What is Oncology?

Remarkable progress has been made in treatment of cancer and understanding of it in India. With the ability to cure this dreadful condition and to control it in the past few decades, including surgical techniques, radiation therapies and advanced imaging, oncologists can now see what is occurring at cellular levels to facilitate containing the spread…

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Kim Kardashian has been in the news the past few weeks. She’s been very vocal about her desire to have a third child. However, there have been ongoing debates in the media, should she have another child? Is it safe to have another child after a high-risk pregnancy? For those who came in late, Kim…

Orthopedic surgery

Should I undergo Knee Replacement Surgery? Every year approximately 700,000 knee replacement procedures are performed in the United States of America. This number is projected to increase to 3.48 million procedures per year by 2030. https://www.uptodate.com/contents/total-knee-replacement-arthroplasty-beyond-the-basics) However, this number represents the tip of the iceberg. An astounding number of patients, continue to look for pain…

Oncology

  Worldwide, breast cancer is the most common cancer (other than skin cancers) and the second most common cause of cancer deaths among women. Screening with mammography is recommended based on age, risk factors and overall benefit to the patient. Large Trials conducted in the Western population have shown about a 20% reduction in the…