A beginner’s guide to a colon cancer screening

A beginner’s guide to a colon cancer screening

A screening test is used to look for a disease when the concerned person doesn’t have any obvious symptoms. While on the other hands, when a person has symptoms, diagnostic tests are the options to find out the cause of the symptoms. However, when you are undergoing a...
Peritoneal Cancer

Peritoneal Cancer

A type of rare cancer that develops in the thin layer of epidermal cells lining the inside wall of the abdomen is peritoneal cancer. The name of the lining is the peritoneum. It protects and covers the organs present in the abdomen, which includes intestines, bladder,...

Head and Neck Cancers

27th July is World Head and Neck Cancer Day. This blog is for those people who don’t know much about head and neck cancers. Cancers in the mouth, tongue, throat, nose or sinuses, salivary glands and middle ear come under head and neck cancers. The doctors normally...

Rectal Cancer

The rectum forms the last six inches of the large intestine (colon). When the cells of the rectum mutate and start growing out of control, rectal cancer develops. If the polyps on the inner wall of the rectum become cancerous, it also leads to this cancer. As age...

Asbestos and Cancer

It is possible to pull apart asbestos into flexible fibres. Our bodies often cannot degrade or expel microscopic asbestos fibres if we inhale or swallow them. These fibres continue to cause inflammation and genetic changes for many years. There can be cancer due to...