Category Archives: Oncology

Metastatic Kidney Cancer or a Separate Lung Cancer?

Metastatic Kidney Cancer or a Separate Lung Cancer? Expert Urges Patients, Doctors to Learn the Difference Oftentimes, kidney cancer will metastasize to the lungs. However, in a small percentage of patients, lung tumors that happen simultaneously as those in the kidneys may actually be undiagnosed cancer that originated in the lungs – and the results… Read More »

Mammogram Guidelines Have Changed, But Are Doctors Listening?

Study finds that most still recommend the breast cancer screen for women in their early 40s Four of five doctors still recommend annual mammograms for women in their early 40s, despite guideline changes that have pushed back the age for yearly breast cancer screening, a new survey shows. Overall, 81 percent of physicians surveyed said… Read More »

Case of Phyllodes tumour/Cystosarcoma phyllodes/Serocystic disease of Brodie

Case: 15 year old girl presented with, Unilateral breast swelling since 6months On examination Soft,non tender,bosselated surface Displayed dilated veins . was diagnosed as Phyllodes tumour Excision done Recovered well Performed in Rajah Muthaiah Medical College Annamalai university Chidambaram,TamilNadu Performed by Dr.A.Anwar Ali and Team Dr.P.RaviShankar, Dr.R.Dhilipan Pradap, Dr.P.Madhulika Note: Pictures of the procedure are in treatment… Read More »

Can Obesity Increase the Risk of Breast Cancer?

Although smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol increase the risks of developing cancer, being overweight increases the risks of developing breast cancer, particularly in women who are beyond menopause. New research shows a correlation between breast cancer in postmenopausal women and high sex hormone levels such as testosterone and estrogen. According to the study at the… Read More »

Research Shows That 40% of Cancers Are Entirely Preventable

IN BRIEF Scientists have published new research that suggests up to 60% of cancers could be caused by random DNA mutations, rendering those cancers completely unavoidable. The other 40%, however, could be prevented via diet, exercise, and other environmental factors. PREVENTING THE MEDICAL MALADY Cancer, the emperor of all maladies, is tragic under most any… Read More »

8 Signs Of Mouth Cancer That Are Extremely Easy To Ignore

Nearly 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with mouth or throat cancer every single year, so we should all learn the telltale signs and symptoms. The most common symptoms are lumps, sores, and persistent pain in the mouth, but there are lots of other indicators we should never ignore. Oral cancer is any cancer that involves the… Read More »