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What is Leukoplakia?

What is Leukoplakia? Leukoplakia is the development of thickened and white patches over tongue, inner part of cheeks or other parts of oral cavity. This is premalignant lesion . Means It can turn into cancer. Cause – due to chronic irritation of buccal mucosa probably due to smoking and tobacco. Treatment – There is no
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Breastfeeding Can Reduce your risk of getting cancer.

Breastfeeding Can Reduce your risk of getting cancer. World breast feeding week 1st to 7th August. Breastfeeding for more than 1 year will reduce risk of getting breast and ovarian cancer. Breastfeeding for more duration increases number of missed periods which will reduce the level of estrogen hormone in the body. Research has shown that
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Cancer care pune celebrating World Lung Cancer DAY.

Cancer care pune celebrating World Lung Cancer DAY “1 ST AUGUST”. What are the causes of Lung cancer? Smoking (active and passive) and tobacco . Genetic mutations . Exposure to smoke and pollution What are the symptoms? Cough, Blood in sputum, chest pain, breathlessness How to prevent Lung cancer? Stop smoking and tobacco, avoid pollution
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What is IMRT Radiation Therapy?

Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy is highly conformal type Radiation treatment which concentrates high dose of Radiation in tumor area and very less dose in surrounding normal organs of body. Better preservation of normal structures. Better clinical results www.cancercarepune.com Dr. Jagdish Shinde Mob. 9890233887

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Head and Neck Cancers

Head and neck cancers include: Cancers of oral cavity including Tongue cancer, Ca buccal mucosa, floor of mouth, Cancer of Oropharynx including tonsil, pharynx, base of tongue and soft palate. Cancer of Hypopharynx including post cricoid region, pyriform fossa epiglottis. Cancer of Larynx (Sound box) Ca Nasopharynx What are the Causes of Head and neck
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MOUTH CARE DURING RADIATION THERAPY

One of the most common concern of patients getting radiation therapy to head and neck region is how to take care of oral cavity during radiation therapy. Radiation therapy causes thickening and increased stickiness of saliva. Generally it starts two weeks after starting treatment. There is increased level of acidity in oral cavity which promotes
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HOW TO TAKE SKIN CARE DURING RADIATION THERAPY

How to take skin care during Radiation Therapy Dr. Jagdish Shinde. MD, DMRT – Consultant Radiation Oncologist Pune What skin reaction to expect… Radiation therapy can cause skin reaction at the site of treatment. Severity of reaction increases as radiation progresses. During first two weeks patient won’t feel any skin reaction. Patient may feel slight
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HOW RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT IS PLANNED

Whenever any patient is planned for External Beam Radiation Therapy following process is followed. Radiotherapy planning Process 1. Initial Consultation and Consent In your first visit Radiation Oncologist will take history of your complaints and do the complete clinical examination of patient. He need to see all reports including CT scan, MRI, PET CT, Ultrasonography
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