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Dr. S. Gangwal

Oncologist, Mumbai

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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. S. Gangwal is an experienced Oncologist in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. S. Gangwal personally at Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Centre in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. S. Gangwal on Lybrate.com.

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I gave breastfeed to my kid till 2 years but now I stop giving him. From last 3-4 days I felt pain in my left side of breast. I can't lie upside down on my bed while sleeping.

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Oncologist, Delhi
Though you have done the right thing in stopping breast feeding, for how long now, have you stopped it. Milk production subsides gradually, and it may be because of the collection, that they may be full, swollen and hurting. Please be sure there is no redness and you are not running fever. These are signs of a breast abscess. You may get an ultrasound of the breast to be more sure of the problem.
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BSAM
Acupressurist, Chennai
Breast Cancer

Checking your breasts regulary can be crucial to early diagnosis of breast cancer, which increases the chances of successful treatment
Stay breast aware and follow these five easy steps:
Know what is normal for you
Look and feel your breasts (upper chest and armpits too)
Know what changes to look for (see below)
Report any changes without delay to your GP
Make sure you attend breast screening if you?re 50 or over
What should I be looking for?
Everyone?s breasts are different, altering with age and at different times of the month. Lookout for changes that are unusual for you. Such as
Lumps or thickening of breast tissue
Continuous pain in a breast or armpit
One breast becoming larger or lower
Puckering or dimpling of the skin
Nipples becoming inverted (turned in), changing shape or position
Nipples developing a rash, crusting or producing discharge
Swelling under the armpits or around the collarbone
Acupuncture like alternative medical treatment can give better solution to this kind of breast cancer.

The exact causes of breast cancer aren't fully understood. However, there are certain factors known to increase the risk of breast cancer?

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), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) - (Cine-Med Inc. USA)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
Hi lybrate-user, I appreciate you seeking clarification. Well, as you understand correctly, no definite cause is known. However, p53 gene over-expression, excessive fatty diet, obesity, diabetes, fibrocystic breast disease, heredity/ inheritance of mutated breast cancer genes 1 (BRCA1) and 2 (BRCA2), smoking, alcohol intake, infertility, fertility treatment, estrogen therapy/ hormone replacement therapy (long term) in post menopausal women, delayed age at first pregnancy, nulliparity (not having child), early menstruation, delayed onset of menopause, lactating mothers not breast feeding, iron overload, exposure to ionizing radiation, sedentary lifestyle, antipsychotic drugs, depression, exposure to MMTV virus, high glycemic diet, silicone breast implants, exposure to xenobiotics, etc all are a few major things that can potentially increase the risk for breast cancer. Hope this clarifies. Take care.
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My Mom was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and undergone surgery. We want to monitor for every 2 months. Please suggest me which test we have to go for? Which scan will show tumour is decreasing. Thanks.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
Post surgery, has your mother received chemotherapy? she needs evaluation by ca125 and ctscan to evaluate the status. Annually you can also do pet ct scan to rule out metastases.
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Sir. I am a hodgkin lymphoma patient. Finished chemo ABVD in feb 17 and radiation therapy on 4th apr 17. I have some side effects from radiation like no taste in mouth, having bad breadth, and excessive saliva in the mouth. Please advice how to reduce these.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Oncology
Oncologist, Delhi
DEAR RAZA, NOW YOUR TREATMENT FOR LYMPHOMA IS OVER. SOME SIDE EFFECTS POST CHEMOTHERAPY AND RADIOTHERAPY DO OCCUR AND PERSOST FOR SOME TIME. HAVE GOOD FOOD, FRUITS AND JUICES, SLOWLY ALL YOUR PROBLEMS WILL VANISH. SEE THAT YOU ARE HAVING GOOD MOTIONS. IF YOU SMOKE OR USE PAAM MASALA DOS CONTINUE IT. BREATH FRESH EVERY THING WOLL COME TO NORMAL.
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My father is 52years old he is getting throat pain since 2months. Got reports that cancer in early stage? Can I know how many stages will be? Nd what is the time span for one stage to another stage?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
What type of cancer and which site of throat, early stage throat cancer can be treated by radiation therapy with or without chemotherapy. Usually four stages and there is no particular pattern of changing from one stage to other.
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BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Eat lots of fruits as they are sources of antioxidants. Antioxidants helps to decrease cancer risk

