How to obtain the best cancer care

More than 18 million people have been affected yearly by cancer and close to 10 million die every year due to cancer. India has an estimated 2.25 million people living with cancer every year, with more than 1 million new cases being diagnosed. The burden seems to be increasing every year. This makes obtaining best cancer care mandatory for a successful recovery from cancer.

Lifestyle issues are the primary factors to be blamed. Stressful jobs with increased work hours, lack of mental peace, smoking cigarettes, consuming tobacco, increased alcohol, sedentary lifestyle with minimal physical activity, weight gain and obesity, unsafe sexual practices are all risk factors predisposing to cancer.

Most cancers are silent. They show no signs or symptoms. Most are benign which don’t spread but lack of care can turn them fatal to the patient. Diagnosed early, cancers can be controlled and even cured in most patients. However, some signs are considered as red flags for cancer.

  • Involuntarily losing weight since months.
  • Feeling increasingly fatigued despite medical treatment.
  • Altered bowel or bladder habits.
  • Persistent hoarseness of the voice or a sore throat that does not heal.
  • Difficulty swallowing or chronic indigestion.
  • Unexplained lumps or swelling anywhere in the body.
  • Unusual bleeding or discharge from any opening in the body.

On realizing that the body is showing any of these signs it is mandatory to look for the best oncologist around. Oncologists are trained cancer specialists. Their expertise in cancer helps identify the disease in the initial stages and initiate appropriate management early on. Some of the best oncologists in Noida trained abroad are practicing at Jaypee Hospital.

Women are afflicted by a variety of cancers. Significant population of women are affected by breast cancer. Hence, addressing the issue and creating awareness among women becomes mandatory. Basic breast cancer care must be practiced by all women. Regular monitoring and periodic breast self-exam helps spot smallest changes that can happen in the breasts and seek earliest medical attention. Noticing a lump on the breast or the underarm, dimpling of the skin on the breast, redness or flaky skin on the nipple, painful nipples, discharge from the nipples other than breast-milk, unnatural change in the size or shape of breast are all important signs of abnormality in the breast and most could be cancerous. Seeking immediate help from the best oncosurgeons can help prevent breast cancer from turning fatal. Early treatment is the goal to prevent spread. Only the best oncosurgeons can create the safest recovery outcomes for breast cancer. One of the best oncosurgeons is practicing at Jaypee Hospital, Noida. Seeking early care from best oncosurgeons makes cancer an easily manageable disease.

At Jaypee Hospital, with the state-of-the-art facilities, dedicated staff and strict adherence to international guidelines, cancer is a well-managed disease. Management of each cancer are provided by the a team of medical experts including the best medical, radiation oncologists and oncosurgeons in Noida making disease control easier with improved quality of life during cancer.

Dr. Nitin Leekha
Associate Director
Department of Surgical Oncology
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