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Tag: Dr. Rohan Khandelwal

breast cancer, mammograms, oncology
May 22, 2020

Under normal situations, oncology professionals recommend women between the ages of 50 and 74 with an average risk for breast cancer to undergo annual mammogram screenings.  But the times you're living in are far from normal.  Ideally, if you do not witness the warning signs, you would do well to delay your mammogram test until the COVID-19 pandemic is under control. Do not let this perilous circumstance limit your ability to check if you require immediate medical help. But a lump in

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Breast Cancer,Breast cancer in males,oncology,chemotherapy
April 13, 2020

Social conditioning has led to the term "breast cancer" being associated with women. According to a survey, the number of women undergoing breast cancer tests is almost triple the number of men. But the fact of the matter is that breast cancer affects men, too. Either way, getting diagnosed with cancer is heartbreaking. Thus, the support of loved ones holds immeasurable value to a cancer patient. As a family member, you may wonder how to cope when a loved one has cancer. You may be caught

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Breast Sagging,Tumor size,breast cancer
April 10, 2020

Breast cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers among Indian women. As per a 2019 report published in NCBI, breast cancer constitutes more than 30 per cent of all cancers in females. The survival rate largely depends on early diagnoses and the right treatment. Breast tumour size is an important factor in determining breast cancer stage but not the only one. Other factors like the location of the tumour, how much it has spread, hormone receptor status also play a significant role in

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breast cancer in males,oncology,chemotherapy
November 8, 2019

The percentage of men with breast cancer is extremely rare, compared to the prevalence among women. For men, the lifetime risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer is about 1 in 1,000, representing 0.4-1.2% of all male cancers. In 2018, about 2,550 men are expected to be diagnosed with the disease, compared with 2 million news cases for women in 2018. However, while the numbers are low, the risk remains real and should not be ignored. The "breasts" of an adult man are like the breasts of

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