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PathSOS Helping you at Every Stage of your Treatment

  • You have a suspicion of Cancer due to symptoms or ill health
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  • You are not sure about diagnosis or ongoing treatment
  • Your treatment has finished and the outcome is not satisfactory

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Leading Cancer centers around the world use multidisciplinary approach to select cancer treatment. This requires specialists to have extensive training & expertise that may not be available in every hospital, especially in India & surrounding countries.

Complete Diagnosis Review

Complete Diagnosis Review

We specialize in cancer diagnosis utilizing the most advanced procedures and technology including immunohistochemistry, slide review, genomic analysis, biopsy review, and FISH reporting.

Comprehensive Treatment Review

Our selected panel of oncology experts & cancer doctors with decades of experience from India and abroad will review your case in a comprehensive manner and provide you an experts review consultation report and recommendations which will ensure best treatment.

Comprehensive Treatment Review

Digital Pathology

We offer diagnosis services through our digital pathology that connects you with the best experts from around the world to offer you state of the art opinion at the click of a button and help to improve the overall quality.

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Our Specialties

Our Specialties

We provide sub-specialist oncology review on all major cancers including lung cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, women's cancer, male's cancer, brain tumors, GI cancers, blood cancer, head & neck cancers etc. In today's day & age, cancer care has become a highly specialized branch & PathSOS brings to you the best oncologist.

Advanced Interpretation

Advanced Interpretation

We have some of India's and international top diagnostic experts that give 100% confidence to you and your doctor about the accuracy of your diagnosis. Sometimes our experts perform and advice test that may have not been done earlier or have been misinterpreted.

Why is it worth getting a Cancer Consultation with PathSOS ?

Why is it worth getting a Second Opinion with PathSOS

Accurate Cancer Diagnosis can Impact Outcomes


"As is the pathology, so is our Medicine" words of the famous physician William Osier. At PathSOS, we share your concern if you or your patient has been diagnosed with cancer and we understand that correct diagnosis is the first vital step towards appropriate treatment selection & prognostication. We support our doctors and specialists with an excellent and high-quality diagnostic service so that we can together improve clinical outcomes. Our commitment is diagnostic care of your patient and a comprehensive treatment modalities.

International Quality & Associations


PathSOS is led by international experts who have extensive international experience in Australia and North America & the best hospitals from India. Our quality is of International Standards and you can be assured that you are getting a trustworthy consultation. Our expert would be happy to discuss your case with you, on phone or email. Our Experts are RCPA certified and our service follows quality assurance program of RCPAQP. At PathSOS, our goal is to support and complement your efforts towards patient care.

Virtual Tumor Board and its advantage


Medical decisions are complex and require a multi disciplinary approach. We partner with oncologists, hospitals, oncosurgeon and empanel them in our experts team so that our patients can have complete confidence through a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment review. Through our Integrated Diagnostics we harness the power of the multidisciplinary convergence happening now in diagnostic, prognostic, genomic and theranostic medicine to give you and your patients most comprehensive, advanced and clinically relevant diagnostic interpretations.


Dr. Abha Malik

FRCPA (Australia) , FCAP (USA)
20 years of experience
Diagnostic oncologist

Dr. Nabeel Al Shafai

FRCS (Canada)
20 years of experience
Cancer neurosurgeon

Dr. Hamza Mujagic

MD, Phd ( USA )
30 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. S Tan

FRCP (Australia)
21 years of experience
Rehab specialist

Dr. A. Muljano

FRCPA (Australia)
15 years of experience
Hemato pathologist

Dr. Tejinder Kataria

MBBS, MD, DNB, CCST
31 years of experience
Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Rajeev Agarwal

MBBS , M.S
35 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Karam Chand Sharma

MBBS, MS, Mch
35 years of experience
Onco neurosurgeon

Dr. Sudhir Chadha

MS, Diploma Urology
32 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Shyam agarwal

