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How getting a Second Opinion can help you or your loved ones ?

Patients generally consider that second opinions are valuable in cancer as it’s a life-changing disease both for the patient and their families. When you are dealing with cancer, choosing a treatment plan can seem overwhelming. One way to make sure is to seek a second opinion from another doctor. There are many reasons for getting a second op...

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Oral Cancer- PathSOS

Oral cancer is the third most common form of cancer in India. Oral cancer is a part of group of cancers called head and neck cancers. It may arise as a primary lesion originating in any of the tissues in the mouth or by extension from a neighbouring anatomic structure. About 90% of oral cancer are squamous cell carcinoma, originating in the tissues...

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Prevent Before In Place Of Cure After - PathSOS

Cancer is a main source of death around the world. One third of death is due to cancer, it’s a gigantic issue emerging in the world. But research suggested that cancer is a preventable disease and only five percent of cancers are hereditary. It depends on the life style we make, the food we take, and our physical activity levels can have a di...

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What to Eat During Chemo?

For cancer patients, eating the right types and amounts of foods is critical for restoring some of the vitality the disease has taken away. Patients undergoing chemotherapy experience life-affecting side effects including fatigue, hair loss, weight loss, nausea, and memory & concentration problems. During chemotherapy, it is always recomme...

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Cancer Counselling : Why We Need It - PathSOS

Padma Agarwal (name changed) was 30 years old when she got diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Though everyone at home was shocked and upset with her diagnosis, they were relieved that it was Stage 1 cancer and felt comforted by the statistics - life expectancy is higher with breast cancer. However, Padma’s reaction wasn’t as positive. Every...

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How to Prevent Cancer - PathSOS

Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide. According to the National Cancer Registry Programme of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India recorded an estimated 3.9 million cancer cases in 2016. It is quite possible that more than half of cancer deaths could be prevented if proper measures could be taken. In this article we will disc...

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It’s Not About Mistrust- Why Oncologist Want a Review of the Cancer Diagnosis? - PathSOS

  When Arvind scheduled his oncology doctor's appointment, he’d already been to a number of different doctors. It had taken months for his local doctors to figure out that the ulcer in his mouth was not a simple sore. As his visit with the oncologist neared, he was eager to get some clear guidance and form a treatment plan. But wh...

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Cancer Immunotherapy|How Immunotherapy Works|Types of Cancer Immunotherapy - PathSOS

Activating the immune system for therapeutic benefit in cancer has emerged as one of the most promising developments in immunology and oncology. In the past few decades, scientists have been trying to manipulate the human immune system to attack cancer cells. It's called immune therapy (or immunotherapy) and it works by harnessing the body's o...

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Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer - PathSOS

Immunotherapy is a type of treatment that uses drugs to stimulate a person’s own immune system to recognize and destroy cancer cells more effectively. Immunotherapy is being increasingy  used to treat some forms of non-small cell lung cancer of the lung, also known as NSCLC in short. This subset can be diagnosed by assessing PDL-1 expres...

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Prostate Cancer Symptoms & Causes - PathSOS

Prostate Cancer is the most frequently diagnosed visceral cancer of men that affects thousands of men each year who are middle-aged or older. It occurs when the cells in the prostate gland grow in an abnormal way, creating a lump of tissue, known as a 'tumour'. Prostate cancer affects the prostate gland, a small, squishy gland that produces some of...

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