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Dr. Rajeev Agarwal  - Oncologist, Gurgaon

Dr. Rajeev Agarwal

MS - General Surgery, MBBS, Fellowship in Surgical Oncology

Oncologist, Gurgaon

40 Years Experience  ·  600 at clinic
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Dr. Rajeev Agarwal MS - General Surgery, MBBS, Fellowship in Surgical Oncology Oncologist, Gurgaon
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Rajeev Agarwal is a popular Oncologist in Sector-38, Gurgaon. He has helped numerous patients in his 40 years of experience as a Oncologist. He has done MS - General Surgery, MBBS, Fellowship in Surgical Oncology . You can visit him at Medanta in Sector-38, Gurgaon. Book an appointment online with Dr. Rajeev Agarwal on Lybrate.com.

Lybrate.com has a number of highly qualified Oncologists in India. You will find Oncologists with more than 34 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Oncologists online in Gurgaon and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.

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Education
MS - General Surgery - Kanpur University - 1982
MBBS - GSVM Medical College Kanpur - 1978
Fellowship in Surgical Oncology - Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai - 1986
Languages spoken
English
Hindi
Professional Memberships
Member of Indian Society of Oncology
Member of Association of Surgeons of India
Member of Indian association of Palliative care
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Member of Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
Member of European Society of Medical Oncology

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CH Bakhtawar Singh Road, Islampur Colony, Sector 38Gurgaon Get Directions
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What is the symptom of cancer how we protect us from it, and how to improve our health with vegetable and some fruits taken.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
Cancer presents as painless lump anywhere in body, ulceration which doesn't heal, bleeding from Anywhere, weight loss, prolonged fever, frequent infection, difficulty in swallowing, change in voice, change in bowelor bladder habits. Vegetables, nearly all of them if obtained from organic sources are rich in antioxidants and phycocyanin, lycopene etc which are cancer protective, so they help in prevention.
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Chemotherapy - 10 Ways To Help You Cope With It!

MBBS, MD - Oncology, DNB - Super Speciality, Immuno Oncology
Oncologist, Delhi
Chemotherapy - 10 Ways To Help You Cope With It!

Cancer can be a traumatic experience not only for the person concerned, but also for their family members and loved ones. If cancer is dreadful, surviving through the treatments, especially chemotherapy, is no less than a struggle in itself. Some people are left physically, mentally and emotionally exhausted after chemotherapy sessions.

Thus, it goes without saying that the affected person should take good care of their health. They should remember and follow few simple yet effective points before and after chemotherapy.

  1. Love yourself: Chemotherapy can affect your physical appearance. Do not allow this to affect you or your confidence. You are a brave person. Love yourself, be proud and confident of your body. You don't need others to tell you how beautiful you are.
  2. Healthy foods for a healthy you: After chemotherapy, people often lose their appetite. Even the tastiest of foods appear unpalatable to them. Skipping the meals will only deteriorate your health. Try and help yourself with small servings at regular intervals of time. Fish, eggs, dairy product (low-fat) are an excellent source of proteins and should be a part of your diet.
  3. A healthy dental hygiene: Chemotherapy can result in Oral Mucositis (a condition that may cause mouth sores) in some patients. Practice a good dental hygiene. Brush your teeth thrice daily. To speed up the healing process, one can rinse the mouth with a mild mouthwash or salt water (after every meal). Avoid foods that can aggravate the condition (particularly hot and spicy foods).
  4. Keep your body hydrated: Chemotherapy can leave the skin rough and dry. Keeping the skin hydrated is important. The benefits of water are not new to people. Drink water to keep your skin and body hydrated. Take small sips throughout the day. A well-hydrated body will help in eliminating the toxins effectively.
  5. Stay in shape: People often tend to put on few kilos during chemotherapy. Weight gain may not be a healthy idea during the treatment. Maintain a healthy body weight. Try and avoid foods that are high in carbohydrate and fat content. Include more of vegetables in your diet.
  6. Keep constipation at bay: Constipation is one of the common menaces associated with chemotherapy. While it is important to keep yourself hydrated, including fibrous foods and vegetables in your diet can also help to deal with constipation better.
  7. Many people complain of nausea and vomiting after chemotherapy: While the condition can be highly uncomfortable, there are ways to ease the discomfort. Try and avoid foods that are very oily or those that have a characteristic strong odor. Ginger tea, peppermint candies can be helpful. Many people also benefit from Acupressure bands. Take rest till you fell better.
  8. Chemotherapy can be stressful: Meditation and light to moderate walking or breathing exercise can help you relax better. Try and be as happy and cheerful as possible.
  9. Diarrhea is one of the side effects of chemotherapy: Severe diarrhea can dehydrate your body. Thus, drink water and other (doctor recommended) fluids frequently. It is best to avoid high-fiber foods, foods rich in potassium, or those that can irritate the digestive system (hot and spicy foods).
  10. Alcohol is a bane best avoided: Avoid alcohol during Chemotherapy sessions. It can have deleterious effects on the health, leading to various complications and health disorders. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult an oncologist.
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Preventing Uterine Cancer

