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Pregnancy Not To Be Discouraged In Women With Breast Cancer

Krishna Tangella MD, MBA
October 7, 2017
Krish Tangella MD, MBA, FCAP
Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer in females of reproductive age. Young women may be affected by breast cancer even before motherhood. Current reproductive practices meant to delay childbearing, is also contributing to increasing breast ca…

New Technology In Genome Sequencing Is Helpful In Early Cancer Detection

Krishna Tangella MD, MBA
October 7, 2017
Krish Tangella MD, MBA, FCAP
Genes are hereditary material that are transferred from parents to their children. Chromosomes are the basic genetical material in human cells and there are 23 pairs of chromosomes in each cell. The human genome project revealed that there are around…

Information Technology Helps People With Cancer Live Longer

Krishna Tangella MD, MBA
October 7, 2017
Krish Tangella MD, MBA, FCAP
Long duration of treatment is a norm for most cancer patients. Many of them are treated for rest of their life after cancer diagnosis. However, it is not always possible to treat patients in a hospital setting because of shortage of hospital beds, fi…

Severe Health Problems Steadily Decreasing In Childhood Cancer

Krishna Tangella MD, MBA
October 3, 2017
Krish Tangella MD, MBA, FCAP
Childhood cancers are difficult to treat. Treatments can be intense and of long duration. Cancer, as a disease and based on the side effects associated with treatment, can bring risk of lifelong health problems. Besides the health problems, cancer is…

Chronic Health Problems Are Linked To Low Testosterone Level In Testicular Cancer Patients

Krishna Tangella MD, MBA
October 3, 2017
Krish Tangella MD, MBA, FCAP
Testicular cancer in males is known as a highly-curable cancer. It occurs at a younger age and many of the survivors of testicular cancer are known to live for more than five decades. Since it is a cancer of the male genital tract, the male reproduct…

Psychological Intervention Can Lower Fear In Cancer Patients

Krishna Tangella MD, MBA
October 3, 2017
Krish Tangella MD, MBA, FCAP
How would you feel if you were diagnosed with cancer? The obvious answer would be it depends on the type of cancer, the stage of cancer, availability of treatment, and many other factors. But no matter whatever details we have in our hand about the c…

Abiraterone Is An Effective Drug Against Advanced Prostate Cancer

Krishna Tangella MD, MBA
October 3, 2017
Krish Tangella MD, MBA, FCAP
Prostate cancer is a cancer of the prostate gland, which is located behind the urinary bladder in men. Secretions from the gland help in the production of semen. Androgenic hormones, such as testosterone, supports the growth of prostate gland. In pro…

Remote Web-Based Psychological Intervention Relieves Stress And Improves Quality Of Life In Cancer Patients

Krishna Tangella MD, MBA
October 3, 2017
Krish Tangella MD, MBA, FCAP
The term “cancer” generally frightens us! It brings fear, uncertainty, depression, and a whole lot of negative emotions with it. All these emotional changes not only affect the quality of life, but also the treatment follow-ups, course of the disease…

Single Radiation Therapy Is Sufficient To Alleviate Spinal Cord Compression Symptoms In Cancer Patients

Krishna Tangella MD, MBA
October 3, 2017
Krish Tangella MD, MBA, FCAP
Any organ of the body can develop cancer. Benign cancers mostly remain confined to the primary site of origin, but malignant cancers can metastasize to other organs too. For example, lung cancer can metastasize to the bone, to form secondary cancer o…

Breast Cancer During Pregnancy

Krishna Tangella MD, MBA
September 29, 2017
Krish Tangella MD, MBA, FCAP
Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in women and is believed to be the second-most leading cause of death in women. It is a type of cancer in which certain cells in the breast become abnormal, grow uncontrollably, and form a mal…
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