How stomach cancer starts in upper abdomen. Because I am feeling lumpy when observing with hands on my stomach.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
How stomach cancer starts in upper abdomen. Because I am feeling lumpy when observing with hands on my stomach.
It necessarily does not means that you are having cancer - it could be cyst/tumor. You better do a ct scan on whole abdomen to conclude further.
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Question is for breast cancer stage 3 and grade 3 Why is cancer patient survival rate is measured in relative of 5 years. If the patient is diagnoses with cancer and he go for the treatment like chemotherapy surgery and radiation and he successfully cured the cancer then why he can not survive for 10 years, is it is because of sideeffect of medicines chemo surgery radiation etc.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Oncology
Oncologist, Delhi
Dear lybrate-user, even stage 3 cancer properly treated will give a 50 to 65% of 5 year survival and even more if the patient is in good general condition. I will also suggest immunotherapy after completed treatment which will perhaps give complete cure.
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Mai 27 years, ki hu meri left breast me pain hota, h aur bhot sagging v h kya, ye cancer k symptom h kya kru. please tell me.

Fellowship in Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, M.S. - Master of Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
do self examination of breast and check for any lumps. if you have no lumps but pain is there then go for mammography and u/s breast. it should clear the things.
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I found a small breast lump near my nipple area. What should I do now? I also have PCOS. Please advise.

MS - General Surgery, FMAS, FIAGES
General Surgeon, Jamnagar
Some lumpish feeling can be due to hormonal changes while mensutral cycle. Then also you should go for ultrasonography of breast. And then surgical consultation.
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I M 70YEARS OLD, OPERATED FOR CANCEROUS PROSTATE 2.5 YEARS AGO. RECENTLY 6 MOTH BACK HAD REPLACE BOTH MY KNEE JOINTS. I M INCREASING WEIGHT DAY BY DAY DUE TO CANCEROUS MEDICINES. ANY REMEDY? CAN I STOP TAKING TABBY & DERITRAN 7.5 DAILY DOSE?

MD-Dermatology, MBBS
Sexologist, Pune
Send me details/ and Private consulting Please contact and discuss in details regarding your related problem at private questions by request and payment of Rs.200/ through Lybrate/ payment getway. Contact email drrameshm2@gmail.Com/on Mob 09822006427. For your complete health solution by.Dr.Ramesh Maheshwari, MBBS,MD Sexologist Pune.
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What are the symptoms of breast cancer and what is the minimum age of its occurring? How we can cure it? Is any lump in the breast could be cancerous?

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Signs and symptoms of breast cancer include: A lump in the breast – the most common first sign The woman usually finds the lump. Sometimes the lump is seen on a screening mammogram before it can be felt. The lump is present all the time and does not get smaller or go away with the menstrual cycle. The lump may feel like it is attached to the skin or chest wall and cannot be moved. The lump may feel hard, irregular in shape and very different from the rest of the breast tissue. The lump may be tender, but it is usually not painful. Pain is more often a symptom of a non-cancerous (benign) condition, but should be checked by a doctor. A lump in the armpit (axilla) Sometimes small, hard lumps in the armpit may be a sign that breast cancer has spread to the lymph nodes. Although these lumps are often painless, they may be tender. Changes in breast shape or size Skin changes The skin of the breast may become dimpled or puckered. A thickening and dimpling of the skin is sometimes called orange peel skin, or peau d’orange. Redness, swelling and increased warmth (signs that look like an infection) may be a sign of inflammatory breast cancer. Itching of the breast or nipple may be a sign of inflammatory breast cancer. Itchiness is often not relieved by ointments, creams or other medications. Nipple changes Some people’s nipples are always pointed inward (inverted). Normal nipples that suddenly become inverted should be checked by a doctor. Discharge from the nipples can be caused by many conditions, most of which are non-cancerous (benign). Discharge from one nipple may be a sign of breast cancer, especially if it appears without squeezing the nipple (is spontaneous) and is blood-stained. It may occur in any age but mostly in the old ages.
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About breast and ovarian cancer

