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Dr. S Sivakumar

Oncologist, Chennai

Dr. S Sivakumar Oncologist, Chennai
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Dr. S Sivakumar is a renowned Oncologist in Mylapore, Chennai. You can meet Dr. S Sivakumar personally at St.Isabel's Hospital in Mylapore, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. S Sivakumar on Lybrate.com.

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I m 25 n my breast size is less. Plzz help me wid as soon as posible n without side effects.?

M.Ch - Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon
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Without scar breasts augmentation is possible with ur own body fat. Its a natural and scar less option.

I am having multiple fibroadenoma in both breasts, which are very small. I had undergone surgery for fibroadenoma removal four times in the past approximately 6 years ago, which were bigger in size. I am having a doubt that" is this fibroadenoma will become cancerous tumor in the future and is there any diet restrictions to get it reduced. Can you please clarify my doubt.

PGDMLS, PGDHHM, LLB, PhD Surgery, MS - General Surgery
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Generally fibroadenomas do not turn cancerous. However, self examination on a monthly basis is recommended. In case you notice any change in their character or there is bloody discharge from nipple, general surgeon would examine and order usg and / or fnac besides other tests. Then depending on the results further action is planned. There is no need to remove all fibroadenomas,
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Are there screening tests that can find lung cancer early? How many people get lung cancer?

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Oncologist
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Yes there are screening tests such as a low dose ct scan that can detect lyng cancer early. Heavy smokers are more likely to develop lung cancer.

What is cancer?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Cancer is abnormal and uncontrolled devision or proliferation of cells which may be triggered by some carcinogens or genetic factor, even some viruses can predispose cancerous growth.

I am 54 years old and suffering from gb cancer and taking xeloda. There is severe stomach pain. Pet-ct did not revel any thing. Advice medicine for pain relief.

UICC International Fellow in Oncollogy , ESTRO certification in Head and neck oncology, MD - Radiothrapy
Oncologist
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Do you have diarrhoea? you can start tab sporolac ds 1-0-1 tab buscopan 1-0-1 tab metal forte 1-0-1. Give me feedback.

My friend is 26 years old and he continuously tilt his neck. Sometimes he feels his neck is stuck in one direction only. He feels it's a cancer.

Fellowship in Interventional Pain management , Diploma in Anesthesia, DA, MBBS
Pain Management Specialist
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My friend is 26 years old and he continuously tilt his neck. Sometimes he feels his neck is stuck in one direction on...
Tilting of neck is protective phenomenon, to get relieve pain. Free site. Unless anything not proven by biopsy can t be lebelled as cancer. So stop thinking for cancer.
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Plz tell me symptoms of flu immediately and regarding treatments to cure prostate Cancer.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Plz tell me symptoms of flu immediately and regarding treatments to cure prostate
Cancer.
Dear sir, flu is common cold, presenting as running nose, cough, sneezing, watery discharge from eyes, fever, muscle pain, weakness etc. Prostatic cancer in early stages can either be operated or receive radiation therapy. We usually do risk stratification using psa, gleasons score, staging and life expectancy and then offer treatment suitable to the patient.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
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Tomato reduces prostate cancer risk

Consumption of lycopene–containing foods, especially tomato and its products is prostate friendly. A prospective study of a cohort of over 50,000 men from the Health Professionals Follow–up Study in J Natl Cancer Inst 2014;106(2 suggests that dietary intake of lycopene is associated with a lower incidence of prostate cancer and a decreased risk of lethal prostate cancer. These effects may be mediated through inhibition of tumor angiogenesis.
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What is the symptoms of blood cancer? How its occurs? And how can be a man buried to this disease?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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dear sir, blood cancer is mostly caused by some aberrant genes. usually causing uncontrolled growth of one of the components of blood like white blood cells etc. mostly presenting as fever, mostly prolonged, frequent infections , bleeding or easy bruising, bone pains, lymph node or organ enlargement mostly liver , spleen,. one can die of uncontrolled or relapsed disease which becomes refractory to chemotherapy or due to one of the complications like infection, bleeding etc.
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I am 33 years old I have lipomas multiple in my body does they do any harm to me what can I do I asked about it to my doctor but he said if I want to remove he will do surgery but I want to know whether they cause cancer in future.

