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Dr. Anju Malhotra

MBBS, MD - Radio Diagnosis/Radiology

Oncologist, Delhi

18 Years Experience  ·  0 - 1000 at clinic
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Dr. Anju Malhotra is an experienced Oncologist in Ramesh Nagar, Delhi. She has had many happy patients in her 18 years of journey as a Oncologist. She is a MBBS, MD - Radio Diagnosis/Radiology . You can consult Dr. Anju Malhotra at Khetarpal Hospital in Ramesh Nagar, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Anju Malhotra and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Moti Lal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad - 2000
MD - Radio Diagnosis/Radiology - B.R. Ambedkar University Agra - 2004
Awards and Recognitions
Fellowship in Deptt. of Radiation Oncology in IRCH AIIMS
Professional Memberships
Delhi Medical Council
Delhi Medical Association (DMA)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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Khetarpal Hospital

F-95,Main Najafgarh Road, Bali Nagar. Landmark: Near Ramesh Nagar Metro Station, DelhiDelhi Get Directions
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What is the symptoms of colon cancer? Please inform how l can we suspect it may be coln cancer?

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
Cancer unfortunately doesn't have trademark symptoms. They can often be vague. However the common symptoms related to colon cancers include persistent low hemoglobin, dark stools (malena), occasionally bleed per rectum if the cancer is in rectum, alteration of bowel habits. That means having alternating constipation and diarrhoea. It's however not a hard and fast rule that if you have these symptoms that means you have cancer. It just means there is an increased probability. If you have any doubts, you can do something call faecal occult blood test (fobt) or faecal immunohistochemical test (fit), which again are around 90% percent accurate.
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Doctors I had a small dot like tumour in pelvis. Will it be cancer? Pls tell me hw to make sure whether it is cancer or not by self diagnosis.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
If there is no loss of weight, appetite and if there is no change in shape of dot like tumour and if it not painful than it is suggestive of you not having cancer.
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My wife has a lump in her right breast since birth of our child and it feels no pain when it is touched. Also it seems no increase or decrease in size. What to do sir.

FICS, FCCP (USA), DNB (General Surgery), MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
Any breast lump has to be treated with caution .From what you say it seems to be a fibroadenoma which is innocous. A complete breast investigatiion schedule including FNA (fine needle biopsy) should be done .Surgery is the only mainstay of treatment and should be a lumpectomy followed by a histopath examination Clinical examination by the surgeon will dictate what sequence the management will follow, hence the patient must see a surgeon as soon as possible and follow hisadvice.
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Vaginal Cancer - The Silent Scourge!

Post Doctoral Fellowship In Gynecologic Oncology, MS - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery
Oncologist, Bangalore
Vaginal Cancer - The Silent Scourge!

We all hear about cervical or ovarian cancer, but who hears about vaginal cancer?  The fact is that vaginal cancer, while uncommon, can be deadly if left undiagnosed and treated. Many women with vaginal cancer may not even know that they have it until it is too late. The cancer itself, and treatment options are discussed here!

The vaginal canal is sometimes referred to as the ‘birth canal’ because it leads from the opening of the cervix to the outside of the body. There are two main types of vaginal cancer: squamous cell carcinoma, and adenocarcinoma. Squamous cell carcinoma forms in the thin, flat cells that line the vagina. It grows slowly and usually does not metastasize, but when it does, it can spread to the lungs and liver, thereby being potentially deadly.

Adenocarcinoma grows in the secretory glands of the vagina. This type of cancer is more common, and more likely to metastasize. This type of cancer appears most commonly after menopause.

Women who are above the age of 60, exposed to DES while in the womb, have had HPV, have had cervical cancer, or a history of abnormal cells in the cervix, have had uterine cancer, or a history of abnormal cells in the uterus, and have had a hysterectomy for cancer or other health problems affecting the uterus are more likely to develop vaginal cancer.

Vaginal cancer manifests itself in the form of pain or abnormal bleeding.  However, since it is oftentimes symptomless, it may only be detected during yearly pelvic exams and pap smears.  Bleeding and discharge in between periods, pain during intercourse, pain in the pelvic area, vaginal lumps, pain while urinating, and constipation are all signs of vaginal cancer.  

This cancer can often be detected by physical exams, pelvic exams, pap smears, colposcopies, biopsies, Treatment works better if the cancer has not metastasized, the tumor size, the grade of the tumor cells, if there are symptoms at diagnosis, if the patient is younger and in good relative health, and if the cancer has gone into permanent remission.

Treatment options include hysterectomy, vaginectomy, brachytherapy, dystilbol, pelvic exams, and vulvectomy.  As can be seen, the only viable treatment option in many cases is either minor or major surgery which results in removal in part or all of the reproductive tract organs.

