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Volume 1 | Issue 1 | January - June 2017

Editorials

Prevention of Cancer in Women

Worldwide Cancer has emerged as one of the most common and aggressive health hazard. Approximately worldwide60 lakh deaths each year happens because of cancer which comprises 12% of all deaths.......

Author: Rath GK | Download |  View

 

Challenges of Rural Cancer Treatments in India

Health care delivery is the special concern of patients and physicians living in rural areas. To address this, the National Rural Health Mission (NIHM) has been launched by the Govt. of India in 2005. The mission has established for fully functional community oriented decentralize health delivery system at the grass-root level. ......

Author: Ninawe AS | Download  |  View

 

Philippines’ Battle against Cancer: Cancer Burden, Prevention Efforts and Barriers

Composed of 7,107 islands, the Philippines is an archipelago located in Southeast Asia. It is situated between the Pacific Ocean and the West Philippine Sea. As of 2015, the Philippines’ population reached more than 100 million with majority located close or within Metro Manila, its capital [1]. Also in 2015, same with India, the Philippines is classified by the World Bank under the low to middle income nations with an annual GDP per capita of 3000 USD 

Author: JC Kennetth M. Jacinto | Download  |  View

 

Original Articles

Diagnostic association of mammographic suspicious breast lesions with cytology and histopathology: a tertiary cancer center experience from India.

Background: Breast cancer is recognized as the commonest cancer in females worldwide. Triple assessment is a very useful diagnostic tool to evaluate patients with breast lumps and to detect patients with breast cancers with high accuracy. This is a study to see the correlation of suspicious breast lesions on mammography with cytology and histopathology.

Authors: Shankar A et al  | Download|   View

 

Carcinoma Uterine Cervix: Evolving trends and Impact of National Cancer Control Program in India.

Background: Globally, cervical cancer is third most common type of cancer after breast and lung cancers among women. In this study, patients treated in 1977, 1997 and 2006 were taken into consideration and data were analysed to see the changes in clinic-pathological profile of the patients over period of time.

Authors: Shankar A et al | Download|   View

 

Review Article 

Prevention of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting in pediatric cancer patients

Despite the relevant progress achieved in the last 20 years, vomiting and, especially, nausea, continue to be two of the most distressing side-effects of cancer chemotherapy. The goal of antiemetic therapy is to prevent nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy administration. The appropriate pharmacologic treatment should be chosen by evaluating the emetogenic risk of chemotherapy as a single agent or as combination therapy....

Authors: Roy S | Download|  View