B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) (Cine-Med Inc. USA), PhD (A.M) (Oncology) Scholar.
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Hi lybrate-user, I appreciate you seeking help. Lipomas are benign, and the risk of them getting malignant is usually very low. Nevertheless, should it be concerning you owing to cosmetic reasons, you may decide to get them surgically removed. Simultaneously, I would advise you to take care of your dietary habits and lifestyle first. Should you be taking more of oily, fatty & sweet foods, do cut down your intake of such foods, and focus instead on more of green leafy vegetables & fresh fruits on a day to day basis. Include foods rich in protein, in your diet too. Taking a glass of lukewarm water in which a tsp of honey and juice of half a lemon are mixed thoroughly, early morning empty stomach, for about 1 - 2 months shall help reduce not only obesity but also may help reduce lipoma (s). At the same time, do incorporate daily exercises, yoga & walking for at least 30 to 45 minutes irrespective, unless you have any physical constraints that do not allow you so. Relaxing and de-stressing yourself regularly is equally important for your overall health. Hope this helps. So take care and all the very best. Sincerely
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Sir kya diabetes valo ko blood cancer pancreas cancer uterus cancer ka risk bad jata in cancers se prevention ke liya vyakti ko kya karna chahia mere uncle ko diabetes hai.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Oncology
Oncologist
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Dear, directly diabetes has no relation to the development of cancer but due to uncontrolled diabetes the body becomes week, there is immunological suppression which gives rise to various form of cancers depending upon the other factors. Vaykti ko hamesha apna diabities control mai rakhna chahiye.

I am 54 years old and feeling low for the last few days and unable to speak freely. Are these signs of some type of cancer or depression?

B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) (Cine-Med Inc. USA), PhD (A.M) (Oncology) Scholar.
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Hi Mr. lybrate-user, I appreciate you seeking help. You seem to be depressed. However, I would advise you to consult a general physician who can clinically evaluate and advise appropriately. Simultaneously, a little bit of change in diet/ lifestyle may also help cope up suitably. Taking ginger tea (without milk) may help overcome depression, indigestion and nausea, if any. Have a healthy and balanced diet, preferably Mediterranean one and stay well hydrated. Exercising daily for at least 30 minutes can help too. Walking, in open air, is the safest as well as the best should you have no other health related constraints. Early morning yoga, breathing exercises and meditation shall also help you keep focused, relaxed and help you connect with yourself better. It would facilitate face things, as they come, with ease and also enjoy every moment of your life by being able able to give your best, irrespective. If possible, a trip to some hill station or some scenic natural place with plenty of greenery can help you relax, rejuvenate, feel blessed, think clearly and have a fresh perspective. Hope this helps. Do take care and all the very best. Sincerely,
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Dear doctor my mom have non small cell lung cancer what is better treatment for this type of lung cancer and doctor gives her chemotherapy with giftinib 250. Please suggest me any new treatment overthere.

UICC International Fellow in Oncollogy , ESTRO certification in Head and neck oncology, MD - Radiothrapy
Oncologist
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I have to review her detailed reports. Pls send 1. Ct scan 2. Biopsy report 3. Egfr test report. 4. Routine blood reports 5. Pet scan report if done.

Ayurveda and Skin Cancer

Skin Diseases Cancer Heart Diseases Musculoskeletal Disorders Male Sexual Disorders AIDS, Hypertension Diabetes Mellitus Blood Disorders Respiratory Disorders, Gastrointestinal Disorders Endocrine Disorders ENT Disorders, Gynecological Disorders Opthalmic Disorders Psychiatric Disorders Urological Disorders
Ayurveda
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Skin is a very vital organ of your body as it protects your body from external injuries and also helps in regulating your body temperature. The gradual development of cancer cells on your skin region is known as skin cancer. Skin cancer is a very common disease that is affecting people worldwide. Many causes are responsible for skin cancer.

Some of them are stated as follows-
A) overexposure to sun rays. The ultraviolet rays can cause serious damage to your skin that can lead to cancer.
B) sun burns may also result in the development of cancer cells
C) frequent exposure to toxic chemical substance can also trigger skin cancer.
D) a frail immune system may also contribute to skin cancer.
E) certain scars on your skin, if left untreated, may become cancerous and eventually lead to skin cancer.
F) consuming unhealthy foods and being unhygienic may also lead to skin cancers.

Skin cancer may develop all over your body or on any particular region of your skin. It can spread to other parts of your body rapidly. The symptoms of skin cancer depend on the type of your cancer.

Some of the common symptoms of skin cancer are as follows:
I. A sore on your skin that cannot be healed
Ii. Swelling of your skin
Iii. You may also get an itching sensation frequently
Iv. Appearance of bumps
V. Bleeding of the affected areas
Vi. Appearance of reddish spots
Vii. A bleeding mole

Skin cancer is absolutely curable if treated at an early stage. Ayurveda offers effective remedies for treating skin cancer.

