Pancreatic cancer: Symptoms, treatment and more

Pancreatic cancer is among one of the most common cancers to occur in human body and despite the amount of research and technological advance, it till date remains one of the most dangerous cancers. Before we move ahead, let’s take a look at what the organ is, where it is located in the body and it’s functions. LOCATION: In the abdomen behind the stomach FUNCTION: Main function is to release insulin and maintain the body’s sugar level; release digestive juices to help digestion Dr. Asit Arora (principal consultant and chief…

What Causes Cancer? Diagnosis and Treatment

Cancer can be defined as uncontrolled division of a cell, where the cell becomes immortal and does not die. Cancer can also be defined as a collection of 250 or more variety of disease. It is the name given to a collection of related diseases. “Cancer in itself is a broad term. It can be described as the disease that results when cellular changes cause the uncontrolled growth and division of cells. including – breast cancer, colon cancer, prostrate cancer and many other organs that have an uncontrolled growth of…

The First Person Cured Of HIV – Timothy Ray Brown – Dies From Cancer.

Timothy Ray brown also know as “The Berlin Patient” was born in the US and was diagnosed with HIV in 1995. In the year 2007, he developed a sort of blood cancer – acute myeloid leukaemia. Mr. Brown received an allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation as a treatment for cancer. It involved replacing his marrow which was responsible for producing the cancerous cells with healthy cells by a transplant. The donor who was naturally resistant to HIV, had a rare mutation in the part of his DNA – the CCR5…