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  • Hookah Smoke Increases Risk of Leukemia

    Smoking hookah, (a type of flavoured tobacco) increases exposure to benzene (a toxic element found in tobacco and charcoal, highly carcinogenic) which can lead to leukemia. Hookah smoke doubles the exposure to the carcinogen benzene, which is responsible for several types of deadly cancers, including leukemia.

    Category: Oncology
    30/05/2015 by Dr.
  • Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer

    Apply sunscreen regularly 

    Wear sunglasses

    Wear clothing that covers your skin 

    Avoid sunbathing 

    Examine your skin regulalrly 

    Do not ignore marks and moles 

    Category: Oncology
    18/05/2015 by Dr.
  • Antioxidants are Powerful

    Strawberries are the most powerful antioxidants.

    Category: Oncology
    15/05/2015 by Dr.
  • Antioxidant Rich Foods

    Some antioxidant (chemicals that prevent or delay some types of cell damage) rich foods are:

    Broccoli

    Tomatoes

    Berries

    Corns

    Bell peppers

    Spinach

    Green tea

    Cherries 

    Category: Oncology
    02/05/2015 by Dr.
  • Antiperspirants Can Cause Breast Cancer!

    Parabens are chemicals used as a preservative in antiperspirants. Most breast cancers develop in the upper outer quadrant of the breast as it is closest to the lymphnodes exposed to antiperspirants 

    Category: Oncology
    27/11/2014 by Dr.
  • Beet root for Cancer

    Beet root contains Betacyanin which helps in breaking tumor cells and fight cancer.

    Category: Oncology
    24/11/2014 by Dr.
  • Garlic for Cancer

    Eating garlic reduces the risk of Lung Cancer in smokers. 

    Category: Oncology
    18/11/2014 by Dr.
  • Localized wheeze

    Localized wheeze in smoker may be due to lung cancer.

    Category: Oncology
    01/11/2014 by Dr.
  • Brain tumor

    Tinnitus along with deafness may be due to brain tumor. Consult your doctor for investigation.

    Category: Oncology
    01/11/2014 by Dr.