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Asha Nursing Home is known for housing experienced Oncologists. Dr. Vijay Sharnangat, a well-reputed Oncologist, practices in Mumbai . Visit this medical health centre for Oncologists recommended by 94 patients.
Mumbai , Maharashtra - 400068
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DM - Oncology, MBBS, MD - Medicine
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Dec 8, 2016
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24 years old male from Bangalore asked
Patient on chemotherapy or targeted therapy can have all types of home based food only. But all food stuff should be fresh and cooked. Those who are on targeted therapy should not have grapes and ita juice.
61 years old male from Hyderabad asked
Cancer patient has taken 6 cycles of chemotherapy. Whether patient can eat hot (chillies) items. We have yet to go to PET Scanning.
When patient is on chemotherapy, there are some drugs which can cause mucositis, with that patient are not able to have there normal food so we advise them to have bland diet. But for some patients, they are able to tolerate chemotherapy in such a way that they don't have any side effects in those cases they can have hot (chills ).
33 years old male from Mira Bhayandar asked
You should meet good physician and take his advise, as such there are no specific test for your age which can be done to screen for cancer so it's to get examined by proper physician.
year old person from Gadag asked
Sir, I have received msg through whats up regarding cancer treatment imitinef mercelet tab will kills the cancer cells it is true or false,
Yes, it's true, this is the only targeted therapy started for blood cancer i. E. Chronic myloid leukemia initially, which have been very successful and beneficial to patient.
28 years old male from Hyderabad asked
There is no such common test to diagnose all cancers, but there are some test which are used as screening for cancers according to body part for example mammogram is there to check for breast cancer.
21 years old male from Baramula asked
Sir/Mam I am having a little ball like something in my left breast, when I press it I feel pain, I noticed it almost 2 years ago, I have not consulted any Dr. Yet, I want to know that, is it a serious matter or will it be fine itself?
I don't know how old you are, certainly serious problem for elderly, may not be problem for younger. But can't be said anything without seeing it. My opinion would be to consult good surgeon, do mammogram, and biopsy whenever if on mammogram it is above BIRADS CAT 4.
20 years old female from Chandigarh asked
I want to get blood cancer. Because I want to kill my self. Coz I want to forget someone. Bt its to difficult for me to leave that person. And that person don't want to be mine. So I don't have any Another Option. I want to kill Myself. Whenever I want to make him happy. He always get frustrated. I think if I will dead. He became happy.
Please meet some good psychiatrist, don't think get involved by cancer, no one has control on cells and there multiplication. This is not right thought. Be healthy, think healthy.
19 years old male from Rohtak asked
Dr. My mother and father both are cancer patients, my grandmother also died because of cancer ,So is there any possibility that in future I can also be a victim of cancer.!
There are some cancers which run in family, like colon cancer, breast cancer, gastric cancer, uterine cancer. There is one condition called Lifraumeni syndrome which can also run in family. So without making any prior investigation it's very difficult to say.
16 years old female from Kolkata asked
I have a tendency of tumor .i had a benign tumor in ear. Then I have multiscopy giant cell tumor at femur. So what is the remedy of removing tumor?
Now a days lots of happening in fields of cancer therapies development. But still we don't have anything to prevent cancer. The patient who are prone to develop cancer or multiple types of cancer usually have Lifraumeni syndrome, in these case also we don't have any remedy to remove it.
33 years old male from Mandya asked
Hi My mother of aged 69 years suffering from final stage stomach metastatic adeno carcinoma Ascites fluid collecting in abdomen very quickly We thrice removed of fluid by paracentesis in month about 2 to 3 liter each time. As per oncology advise we are not gone for chemotherapy treatment because of age factor. How often paracentesis can be done and how much water can remove each time?
Yes, definitely elderly do very bad with chemotherapy and should be given only in patients having good performance status and nutrition status. In those who has both of these on lower side should have some other options which does not have much side effects. If you don't treat primary disease then frequency to collect fluid in abdomen will start increasing may be you need to take it out so often like 3 to 4 days.