MBBS, MD, MEDICINE
30 years of experience
Hemato pathologist

Dr. Ajay Sharma

MBBS, MD
30 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Puneet Gupta

MBBS, MD, DNB, DM
22 years of experience
Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Niranjan Naik

MS, ONCO SURGERY ( IRCH,AIIMS)
21 years of experience
Onco surgeon

Dr. Vinay S. Gaikwad

MBBS, MS, FMAS, FIAGES
20 years of experience
Head and surgical oncologist

Dr. Nitin Sood

MD, DNB, MRCP(UK)
20 years of experience
Hemato pathologist

Dr. Surendra Kumar Dabas

MBBS, MS, DNB, Robotic Surgeon
20 years of experience
Head and neck onco surgeon

Dr. Jayesh Sharma

MBBS, MS
19 years of experience
Onco surgeon

Dr. Shravana Chinnikatti

MBBS, MD, SR AIIMS New Delhi
18 years of experience
Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Rakesh koul

MS, DNB
17 years of experience
Onco surgeon

Dr. Chandragouda Dodagoudar

MD, DNB, ECMO
15 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Sameer Khatri

MBBS, MD, DNB
15 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Rayaz Ahmad

MD, DM
15 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Ramdeep Singh Jaggi

MBBS, MS, M.Ch Neurosurgery
14 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Ashok S. komaranchath

MBBS, MD, DM, MRCP, ECMO
14 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Shyam Bisht

M.D (Radio Onco)
13 years of experience
Radiation Oncologist

Dr. R.K. Choudhary

MBBS, MD, DNB
13 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Piyush Agrawal

MS, MCH
11 years of experience
Onco surgeon

Dr. Jitendra Kumar Nangal

MBBS, MS, Surgical Oncology
11 years of experience
Onco surgeon

Dr. Mala. G

FRCPA (Australia)
10 years of experience
Cancer pathologist

Dr. Baghmar Saphalta

DM Medical Oncology
10 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Randeep Singh

FCCP, MD/DM, ECMO, Med Onco
10 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Madhur Kumar

MBBS, MD
10 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Faiz Akram Ansari

Radiation Oncologist
9 years of experience
Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Mansi Chowhan

MBBS, MS
7 years of experience
Onco surgeon

Dr. Alok Tiwari

MBBS, MS, DNB SURGICAL ONCOLOGY, FMAS, FALS
6 years of experience
Onco surgeon

Dr. Rahul Naithani

MD, DM
18 years of experience
Hemato pathologist

Dr. Balasubramanian

M.Ch. , MRCS, MS, MBBS
12 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. R ManjuNath HariPrasad

M.B.B.S, MD, P.hd, D.GO
20 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Amitabh Ray

MBBS, MD, DNB, ECNO
11 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Sandeep Nayak

MBBS, MRCS, DNB (Surgical Oncology)
20 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Pawan Kumar Singh

MD, DM (Hematology- AIIMS)
11 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Pratap Das

MD, D.M Medical Oncology AIIMS
27 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Manu Bora

MBBS, MS
11 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Sanket Shah

MCH, MS, MBBS
8 years of experience
Onco surgeon

Dr. Tarun Batra

MCh. (Surgical Oncology)
6 years of experience
Onco surgeon

Dr. Kaushal Yadav

MBBS, MS, MCH
7 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Prasad kasbekar

MBBS, MS, MCh.
7 years of experience
Oncologist

Dr. Suvadip Chakrabarti

MBBS,MS,M.ch
10 years of experience
Onco surgeon

Dr. Kunal Sharma

MBBS, DNB
8 years of experience
Onco pathologist

Dr. Pooja Khullar

MBBS, DNB
10 years of experience
Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Mario Busetto

MD
39 years of experience
Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Sadaf Alipour

MD, Oncologic Surgery fellowship (Iran)
21 years of experience
Onco surgeon

Dr. Govind Babu

MBBS, MD, DM
33 years of experience
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Common Cancers we can help you with..

