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Dr. M. Balu David

MBBS, Diploma in Radio Therapy

Oncologist, Chennai

37 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. M. Balu David MBBS, Diploma in Radio Therapy Oncologist, Chennai
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Dr. M. Balu David is a trusted Oncologist in Chetpet, Chennai. Doctor has been a successful Oncologist for the last 37 years. Doctor has completed MBBS, Diploma in Radio Therapy . You can consult Dr. M. Balu David at VS Hospitals - Advanced Cancer Care in Chetpet, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. M. Balu David and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai - 1981
Diploma in Radio Therapy - Madras Medical College, Chennai - 1986
Awards and Recognitions
WHO Fellowship , Award in Radiation Oncology
Professional Memberships
Tamilnadu Medical Council

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I am suffering from prostate swelling problems for the many days, kindly give me any remedial advice if any, medication or anything home remedies.

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Sexologist, Srinagar
I am suffering from prostate swelling problems for the many days, kindly give me any remedial advice if any, medicati...
Take tablet sova (dermacos) twice daily. For further assistance you can consult me privately on lybrate.
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My father is suffering from squamous cell carcinoma (which is showed on reports) on left leg. Can you please describe me about this. Suggest me treatment. The doctor said it's cancer. My father feeling fear. Please describe me about treatment and suggest me a doctor to consult.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Oncology, Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (FRSTM & H)
Oncologist, Delhi
Dear lybrate-user, what you say it means he has skin cancer. The treatment depends upon the extent of tumor. Skin cancer really gets spread to other parts of the body with the result patient has no symptoms except local ones. If untreated for long time the disease may spread and give rise to different symptoms.
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In her left breast 3 lump or solid mass is filled. Have no other problem. What to do?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Cetificate Course In Thyroid Disorders Management (CCMTD)
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello, Thanks for the query. It is necessary to get a detailed examination done from a competent surgeon. Plus a mammogram and if needed FNAC. These investigations will help in knowing what is the situation. Based on results of investigation further treatment can be decided. Thanks.
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My grand mother had a breast cancer so please how to rectify the problem and I am a modern people please reduce the loss of money to solve this problem regards ranji.

MBBS, MS- Surgery , M.Ch - Surgical Oncology , FIAGES
Oncologist, Delhi
My grand mother had a breast cancer so please how to rectify the problem and I am a modern people please reduce the l...
Modern treatment has resulted in great improvement in cure for breast cancer. First disease should be confirmed with core biopsy, mammography and staged as per clinical indications. Surgery is mainstay of treatment for localized disease. Preop or postop chemotherapy is given as per indications. Adjuvant radiation and hormone therapy is decided based on histopathology report. Treatment should be started earlist possible.
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My Father is 80 years old and he is suffering from BENIGN. Prostate enlarge. Report on SR. PSA is 51.44 ng/ml. Urine passage is block and temporarily passed through tube. He is having hypertension no diabetes. Kindly suggest proper medication. And whether he can be cured by operating through urologist or through medicines.

Registrar In Surgical Oncology, Fellowship In Gynaecologic Oncology, Masters In Advanced Oncology, Fellowship In advanced laparoscopy and robotic surgery, Fellowship In Gastrointestinal Oncology, Fellowship In CRS and HIPEC, Fellowship In PIPAC
Oncologist, Mumbai
My Father is 80 years old and he is suffering from BENIGN. Prostate enlarge. Report on SR. PSA is 51.44 ng/ml. Urine ...
The psa value of 51 is quite high. He needs a dedicated ultrasound of the prostate to rule out cancer. He should also be shown to a urologist or uro oncosurgeon to get a digital rectal examination and usg guided multi quadrant biopsy. Sorry to scare you, but usually bph doesn't have such high values, so it is better to evaluate thoroughly.
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FELLOWSHIP IN ADVANCED LIVER SURGERY AND LIVER TRANSPLANTATION, FELLOWSHIP IN HEPATOBILIARY AND LIVER TRANSPLANT SURGERY, MASTER OF SURGERY, MBBS
Gastroenterologist, Ahmedabad
Tea and coffee in moderate amount is proved to protect against liver cancer
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Esophageal Cancer - How Can It Be Prevented?

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology
Gastroenterologist, Ghaziabad
Esophageal Cancer - How Can It Be Prevented?

Cancer is one of the most widespread and incurable diseases that mankind has been combating with till date. We still have to go long for treating this deadly disease, regardless the progress man has made in medicine and medical sciences. Cancer continues to take the life of millions of people every year. In this article, we are going to talk about Esophageal Cancer, what it is, its symptoms and causes. Let us have a look.

What is Esophageal Cancer?

Esophagus is the long hollow tube that starts from your throat and ends up in the stomach. The esophagus helps us to move the food down when we swallow it. So, cancer which affects the esophagus tract is known as Esophageal cancer. It generally affects the cells that line the inner walls of the esophagus. It is the 6th most common form of cancer that takes thousands of lives every year. Let us have a look at the symptoms of esophageal cancer.

SymptomsEsophageal cancer can be easily identified when it attacks a patient. There are some important symptoms that are prominent and clearly points towards the type of cancer.The patient faces difficulty in swallowing (dysphagia) because the esophageal tract starts to get narrow because of the excessive growth of abnormal cells inside its walls. Therefore food cannot be swallowed easily by the victim. Weight loss without the will of trying is also a symptom. This is because the patient cannot eat and drink properly anymore because of the unhealthy inflammation of the tract. The patient can suffer from abnormal chest pain, high pressure or burning sensations. These are followed by pukish feelings as well. Failure to digest properly or heartburn is very common and usually makes the patient weak and mentally irritated because of the problems in the digestive system.

How to prevent Esophageal cancer?

Actually, no one can definitely say that a set of the solution will keep someone away from cancer. It is not possible as cancer can affect anyone. But we can surely follow some steps at least to prevent it from happening in the first place. One needs to quit smoking and drinking alcohol. Tobacco is very harmful to each and every part of your body, therefore, it is absolutely not recommended to smoke and quit it completely. Same goes for alcohol intake. Even if you drink alcohol, drink it in moderation and not always. Eating more fruits and vegetables is one of the most important elements that can help your metabolism grow much stronger and help them to fight with any kind of foreign cells. Maintain a healthy weight and keep exercising daily for better body structure and functions.

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My mother 63 years. Her a gland under ear is swollen in last month. First it was 3 cm and now it is. 50 cm. Her sugar thyroid is normal. And there is no symptoms what can I do? Please help.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
You must get herself checked by detailed oral and throat examination. Fnac must be done from the node, having a swelling is also a symptom so please don't ignore.
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Dr. My mother and father both are cancer patients, my grandmother also died because of cancer ,So is there any possibility that in future I can also be a victim of cancer.!

DM - Oncology, MBBS, MD - Medicine
Oncologist, Mumbai
There are some cancers which run in family, like colon cancer, breast cancer, gastric cancer, uterine cancer. There is one condition called Lifraumeni syndrome which can also run in family. So without making any prior investigation it's very difficult to say.
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Cancer developed to my father near throat SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA grade 2.Please suggest me for treatment. We living in chennai.

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heerak bhasma muktashukti bhasma panchsakar avleh sootshekhar ras vyadhihar rasayan for 60 to 90 days only to get completely cured
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