46 years old female from Guwahati asked
My husband is suffering from vocal cord cancer stage 1 since March 2016, is there any Ayurvedic medicine to cure cancer of vocal cord? Please give advise!
Vocal cord cancer, when in early can only be cured with radiation therapy. also in some cases surgery will be helpful.
year old female from Hyderabad asked
Breast cancer on right side operation was done on 17-01-2015 next radiation & chemotherapy was done on time but now it again came to left side & it spread to liver.Please tell.
I would like to know hormonal status, may be your disease been very aggressive or there could be chance to have second primary in other breast.
24 years old male from Dungarpur asked
Hey I was a smoker for last 5 yrs, consuming 5 cigarettes per day. But now I have quit smoking since one month back. But I'm really scared of the disease called lungs cancer. Do I undergo any diagnosis for my suspicion? If yes then please tell me what kind of diagnosis needed to be done? And is there any exercise or artificial way through which tar can be pulled out from our lungs. If yes then do put light on those methods. Thank you.
Well done by quitting cigarette. You need to go for any investigation for suspiciousness. You can have your normal exercises along with yoga. Don't get scared now a days cancers are curable.
19 years old male asked
Hi I am 19 years old. I have a lump in my breast which is 5 cm large and was diagnosed as a fibroadenoma by at least 6 doctors including a breast specialist on examination. The doctor doing an ultrasound says it also looks like a fibroadenoma. Recently there has been a slight swelling by my supraclavicular node area. And I have a sore throat. My shoulder gets painful at night and I have a runny nose. I'm afraid I might have cancer. Is it possible ?
It's very less likely to be cancer. You fibroadenoma which is benign. Many times patients having sore throat can have palpable lymph nodes it's not an unusual thing to see.
64 years old female from Kolkata asked
She is a cancer patient from last 3 yrs, now her hips joint broke 7 days early, in this case shall we operate her, is there any risk in operation.
You can operate her if previously before fracture she have been better condition and had performance score less than 2.
23 years old female from Hyderabad asked
I want to in detail about prostate enlargement. Why is it caused? What are the effects of it? How to treat it? Is it treatable? Please tell in detail about the disease not the medication.
prostate enlargement is common problem after old age. Majority is begin and very small number is malignant one. That prostate cancer and is now days treatable.
22 years old male from Thrissur asked
I am a nasopharynx cancer patient. Now I am in a chemotherapy. I want to know that after nasopharynx imrt radiation what is side effects I have to face as permanent and temperor?
Yes , radiation do have side effects like permanent Xerostomia and other temporary side effects like mucositis, local pain, decrease in appetite. There is chances to have second malignancy in region of normal tissue radiation.
33 years old male from Kolkata asked
I am 32 years male . Semen C/s shows Enterococcus faecalis and Semen analysis show Plenty of Pus cell with RBC 10-15. After taking ciprofloxacin 500 mg 1 time daily 2nd time report show Pus cell decrease in semen 18-20 with rbc 3-5 but culture shows growth of same organism . Doctor told nothing will problem No recovery from infection what shall I do now . Is this infection can cause cancer ?
Bacterial and viral infection are risk factors for cancer, but we don't have data for specific bacteria and how long it should infect to cause cancer.
A person asked
My wife is 57 and suffering from breast cancer. She is having chemotherapy every 3 weeks and third chemo was on 08 Jul 16. Her haemoglobin before start of chemo was 8.7 and would have now gone way down. How do I get her Hb up in next 10 days?
This decision should be taken by treating oncologist, I think you should show her to dm medical oncologist, so he will have good decision for that.
24 years old male from Hyderabad asked
Hello I diagnose a malignancy tumor having sarcoma in my 11th rib measuring 14 centimetre I don't want to undergo with the chemotherapy cycles it's a humble request to you can you please perform my surgery waiting for your reply sir thank you so much.
Sarcoma are curable tumours when they are localised. sarcomas are treated mainly with multimodalities of therapy. which includes chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery. All these therapies depends upon the type of sarcoma and it's extent.
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