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Dr. Meenu Walia  - Oncologist, Delhi

Dr. Meenu Walia

DNB (Medical Oncology), MD - General Medicine, MBBS

Oncologist, Delhi

25 Years Experience  ·  800 at clinic
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Dr. Meenu Walia DNB (Medical Oncology), MD - General Medicine, MBBS Oncologist, Delhi
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Dr. Meenu Walia is a trusted Oncologist in Indraprastha Extension, Delhi. Doctor has been a practicing Oncologist for 23 years. Doctor is a DNB (Medical Oncology), MD - General Medicine, MBBS. You can visit him/her at Max Super Speciality Hospital-Patparganj in Indraprastha Extension, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Meenu Walia on Lybrate.com.

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Education
DNB (Medical Oncology) - National Board of Examination, Delhi - 2005
MD - General Medicine - Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi, - 1997
MBBS - Maulana Azad Medical College(Delhi), - 1993
Languages spoken
English
Hindi
Awards and Recognitions
Awarded certificate for excellence in recognition for the exemplary work and dedication in the field of healthcare by the India Today group
DNB Medical Oncologist of India.
Awarded for Excellence in Medical Services by Indian Medical Association (East Delhi)
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Awarded for Prof. K. L. Wig Oration by Association of Physicians Of India
Featured in a book titled “Luminaries In Healthcare” by Mail today in December
Professional Memberships
Member
American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO)
European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)
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Member of UICC
Affiliated to Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Life member of Association of Physician of India (API)
Affiliated to Delhi Medical Council (DMC)
Life member of API (Delhi State Chapter)
Life member of Indian Academy & Clinical Medicine (IACM)

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Max Super Speciality Hospital-Patparganj

#108 A, Indraprastha Extension, Patparganj. Landmark: Near Sai Mandir, DelhiDelhi Get Directions
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Hello doctor, I saw discharge from my nipple by pressing it I am planning a family is it tat something related to it or not pls tell me. And another problem I m having is tat I got a knot (gath) on my uterus is tat something worried to it. My age is 25yrs. Please rply.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Zirakpur
Hello doctor, I saw discharge from my nipple by pressing it I am planning a family is it tat something related to it ...
Discharge from nipple may not be connected anything with planning a family/ pregnancy etc. Sometimes it happens in males too. Reason could be suspicious if you are not nursing. But no need to panic. But notice if discharge is from one nipple only or come without touching it. It's better to meet your healthcare professional. For'gath' - it could fibroid, cyst, tumour. If so proper measures needed. In modern medicine they would go for surgical measures, d&c etc as per gynaec's decision. In ayurveda, aartav shuddhi is directed which is a non invasive, non surgical, non surgical measure by use of decoctions. Time taken could be right weeks minimum. Still better to assess consistency, size, type if knot by modern investigation.
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I am a patient of Blood Sugar, High Blood Pressure, Knee joint Pain, Severe Constipation besides enlargement of Prostate Gland. First of all I want remedy for constipation and knee pain.Please tell.

MS - General Surgery, FMAS.Laparoscopy
General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
I am a patient of Blood Sugar, High Blood Pressure, Knee joint Pain, Severe Constipation besides enlargement of Prost...
Respected lybrate-user for constipation have more liquids green leafy veg fibers fruits curd. Avoid oily spicy. Isabgul 3 teaspoonful at night with glass of leuk warm water. For knee pain hot water dome rations.
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hello sir again I have quit tobacco since last 15 days Now I am very careful for no cancer to occur I had seen to Dr. oncologist also. He had said that now no tension and give me antioxidant tablet But now whole day I had fear that if cancer occur that So that why I question that if I quit tobacco in early stage osmf then there is no fear?

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Oncology, Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (FRSTM & H)
Oncologist, Delhi
Dear Soni, It is essential to know what type of cancer you were suffering from and what treatment you received. By that we can know what are the chances of recurrence. It is a good news that you are cured from this trouble and are on prophylaxis by antioxidants.
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What is cancer? How one should aware of cancer? What should not be eaten or taken for prevention of it?

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Cancer is when abnormal cells divide in an uncontrolled way. Some cancers may eventually spread into other tissues. There are more than 200 different types of cancer.it can be minimise by taking healhy diet. thanks
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I eat tobacco. In my mouth the color changes to yellow. It is called cancer problem?

MD - Radiation Oncology, MBBS, Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD)
Oncologist, Delhi
No it does not mean you have cancer. But you should avoid tobacco in any form as it can lead to cancer take professional help if you cannot quit on your own.
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I am 16 years old male. So many persons in my family have cancer. Did cancer is a heritage disease?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
Nearly 5-7 % cancers may be inherited but remaining are acquired. Do get yourself screened regularly and stay away from any kind of carcinogenic substance to prevent cancer.
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I have a cyst in my right breast. Is that any serious issue? Can you suggest a medicine for removing that cyst ?

