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Jaslok Hospital And Medical Research Institute, Mumbai

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Jaslok Hospital And Medical Research Institute, Mumbai 15,Dr.G.Deshmukh Marg, Pedder Road, Cumballa Hill, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400026 Mumbai
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Our medical care facility offers treatments from the best doctors in the field of Surgical Oncologist.Our mission is to blend state-of-the-art medical technology & research with a dedicat......more
Our medical care facility offers treatments from the best doctors in the field of Surgical Oncologist.Our mission is to blend state-of-the-art medical technology & research with a dedication to patient welfare & healing to provide you with the best possible health care.
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Jaslok Hospital And Medical Research Institute, Mumbai is known for housing experienced Oncologists. Dr. Bhansali Mehul, a well-reputed Oncologist, practices in Mumbai. Visit this medical health centre for Oncologists recommended by 72 patients.

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Jaslok Hospital And Medical Research Institute, Mumbai 15,Dr.G.Deshmukh Marg, Pedder Road, Cumballa Hill, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400026
Jaslok Hospital Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400026
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Dr. Bhansali Mehul

MS, MBBS, DNB - General Surgery
Oncologist
36 Years experience
1000 at clinic
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05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
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Cancer Screening - Why, In Whom, When? And How?

Oncologist, Panchkula
Cancer Screening - Why, In Whom, When? And How?

WHY ? CANCER SCREENING- Checking for cancer in people who have no symptoms is cancer screening .Can help doctors find and treat several type of cancers early, before they cause symptoms. Early detection is important because when abnormal tissue or cancer is found early, it may be easier to treat .By the time symptoms appear, cancer may have begun to spread and be harder to treat.

In Whom? - In Diseases where following principles can be followed like Disease should be important health problem in terms of frequency .Natural history of disease presents window of opportunity for early detection. Effective treatment should be available that favorably alters natural  history of disease. Treatment should be more effective if  initiated earlier than during the  symptomatic  stage .Suitable screening test - Cheap/Easily Available/Reproducible/Socially Acceptable

Caution!! Easier Said than Done due to False positive results  - anxiety /unwanted additional tests False negative results - false reassurance, leading to delays in diagnosis

Over-diagnosis - cancer detected was slow growing and would not have harmed that person in his or her lifetime

Some screening tests may cause bleeding or other health problems – Sigmoidoscopy/Colonoscopy Cost burden on healthcare/ Radiation Exposure  of  some tests / Incidental Lesions

When? & How? - In cancers like Breast,Prostate,Colon and Cervix 

 

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Fallopian Tube Cancer - Is There A Way To Detect It?

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FRCS
Oncologist, Kolkata
Fallopian Tube Cancer - Is There A Way To Detect It?

The fallopian tubes are a couple of thin tubes that act as a vehicle in transporting a woman’s eggs (ova) from her ovaries (where they are housed) to her uterus (otherwise known as the ‘womb’) where they are either fertilized by the male sperm or disposed off during menstruation. Fallopian tube cancer, otherwise known as tubal cancer, forms in the fallopian tubes that connect the ovaries and the uterus.

It is hard to see a tumour or growth developing within a tube. This makes fallopian tube cancer hard to diagnose and complicated to manage as well.

If you do have fallopian tube cancer, it is vital to get a quick diagnosis as promptly as possible. This will help you to get effective treatment. However, diagnosing fallopian tube cancer can be challenging because of the following:

  1. It is an uncommon kind of cancer.

  2. The indications are vague and like those of different other conditions.

  3. Discovering a tumour inside the Fallopian tube is troublesome.

In case you have symptoms that may point at fallopian tube cancer, your specialist will conduct a thorough physical examination and get some information about your lifestyle and your family history. A pelvic examination will be done to examine your uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and vagina. If a tumour is found, your specialist will do some more tests.

At least one of the accompanying tests might be utilised to see whether you have fallopian tube cancer and if it has spread. These tests additionally might be used to see whether the treatment is working. These diagnostic tests may include the following:

  1. Ultrasound of the Pelvis: This test is helpful. However, in case that your specialist still suspects fallopian tube cancer, he or she will arrange a transvaginal ultrasound. During this test, a probe will be put into the vagina to deliver a photo of the inner organs. A transvaginal ultrasound is the best method for imaging the fallopian tubes.

  2. CT or CAT (computed axial tomography) scan

  3. MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan

  4. Biopsy: A sample of cells is removed from the fallopian tube and examined closely, under a microscope. This is the best way to know for sure whether you have fallopian tube cancer. This will require surgery to extract the sample cells.

  5. CA125 test: This blood test checks the levels of CA125, a known tumour marker for gynecologic cancers. An abnormal state of CA125 may mean you need to have more tests. However, it does not necessarily mean you have fallopian tube cancer. Serum levels of a marker called CA-125 can be unusually high in patients with gynecologic infections in cancer and non-cancer sorts, that is, pelvic inflammatory infection, endometriosis and early pregnancy. CA-125 can be non-specific and might be elevated because of numerous issues that are not cancer related.

