Cancer means an unusual development of cells which have a tendency to multiply in an uncontrolled path and, sometimes, to metastasize (spread).
Cancer is not one disease. It is a group of more than 100 different and distinctive diseases can include any tissue of the body and have a wide range of structures in each body area. Most cancers are named for the sort of cell or organ in which they begin. The recurrence of a specific malignancy may rely on upon gender. While skin cancers the most common cancer type for both men and women, the second most common type in men is prostate cancer and in women, breast cancer. Lung cancer is the main cause of death from cancer for both men and women.
This department of Vinamra Swaraj has an extensive medical programme, with expertise in the field of Medical Oncology, Haematology, Radiation Oncology, Specialised Onco surgery and Bone Marrow Transplant services. There are various services for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Cancer. The main focus of the cancer treatment has been on protection of the included organ however much as could reasonably be expected, without trading off on wellbeing of the patient along with faster recovery, negligible or no disfiguration, and come back to ordinary life at the soonest.
The types of treatment that you have will depend on the type of cancer you have and how advanced it is. Some people with cancer will have only one treatment. But most people have a combination of treatments, such as surgery with chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy. You may also have immunotherapy, targeted therapy, or hormone therapy.
This is a type of cancer treatment that uses drugs to kill cancer. Chemotherapy works by stopping or slowing the growth of cancer cells, which grow and divide quickly.
Cancer can also be treated using surgeries when detected at early stage.
• Brain cancer
• Cervical cancer
• Skin cancer
• Lung cancer
• Breast cancer
• Kidney cancer
• Testicular cancer
• Thyroid cancer
• Colon cancer
• Ovarian cancer
• Uterine cancer