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Dr. Shekar Patil - Oncologist, Bangalore

Dr. Shekar Patil

MD - Oncology

Oncologist, Bangalore

29 Years Experience  ·  375 at clinic
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Dr. Shekar Patil MD - Oncology Oncologist, Bangalore
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage.
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Dr. Shekar Patil is a popular Oncologist in Shanthi Nagar, Bangalore. He has had many happy patients in his 27 years of journey as a Oncologist. He is a qualified MD - Oncology. You can meet Dr. Shekar Patil personally at HCG Bangalore Institute of Oncology Speciality Centre in Shanthi Nagar, Bangalore. Don?t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shekar Patil on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MD - Oncology - C.N college - 1989
Past Experience
Doctor at Bangalore Institute of Oncology
Languages spoken
English
Professional Memberships
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Bangalore Oncology Group.

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Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital and Research Centre

1st Cross,Shankarapuram, Basavanagudi,Landmark:Shankar math, BangaloreChoose City Get Directions
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Pain Management

MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pain Management Specialist, Delhi
Pain Management

Diagnose root cause of your pain at an early stage because improperly diagnose & treated pain can create lot of problems in future.

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My mother is suffering from giant fibroadenoma in her left breast. One doctor has said to take a medicine for one month to cure it and others advised for operation. Should I go for operation or should I try medicines?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello, Fibroadenomas are to be addressed surgically and if its larger than 3 cm, then meds won't work.
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If abnormalities in cbc is not mean cancer then what are these parameters in cbc or other tests which shows us that anybody have cancer.

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Oncologist, Delhi
Tumor markers are a special set of blood tests that help in detecting early recurrences, but there is no one blood test that can diagnose a person with cancer. Please consult for further clarification.
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Hii. Mother had breast cancer n she went through a surgery n chemotherapy in aiims n now there is 3 month delay in radio so is there any harm if radio is getting delay. please answer me.

MD - Radiothrapy, MBBS
Oncologist, Pune
Please do not delay Radiation therapy. As the benefits of radiotherapy will be lost if you delay radiation.
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HPV Vaccination Protect Against Cervical Cancer

Panchkula & Delhi
Mother and Child Care, Panchkula
HPV Vaccination Protect Against Cervical Cancer

You've probably heard that a HPV vaccine can protect women against cervical cancer. In fact, the vaccine may be most effective when given to girls and young women. However the strains against which the HPV vaccine provides protection is limited. The vaccine does provide cover against the most prevalent strains (learn all about Cervical Cancer).

What Are the Benefits of the HPV Vaccine?

The main benefit of the vaccine is protection from cervical cancer.

Two HPV vaccines are currently on the market: Gardasil and Cervarix. In 2006, the FDA licensed Gardasil, the first cervical cancer vaccine. In 2007 Cervarix was approved. However, they don't protect against all types of cancer-causing HPV. Vaccines protect against these four types of HPV:

  • HPV 6

  • HPV 11

  • HPV 16

  • HPV 18

These types are responsible for 70% of cervical cancers and 90% of genital warts (learn more about warts).

What parents should know about the HPV or Cervical Cancer Vaccine

Does your daughter need the HPV vaccine to help protect against cervical cancer?

Pap screening in girls and young women should be recommended as follows:

  • Within 3 years of becoming sexually active.

  • By age 21.

  • Most girls taking the vaccine will probably need fewer Pap smears taken at longer intervals over their lifetimes.

Has your daughter already been infected with HPV virus?

If so, receiving the vaccine won't prevent disease from that particular type. However, the HPV vaccine will protect against infection from the other HPV strains included in the shot.

Why Should Girls Receive the HPV Vaccine?

Full benefit of the HPV vaccine occurs only if you receive it before you're infected with any of the HPV strains included in the vaccine. That's why, vaccinating girls between ages 11 and 12 is recommended .Ideally, this is before they become sexually active. The HPV vaccine can also be given to girls as young as 9 and to girls from age 13 to 26 who have not received it earlier.

You may question whether 11 or 12 is too early to vaccinate, the vaccine has been shown to be more effective in immunizing against HPV when it is given to younger girls who have never been infected with the dangerous HPV strains.

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What are the chances of survival in blood cancer in case someone is appearing with chemo treatment. Earlier went through the radiation but it did not work on him. Age is 26Gender-Male.

MBBS, Diploma in MEDICAL Radio Therapy, DNB
Oncologist, Bangalore
Hi lybrate-user, main modality of blood cancer i.e, leukemia is chemotherapy. The survival depends on the type of leukemia and its variant. ALL has better prognosis than CML. Due to inadequate information, survival period cannot be commented.
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Hi, I'm a woman of 23, in my father's side hereditary all of my aunts have been affected by cancer. Want to know if this hereditary would affect me? have heard that only mother's side hereditary will be followed to children. In this cancer disease how is the hereditary plays a role? looking forward for valuable response. Thanks.

Medical officer, BHMS, CGO
Homeopath, Kolkata
Its totally controversial issue bt there is a minute chance to get affected. You shd keep urself in homoeopathic back up to avoid mess.
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Hello sir, I want to know the symptoms of heart cancer? I am 18 years old. Please tell me.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
Cancer of cardiac origin are not so common and usually arise from the muscles of heart. They depend on the part of heart affected and usually presents as cardiac dysfunction, cardiac temponad. Diagnosed by echocardiography initially.
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What are the symptoms of early cancer. Any normal cheap test for confirmation the cancer present in body.

Post Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) (A.M) (Oncology), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) - (Cine-Med Inc. USA)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
Hi, I appreciate you seeking guidance. Commonly blood tests/ tumor markers, scans and biopsies are usually employed to diagnose cancer, with biopsy being the gold standard that clinches the diagnosis. The test requirements, as mentioned above, vary from cancer to cancer. In fact, there always are symptoms but in certain early stage cancers they are quite mild and hence go unnoticed mostly. Routine health checkups may help catch these early, however. Specifically, basis the cancer society recommendations, you need to be watchful about seven cardinal warning signs (c. A. U. T. I. O. N) of cancer, as given below - c - change in bowel habits a - a sore that does not heal you - unusual bleeding or discharge t - thickening or enlargement of a lump I - indigestion or difficulty swallowing (/ dysphagia) o - obvious change in a wart or mole n - nagging cough or hoarseness hope this answers your question.
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I have a benign fibroadenoma its size is 2 cm . In lifetime there is a chance to get cancer. And I have not removed the tumor, doctor told no need to remove. In lifetime I have to remove this tumor.

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Oncologist, Delhi
2 cm fibroadenoma is a small one. It doe not have any chance of getting converted into cancer and you may observe it. But how have you confirmed it as a fibroadenoma. Do you have an FNAC done on it?
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