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Dr. Yashwant Nankar

MD - Oncology

Oncologist, Pune

34 Years Experience  ·  at clinic
Dr. Yashwant Nankar MD - Oncology Oncologist, Pune
34 Years Experience  ·  at clinic  ·  ₹ online
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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. Yashwant Nankar is a popular Oncologist in Pradhikaran, Pune. He has been a successful Oncologist for the last 34 years. He has done MD - Oncology. You can consult Dr. Yashwant Nankar at Meenakshi Pain Management Centre in Pradhikaran, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Yashwant Nankar on Lybrate.com.

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MD - Oncology - Pune university - 1982
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What is prostate?

MBBS
General Physician
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What is prostate?
Prostate is a gland below the bladder through which the urethra passes.If it is enlarged there is difficulty in passing urine

Has enlarged prostate anything to do EDS?

MD - Pathology, MBBS
Pathologist
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No.Eds may not be because of enlarged prostate but due to hormonal imbalane or defficiency at this age. This is not uncommon at this age

Why is Cancer the biggest Threat to the YOUNG in India?

DM - Oncology, MBBS, MD - Medicine
Oncologist
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Why is Cancer the biggest Threat to the YOUNG in India?

There are fewer Indians who have successfully battled Cancer and have emerged successful. Yuvraj Singh, the legendary cricketer, who was diagnosed with a rare cancer at 29, survived due to an early detection. Cancer cases in India are not as many as they are in the developed world. However, due to late detection the survival rate in the country is far worse. Particularly, we are losing our youth to Cancer. Most tobacco (pan masala) related cancers and child cancers go undetected until very late.

Few cancers like cervical cancer and breast cancer which affect women of any age, are curable, however, due to lack of awareness and timely screening, many Indian women succumb to these cancers. The most common sites for cancer among men are lung, prostate, colon, rectum, stomach and liver while that among women are breast, colon, rectum, lung, cervix and stomach.

In proportion to our population, we lack the right infrastructure nationwide. esp in the northern and north eastern region, there is a dearth of good cancer facilities, where radiation, care or treatment can be given. Not even one third of cancer patients are alive beyond 5 years after their diagnosis in India, and about 71% of cancer deaths occur in patients in their prime productive years — between the ages of 30 to 69 years.

"Most Indians believe that cancer is generally incurable and that it should be kept secret from neighbors and family." - Dr Paul Goss, MD, Harvard University.


All these factors have contributed to a very high mortality rate. No wonder Cancer is dreaded in the country. Investment, infrastructure, lifestyles as well as mindsets need to change if we were to contain the Cancer mortality rate. While you need to watch out for early signs of cancer, here are the lifestyle changes every individual esp. all youth must adopt to avoid cancer.

1. Avoid Tobacco - both: smoking and chewing.

2. Reduce alcohol intake - Save your organs from deteriorating.

3. Limit UV ray exposure from the sun - Keeps your skin safe.

4. Maintain a healthy diet - Include foods rich in Vitamins, minerals and fiber which nourish your body and build immunity.

5. Increase your level of fitness - Maintain a good bodyweight. Additional flab invites a host of troubles, that includes variety of cancers.

6. Seeking regular medical checkup or screening - This is the only way to prevent and get detected early on.

Why is Cancer the biggest Threat to the YOUNG in India?

Hello. My brother is suffering from toungh cancer which is exeeding thourgh his neck. He had a opertion of it. Recently we spoke to some doc. Some of which said we treat it with 70% of success (Dr. R k aggarwal- pitampura) we are realy very frustated. Pls someone let us know how many chances to suceseed. We wont going to second operation.

MD - Oncology
Oncologist
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Ca tongue if recurred after surgery then kindly meet a radiation oncologist, radiotherapy can cure him, no need to go for second surgery.

I have cough from 3 months and have pain in lungs. Can anyone tell me symptoms of lung cancer.

Ex Sen.V.Surgeon/Research Scientist, M.D.(Alternative Medicine/tibetan/chinese/acupuncture), Vaida/ Unani, Homeopath
Unani Specialist
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Symptoms;--generally pain is main symptom but mainly --------- depend upon the organs involved. Here other symptoms can be -bleeding, obstruction, ulceration, fever, cough, vomit weakness, loss of appetite, indigestion etc. Etc.

My wife Is suffering from stomach cancer stage4 and now vomits only blood no intake of food or drink not even medicine only survives on saline weight reduced from 75 kg to 40 kg. Age 65 years advise what to do.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Dear sir, kindly specify that in which other organ it has spread. For any radical treatment her general condition needs to be stable. She needs evaluation by surgeon if any feeding tube either nasogastric or feeding jejunostomy can be placed, in her condition palliative care or best supportive care is generally offered to make her as comfortable as possible sometimes haemostatic dose of radiation also works well to control bleeding.

I'm 50 yrs. Slightly I gained weight. I came from quiz that gaining what lead to cancer is real what diet I have to take give suggestion please.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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I'm 50 yrs. Slightly I gained weight. I came from quiz that gaining what lead to cancer is real what diet I have to t...
To lose weight, you have to maintain an input-output ratio. Whatever food you eat contains the input calories which gives you the output calories in the form of energy. If your input calories is too much, you are likely to put on weight. The best way to lose weight is to exercise or spend the additional calories accumulated in your body in the form of fat. The other most important thing is to eat wisely. Try to cut down the excessive calories you are eating and make sure whatever you eat is healthy. Some tips to lose weight - 1. Have more fruits and vegetables than junk food and juices. 2. Avoid sugar as much as you can 3. Exercise 3-4 times a week. 4. Have an early dinner, preferably before 8 p. M. 5. Do not starve yourself. Eat small meals 5 times a day. 6. Have barley soup in dinner and avoid rice at night. 7. Drink lots of water daily.

