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Friday, 14 October 2016

Best Breast Cancer Treatment in Chennai

Breast Cancer is the unprecedented growth of cancerous cells in breast tissue which is made up of lobules ( milk production glands ) and ducts that joints the lobules to nipple. Mostly it is occur to females than males and range from mild to metastatic (advanced) cancer. A combination of factors like age, genetics, exposure to radiation, obesity, increased alcohol consumption, hormonal changes causes breast cancer.
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When you should consult a doctor ?
  • A small lump in the breast
  • Swelling in the armpit
  • Persistent pain or tenderness in the breast
  • Change in the color, size, texture or temperature of the breast
  • Ejection of any fluid from the nipple
  • Marble-like area under the skin
  • Burning , itching, or retraction of the nipple
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Breast cancer treatment ?
Doctors determine the treatment based on the following factors like type of the cancer, size of the tumor, stage of the cancer, presence of factors like HER2 protein, estrogen, progesterone etc. The major treatments usually prescribed for this cancer are :

  • Surgery : Also called mastectomy it is used to remove  whole breast or just the cancerous tissue.
  • Radiation Therapy : This uses high intensity rays to destroy the cancer cells.
  • Chemotherapy: These are a type of powerful medicines that is used to kill cancer cells and is  accompanied by side effects like nausea, hair loss, early menopause, extreme weakness.
  • Hormone Therapy: Hormones like estrogen increase the growth of cancer. To prevent this type of hormones  drugs like tamoxifen, anastrozole, exemestane are prescribed.
  • Targeted Therapy: In these drugs like lapatinib, pertuzumab and trastuzumab is used to strengthen the  body’s immune system to destroy cancer cells.
The hospital provide best Breast Cancer Treatment in Chennai with the help of dedicated team of doctors and other staff.
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