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18

JUL 2018

80% OF CHILDHOOD CANCERS ARE CURABLE

As infectious diseases are becoming more controlled in children, cancer is emerging as the lead cause of death after accidental deaths. Pediatric cancers are rare compared to those in adults. The good news is that most of the pediatric cancers are now curable, but there are many factors acting against achieving this result in our country.

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childhood-cancers-2

18

JUL 2018

80% OF CHILDHOOD CANCERS ARE CURABLE

As infectious diseases are becoming more controlled in children, cancer is emerging as the lead cause of death after accidental deaths. Pediatric cancers are rare compared to those in adults. The good news is that most of the pediatric cancers are now curable, but there are many factors acting against achieving this result in our country.
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2018-06-28

6

JUL 2018

A COMPLETE LOW DOWN ON ANEMIA CAUSED BY IRON DEFICIENCY

Anemia refers to a decreased number of circulating red blood cells. It is the most common blood disorder in the general population and affects an estimated two billion people, globally. Iron deficiency is the most common cause of anemia, which is caused due to the lack of sufficient iron to form normal red blood cells. Iron is essential for the formation of hemoglobin, the main component of red blood cells for carrying oxygen from the lungs to all the tissues in the body.

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2018-06-28

6

JUL 2018

A COMPLETE LOW DOWN ON ANEMIA CAUSED BY IRON DEFICIENCY

Anaemia refers to decreased number of circulating red blood cells. It is the most common blood disorder in the general population and affects an estimated two billion people, globally.
Iron deficiency is the most common cause of anaemia, which is caused due to the lack of sufficient iron to form normal red blood cells. Iron is essential for the formation of haemoglobin, the main component of red blood cells for carrying oxygen from lungs to all the tissues in the body.

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31

MAY 2018

WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY

Tobacco consumption can place you on higher risk of at least 15 types of cancer, heart disease and various lung diseases. Tobacco can be ingested in a number of ways; smoking cigarettes, chewing or ‘dipping’ tobacco, hookah, and cigars. Cigarette smoking is the most common form of tobacco consumption. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), India is home to 12% of the world’s smokers. More than 1 million people die every year in India due to tobacco-related illnesses.

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5

APR 2018

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND CANCER

There are many risk factors that can lead to the development of cancer. Some risk factors are not within control, such as inherited genes or family history, however many are controllable and if avoided can drastically lessen the likelihood of developing cancer. A vital way within control to help in the prevention of cancer is through regular exercise and maintaining a good weight. According to the American Cancer Society, approximately one-third of all cancer deaths are attributed to poor diet, lack of regular exercise and obesity.

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5

APR 2018

CANCER FACTS

Cancer is a term used for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control and invade other tissues. Cancer cells can spread throughout the body via the blood and lymph system. When cancer cells move from their point of origin and invade other parts of the body through the bloodstream and lymph system, the process is referred to as metastasis.

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5

APR 2018

DIETARY HABITS AND CANCER

There are many risk factors that can lead to the development of cancer. Some risk factors are not within control, such as inherited genes or family history, however many are controllable and if avoided can drastically lessen the likelihood of developing cancer. A vital way to prevent cancer is by practicing healthy dietary habits and maintaining a good weight. According to the American Cancer Society, approximately one-third of all cancer deaths are attributed to poor diet, lack of regular exercise and obesity.

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5

APR 2018

STEPS TO REDUCE THE RISK OF CANCER

Cancer is one of the most unpredictable malignancies which is affecting several citizens of all the age groups. Regardless of its unpredictability, there are a few practices that can have a very strong influence on the immune system which can prevent or reduce the cancer risk. These practices will significantly enhance the chances of the cancer patient survival. Below are the lifeline hacks that help you bolster your immunity against Cancer.

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28

MAR 2018

MOST COMMON CANCERS AFFECTING WOMEN

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death for both men and women. However, there are some cancers that frequent most commonly among women. The reasons for this vary from cancer to cancer. It is yet to establish the reason behind this. There are women in India, who still do not have access to the proper medical care through which the early diagnosis of the cancer is possible. Let us read through the most common cancers among women.

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28

MAR 2018

CANCER TREATMENT WITH RADIATION THERAPY

The discovery of the x rays in 1985 by Wilhelm Rontgen has left a lasting impact on the field of medicine, particularly to cure the life-threatening diseases like Cancer. Three years after its discovery, the systems were devised to use X-rays, initially for diagnosis and within 3 years the high-energy x rays were used to treat Cancer, non-surgically using radiation therapy.

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