Oncology

As cancer is a well known disease today, oncology has become a term known to all. The term oncology literally means a branch of science that deals with tumors and cancers. The word “onco” means bulk, mass, or tumor while “-logy” means study. There is a tremendous amount of research being conducted on all areas of oncology, ranging from cancer cell biology to chemotherapy treatment regimens and optimal palliative care and pain relief. We, at Chikitsatour get you connected to the best oncologists in the city who will diagnose specific symptoms to ensure a better treatment and care for this deadly disease.

The diagnosis and treatment for cancer includes some diagnostic tools which includes-

Biopsy

– The most common way to diagnose cancer is through Biopsy. It is a medical test which involves removal of cells or tissues from possible area of malignancy for microscopic examination and accurate diagnosis.

Endoscopy

– This allows the doctor to get a view of the patient’s internal body. This involves the insertion of an endoscope inside a patient’s body to view the lesion.

X-Ray, CT scan, and Ultrasound

– Radiological techniques used to examine the patient.

Blood Tests

– Pathological examination like blood tests is a common technique to diagnose cancer.

Scintigraphy, Positron emission tomography – Sometimes methods of nuclear medicines are used to diagnose cancer.

The most common methods of treatment to cancer are:

Surgery

– If the case permits, the malignant portion of the body is removed by surgery.

ChemotherapyChemotherapy is the treatment of cancer with drugs that can destroy cancer cells by impeding their growth and reproduction. Often cytotoxic drugs are used for chemotherapy.

Radiotherapy

– A medical technique called Ionizing radiation is used to cure and control the growth of malignant cells.

Hormone Manipulation

– In the cases of breast and prostate cancer, Hormone Manipulation is the chosen technique to diagnose or treat it.

Vaccine

– It is an antigenic preparation used to either treat existing cancer or prevent the development of a cancer.

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