Vaginal cancer patients have a better outlook than ever before.  Vaginal cancer is no longer the silent killer that it used to be, and many patients are living long and productive lives long after treatment. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Sir, My mother aged 67 yrs, has been detected from carcinoma endometrium, 3a, had undergone surgery. And is advised chemo, & radiation. My question is. What is a proper treatment, is chemo helpful, in completely curing the disease. Is there any other effective methods for treatment. Such as immunotherapy, or in Ayurveda, homeopath ,please help.

BHMS, MD - Homoeopathy
Homeopath, Lucknow
Chemo and radiation are today's most reliable treatment but with lots of side effects specially at this age of patient. There are medicines in homoeopathy but the treatment plan in homoeooathy is less reliable than chemo and radio. So plz go for chemo and radio and for covering up their side effects, homoeopathy can help you surely.
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Colon Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment!

MBBS, MD, DM - Oncology
Oncologist, Pune
Colon Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment!

Cancer in colon forms due to uncontrolled cell growth in the large intestine cells. Most colon cancers originate from the healthy cells in the lining of the colon that grow into tumors called adenomatous polyps. These polyps can be cancerous or benign. A cancerous tumor is malignant and may spread to the other parts of the body by traveling through blood and lymph systems, this process is known as metastasis. Whereas a benign tumor can grow but don’t necessarily spread to other parts of the body. It takes years for these changes to develop depending upon both genetic and environmental causes.

Causes and risk factors:
In a healthy body, the cells normally grow, divide and then die. Cancer is the result of uncontrollable cell growth where the cells do not die. Aging is one of the important risk factors for colon cancer; other risk factors include a family history of colon cancer. As per Johns LE and Houlston RS individuals with a family history of colon cancer have a high risk of developing this form of cancer as compared to those with no such history. A study conducted by Giovannucci and others in 1995, successfully established the relation between physical activity, obesity and colon cancer. As per the research lack of physical activities elevates the chance of getting colon cancer. Individuals who regularly smoke, are obese and use aspirin have a higher risk of developing this form of cancer. Diet is also an important factor, diets that are high in fat and low in fiber may elevate the risk.

Symptoms:
The symptoms of colon cancer are varied, depending upon the condition of the tumor. At the early stage, patients may experience no symptoms. However, as cancer grows, symptoms arise. Diarrhea or constipation are common; patients may see changes in stool consistency and narrower stool. Abdominal discomfort, bloating, fullness and cramps may also indicate colon cancer. Sudden weight loss and unexplained iron deficiency (anemia) are also associated with this form of cancer. If these symptoms last for several weeks, don’t hesitate to consult your physician.

Treatment:
Colon cancer is highly treatable and depends on the type and the stage of cancer along with health and other characteristics of the patient. However, there is no single treatment; the most common options are – surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. The surgery for colon cancer is known as colectomy and involves removing the affected part of the colon and the adjoining areas including nearby lymph nodes. Chemotherapy involves killing the cancer cells by utilizing certain chemicals that interfere the cell division process and damage the proteins or DNA. In the radiation therapy, high-energy gamma rays are used to target and destroy the cancer cells. Radiotherapy can be used both as a standalone treatment and also along with other treatments. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Oncologist.

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My teenage girls want to use nail polish, but I have heard that many nail polishes contain formaldehyde and can cause cancer. Is it safe for my daughters to use it?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
My teenage girls want to use nail polish, but I have heard that many nail polishes contain formaldehyde and can cause...
Not all the nail polish contain formaldehyde so once a while you may use it, but be cautious to use good brands and read the component.
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Hello Doctor, I am 32 years old, I have bladder in my both nipples since I was 15 year old now it has grown, kindly advice me what I should do and is it a breast cancer like ladies, I am getting scared please advice.

MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Kanpur
U probably have a gynecomastia which usually begins around teen age and may reduce on its own with time. However it has nothing to do with cancer and is of absolutely no worry from this point of view.
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My friends are addition for tobacco they are affaded often some diseases so what are symptoms of cancer?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
Tobacco addiction is one of the most common risk factors and chewing tobacco most often leads to oral or mouth cancers presenting as growth or ulceration, abnormal bleeding, difficulty in swallowing and eating, reduced mouth opening, white or red patches in mouth etc.
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Any protective remedies of enlarged prostate gland - age 55 male- frequent urination - normal colour - odourless - feeling some residual is still in - to clear pressure through finger helps - check and release technique.

MS
General Surgeon, Panipat
Any protective remedies of enlarged prostate gland - age 55 male- frequent urination - normal colour - odourless - fe...
Mr. Banerjee. Protective measures are doing regular exercise,Yoga as enlarged prostate is an old age disease. If you are pressing your bladder from out side then it is alright but don't put pressure through rectum.
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