They are mentioned below:
1. Panchakarma therapy is the most effective treatment for healing skin cancer. It involves purification and removal of harmful toxins from your body through its 5 constituent therapeutic treatments namely, vamana, virechana, nasya, basti and raktamokshana.
2. Drinking green tea can be very helpful. It is known to have anti cancerous properties which help prevent and combat this killer.
3. Including more of citrus food in your diet such as lemons, oranges; excluding oily, fried foods and cutting down on higher quantities of sugar can prove to be beneficial.
4. Applying turmeric paste on the affected areas may help you to guard against skin cancer.

You must not ignore skin cancer and seek advice from a doctor as early as possible since the process of metastasis (spreading of cancer cells to different spots of your body) is very rapid in this case.
Ayurveda and Skin Cancer
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Hello sir. I am 25 year old. I am a student. I had used tobacco products from last 10years. Now I want to quite this. But I am unable to do this. I am getting afraid that may be I get caught by cancer. Suggest me what should I do. I also unable to concentrate on my studies.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Dear sir, it's really surprising that from age of 15 yrs you have been consuming tobacco. It's high time, you must quit. Tobacco has addictive tendency, so first you have to be determined, make up your mind and stay away from such places or people who distribute this. You can use nicotine gums or patches to kill the urge for time being. You can use alternative chewing materials like sauf, clove or mouth freshners to keep your mouth engaged. I have seen that determination and willing ness to quit is the best way to quit. Life is very precious, save it.
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I am 22 years old male and I want to ask you what is blood cancer and how it can be treated and how much money is required for treatment. In my city lots of people's dying due to blood cancer. Is there any medicine available for blood cancer?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician
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Medicine depends on type of blood cancer ..there are lots of blood cancer types....and each medicine is different for different cancers ..there's no one tablet for all
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10 Ways to Prevent Skin Cancer with Ayurveda

MD - Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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Skin cancer has two forms, melanoma and basal cell carcinoma. While the latter could be easily treated and cured, the former is hard to get rid of. Like all other forms of cancer, skin cancer can be easily treated if detected in its early stages. Ayurvedic medicines are known to cure and manage cancer for ages.

Here is a list of 10 Ayurvedic medicines that can help in fighting skin cancer.

Aloe vera: It has numerous skin benefits. For starters, it is considered to be a natural sun skin protector. It protects the skin from the harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun. It stops the production of carcinogen and helps the body to heal faster from cancer.
Flaxseeds: Apart from being rich in dietary fibre, this seed contains fatty acid micronutrients and lignans. The latter has the ability to stop the cancerous cells from spreading to other parts of the body.
Astralagus: Astralagus has multiple health benefits. It not only helps to boost the immune system, but helps the body produce skin cancer agents.
Turmeric: This is one of the oldest Ayurvedic herbs that combat a lot of diseases. Turmeric has a crucial component known as the curcumin. It is an extremely powerful antioxidant that has the capability to stop the growth of cancerous cells.
Bilberry: Due to the availability of free radicals, bilberry tea can counter skin cancer and helps minimise the damage caused by the cancer cells. They are a strong antioxidant and help the body to recover quickly.
Hawthorn: Hawthorn berries are strong antioxidants that not only stop the growth of cancer cells, but prevent them from affecting other organs of the body. This fruit should only be consumed if the patient is taking betablockers.
Artemisia: Commonly known as sweet wormwood, artemisia has a compound known as the artemisinin. Studies have shown that artemisinin can stop the cancer from spreading. Being non-toxic in nature, they have no side effects at all.
Scutellaria: More commonly known as the Chinese herb, this Ayurvedic herb stops the progression of skin cancer into further stages. They contain a compound known as the flavonoids, which are known to be an anticancer agent.
Saffron: Saffron has the unique property of slowing down skin cancer growth. Saffron can be applied in the form of extracts in small quantities to get best results.
10 Ways to Prevent Skin Cancer with Ayurveda
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Namaskar, Operated for Left hand-side breast cancer as MRM. Cancer detected T2N1M0. Total Lymph nodes detected=9, Positive Lymph nodes=1, ER: +ve 50%, PR: +ve, HER2: -ve. Given Chemo : 6 cycles of FEC. Please let me know Radiation therapy is required or only Hormonal therapy will work. Thanks & Regards

MD - Radiothrapy
Oncologist
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According to latest studies and protocols worldwide radiation therapy is recommended if her age is less than 60 years. Thanks.

I aged 47 years, suffering with lower back pain and frequently i suffer with body ache and viral fever (influenza)

MD-Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath
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It look like digestive irregularities in eating habits which lead to this problem followed by weakness . Eat food regularly on time , three times in day & regular exercise . For treatment you can contact by cell:9850328773, Skype :dr.n.r.parihar3 or E-Mail: parihar_homoeo@rediffmail.com.
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