The word “Cancer” itself give us a threat to an extent that we get afraid for our life.However ,cancer can be treated effectively at an early stage.There are many minor symptoms which we neglect which increases risk for a healthy body.Symptoms include abnormal bleeding,lump,prolonged cough, unexplained weight loss,extreme fatigue and a change in bowel movements.Consumption of tobacco is the major reason behind cancer. Another causes could be obesity, poor diet, lack of physical activity, and excessive drinking of alcohol.
Dr Suresh Advani (Best Oncologist in India)
An effective treatment at the right time can gift life back to the cancer patient.Dr Suresh Advani is the first cancer specialist in India.He saved many lives through his treatment,care and experience.He has over 35 years of rich experience in his field.He worked at Tata Memorial Hospital for many years as a medical oncologist.
He is the Director of Cancer Department, Jaslok Hospital and Chairman of Cancer Department, Raheja Hospital. Besides working at Tata Memorial Hospital,He also worked as the chief investigator for acute Lymphoblastic leukemia project supported by National Cancer Institute Washington and chronic Lymphatic project supported by Department of science and Technology.He and his wife Geeta are heading a NGO Helping Hands which provides Holistic Cancer Care.He is a renowned Mumbai-based Oncologist and pioneered stem cell transplantation in Mumbai and other part of India.He has successfully transplanted bone marrow into a nine-year-old girl down with myeloid leukemia from her brother.His urge to serve his life by saving patient life have made him to receive Padma Bhushan from government of India.You will be surprised to know that he stuck by polio at the age of 8 and as there were not many facilities for the diseases like polio back in 1955, he was left paralyzed from the waist down. This however couldn’t stop him from becoming Dr. Advani Oncologist.Everything is possible from will and core determination.Most of the doctors who do not use the word curable he also uses the phrase “Curative Intent”.He feels that the cancer can be cured, he uses chemotherapy to kill the cancer cells.He is also very careful while calculating the doses to be given to the patient as the doses can have life threatening side effects.While prescribing medicines and treatment he regiourously take care of various aspects like age,height,weight,blood counts,kidney diseases etc.He was also part of clinical trials to help children with lymphoblastic leukemia, conducted on 1200 patients. The trials helped to raise success rates in treatments from 20% to 70%.He has been involved with about 500 national and international publications.
Cancers can be prevent to a certain extent by not smoking,having proper healthy diet,getting enough peaceful sleep,excluding alcohol,doing exercise on a regular basis.There are different types of cancer treatment for cancer diagnosed patient depending on the health condition of the patient
Types of treatment are as follows
- Targeted Therapy
- Hormone Therapy
- Stem Cell Transplant
- Precision Medicine
Dr Suresh Advani takes following things into consideration while treating the patient.
1.The type of cancer the patient is diagonosed with.
2.The stage level of the cancer.
3.The patient’s age.
4.The complete health status of the patient.
- Other serious health problems related to liver, kidney, heart or sugar levels.
6.Types of other cancer treatments given in the past by himself or any other doctor.
7.The emotional status of the patient.
The popular bollywood actress Manisha Koirala who was diagonosed with the ovarian cancer was treated by Dr Suresh Advani.In an interview with economic times,Dr Mehboob Basade who is a stem cell specialist at Jaslok Hospital said Dr.Suresh Advani is a healer,he is a role model for us.Like Bansade,Dr Boman Dhabhar who himself is an oncologist, adds that Dr.Suresh Advani always inspire his patient.After all,Keeping a patient and his family’s hope is one of the most important element in treating the diseases.
List of hospitals where Dr Suresh Advani consults in Mumbai
2.Asian Cancer Institute
3.Breach Candy Hospital
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