Aster Centre of Excellence in Oncology
Led by an outstanding team of doctors, this centre offers a wide range of specialised services for comprehensive management of health problems in children.
Fear Is Cancer
Estimates say that 80% of people with cancer in India seek medical attention only in the advanced stages, which is why treatments don’t work in many cases. And the reason? Fear of cancer.
9 Questions People Ask About Cancer
Cancer is probably the most dreaded and misunderstood disease ever. Here are 9 facts about cancer that you need to be aware of.
A Healthy Lifestyle Can Prevent Many Cancers
Did you know that Kerala’s cancer rate is 4 times the national average? Stress, junk food, smoking and alcohol can lead to cancers. Only lifestyle changes can save us.
Not all lumps that appear on the body are cancerous. For example, 8 out of 10 breast lumps are non-cancerous. Don’t let fear of cancer prevent early detection and possible cure.
Blood Diseases: Don’t Worry Unnecessarily
Blood diseases are conditions that affect the blood cells and bone marrow. However, contrary to popular perception, all disorders of the blood are not cancerous.
Beware Of The Killer
If there’s one thing you need to stay away from to prevent cancer, it’s tobacco. One of the leading causes of cancers in India, tobacco is dangerous in all forms – smoking, chewing and snuffing.
We Treat The Patient.
Most people believe that surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy are the beginning and end of cancer treatment. This is not so.
Palliative Care: Breaking The Myth
Did you know that palliative care plays a very important role in cancer treatment, right from the time of diagnosis?