MS- Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi

Those who inherit damaged copy of bra 1 from parent have a greater chance of developing breast n ovarian cancer. As a faculty bra1can not repair damage DNA

My brother in law has been detected colon cancer which is male tide in nature he is undergoing chemotherapy we have come to know about sour sop fruit which is very helpful in killing the cancer cells. Please advise us whether we can give him or not.

DNB SURGICAL ONCOLOGY, MS - General Surgery, DNB (General Surgery), MBBS
Oncologist, Mumbai
There is no study as such which can help kill cancer cells by using fruits. It's better to go according to the proven line of management. Chemotherapy in colon cancer is usually very effective.
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My father is 72 years old, he is suffering from prostate problem, we are planning for surgery turp or help, doctor advised for urine culture in that we have infection so doctor gave us amikacin 750 mg injection and forisol powder for 1 week, after medication we repeated the test then again infection came, but all antibiotics are shown resistant, what should I do now, but my father does not have any symptom of urine pain or fever, pls suggest me.

General Surgeon, Pune
My father is 72 years old, he is suffering from prostate problem, we are planning for surgery turp or help, doctor ad...
Mr. lybrate-user It his highly unlikely that the culture report says that the bacteria is resistant to all antibiotics. Sometimes patient respond a little late to medications. You may try another course of medication as per my advise. Hope this helps, regards Dr. VIshal Tomar.
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Cancer occurring in people which are not using tabacoo and alcoholic substance what's the reason behind this?

Fellow Breast Surgery (MUHS), DNB (General Surgery), MBBS
Oncologist, Aurangabad
Tobacco and alcohol are causes of a few of many cancers. Only nails and hair don't get cancer. Rest all organs get cancers. The basic reason for a cancer is a genetic mutation that is defect in genes that either causes excess multiplication or prevent natural death of cells. Such an uncontrolled growth is cancer. Why these genetic mutations occur is difficult to decipher and no one cause can be blamed for it. But there are risk factors. Like no pregnancy or a delayed one is a risk factor for breast cancer. Infection by human papilloma virus can cause cancers of cervix, anal canal, oral cavity, etc. Exposure to radiation can cause cancers. Exposure to environmental toxins and uv rays from sun can cause cancers.
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How far Radio Therapy is safe to cure cancer. Radiation will effect on DNA. Will the existing or new cancers raise again by giving radiation?

MBBS, MD, CCEPC, FISSP, OBS, NFPM
Oncologist, Delhi
Radiation treatment may have many side effects. Only necessary radiation should be taken. Stage 3 or 4 cancer can not be treated with chemo or radiation, only cancer progression can be delayed in some cases and thst to be only if patient has taken pain management treatment with MIPI. You can further discuss it in detail with me on phone or over lybrate.
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What is the main reason of stomach cancer? After treatment 100% cancer is finished.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
There are so many causes like genetic, Peptic ulcer, erosive gastritis,alcohol,faulty dietary habit etc.Treatment is not very satisfactory.Mortality rate is high.
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Helo doctors. My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer stage 2 two months ago and she had surgery to remove one breast. Then they did some tests and she is advised to undergo further treatment chemo or radiation. How long is it safe for her to stay without starting the treatment?

Registrar in Surgical Oncology, Fellowship in Gynaecologic Oncology, Masters In Advanced Oncology, Fellowship in advanced laparoscopy and robotic surgery, Fellowship in Gastrointestinal Oncology, Fellowship in CRS and HIPEC, Fellowship in PIPAC
Oncologist, Mumbai
Dear lybrate-user, The chemo and/or radiation should be started once she is fit. Usually we keep an interval between 2 to 4 weeks from surgery to start the further treatment. Further delay can increase the chances of recurrence.
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