Cervical cancer is the cancer that affects the tissues of the cervix, which is the narrow canal that connects the lower part of a woman’s womb to the vagina. These cancers can sometimes be confined in the cervix or it may spread to other parts of the body like the lungs, liver, bladder, vagina, and rectum. There are various risk factors which may increase your likelihood to get cervical cancer like: Having sex at an early age Having multiple sexual partners Being on birth control pills for a long while Having sexully transmitted diseses Compromised immune system Smoking cigarette
The month of November is an annual observance where we take time to recognize, praise and support the people who dedicate their time caring for a family member, friend or a neighbour in need. When medical conditions demand attention, families step into roles to become caregivers instead of partners, children or friends. It is very important to show our appreciation for those who work tirelessly to provide round the clock care to those people who need it the most, as it can be both physically and emotionally draining for them. This month sheds light into their demanding days and our team at K
One of the most effective methods of ensuring the survival and health of an infant child is breastfeeding. It is recommended that this begin within the first hour of the child’s life and continue as much and often as the child wants. At least six months is the minimum recommended time, after which one can also begin complimenting the child’s diet with safe, solid food, while continuing breastfeeding for up to two years. But, unfortunately in the world today, two out of three infants are not breastfed. A rate, which the World Health Organisation says, has not improved in the last
The two bean-shaped organs located behind the abdominal organs might get affected by cancerous cells. It is considered to be one of the common types of cancer that occur for both men and women. In adults, kidney cancer is termed to be renal carcinoma. Signs Kidney cancers patients report no complaints in the initial stages. As tumor advances some of the following signs and symptoms maybe noted as: Blood in the urine Pain on the back Lump on the back Fever Sudden weight loss Loss of appetite Tiredness Causes The cause of kidney cancer is not clearly defined, but the following r
The term 'cancer' is so powerful that it can evoke fear in many people. Many people come with a preconceived notion that cancer can not be cured. This thinking itself creates huge emotional turmoils in people diagnosed with cancer. Hence, before addressing the war against cancer, it is important to know your enemy very well so that you will not be imperiled in the battle. Cancer can develop anywhere in the body. It is the abnormal growth of cells in the body that develops when the body's normal control mechanism stops working. This uncontrolled growth of cells can result in tumors, damage t
My name is Prativa Chakma, I come from Bangladesh. I came to Chennai to get treatment for cancer in my right breast.
Dr. Banupriya treated my mother for brain cancer. Before starting treatment, my mother was very concerned about side effects
My name is vivithakaran,26 years old, I am coming from Srilanka. I sustained multiple injuries in a road traffic accident
My name is Selvalakshmi, I was diagnosed with cancer in the food pipe at the age of 45 years. When I
My name is Srinivasan. My wife Jayanti was diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer as her tumor had spread to brain.