Hyperthermia is used as an effective tool along with radiation or chemotherapy to treat cancer. Dr Nagraj G. Huilgol, Chief Radiation Oncologist, Nanavati Superspeciality Hospital & Centre for Hyperthermic Oncology and Medicine speaks to Neha Wagle about advances in Hyperthermia and the future of it. Excerpts:
On the world cancer day which is observed on 4th February every year with this year theme ‘I Am and I Will’ the experts from medical industry share their insights and awareness about the cancer. 2020 marks the halfway point of the 3-year ‘I Am and I Will’ campaign - by Neha Wagle, Sub-Editor.
UE LifeSciences have created a portable device that enables women to perform a self-exam for early detection of breast cancer.
Apollo Hospitals recently announced that renowned senior Oncologist, Dr Anil K. D’Cruz has joined the group as Director, Oncology – Apollo Hospitals, Mumbai, Chennai and Delhi.
For a long time, cancer has been treated with conventional open surgery that left patients with pain and prolonged recovery. However, the advent of robotics has completely transformed this space. - Dr Sandeep Nayak
Our research found that health care organisations with a social heart and a business brain can be quite profitable, sometimes more profitable than so called profit-maximising hospitals. Ravi Ramamurti, University Distinguished Professor of International Business and Director, Center for Emerging Markets at Northeastern University
The purpose of screening mammography is to detect cancer in the early stages. Advances in the treatment of cancer have considerably improved the cure rates. Screening mammography and other imaging techniques like breast ultrasound and breast MRI can help to detect small tumours at an early stage. - Dr. Umesh S. Mudaliyar
Offering the possibilities of smaller, lighter, and faster materials and devices, nanotechnology is working its way into the world of medical technology. - Dr. Meinal Chaudhry