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The Early Symptoms and Signs of Lung Cancer

August 31, 2017 0 53 2 minutes, 59 seconds read

Last year, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) gave a report citing the rapid emergence of lung cancer cases, which are estimated to touch an alarming figure of 1.4 lac in 2020. Looking at the statistics, it is quite obvious that the disease has spread its deadly roots all across the country and the time has come that people should start taking preventive steps.

One of the main reasons behind this surge is the late diagnosis among the patients. As lungs cancer do not show visible symptoms until it has reached an advanced stage, it becomes quite difficult to provide proper treatment. Even though people witness some early symptoms of lung cancer, their unawareness makes them ignore such signs. This ignorance and negligence later prove to be fatal.

Therefore, it is very necessary that everyone should know about such signs so that they can get the diagnosis done on time and save their lives. Taking a progressive step towards being aware, we have listed down the early symptoms and signs of lung cancer. Read them and be safe!

Persistent Cough

If you have been suffering from a cough that does not stop even after two weeks, then there are possibilities that you may have lung cancer. It can be either a dry or wet coughing with mucus, but if it persists for an unusually long time, it’s better to take some steps. Don’t ignore such chronic cough and rather consult a nearby doctor to get an early screening.

Blood in Cough

Another symptom appears when your constant cough becomes quite deep and hoarse with some amount of blood as well. You may also cough up rust colored phlegm (sputum). If you suffer from these changes in your coughing, you must immediately seek medical attention.

Chronic Chest pain

Along with the issues related to coughing, the person suffering from lung cancer also feels chronic chest pain. The pain can also spread to shoulders or back. The reason behind such pain can be the result of enlarged lymph nodes or metastasis to the chest wall, the lining around the lungs, called pleura, or the ribs.

Wheezing and Breathlessness

Shortness of breath or the whistling sound produced when one breathes can also be related to lung cancer. This happens when the airways become constricted. Though there can be many other easily treatable causes behind it, you are advised to take a doctor’s appointment to diagnose the issue for it may be a sign of lung cancer.

Hoarse and Rough Voice

Changes in voice may also indicate a problem with your lungs. Hence if you feel that your voice has become significantly deeper, hoarse, or raspier, you should plan to visit a doctor. Note that hoarseness in a voice that lasts for more than two weeks can occur when the tumor affects the nerve that controls the larynx.

Apart from the above listed early signs and symptoms of lung cancer, one can also experience weight loss, bone pain, headache, weakness or fatigue, etc., which may also be the result of lung cancer. Also, if you have been an active smoker or have a history of smoking, you are unfortunately at higher risk of lung cancer as compared to others. Therefore, you must never ignore these signs. Remember, an early diagnosis can save you from this deadly disease and help you see a healthy tomorrow.

To help you fight lung cancer, Max Healthcare provides holistic and integrated care by consolidating views of experts 24 by 7. We also have established a Delhi's First Standalone Cancer Daycare Centre in Lajpat Nagar exclusively for cancer patients.

 

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Treating Lung Cancer with a Pill

April 14, 2017 0 57 2 minutes, 1 second read

Do you know Lung Cancer is one of the most common cancers seen in males? 18.2% of total cancer deaths have been due to lung cancer so the speculation is that in developing countries there is going to be an epidemic of Lung Cancer.  

In this dismal scenario, Dr R.RANGA RAO explains us about the advancements made in preventive as well as therapeutic strategies, which might bring some ray of hope for patients.

Preventive Strategies in Lung Cancer: Initiatives like an increase in warning pictures on cigarette packaging and launch of mobile support to quit tobacco are important initiatives that are taken by the health ministry. A CT scan was done as a screening programme for smokers that showed that the people had the probability of getting lung cancer.

Therapeutic Strategies in Lung Cancer: The core advancement in understanding the cancer genome is by obtaining the cancer tissue through biopsy or by drawing patient’s blood and analysing the cancer cells (liquid biopsy). Better understanding regarding the genetic changes in cancer cells has led to the development and introduction of medicines known as “Targeted Therapy”- this therapy causes disruption in the process of carcinogenesis i.e. conversion of a normal cell to the cancer cell. Few advantages of this therapy are:

  • Ability to act more specifically on cancer cells to lower the risk of damage to normal cells.
  • Prevents the growth and spread of cancer cells

Few examples of Targeted Therapy are: Enzyme Inhibitors, Apoptosis inducing agents (Causes Cancer cells to die due to change in protein if cancer cells), Angiogenesis Inhibitors (Inhibits the process of formation of new blood vessels in the tumor and stops the blood supply to the tumor, thereby resulting in the death of cancer cells).

NOTE: Many of these agents are taken as a pill so that the patient can continue with their normal lifestyle. These have lesser side effects as compared to chemotherapy and therefore the quality of life is better.

