ChemoPort

ChemoPort

A small, implantable reservoir with a thin silicone tube that is attached to a vein is known as ChemoPort. This vein-access device has a major advantage and that is chemotherapy medicine can be delivered directly into the port rather than a vein. This eliminates the...
Multiple Myeloma

Multiple Myeloma

A type of white blood cell is known as a plasma cell. The plasma cells make antibodies and these help in fighting infections by recognizing and fighting germs. A type of cancer that affects the plasma cells is called multiple myeloma. When there is an attack of...
World No Tobacco Day 31st May

World No Tobacco Day 31st May

World No Tobacco Day is observed on 31st May every year. As a tribute to the 6 million killed each year by tobacco and a call of action for governments to halt this deadly epidemic, this day has been observed by the World Health Organization from the year 1987. The...
Osteosarcoma

Osteosarcoma

The most common type of bone cancer is osteosarcoma. The cells that form bones are the places where it is formed. It also occurs in soft tissue outside the bone in very rare casesknown as extraosseous osteosarcoma. Though osteosarcoma can start in any bone, it is most...