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Don’t Let Thyroid Throw You off Balance

Nearly 42 million people in India suffer from thyroid diseases. Thyroid dysfunction can play havoc with your life and...
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Signs and Symptoms of Pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic is known for not presenting any symptoms early on, making it one of the most difficult cancers to catch in...
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Treatment of Pancreatic cancer

The following are the standard treatment protocols for pancreatic cancer. The combination of treatment choices would...
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Management of Pancreatic Cancer

In most cases, due to late diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer, the mean survival period is less than 6 months. In such...
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Tests and Diagnosis of Pancreatic cancer

In order to diagnose Pancreatic Cancer and to determine the staging of Pancreatic Cancer, the following tests are used...
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Prevention of Pancreatic Cancer

There is no way to prevent pancreatic cancer but certain lifestyle changes may help lower the risks of pancreatic...
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Causes of Pancreatic Cancer

The exact cause of most Pancreatic cancers is still unknown but there are established risk factors that greatly...
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Pancreatic Cancer

What is Pancreatic Cancer The pancreas is a 6 inch long organ seated behind the stomach in the upper abdomen. The...
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Types and Stages of Pancreatic Cancer

Types of Pancreatic Cancer There are broadly two types of Pancreatic cancer. It either affects the exocrine gland (...
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Pancreatic Cancer: Latest Treatment Options and Other Questions

In our AsktheDoctor series, Dr Shailesh Shrikhande of Tata Memorial, Mumbai helps us better understand one of the most...

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