Cancer Institutes in India - Increasing survival rates being achieved
Cancer Institutes in India with the aid of latest available technology is achieving increased number of survival rates. These hospitals are a consortium of dedicated and experienced doctors in different fields of oncology like Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology and Allied Branches like Pathology, Radiology etc. Various Cancer Institutes in India are treating all types of cancers on a regular basis. We provide oncological services of highest medical standards and ensure availability of highest technology and expertise. We are providing state of the art services in medical, surgical and radiation oncology and we are also integrating our indigenous forms of treatment in pursuit of improving the results and reducing the cost of treatment.
Cancer (medical term: malignant neoplasm) is a class of diseases in which a group of cells display uncontrolled growth (division beyond the normal limits), invasion (intrusion on and destruction of adjacent tissues), and sometimes metastasis (spread to other locations in the body via lymph or blood). These three malignant properties of cancers differentiate them from benign tumors, which are self-limited, and do not invade or metastasize. Most cancers form a tumor but some, like leukemia, do not. Cancer affects people at all ages with the risk for most types increasing with age. Cancers are caused by abnormalities in the genetic material of the transformed cells. These abnormalities may be due to the effects of carcinogens, such as tobacco smoke, radiation, chemicals, or infectious agents. Other cancer-promoting genetic abnormalities may be randomly occur through errors in DNA replication, or are inherited, and thus present in all cells from birth. The heritability of cancers is usually affected by complex interactions between carcinogens and the host's genome. Genetic abnormalities found in cancer typically affect two general classes of genes. Cancer-promoting oncogenes are typically activated in cancer cells, giving those cells new properties, such as hyperactive growth and division, protection against programmed cell death, loss of respect for normal tissue boundaries, and the ability to become established in diverse tissue environments. Tumor suppressor genes are then inactivated in cancer cells, resulting in the loss of normal functions in those cells, such as accurate DNA replication, control over the cell cycle, orientation and adhesion within tissues, and interaction with protective cells of the immune system. Definitive diagnosis requires the histologic examination of a biopsy specimen, although the initial indication of malignancy can be symptomatic or radiographic imaging abnormalities. Most cancers can be treated and some cured, depending on the specific type, location, and stage. Once diagnosed, cancer is usually treated with a combination of surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Cancer Institutes in India provide state of the art services in medical, surgical and radiation oncology and we are also integrating our indigenous forms of treatment in pursuit of improving the results and reducing the cost of treatment. Many top oncologist of the world are available for consultation and treatment planning online with telemedicine. Forerunners Healthcare group has joined hands with several integrated world-class Cancer Institutes in India. Our endeavor is to go beyond the expected and deliver the most positive experience to each of our clients. In this endeavor of ours, we are backed by cutting-edge technology and internationally trained, highly qualified medical professionals, who administer the best-available medical services across all major disciplines of medicine and surgery.
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