Dr Amit Verma, Molecular Oncologist & Cancer Geneticist – Dr AV Cancer Institute of Personalized Cancer Therapy and Research, Gurgaon explains the genetics of cancer The underlying mechanism of the transformation of a normal cell into a cancerous cell lies in the acquisition of faults in the genes. This is why cancer is called a […]

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: Why an increasing number of younger women are at risk of this disease Identifying the right treatment for the patient is important especially in the advanced stages, stressed Dr Amit Verma, molecular oncologist and cancer geneticist. Cervical cancer is the second most frequent cancer among women in India, with its prevalence […]

Palliative care is a particular medical caregiving approach to optimize quality of life and mitigate suffering among severe, complex illnesses. To fight with a disease like cancer, one needs to stay strong mentally. The chemotherapy process, regular visits to hospitals, painful surgeries, and sometimes the body part removal are not easy to deal with. In […]

Cancer screening tests are meant to identify cancer or precancerous areas before there are any signs or symptoms and, usually, when treatments are most successful. Multiple organizations have developed guidelines for cancer screening for women. Even though these guidelines differ a little between various organizations, they envelop the same fundamental screening tests for cervical, breast, […]