Thromboembolic Events

Thromboembolic disease, also known as venous thromboembolism (VTE), affects approximately 15% Of all cancer patients and represents the second leading cause of death in cancer patients. Thromboembolic means blood clot formed due to blood due to cancer....

Malignant pericardial effusion and its treatment

Etiology Involvement of the pericardium is most frequently observed in patients with advanced lung and breast cancer, leukemia, lymphomas and malignant melanoma. The onset of symptoms may be gradual or rapid, depending on the rate of fluid accumulation. Evaluation of...

How to prevent cancer cervix

How to prevent cancer cervix? Cancer of the cervix arises from the mouth of the uterus . 80-90% of the cancer cervix is caused by infection by a virus called Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). Nowadays, vaccine is available against this virus to prevent it from happening....

Dietary guidelines for cancer patients

1. Choose diet rich in plant based foods. 2. Eat plenty of vegetables and fruits 3. Maintain a healthy weight 4. Select food low in fat and salt 5. Be physically active 6. Diet should be rich in protein and fibre 7. No refined sugar and no refined flour 8 . Diet...

Need for Palliative Care in Advanced Cancer patients

Palliative Care is the active total care of patients in advanced and incurable stage of cancer. More than 70% of all cancer patients in India require palliative care for relief of pain and other symptoms. These patients are usually neglected, whereas what they need is...