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Oncology, Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (FRSTM & H)
Oncologist, Delhi
Dear, the cyst can either be asprated out or it can be surgically removed. As such there is no specific medicine which will dissolve the cyst. If you leave it untouched it may cause complications or gets solidified by calcification.
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Penile Cancer - Know Everything About It!

M.Ch - Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery
Urologist, Guwahati
Penile Cancer - Know Everything About It!

Penile cancer occurs when cancerous cells form on tissues of the penis. If caught early, penile cancer is treatable. In early stages, a cancerous tumour can be removed with little or no damage to the penis. But if it is diagnosed late, a man may lose part of or all of his penis and sometimes his life too. Hence, it’s vital that you know more about this cancer.

But first, a small primer on the penis.

The penis has two types of erectile tissues, the spongy tissue that gets engorged with blood leading to an erection:

  1. Corpora cavernosa: This tissue forms most of the penis.
  2. Corpus spongiosum: This tissue forms a small portion of the penis. It also surrounds the urethra, a tube that transports urine and sperm to outside.

The erectile tissue comes wrapped in connective tissue and skin to form the organ.

Penile cancer is usually found on the ‘glans’ or tip of the penis, but can also occur on the shaft of the penis. Some of the common symptoms of penile cancer include sores and lumps on the penis, redness or irritation on the penis and blood discharge.

Factors that increase the risk of developing penile cancer

  1. Infection with human papillomavirus (HPV): This virus causes cervical cancer in women. Unprotected skin-to-skin contact as well as unprotected sex with multiple partners, increases the risk of a man getting HPV infection.
  2. Not being circumcised at birth: Circumcision, an operation in which a part or the entire foreskin is removed surgically is a big protection from penile cancer. 
  3. Phimosis: This is a condition in which the foreskin cannot be pulled back over the glans or tip of the penis.
  4. Poor hygiene
  5. AIDS
  6. UV treatment for psoriasis
  7. Use of tobacco: The chemicals in tobacco smoke lead to genetic changes in cells of the penis, thereby leading to cancer.

Diagnosis and Treatment

Detection and diagnosis are done using tests like a biopsy in which a small sample of tissue is removed from the penis and tested for abnormalities due to cancer.

The most common ways of treating penile cancer include surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy.

Chances of Survival

Treatment of penile cancer depends on what stage it is detected at and so is prognosis. The location and size of tumour, and whether cancer has just been diagnosed or has recurred also affect prognosis.

For stage I and II penile cancer or cancer that is limited only to the penis, the five-year survival rate is 85%.

The survival rate dips substantially if cancer is diagnosed after it has spread to surrounding tissues or lymph nodes in stage III or IV. The five-year survival rate is just about 59%.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I hv fibroadenosis both breast .In future problem arries. I scared. Now a days I dont found any lump in breast. I have 8 month baby.

MBBS, M.S. General Surgery, M.R.C.S. England, M.Ch. Surgical Oncology, DNB Surgical Oncology, FEBS Surgical Oncology, DNB General Surgery, MNAMS, FMAS, FIAGES, FAIS, FICS, FEBS Breast Surgery, FACS, Fellowship IFHNOS & MSKCC USA, Fellowship in breast and oncplastic Surgery
Oncologist, Mumbai
Fibrocystic changes are very common and are common cause of breast pain especially cyclical. It is known to sometimes regress spontaneously after pregnancy and breast feeding. It is a good thing if you can't feel any lump now. If you still have any queries, do not hesitate to contact me directly.
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What food I should eat for to cure or prevent polyps. What is the allergic test? Can I know the reason of polyps as I did not have cold in last 6 months still got polyps .how can I get allergic test done. Please specify the name of test. Regards and Thanks.

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), PG Diploma In Clinical Counseling, PG Diploma In Oncology & Haematology (A.M), Ayurveda (I) Certification, Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) (Cine-Med Inc. USA), Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Certificate Course in Homeopathic Oncology
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
What food I should eat for to cure or prevent polyps. What is the allergic test? Can I know the reason of polyps as I...
Hi lybrate-user, I appreciate you seeking help. Well, I would advise that you have a healthy & balanced diet, preferably Mediterranean on a day to day basis. Stay well hydrated, exercise daily in fresh air, de-stress and relax. Keep your nostrils cleaned, you can put couple of saline nasal drops (pediatric), in both nostrils, 3 to 4 times daily. Try avoiding all that possibly trigger an allergy. You can connect with your complete blood picture for further traction with alternative medicines. Hope this helps. Do take care, and all the very best. Sincerely
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