Another ray of hope is “IMMUNOTHERAPY”, which reactivates the patient’s own immune system so that the advanced stage lung cancers can be treated effectively.

Radiation and Surgery are the other two non-pharmacological treatment options for lung cancer. However, the choice of treatment is based on the stage of cancer and the patient’s overall health status. With the availability of options like radiotherapy, surgery, targeted therapy and Immunotherapy, many patients can now be treated without chemotherapy.

 

 

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Dr. Waseem Abbas

Dr. Waseem Abbas
Consultant Medical oncology and Hemato-oncology
Dr. Waseem Abbas
Memberships: 
  • ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology)
  • ESMO (European Society of clinical Oncology)
  • American society of Gynae-Oncology
  • STIC (Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer)
  • AACR (American Association of Cancer Research)
  • American Hepato- Pancreatico- Biliary Association
  • American Psychosocial Oncology Society
  • International Society of Hematology
  • COG (Children’s Oncology Group)
  • American Society of Preventive Oncology 
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Biography

Biographical Sketch: 

Dr Abbas is a highly skilled professional/ cancer treatment specialist who is dedicated to research in this field. Dr Abbas has vast experience in the field of medicine and medical oncology. After completing his M.B.B.S in 2001. Dr Abbas he joined Batra Hospital and Medical research centre from where he completed he completed his M.D Medicine and joined critical care. He joined BL Kapur hospital as research fellow in medical oncology and completed his DNB there and later joined MAX Healthcare as consultant. He is a young researcher and has published many breakthrough research articles in national and international journals. He is an expert in delivering Immunotherapy and targeted therapy. Breast cancer and immunotherapy are his research interests. He is a strong advocate of Precision Cancer Therapy where individual specific treatment plan are tailor made based on the genomic profile of the cancer and further  targeting it successfully with various options of immunotherapy / chemotherapy as well as  targeted therapies. He is a clinical lead in medical oncology at MAX Cancer centre Shalimarbagh. Dr Abbas is primary Investigator of many national and international research projects and clinical trials.

PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY

Work Experience: 
  • Residency in medical oncology for 4 years
  • Senior Residency in Medical Oncology from Florence hospital
  • Joined Max Institute of Cancer Care (MICC) in 2015
Education & Training: 
  • M.B.B.S - 2002 (KSMA) - Gold medalist
  • Internal Medicine form BHMRC (Batra Hospital and Medical Research Centre) in 2012
  • DNB Medical Oncology- B L Kapur Memorial in 2015​
  • Has 20 years of experience in Medicine and medical oncology.
Awards Information: 
  • Harnessing the Immunomodulatory effects of Radiation in Urinary Bladder Cancer
  • Best Abstract at Best of ASCO 2014.
  • Published multiple papers in the field of immuno-oncology and Breast cancer treatment.
  • Advisors to various Biopharmaceutical Research & Development.
  • Professional Guides to various international and national Medical oncology fellows and students.
  • Eminent teacher.
Speciality Interest: 
  • Breast cancer.
  • Immunotherapy in Cancer.
  • Lung Cancer.
  • Gastro-intestinal Cancer-Esophageal Cancer, Stomach Cancer, Colon Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Hepatobiliary Cancers.
  • Gynecological Cancers- Ovarian Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Uterine Cancer
  • Malignant melanoma.
  • Head and Neck Cancers.
  • Metronomic chemotherapy in refractory malignancies.
  • Palliative and pain treatment  and end of life treatment practice.
Duration Of OPD: 

       Max Super Speciality hospital, Shalimar Bagh

  • Mon - Sat: 9.00am – 5.00pm

Dr. Pramod Kumar Julka

Dr. Pramod Kumar Julka
Senior Director
Cancer specialist in Delhi, India - Dr Pramod Kumar Julka - Max Hospital
Memberships: 
  • The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has awarded him by bestowing on him the emeritus membership.
  • He has been a member of the Indian Council of Medical Research Task Force for setting up cancer research projects across the country
  • He is also a member of the Society of Cancer Research and the national advisory committee of Global Cancer Summit – 2015 

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PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY

