18 February 2017 in News - Health
Medical camps have always been instrumental in creating awareness about different kinds of diseases and have kept people well informed about ways of preventing those diseases. They are extremely useful for providing opportunities to patients who can avail advanced and specialized medical treatments which will ease their pain and minimize continuous suffering. Organizing medical camps have always proven to be useful for patients in Kenya and several other African countries. Cancer is emerging as a leading cause of death in Kenya. Spreading awareness about cancer and preventing cancer is all the more crucial for peoples’ health and well-being.
Travcure Medical Tourism & Max Healthcare Hospitals have collaborated for organizing medical camps in Mombasa, which is Kenya’s oldest as well as second largest city and Nairobi, which is Kenya’s capital and also happens to be the largest city in Kenya. This article will help you understand what exactly cancer is and also give you a clear picture about treatments which are being offered by one of the best surgical oncologists in India, Dr. Rudra Prasad Acharya. He specializes in cancer related treatments including the following.
- Lung Cancer
- Gastrointestinal (GI) Oncology
- Uro-Gynecological Cancer
- Bone & Soft Tissue Sarcoma
- Laparoscopic Surgical Oncology
- Limb Salvage Surgery
- Hepato Pancreatic Biliary Tumours
- Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer
- Head & Neck Cancer Surgery
What is Cancer?
Cancer occurs when abnormal cells divide uncontrollably. Cancers eventually spread into other tissues. There are more than 200 different types of cancer. Cancers are divided into groups according to the type of cell they start from. These include:
- Brain Tumours
Cancer cannot be ignored. Instead, knowing some general signs and symptoms of cancer helps in early detection and doctors will start the required medical treatment before cancer cells start spreading to other parts of the body. It would therefore be sensible to watch out for the following signs & symptoms of cancer.
- Excessive loss of weight
- Fever which lasts for several weeks
- Extreme exhaustion without any particular health reason
- Prolonged, unexplained pain in body
- Changes in skin
- Change in bowel habits
- Sores which do not heal soon
- White patches inside mouth or white spots on tongue
- Unusual vaginal bleeding
- Thickening or lump in breast or other parts of the body
- Throat pain while swallowing
Medical Appointment Reminder
Book your appointment with Dr. Rudra Prasad Acharya to receive feasible medical advice combined with highly effective cancer treatment options which have consistently delivered positive results.
OPD CAMP SCHEDULE:
Date: 20th & 21st February, 2017
Venue: Kenya Association of Muslim Medical Professionals, Off Mama Ngina Drive, next to Treasury Square, P.O. Box 90294 G.P.O Mombasa 80100, Kenya.
Date: 23rd & 24th February, 2017
Venue: Cloud Hotel & Suites, Diamond Plaza, Nairobi, Kenya