FICMCH, Diploma In Laproscopic Surgery, Certified in Laparoscopy & Hysteroscopy, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Preventing Uterine Cancer

Uterine cancer is also known as endometrial cancer and it mostly affects the middle aged women. The uterus of a woman is a muscular organ. The cancer can affect any part of the uterus and is more common in women having obesity, diabetes and hypertension. In most cases, the cancer starts in the endometrium, hence called endometrial cancer. Uterine cancer can be cured using any of the following methods:

  1. Surgical removal of the uterus along with ovaries, lymph nodes and fallopian tubes
  2. Radiation therapy
  3. Chemotherapy

Although uterine cancer is curable, it's always a better option to prevent it. You cannot control all the causes for uterine cancer like those related to heredity. But other than that, here are a few ways in which you can prevent suffering from uterine cancer:

  1. Control body weight: Keep your body weight in control. Obesity can pose a huge risk of getting affected with uterine cancer. The fat in the body produces estrogen, which promotes the growth of uterine lining that is the Endometrium and may lead to Endometrial cancer.
  2. Breast feed: If you are lactating, then the risk of the cancer decreases, as breast feeding decreases ovulation as well as estrogen activities.
  3. Treat abnormal bleeding: If you are suffering from any type of abnormal bleeding, be that heavy periods, bleeding even after you reached menopause or if you start bleeding between two period cycles, consult your doctor immediately. Abnormal bleeding is the symptom of endometrial hyperplasia, which might eventually turn cancerous.
  4. Exercise: As already said earlier, keep your weight under control to avoid uterine cancer. Exercise to avoid increase in weight leading to obesity. It also reduces the estrogen level in your body.
  5. Healthy food: Healthy food is the key to avoid any disease, be that a common cold or uterine cancer. Eat a healthy and balanced diet everyday to be fit and bouncing. 
  6. Birth control pills: It is believed that the intake of birth control pills helps to keep uterine cancer at bay.

So eat healthy, exercise and adopt healthy habits. Then nothing can stop you from enjoying life to the fullest.

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Her mother was a cervical cancer patient. Please let me know that 1. Is this type of disease is hereditary? 2. If yes. For taking precaution what she should?

MBBS, DNB ( Radiation Oncology)
Oncologist, Mumbai
Cervical cancer is not hereditary. However it is associated with many other factors. Hpv vaccines have shown a role in preventing cervical cancer caused by hpv virus.
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Doctor suggested to use Novex ds / sevista 30 mg for breast fibrosis. But I heard that this drug will effect pregnancy and period cycle. And also drug should not be used by pcos patients. Can you please suggest can I use that drug. I am a newly married girl. Please suggest.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Ghaziabad
If you are planning pregnancy in near future then defer taking this drug. Vit E and Bit B 12 will help you to some extent and not interfere with pregnancy planning.
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There is 3-4 cyst in left breast of my wife for 4 to 5 years can you tell me what it may be?

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
Cysts in the breast is small accumulative liquid in the tissue. Usually there are no symptoms but pain and swelling may occur. You should see a surgeon with the ultrasound of brest and have a diagnosis made and advice followed.
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What are the sign and symptoms of cancer? What are the preventions applied for cancer patients? Describe the answer.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
Cancer is abnormal uncontrolled cancer proliferation of cells that are uncontrolled and autonomous. They usually present as pain less lump, abnormal bleeding, ulceration, fever, anaemia, fatigue, weight loss etc. One has to stop exposure to carcinogens and quit smoking, preventing from pollution, consumption of antioxidants vegetables fruits and get routine screening check up done.
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There has been a lot of speculation about bread so should we continue eating bread or not because in the news they are telling that it causes dangerous diseases like cancer please help?

MBBS, DNB ( Radiation Oncology)
Oncologist, Mumbai
Potassium bromate has been speculated to be carcinogenic. It is often added in bread to improve the dough. It is advisable to avoid bread containing bromate. It is usually mentioned on the bread loaf.
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Sir, what are main causes of cancer. Is tobacco leads to cancer. Please help me. Give me some advices.

FACS, MBBS, MS - General Surgery
Oncologist, Gurgaon
Comon causes of cancer in india are -1tobaco, and tobaco prduct s. Pan supari 2alcohal highfat foods, over weight, infections like -hiv hepatitis, pappilloma virus ect, 3 genetic 4unknown casuses.
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