Work Experience: 
  • He had higher training at the M.D. Anderson Hospital, Houston, Texas, under World Health Organisation fellowship & thereafter at the Long Beach Memorial Cancer Centre, Long Beach, California.
  • Dean - Academics and Professor, Depat. of Radiotherapy and Oncology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  • The other positions held by Dr. Julka are: Former President - Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (Northern Chapter)
  • Former Chairperson - Indian College of Radiation Oncology (2000-2009)
Education & Training: 
  • M.D. (Radiotherapy & Oncology), Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
  • Fellow (FAMS) of the National Academy of Medical Sciences 
Awards Information: 
  • Recipient of ‘Padma Shri’ Award (the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India), 2013
  • Life Time Achievement Award by Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI), 2013
  • Felicitated as Fellow (FAMS) of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, 2013
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA) Best Orator of the Year Award, 2009
  • P K Haldar Oration at AROI Conference on Translational Research, 2007
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA) Award for Clinical Oncology, 2006
  • Awarded Dr. G.D. Pandey Oration at Haldwani, Uttarakhand on Breast Cancer, 2006
  • IMA NDB Oration, 2005
  • IMA Award for Medical Education and Research, 2000 - 2001
  • International Biographical Centre of Cambridge, England’s “Leading Scientist of the World 2005” Award
  • OISCA Foundation Award for outstanding contribution to Cancer Treatment and Research (UN Award) 2001
  • IMA Award for Medical Education and Research, 2000 - 2001
  • Performed a Peripheral Blood Stem Cell transplant following high dose chemotherapy in Metastatic Breast Cancer on May 9, 1995 (the first in the country – this feat has Limca Book of Records, 1998)
  • WHO Fellowship at MD Anderson Hospital, Houston, Texas and Long Beach Memorial Cancer Centre, Long Beach, California, USA, 1995
Duration Of OPD: 

Max Cancer Care, Lajpat Nagar

  • Mon - Sat: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital, Saket

  • Wed: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Research & Publication: 
  • Dr. Julka has published many articles, over 250 of them, in national and international peer reviewed journals that has benefited eminent researchers across the globe.
  • He has also authored a book under the name, Becoming A Successful Clinical Trial Investigator

Dr. Shubham Jain

Memberships: 
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • European Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • Delhi Medical Council
  • Maharashtra Medical Council
  • International Naturopathy Organisation
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PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY

Work Experience: 
  • Consultant (Surgical Oncology), Max Institute of Cancer Care, New Delhi
  • Specialist Senior Resident, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai
  • Senior Resident (Casualty) and Senior Resident (General Surgery), Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Delhi
  • Advanced Trauma and Cardiac Life Support Provider
     
Education & Training: 
  • M.Ch. (Surgical Oncology) – Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai
  • M.S. (General Surgery) – Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi
  • M.B.B.S. – Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi
  • Fellowship of Association of Surgeons of India
     
Speciality Interest: 
  • Thoracic, Breast and GI & HPB oncology
     
Duration Of OPD: 

   Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket

  • Tue, Thurs: 6 PM – 8 PM
  • Sat: 4 PM – 6 PM

   Max MedCentre, Lajpat Nagar

  • Tue, Thurs, Sat: 12 PM – 2 PM  

   Max Multi Speciality Centre, Panchsheel Park

  • Tuesday 1-3, Thursday 1-3

Dr. Gopal Sharma

Memberships: 
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • European Society of Medical Oncology(ESMO)
  • Indo American Cancer Association (IACA)

  • Indian Society of Medical and Paediatric Oncology (ISMPO)

  • Oncology Forum, Delhi NCR

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PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY

Work Experience: 
  • He is among the senior Medical Oncologist of northern India practicing in the field of Hemato-¬medical Oncology from 2009
Education & Training: 
  • DM in Medical Oncology from Gujarat Cancer Research Institute, Ahmedabad
  • MD in General Medicine from SMS Medical College,Jaipur
  • MBBS from SPMC Medical College, Bikaner
Speciality Interest: 
  • Hematological malignancies
  • chemotherapy of various solid cancers including targeted therapy
Duration Of OPD: 

       Max Super Specialty Hospital, Vaishali

  • Monday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm; 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm; 04:00 pm  - 06:00 pm; 
  • Friday:10:00 am - 12:00 pm; 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm; 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm 

       Max Super Specialty Hospital, Patparganj

  • Tuesday : 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM
  • Thursday : 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM

       Max Multi Speciality Centre, Noida

  • Thursday : 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Dr. Meenu Walia

Memberships: 
  • American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO).
  • European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO).
  • UICC Member
  • Indian  Society  of Oncology.
  • Indian  co – operative Oncology Network (ICON).
  • Association of Physicians of India.
  • Indian Academy & Clinical Medicine.
  • Delhi Medical Council.
  • Indian Medical Association.

