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Cancer can develop in any part of the head or neck, and it often goes undetected until it’s too late. In this video, we’ll show you the signs and symptoms of head and neck cancer so you can be on the lookout for them.

There are a variety of signs and symptoms that may indicate the presence of head and neck cancer. These can include a persistent sore throat, Nasal cavity, hoarseness, difficulty swallowing, change in voice, a lump or mass in the neck, ear pain, and changes in the appearance of the skin. If you experience any of these symptoms, it is important to see a doctor for further evaluation.

Although breast cancer generally shows no symptoms in the early stages, timely detection can turn a story of breast cancer into a survivor’s tale.

When breast cancer is caught early, it has a lower chance of spreading. Dr P K Das, senior consultant medical oncologist at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, says that it is limited to breast tissue. When breast cancer develops, the lymph nodes beneath the armpit are the first to be affected before it spreads elsewhere in the body, according to the specialist. The doctor uses computer imagery to demonstrate how a healthy breast appears, as well as how cancer is identified and treated.

With the increased prevalence of breast cancer in India, all women should be informed of the proper method of breast self-examination. Being breast conscious can aid in the early diagnosis of breast lumps/cancer.

In this video Dr. Ruquaya has elucidated about what is breast cancer in best possible manner. Her breast cancer chemotherapy team teach the proper technique of breast self inspection, which may be done in 5-10 minutes. If performed once a month, it can aid in the early diagnosis of breast lumps.

Dr. Ruquaya is the senior surgical oncologist of the Breast Center at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital. Her breast unit specializes in the treatment of both malignant and non-cancerous breast problems.

Apollo Hospital is a renowned hospital in Delhi. Dr Manish Singhal is a senior medical oncologist who helps patients understand breast cancer and its symptoms. He explains the Main five components of breast cancer, Diagnosis, Treatment, Research, Rehabilitation, and safety and support group. A perfect radiology backup can help detect cancer with MRI, and treatments include Medical treatment, Targeted therapies or immunotherapy or Hormonal therapy. The STATE of art cutting edge breast cancer unit is the best way to get through your breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

The most prevalent causes of breast cancer include age, environment, family history, genetic factors, and lifestyle. Although doctors are unable to pinpoint the underlying causes, they are recognized to be prevalent factors.

Dr. P K Das, Senior Consultant Surgical Oncology (Breast Services) at Apollo Hospital in Delhi, offers some information regarding the prevalent risk factors for breast cancer and how to stop cancer growth in its early stages.

The ideal patient for TAVI is someone who is experiencing symptoms of aortic valve stenosis, but who is not candidates for open-heart surgery. TAVI can improve the quality of life for these patients by relieving symptoms and reducing the risk of heart failure. If you or someone you know is experiencing symptoms of aortic valve stenosis, watch this video to learn more about TAVI and whether it may be right for you.

Patients who are ideal candidates for TAVI are those who have severe aortic valve stenosis that is causing symptoms such as shortness of breath or chest pain. Other health issues may preclude patients from being suitable for open-heart surgery. The procedure is minimally invasive and can be performed under local anesthesia, which makes it a good option for patients who are not able to tolerate general anesthesia.

Dr Rajesh Chawla, Senior Consultant, Respiratory and Critical Care, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi, discusses about the hidden effects when exposed to air pollution every day. We think that air pollution doesn’t affect us because immediately we may not get any problems, but later with time, we end up having a lot of diseases when exposed regularly to air pollution like Chronic obstructive lung disease in such conditions patients may begin with an expectoration, phlegm and difficulty breathing and leading up to breathlessness. Similarly, air pollution can also increase your chances of getting heart problems and chances of having a stroke. So you may not experience the symptoms now but they are there.

Dr Rajesh Chawla, Senior Consultant, Respiratory and Critical Care, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi, discusses air pollution’s negative effects. Air pollution is prevalent everywhere, and even in Delhi, India’s capital, levels are high. Air pollution affects us in a variety of ways; it contains suspended particles such as PM 10 and PM 2.5, as well as gases such as SO2, nitrogen dioxide, carbon monoxide, and others, all of which cause disease in humans. When exposed to air pollution, people experience eye irritation and watering when the pollution enters through their nose. If you are exposed to a high level of air pollution, you will have a runny nose and throat soreness. All of these gases can choke your airways when exposed for a long time these may become cause of various deadly diseases.

Dr Rajesh Chawla, Senior Consultant, Respiratory and Critical Care, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi, discusses what you can do to prevent air pollution in a city like Delhi. He says the best way is not to live in it but of course, you can’t do it. Here are a few things which may help you cope with air pollution
* Don’t go out if there is high air pollution.
* Don’t buy a house in high air pollution area.
* Always wear the mask, N95 or surgical but it should be airtight.
* School should be near to the house.
* A patient with respiratory illness should be very vigilant and can use an air purifier at the home and can have plants in the house
* Eat an Antioxidant rich diet.

Dr Rajesh Chawla, Senior Consultant, Respiratory and Critical Care, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi, discusses what you can do to prevent air pollution for everyone. Air pollution is a global phenomenon Dr Rajesh Chawla advises us to be responsible citizens and follow some do’s and don’t.
* Don’t take your vehicle out if it’s not required daily.
* Go in groups.
* Use Public transport.
* Be a responsible citizen.
* Wear a mask when going out.

अपोलो अस्पताल दिल्ली पूरे भारत में बेहतर चिकित्सकीय सेवाओं के लिए जाना जाता है। डॉ. कुमार ऋषिकेश अपोलो अस्पताल दिल्ली के वरिष्ठ मेडिकल ऑन्कोलॉजिस्ट हैं। जो मरीजों के कैंसर की बीमारी, उसके लक्षणों को समझ उसके निदान में मदद करते हैं। कैंसर के उपचार में सर्जरी और किमोथेरेपी के अलावा दवाएं भी अहम होती है। मेडिकल ऑन्कोलॉजी कैंसर के इलाज की सबसे पुरानी विधा है मगर अब भी इसे काफी लोग नहीं जानते हैं। कैंसर एक गंभीर बीमारी होती है। इसमें शरीर के अंदर बड़ी संख्या में असामान्य कोशिकाएं बनने लगती हैं। ये कोशिकाएं लगातार बढ़ती रहती हैं और व्यक्ति के पूरे शरीर में फैल जाती हैं। इसकी वजह से शरीर में गांठ बन सकती है। ये गांठ उन गैर जरूरी कोशिकाओं का गुच्छा होती है, जो लगातार बढ़ती रहती हैं। ये कोशिकाएं शरीर में मौजूद ऊतकों को नुकसान पहुंचाती रहती हैं। मेडिकल ऑन्कोलॉजी कैंसर का पता कर किमो थेरैपी, टारगेट थेरेपी या इम्यूनोथेरेपी शामिल हैं।

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