 17 lakh new cancer cases are expected per year by 2020, with over 8.8 lakh deaths due to the disease. Lack of awareness and late detection lead to over 70 per cent cancer mortality in [...]

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