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PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY

Work Experience: 
  • She has 26 years of experience in the field of Medicine with over 15 years of experience in he field of Medical Oncology and Haematology.
  • More than 15 years of experience in the field of Medical Oncology and Haematology.
  • Director Medical Oncology at Dharamshila Hospital and Research Centre.
  • Senior Resident at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Delhi
Education & Training: 
  • DNB, Medical Oncology
  • MD – Internal Medicine from University of Delhi
  • M.B.B.S  from Maulana Azad Medical College
Awards Information: 
  • First  DNB Medical Oncologist of India.
  • Awarded certificate for excellence in recognition for the exemplary work and dedication in the field of healthcare by  the India Today group in 2015.
  • Featured in a book titled “Luminaries In Healthcare” by Mail today  in December 2015.
  • Awarded for Prof. K. L. Wig Oration by Association of Physicians Of India –  in 2015
  • Awarded for Excellence in Medical Services by Indian Medical Association (East Delhi) in 2014.
  • Authored a book “Tips For Happiness in the Shadow of Cancer” which is published in multiple languages
  • Author of Oncology chapters
  • Publications in various national & international journals.
  • Awarded “Bharat Jyoti Award” and certificate for excellence for meritorious services, outstanding performance and remarkable role by Dr. Bhishma  Narain Singh (Former Governor of Tamil Nadu and Assam) -India International Friendship Society at New Delhi on 27th May, 2017
  • Felicitated with “Super mother recognition” on Mother’s Day by Indian Medical Association at Delhi on 14th May, 2017
  • Awarded “The Illustrious Brands- Making India Proud” in recognition for exemplary performance and phenomenal success by Mail Today on 12th May 2017.

 

Speciality Interest: 
  • Clinical research and principal investigator for various  randomized multi-centric international  clinical research trials.
  • All solid and haematological cancers.
  • She has experience in managing solid and  haemato – lymphoid tumors with special interest in  breast, gynaecological & gastro – intestinal cancers.
Duration Of OPD: 

    Max Super Specialty Hospital, Vaishali

  • Monday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm; 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Thursday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm; 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Saturday: 11:00 am - 03:00 pm

    Max Super Speciality Hospital, Patparganj

  • Monday: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Wednesday :11:30 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

 

       Max Multi Speciality Centre, Noida​

  • Saturday- 10:00 AM to12:00 PM
  • Wednesday- 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Dr. Nitesh Rohatgi

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PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY

Work Experience: 
  • July 2010 to Nov 2011, Leaders in Oncology Care (LOC - previously London Oncology Clinic) - Consultant (Medical Oncology) Chemotherapy and Acute Acre
  • Nov 2009 to July 2010, St. James's Institute of Oncology, Leeds - Consultant Medical Oncology
  • May 2009 to Oct 2009, St James's Institute of Oncology, Leeds - Urological Cancers, Germ Cell Tumours and Sarcoma
  • Former Visiting Oncology Physician, M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, USA
Education & Training: 

 

  • MBBS, DNB, MNAMS, M Med. (Dundee, UK), CCT (Leeds, UK)
  • FRSM (London), MRCP (London)
  • Post-Graduation in General Medicine - Apr 2000 to Mar 2003, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi
  • Internship - Experience in all major medical and surgical specialities amongst large patient loads, triage and clinical prioritizing skills - Jan 1998 to Dec 1998 University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi

 

Awards Information: 
  • Innumerable number of Publications on various Oncology books
  • Oral Presentations showed in July 2009 - European Society of Oncology, Education conference, Lugano, Switzerland
  • May 2008 - 1YAC - Birmingham Education Day (Talk on 'Is there ever too much treatment? - A case based discussion)

      Training

  • Hospice - Gained exceptional structured training to manage all aspects of symptom control and end of life care for terminal cancer
  • Hospital Training - Closely involved through the years with different palliative care teams, improving knowledge, understanding and experience of principles of palliative care and symptoms control 
Duration Of OPD: 

      Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket

  • Mon, Tue: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Sat: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

      Max Institute of Cancer Care, Lajpat Nagar

  • Tues, Wed & Fri: 12.00pm - 2.00pm

Dr. Archit Pandit

Dr. Archit Pandit
Senior Consultant
Best Cancer Doctor in Delhi, India - Dr. Archit Pandit - Max Hospital
Memberships: 
  • Associations of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Indian Association of Surgical Oncology (IASO)
  • Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of India (SELSI)
  • Indian Association of Palliative Care

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PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY

Work Experience: 
  • Consultant, Surgical Oncology, BLK Memorial Hospital, Delhi (2013 – 2014)
  • Associate Consultant, Surgical Oncology, Action Cancer Hospital (2012-2013)
  • Senior Research Associate Department of Surgical Oncology , BRA IRCH AIIMS, New Delhi
Education & Training: 
  • MS (General Surgery), Rajiv Gandhi University & Health Sciences (2008)
  • Surgical Oncology Training from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (BRA IRCH AIIMS)
  • Fellowship in Laparoscopic and Robotic Oncology, MUHS
Awards Information: 
  • Gold Medal for best outgoing MS General Surgeon in 2008 from RGUHS , Karnataka
  • Awarded best video award of Colo Rectal Cancer Surgery at 1st Indian Cancer Congress 2013
Speciality Interest: 
Duration Of OPD: 
Max Super Speciality Hospital, Shalimar Bagh
  • Mon to Sat : 9 am – 5 pm
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  • Wed: 2:00PM - 5:00PM
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