Monthly Archive: July 2018

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What is a Tumour marker?

What is a Tumour marker? A Tumour marker is protein found in the body tissues like blood,urine,stool or Tumour tissue whose levels are markedly elevated or raised when cancer is present in the body....

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What is the Colon?

What is the Colon? The Colon is a part of the large bowel that starts around the appendix and leads to the rectum and anus. How common is cancer of the colon? Cancer of...

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What causes cancer of the cervix?

What causes cancer of the cervix? Nobody can state what really cause cancer of the cervix but some factors are known to be contributory. Early exposure to sex and multiple child bearing,viral infections,multiple sex...

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Breast Cancer

How is cancer of the breast treated? Surgery Medical Hormonal  Radiation Can a man have cancer of the breast? Yes,cancer of the breast have been seen in men.  Treatment of breast cancer in men...

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What is Oncology

What is Oncology Oncology is the branch of medicine that deals with the study,prevention,diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The doctor that specializes in this field is an Oncologist. Oncology is divided into Medical, Radiation...

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Depression

What is Depression? Depression is temporary and reversible mental disorder characterized by consistent low mood and loss of interest in activities that the sufferer used to enjoy and cherish. Such mental state affects the...

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Menopause

What is Menopause? Menopause can be defined as the cessation of menstruation in a woman. What causes Meopause? Menopause is a natural phenomenon that happens to all women eventually and it occurs around the...

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Absent menstruation?

What is Absent menstruation? Absent menstruation also known as amenorrhea can occur either because it has not started or has stopped. There are two types of Amenorrhea:  Menarche which is when menstruation have not...

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Premenstrual syndrome

What is Premensrual syndrome? Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a psychological / nervous challenge common among women that is characterized by irritability,nervousness and anxiety that occurs shortly before the commencement of menstruation and it disappears...

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What is artificial insemination?

What is artificial insemination? Artificial insemination is one of the assisted reproductive techniques useful in patients with tubal disease,low sperm count and infertility that cannot be explained. How does artificial insemination work? The procedure...