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What is PATHSOS ?
PATHSOS is a specialist cancer second opinion service specializing in diagnosis and biopsy review. Since PATHSOS is independent medical practice exclusively devoted to the care of cancer patients and we are not affiliated to any hospital, we give unbiased opinion. We bring highly trained oncologists and supportive services to local communities, so cancer patients no longer need to travel long distances to receive today's best available cancer care. For more information about PATHSOS , click here
What causes cancer?
Cancer cells develop because of damage to DNA, a substance in every cell that directs all activity of the cell. Usually when DNA becomes faulty, the body is able to repair it; however, some times it is not repaired and the cell becomes abnormal. Scientists are working to better understand what causes DNA to become damaged. I hereditary forms of cancer, people inherit damaged DNA, which accounts for inherited cancers.
More often, though, cancer is caused by exposure to carcinogenic substances present in environmental (UV rays, pollution) or individual behaviors such as smoking.
What are the signs and symptoms of cancer?
The signs and symptoms vary depending on the specific kind of cancer, but there are some general signs and symptoms that may indicate a need for testing. These include fatigue, a sore that does not heal, nagging cough, pain, unexplained weight loss, fever and changes on the skin. Although there could be other reasons for these signs and symptoms, anyone experiencing these should consult their physician.

Stats prove that Second Opinion can Impact Cancer Care

45%

A study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings last year also found between 45% of second opinions spurred a major change in diagnosis or treatment. Patients generally believed that second opinions are valuable and life altering decision.

35%

Another study published in the American Journal of Medicine found that about 35% of people choose to get second opinions after they received a diagnosis in order to identify information that may have been missed or misinterpreted during the initial diagnosis.

15%

Experts estimate that diagnostic errors happen in 10% to 15% of cases, even in the US. The figure may be higher in countries like India where quality and accreditations are not mandatory and thus causing incorrect treatment.

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Accurate knowledge about Cancer ensures better decisions & outcome

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Organic Food in Cancer Prevention

Water is the elixir of life and food is medicine. These days, the food we get from the grocery store is sure to have two or three sections based on where the produce comes from. Genetically modified foods( GMOs), inorganic and the organic. While most of what we eat are inorganic, meaning the food has been treated and grown using inorganic fertilizers and pesticides, this increases our risk of developing cancer that such chemicals contribute to.  While most of the news states that organic food we consume does not do much in reducing our risks of developing cancer, it cannot be disregarded as a myth as studies are being made to show the impact of organic foods on the human body and fighting cancer. A study of nearly 70,000 French adults who were tracked for an average of 4.5 years found that those who ate the most organic foods were less likely to develop certain kinds of cancer than the people who ate the least.  In the study, it was found that glyphosate, malathion, and diazinon could be the probable causative factors of cancer alongside carcinogens, a very powerful cancer-causing substance.  Also in the research, the people who consumed organic foods often had higher incomes, more education, and higher-status jobs and over-all better lifestyle. They were also more likely to exercise, to have quit smoking, and to eat higher amounts of healthful foods such as fruits and vegetables. All of these things are associated with a lower risk of cancer. It was found after taking into account all these factors that people who had access to frequent consumption of organic food were 25 percent less likely to develop any type of cancer. The women who ate organic foods most often were 34 percent less likely to receive this diagnosis than women who ate organic foods the least.  Organic produce has phytochemicals like carotenoids, flavonoids among other chemicals that help fight harmful diseases and cure inflammations but they alone can not act as miracle workers. It is the series of other healthy habits that follow the consumption of organic foods that weigh in as anti-cancer causing factors.  Organic foods are rich and in the natural state of growth as opposed to the conventional produce growth these days so they have better nutritional value and dietary fiber value.  Most importantly, they do not contain chemicals that are seen in inorganic produce. Although research around the anti-cancer causing nature of organic food is still unclear as to crediting organic foods for lower cancer cases in people who eat such foods, it is a better option to eat conventional foods which may not always have cancer-causing chemicals in them. The benefits of conventional foods outweigh the risks of pesticide exposure. Berries, garlic, tomatoes, green tea, cruciferous veggies, turmeric, leafy greens, grapes whole grains like brown rice are some of the very few foods that have cancer-fighting properties.  They have anti-oxidants that capture free radicals that cause more harm to the body and have higher chances of leading to cancer. Since the inorganic produce we get ion our supermarkets are mixed with inorganic fertilizers and pesticides that were given to them as they grow, these chemicals are stored in them and enter our bodies and create complications like cancer-based on the type of chemicals used in the pesticides. Starting from herbs and spices to fruits and vegetables, the Indian food is rich with anti- cancer-causing and anti-inflammatory properties that naturally provide our bodies with some level of cancer shield. With the advent of fast food and western food that is grown in inorganic ways, it is no doubt that organic food needs to be re-established I our food system to tackle the cancer problem that we see today. It is a clear reality to be observed that cancer cases have risen astronomically in the past decade as the rates of inorganic and fast foods have popularly increased and they are easier to find and buy, unlike the organic counterpart. With overpopulation and shortage of food resources on the rise, gaining access to organic food is a costly process that is imperative in order to reduce our risk of getting cancer through the very food we rely on for survival. It is time we spend more on making sure we eat good food, organic food not just in hopes of preventing cancer but also to lead a physically and mentally active and healthy life.        