How to reduce prostate. He is suffering with it since 1 year and none of the medicines work for him. He is diabetic and ages 58. Please guide us how to treat it. Thank you.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
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How to reduce prostate. He is suffering with it since 1 year and none of the medicines work for him. He is diabetic a...
it cant be reduced ...can only be removed surgically..however there are drugs to control its symptoms..what is bothering u

I've discovered milky white secretion from breast after my husband and I had intercourse. The fluid came due to pressure on breast. I am not pregnant neither there is any abnormal lump on my breast or inside. I am really worried about this sudden secretion as it seemed abnormal to me. But it gave me no pain. I've non-classical pcos and I am afraid if there is any hormonal imbalance in my body. What can be the causes of this secretion? Do I need to go for medical examination? I am really worried and confused. Please help me by providing relevant information.

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I've discovered milky white secretion from breast after my husband and I had intercourse. The fluid came due to press...
Respected lybrate-user hi it seems only & only due to hormonal imbalance only. It has nothing to do with pressure or playful fondling at all. In my opinion you don't need any evaluation at present. Wait for 1 week if it increases or become painful then consult gynecologist otherwise not. Till then don't take stress. Thanks regards.

Please let me know how to serve tulsi if patient is dealing with gallbladder cancer.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Oncology
Oncologist
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Dear, Boil it on water or pit it's green leaves in tea and take tea. But mind it already suffering from gall bladder cancer there will be no healing or prevention These are only myths.

I am 65 years old male who has been informed as having the following problems. 1. Enlarged prostrate (informed that tis is due to age) 2. Obstruction in urinary bladdere outlet obstruction. I would like to have your considered advise regarding medication/surgery.

Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), MS - Urology, MBBS
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Dear , for better advice you got to give me more details of your complaints. Bladder outlet obstruction is caused by enlarged prostate gland which is usually due to age. Give me urine report and sonography reports with full bladder volume, bladder wall thickness and post void residual urine. Do you have some delay in starting urination? how many times do you pass urine in a day and also at night? is the flow weak? do you feel that you are emptying bladder or do you feel some urine is left behind? please post the results with pictures and the answers of the questions.

I have been taking Tamdura for prostate enlargement and my urologist suggested Dynapres 4 mg one at nite as he finds the prostate is steady. My PSA is 0.742 and I do not get up in night fort passing urine. I have slight irritation while passing urine and he has asked me to take syrup cital with water thrice a day. Please let me know the side effect of Dynapres. 4 mg.

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Oncologist
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I have been taking Tamdura for prostate enlargement and my urologist suggested Dynapres 4 mg one at nite as he finds ...
Side effects headache, infection, asthenia, back pain, dizziness, insomnia, rhinitis, cough, sinusitis, nausea, abnormal ejaculation. Postural hypotension, vertigo, malaise, diarrhoea, prispism, blurred vision. Orthostatic hypotension. Caution when used in patients with sulfa allergy. May cause priapism (rare).

What are the symptoms seen in people affected with blood cancer and in how many weeks it starts becoming serious?

MD - Radiation Oncology, MBBS, DNB (Radiotherapy)
Oncologist
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Symptoms related to anemia: 1. Fatigue 2. Exertional respiratory distress 3. Dizziness 4. Pedal swelling symptoms of increased susceptibility to infections like fever, poor wound healing etc. Bleeding from various sites due to decreased platelet count.

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.

DM - Oncology, MBBS, MD - Medicine
Oncologist
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You can operate her if previously before fracture she have been better condition and had performance score less than 2.

Mother had breast cancer for which she was operated and now taking medicine tamoxifane 20 fpr 15 year. How long she should continue that medicines.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Usually we continue for five to ten years. Usually we change after five years to another type of hormonal therapy may be aromatase inhibitors. Please keep a check for uterine disease periodically by doing ultrasound abdomen.

As If in my family from the past no one suffered from cancer. Whether I have a risk for cancer.

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Oncologist
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Yes, inheritance is not the only cause for cancer. One may develop cancer arising from a lot of causes, like smoking, alcohol, viral infections etc. So you may still be having a chance of developing cancer as for an average Indian male

How to check for cancer due to smoking cigarette.

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist
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Dear , please understand cancer is not a disease and is not caused by any bacteria or viruses which can be killed by using some medicines or chemicals. Cancer is cell gangrene. Cell degeneration is caused because of dead cells. These dead cells affect the adjacent dead cells too. Then it spreads. Prevention is to stop smoking totally.Alternatively you may consult a psychologist near your home town. Please understand, this treatment is a must for you. Do not ignore the symptoms. Take care.

What is the symptoms of aids and cancer. Please help me. Which medicine should be taken.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Cancer and aids both are immunocompromised conditions presenting as frequent infections and fever, weakness, weight loss etc. Cancer may present as lump ulceration bleeding weight loss, difficulty in swallowing, change in voice, change in bowelor bladder habits, throat pain etc. Cancer is treated by chemotherapy surgery and radiation therapy. Aids is treated by anti virus medicines depending on viral load.

What are symptoms of blood cancer and can blood cancer completely cure by Ayurveda?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Dear, sir blood cancer means abnormal uncontrolled proliferation of one of the components of blood causing suppression of others.hence leading to symptoms of Frequent infection, anemia, easy bleeding or bruising, prolonged fever, weakness, bone pains, lumps etc. Treatment is done by chemotherapy.
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