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Dr. Yalavarthi Prasad

MBBS, MD - Oncology, DNB (Medical Oncology)

Oncologist, Hyderabad

39 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
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Dr. Yalavarthi Prasad MBBS, MD - Oncology, DNB (Medical Oncology) Oncologist, Hyderabad
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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. Yalavarthi Prasad is a popular Oncologist in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. Doctor has been a practicing Oncologist for 39 years. Doctor studied and completed MBBS, MD - Oncology, DNB (Medical Oncology) . You can visit him/her at Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital & Research Institute in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Yalavarthi Prasad on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - American Board of Internal Medicine - 1979
MD - Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine - 1984
DNB (Medical Oncology) - American Board of Internal Medicine - 2003
Professional Memberships
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
American Society Of Hematology

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Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital & Research Institute

Road No 14, Banjara Hills. Landmark: Near KBR Park & Tdp Office. Landmark : Near KBR Park & Tdp Office.Hyderabad Get Directions
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I have fibrocystic breasts. Is it a harmful disease? Do I have a higher chances of breast cancer now? And if this disease needs compulsory medication?

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FBD (Fellowship in Breast Diseases), UICC Fellowship
Oncologist, Pune
Hi lybrate-user! fibrocystic disease is not related to breast cancer. Don't get worried. Meet a breast doctor they will guide you how to get treated for the same. Meanwhile follow healthy diet pattern and do 30 min of physical activity. Include eggs and fish in your diet including egg yolk. Get well soon.
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Hi, in my breast I have small gland fro past since 7years that becomes sometimes pain. 2years before I got married and I have one baby is any problem about that it vl causes cancer. I already consult a doctor before marriage she prefer mammography ultrasound scan but she did not give any clarity about that. Am very scaring about that.

BHMS
Homeopath, Kolkata
You need to do another mammography if the size of the cyst/tumor is increasing or there is pain on touching. There is no need to panic before hand for you are having cancer.
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My wife having breast cancer ,operation done ,4 nos of chemo. What should i do now?

MBBS, DGO, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Chennai
Further treatment depends on the staging and grading of the cancer and type of the cancer. Without details cannot comment. Do the follow up as your oncologist says.
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I am suffering from ano-rectal cancer, my affected part has already been removed surgically & the pathological biopsy report states my stage as pT3N2Mx, which treatment will I need & what will be its duration?

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Oncology
Oncologist, Mohali
Anorectal cancer is of 2 types 1.adenocarcinoma and 2. Squamous CA I understand that you have adenocarcinoma which is slightly advanced Will require 2 months of chemotherapy followed by chemo radiation followed by 2 month of additional chemotherapy.
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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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I am 75 years and recently had a operation in which a cancerous tumor of 7 kg was surgically removed. Currently I am bed ridden and doctor has advised against chemo as my health is fragile as I am in liquid diet post surgery. I would like to know about any medication apart from chemo or Radio that will improve the health and give stability.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Oncology, Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (FRSTM & H)
Oncologist, Delhi
Dear lybrate-user, no clear details are there which tell what was the type of cancer, how much was removed. On that basis you decide chemotherapy or radiotherapy. If you can provide the details I can suggest you the further best treatment
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Is colostomy operation is successful for third grade colon cancer patient with septicemia?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
Colostomy is opening of intestines to bypass obstruction, it is not a radical treatment. If acute emergency then go for colostomy, otherwise first treat septicaemia with antibiotics then only go for surgery.
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My sister in law is gone through 2 chemotherapy n abt. To go for 3rd chemotherapy, for her breast cancer, being treated at berhampur, Orissa. Where I feel n believe that there is not good doctors to go for such treatments, they had already cut one of her breast. Pl. Do suggest where it would be cured well n what exactly is to be done, is it surely be cured, because now the whole family is depressed.

MBBS, MS- Surgery , M.Ch - Surgical Oncology , FIAGES
Oncologist, Delhi
My sister in law is gone through 2 chemotherapy n abt. To go for 3rd chemotherapy, for her breast cancer, being treat...
treatment for carcinoma breast is multidisciplinary which includes surgery, chemotheray, radiation therapy and hormone therapy depending on the stage of the patient. Her treatment would go as per her biopsy/ HPR and clinical staging. Breast can is curable if treated adequately. decision about her further treatment can be made if you share his histopathology and clinical staging report
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Dear Sir/Ma'am, I smoke 25-30 cigarette in a day for 2 years. My age is 25. So tell me kitne din me cigarette se cancer hota hai or kis type ka cancer.

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Oncologist, Delhi
cigarette smoking exposes you to the risk of developing multiple cancers like lung, throat, esophagus, pancreas, urinary bladder. three is no fixed formula for tour of cancer and duration or intensity of smoking. it simply increase the risk of any cancer. so it is best to avoid smoking
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If a patient is in the last stage of cancer, is there any chance that he cam survive and recover back?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
Advanced stage cancers and terminal stages can be prolonged by proper treatment. We must look for better quality of life as some time last stage is very painful and carry alot of morbidity. We must provide good physical care and psychological support.
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