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Artificial Intelligence in Cancer Treatment

The world has seen and heard enough about Artificial Intelligence and the wonders it has been helping us humans with and just when we thought AI could give us no more, there is news on how AI has been developed to tackle cancer therapy and treatment.  Making the lives of cancer survivors better are AI technology, AI startups, and AI tech giants like Google Deepmind Health to name a few sources. AI uses machine language, natural language processing, algorithms, computer vision, planning, artificial general intelligence to engage in learning complex patterns;  find and understand differences;  draw out pathways in creating easy, feasible and reliable solutions to the medical field. Robot-assisted surgeries that operate on AI are used by surgeons for delicate conditions with precision control. With the impactful entry of Artificial Intelligence, health care is getting better, faster diagnosis is a reality with hundreds of thousands of patient cases each year, personalized patient treatment and regimen are made available thanks to one powerful aspect of AI called machine learning (MI). Powerful and fool-proof algorithms will pinpoint illnesses and prescribe treatments while a machine is fed with a patient’s medical record and his/her family medical record to collect and use the massive collection of data. AI helps in planning the treatment and predicting tumor growth and evolution, drug resistance, side effects all from the data it already has access to or with the new data made available by researchers, online cancer care portals and health care personnel and medical professionals like doctors. A new artificial intelligence (AI) tool developed by a team at the University of Toronto headed by  Aaron Babies has developed software to significantly reduce the time needed to develop radiation therapy treatment plans for cancer patients.  Historical radiation therapy is mined using the software and AI automates the process under twenty minutes. Data from clinical trials, drug research, drug discovery, image processing, image mapping, decoding raw data are all used in AI software.  Google’s Deepmind Health integrates the data and research collected from health centers from around the world and uses AI. Application of machine learning to screen mammograms is one of the few steps done by Deepmind Health since its entering The controversial scene of collecting patient data from the UK Imperial Centre. In the recent news, Deepmind has resorted to a bitcoin-style ledger-based system to record patient data and interaction automatically and is fully visible since it’s an online ledger. MIT Media Lab has proposed a model that controls the treatment regimen it created by using “self-learning” machine learning that creates an optimal treatment plan, with the lowest possible potency and frequency of doses that reduce tumor sizes to a degree comparable to that of traditional regimens. TriNet,  a global health research network that optimizes clinical research and enables discoveries through the creation of real-world evidence, data, analytics, and a researcher community together. This company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts enables a global industry exchange and liberates data with the potential to rapidly provide answers to hard questions regarding clinical problems.  It supports electronic medical records and genomics analysis on over 300 million patients from “hundreds” of health care institutions in 17 countries, including the U.S., U.K., Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore, India, and Brazil. “ With TriNet, what previously took days or weeks to determine may often be done in minutes,”  says Merck Global Health Innovation Fund vice president. With around 1.6 million people diagnosed with cancer worldwide, AI acts as a revolutionary way to assist doctors, researchers, and surgeons to diagnose, layout treatment plans, review, and provide post-cancer care to patients. This does not mean AI is gaining more importance than the doctors and researchers but that robots and AI make life a little simpler and stress-free for both doctors and patients. The human connection will still be necessary for optimal patient care but the role of doctors in diagnostics may vary.  It is an achievement that AI is what it is now from where we started it all from the “Turing test”. With deep learning, there is more scope in what AI could assist the cancer scene with and there is more hope in all the technological advancements that are yet to be seen.      