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I have rough ness in buccal mucosa (inner cheek. Dentist said it is because of teeth rubbing cheek. Can I consult a head and neck oncologist for treatment.

MDS - Prosthodontics
Dentist, Ranchi
If your dentist told you its nothing to worry about then you should not worry about something serious. A line is formed in cheek near where your upper and lower teeth meets. Usually it appears both side of cheek. If you have same thing then don't worry. If its something else then you can consult another dentist for opinion.
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What is the average cost of brain surgery for cancer tumor removal, it is a metastasis of lung cancer. And post care also. I need this info for my father. We live in Mumbai, ok with Mumbai, Navi Mumbai.

Oncologist, Panchkula
Some details are needed a) Is the patient EGFR or ALK positive lung cancer b) Is he symptomatic for brain metastasis c) Share the full details of treatment till now d) Latest MRI Brain report.
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My Father has been taking Urimax D for the last the 2.5 Years. He has prostate weight of 39 gms His age is 71. For how long can he take this medicine? Are there any side effects if taken for long time?

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MS - General Surgery, Genito Urinary Surgery
Urologist, Ludhiana
My Father has been taking Urimax D for the last the 2.5 Years.
He has prostate weight of 39 gms
His age is 71.
For ho...
He can continue it for as long as he is comfortable and voiding well with medicine. No major side effects on long term usage. People are taking it for years together.
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I am diagnosed prostate enlargement and doctor prescribed silodal D8 for 3 months. Whether I will be alright after 3 months.

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MS - General Surgery, Genito Urinary Surgery
Urologist, Ludhiana
I am diagnosed prostate enlargement and doctor prescribed silodal D8 for 3 months. Whether I will be alright after 3 ...
Wether you will be alright after 3 months will depend on the improvement in symptoms you show over 3 months. If you continue to be symptomatic after 3 months you might need to continue it even for alonger period of time.
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Laparoscopic Surgery And Biliary Cancer - Know About It!

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology
Gastroenterologist, Delhi
Laparoscopic Surgery And Biliary Cancer - Know About It!

The bile duct connects the liver, gall bladder and small intestine and plays an important role in the digestion process. Though it is rare, the bile duct may also be affected by cancer, this type of cancer is known as biliary cancer. Biliary cancer can be categorized as intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, and cancer of the gall bladder. Of these, gall bladder cancer is the most common. Biliary cancer is typically treated with surgery and followed by chemotherapy and radiation. In many cases, this surgery may be performed laparoscopically.

Laparoscopic surgery is also known as keyhole surgery or minimally invasive surgery. This differs from other surgical procedures as it allows a surgeon to operate on an internal organ without making a large incision. There are many advantages to laparoscopic surgery which include minimal bleeding, smaller internal and external scars, reduced chances of infections, lowered pain and discomfort and faster healing. It also reduces the amount of hospitalization required after a surgery and allows the patient to return to his normal lifestyle faster. However, laparoscopic surgery cannot be applied to all procedures.

When it comes to biliary cancer, laparoscopy can be used to treat cancer of the gall bladder. This is known as Laparoscopic cholecystectomy and involves the removal of part of the gall bladder or the whole gall bladder. The lymph nodes around the gall bladder and parts of the liver tissue may also be removed. For this procedure, 3 to 4 incisions may be made in the abdomen. A long flexible tube with a light and camera at one end is passed through one of these incisions. This allows the surgeons to look inside the abdominal cavity. Instruments are used through the other incisions to cut the tumor away and remove it.

Laparoscopy is rarely used to treattumours in the bile ducts. This is because the bile ducts are relatively small and placed deep within the abdomen. However, if a tumor is blocking the flow of bile into the intestines, laparoscopy may be used to create a bypass. It may also be used to remove small stones from the bile duct.

Biliary cancer has very few significant symptoms. Hence, in many cases, it is diagnosed only at an advanced stage. Almost all cases of Biliary cancer are accompanied by the development of gall stones. Laparoscopy is very effective in treating gall stones and increases the chances of detecting biliary cancer in its early stage

I am Taking Nitrofurantoin bd Cetil250 bd andduonem er300 for ten days but burning and pricking sensations are there pt of Benign PH problem started after catheterization. Three times urine culture negative .what to do to cure and relief.

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MS - General Surgery, Genito Urinary Surgery
Urologist, Ludhiana
I am Taking Nitrofurantoin bd Cetil250 bd andduonem er300 for ten days but burning and pricking sensations are there ...
Is the catheter still there or is it out. What are the medication given for prostate enlargement. Please share the details of USG report also.
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Impression in my biopsy report florid reactive squamous epithelium with ulceration atypia and inflammation. Is it normal or upnornal? And may cause cancer in future or get normal by treatment? Kindly clarify to relief from fear.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
The biopsy report florid reactive squamous epithelium with ulceration atypia and inflammation. Is suggestive of premalignant condition and you need check up and review frequently to make sure you do not develop cancer.
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