Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2018: Are You More Prone to Breast Cancer? Here Are a Few Associated Risk Factors

India's burden of breast cancer is only increasing and unfortunately, this type of cancer is becoming more common among the younger women population in our country. Moreover, India continues to have a low survival rate for breast cancer with less than 60 per cent of women suffering from breast cancer are surviving. The Asia-Pacific Journal... Continue Reading →

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Health Update | Processed meat may increase the risk of breast cancer

Consuming processed meat like bacon, ham, sausages, salami, corned beef, beef jerky, and canned meat is associated with a higher risk of developing breast cancer, warned researchers. In a review of 15 studies, published in the International Journal of Cancer, processed meat consumption was associated with a nine percent higher breast cancer risk. However, the... Continue Reading →

8 Ways to Prevent Breast Cancer

Breast cancer. Just reading those words can make many women worry. And that’s natural. Nearly everyone knows someone touched by the disease. But there is a lot of good news about breast cancer these days. Treatments keep getting better, and we know more than ever about ways to prevent the disease. These eight simple steps... Continue Reading →

5 Types Of Cancer Prominent In Women

October is breast Cancer Awareness Month, to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The campaign also offers information and support to those affected by breast cancer. #BeatTheRisk

 

AMRI Hospitals | Hospitals in Kolkata

Lifestyle, family, eating habits, surroundings – everything contributes to cancer possibilities in a person. Sometimes, late detection can be cured with substantial radiation and yet, sometimes early detection cannot be controlled. AMRI Hospital, a Kolkata-based hospital chain, suggests 5 types of cancer that have a higher possibility of manifestation in women than men:

Lung Cancer :

It is a pre-conceived notion that only regular smokers suffer from Lung Cancer. However, this is a false assumption. An oncology expert at the best hospital in Kolkata, AMRI Hospital, said “It is true that long-term smokers are more susceptible to Lung Cancer, but that’s not the usual case with women. In more than half of the cases we have come across, the patient does not have a smoking habit.” Some of the factors responsible for lung cancer are:

  • Passive Smoking
  • Air pollution
  • Exposure to toxic gases
  • Heredity

Statistics reveal that Lung Cancer…

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