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Emotional Stress on Cancer Patients

Stress is the condition when a person feels that he/she is under some mental, physical or emotional pressure. The human body responds to any kind of stress by releasing hormones which increase blood pressure, increased heart rate and increased blood sugar levels. When a person is detected with cancer, it not only affects the person but also his/her parents and family members and his close friends and relatives. A person who is detected with cancer, has to endure a hard and long journey in which his physical, mental and emotional conditions will be tested and they will be tested very hard. It can also affect his connection with his family and dear and near ones. A person’s financial condition, social status, and the psychological situation can change when he/she is detected with or undergoing the treatment of cancer. Feelings of depression, surrender, and anxiety is very common and is normal to this very life-changing experience. However, having a happy and self-motivating attitude can help the person in this tedious journey of his. A patient needs to tell his doctor about the stressful condition that he/she is facing and the feelings the person is having at that period, because a doctor is not there to help him just with the cure of cancer and prescribing medicines to the person but the doctor can also help him with his feelings and inspire him in this life-changing event of his. Reports show that as many as 40% of the time doctors did not understand the mental or emotional condition of a patient. It is mostly seen that the person affected most other than the person who has cancer is his/her spouse in the whole family circle. When a person experiences stress the body responds with a big neurological and endocrine change. Researchers have that a reduction in overall stress can be achieved when a combination of medical and psychological interventions are used. Cancer does not just affect a particular body part of a patient, it affects the whole person their near and dear ones. Coping up with Mood Swings during Cancer Talk about the emotional changes to a doctor: A doctor is the best person who can help a patient with cancer or undergoing cancer cure. Some patients hold themselves back from telling their doctor about their mood changes but this should not be done. A patient should talk freely about his/her mood changes during the cancer treatment period.  Eating well: A patient should eat well and eat healthy keeping his/her health in mind. If proper and healthy food is not supplied to the body during this crucial time period, then that can be the cause of another serious issue.   Doing relaxation exercises (yoga): Doing relaxation exercises can help keep the body and mind stable and also help keep a positive mood throughout the day. Doing yoga every day can also help reduce anxiety, depression, tiredness, and fatigue thus making them feel refreshed every day. Doing some regular sets of exercises: Doing some regular sets of exercises like swimming, walking, jogging or any other form of exercise can help keep the patient’s mind distracted and help them remain calm and happy. Avoiding alcohol: It is fine if the patient drinks a measured amount of alcohol with the permission and consultation of the doctor who is currently treating him. Otherwise, if alcohol is drunk without the knowledge of the doctor it might react with the drugs which are currently being used for treating the patient’s cancer and cause risky side-effects. However, it has been seen that drinking malt whiskey can help prevent cancer. Getting enough sleep: While a person is being treated for cancer his/her need for sleep may increase as the body repairs itself. Studies show that the hormone produced by the brain when the body is sleeping is melatonin which may have antioxidant properties that can help stop cancer-causing cells. Talking to other people about your feelings: Talking to people close to your heart can help a person open up and ease his mind from the negative thoughts and thus relieve him/her of the tension and stress. Reaching out to friends might help. Talk to a cancer survivor: A small talk with a cancer survivor can help the person gain some knowledge from his experience and also motivate the person to keep the negativity at bay. Also talking to a cancer survivor may help the current patient improve his body and mind more and also teach them how to cope with their fears.    

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