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10 Diet Tips for Cancer Survivors

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by: Dr. Nandini Sinha
Consultant – Dietetics, Paras Global Hospital, Darbhanga

Cancer is abnormal and uncontrollable division of cells. Cancer is mostly in the form of tumors but all tumors are not cancers. Being a cancer survivor is an accomplishment and also makes you be careful about your health.  You need …

Thyroid Cancers: Why must Women know about it?

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by: Dr. Mitali Dandekar Lall
Consultant – Surgical Oncology Head and Neck, Paras HMRI Hospital & Paras Cancer Centre, Patna

It is always appropriate to focus on cancers related to women. Apart from cancers affecting the female reproductive organs ( cervical, ovarian and breast cancers), thyroid cancers are far more common in women than men. Similarly, a small percentage of …

Colon Cancer – Understand it to Detect it

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by: Dr. Vinay Samuel Gaikwad
Senior Consultant – Surgical Oncology Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon

The colon is otherwise known as the large intestine. Water and salt from solid wastes are extracted in the colon before exiting the body through the anus. What is Colon Cancer and what causes it?  Cancer is a disease characterized …

Breast Cancer – How can it be Diagnosed or Detected?

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by: Dr. Namrata Agarwal
Consultant, Breast Oncosurgery, Gurgaon

Breast cancer is one of the largest causes of deaths among females across the country. There is a drastic increase in the number of patients in urban society and more so in young females.  It is estimated that in India, …

Cancer of the Oral Cavity – An Epidemic Facing India

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by: Dr. Piyush Kumar Agarwal
Consultant Head & Neck Oncosurgery Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon, India

Oral cancer ranks in top 3 of all cancers in India accounting for 30% of all cancers in country. It is of significant public health importance to India, as it is diagnosed at later stage leading to low treatment outcome …

Why opt for a Mammogram- Breast Cancer Prevention

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by: Dr Sneha Jha
Consultant- Radiation Oncology, Paras HMRI Hospital & Paras Cancer Centre, Patna

Mammograms don’t prevent breast cancer, but they can save lives by detecting breast cancers as early as possible. A mammogram is an x-ray picture of the breast. It can be used to check for breast cancer in women who have …

Foods that Help to Fight Cancer

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by: Dt. Rashi Chahal
Chief Dietetian

Not all can be cured, but we do have more control on our health.  Studies have proven that a large percentage of patients diagnosed with cancer are directly related to lifestyle choices such as smoking, drinking, lack of exercise, and …

10 Diet Tips for a Cancer Patient

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by: Dr. Sanjay Kumar Mishra
Consultant – Nutrition and Dietetics, Paras HMRI Hospital, Patna

Maintenance or improvement in nutrition status is the ultimate goal of medical nutrition therapy for individuals undergoing treatment for cancer. Modification in diet and eating habits are necessary during treatment to reduce or eliminate the side effects of therapy. Specialized …

10 Signs of Cancer

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by: Dr. Kunal Kishor
Consultant Radiation Oncology, Paras HMRI Hospital & Paras Cancer Centre, Patna

Cancer is a group of diseases that can cause almost any sign or symptom. The signs and symptoms will depend on where the cancer is, how big it is and how much it affects the organs or tissues. If a …

When do you need a Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT)?

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by: Dr. Avinash Kumar Singh
Consultant – Hematology & Oncology, Paras HMRI Hospital & Paras Cancer Centre, Patna

The bone marrow is an important part of your body and is responsible for the fighting mechanism. It is responsible for developing the red blood cells (RBC’s) that carry the oxygen laden cells to all parts of the body , …

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