stomach cancer information

Stomach (Gastric) Cancer Treatment in Delhi Gurgaon India – Best Cancer Specialist

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Stomach Cancer Risk factors Helicobacter pylori infection Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) is a bacterium that generally infects the stomach and the duodenum and causes inflammation in these organs. An increased incidence of stomach cancers has been observed in individuals with the H pylori. Induces phenotypic changes-mucosal atrophy, intestinal metaplasia & dyplasia. Gastritis /atrophy→ ↓acid production → bacterial […]

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targeted-therapy

Targeted Therapy for Cancer in Delhi and Gurgaon | दिल्ली और गुडगाँव में कैंसर के लिए टार्गेटेड थेरेपी

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What types of targeted therapies are available today? A classic example of a targeted anticancer drug is imatinib, a selective tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) that has revolutionized the treatment strategy for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). Since then many targeted drugs have been developed and come into practice. The following table list various types of targeted […]

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hormone-therapy

Hormonal Therapy for Cancer in Delhi and Gurgaon | दिल्ली और गुडगाँव में कैंसर के लिए हार्मोनल थेरेपी

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How Hormones Promote Cancer? Let’s take an example of prostate cancer. The figure below shows the hypothalamus pituitary axis for normal secretion of sexual hormones. Pituitary secretes LH/FSH and ACTH when it gets stimulated by hypothalamus by GnRH. LH/FSH act on the testis to release testosterone and ACTH acts on adrenal gland to release DHEA, […]

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chemotherapy

Chemotherapy for Cancer in Delhi and Gurgaon | दिल्ली और गुडगाँव में कैंसर के लिए कीमोथेरेपी

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What are the Types of Chemotherapy? Primary/ curative Adjuvant Neo-adjuvant Concurrent Palliative What is the role of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy? It is given before the definitive treatment to shrink the tumor and make it amenable for definitive therapy. The advantages may be one or more of the following- Makes an inoperable tumor operable. Organ preservation in […]

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