What are the different types of cancers treated at Gleneagles Global Health City?
The cancer that develops from breast tissue is Breast cancer.
Signs of breast cancer:
● A lump in the breast
● Change in breast shape
● Dimpling of the skin
● Fluid or liquid coming from the nipple
● Newly-inverted nipple
● Red or scaly patch of skin
The cancer that develops in the tissues of the mouth or throat is known as Oral cancer. The squamous cells found in your mouth, tongue, and lips are the most common place oral cancer develops.
A growth of abnormal cells in the brain which is cancerous or non-cancerous mass is known as brain cancer.
Symptoms of brain cancer includes:
● New or increasingly strong headaches
● Blurred vision
● Loss of balance
● Confusion and seizures
There may be no symptoms in some cases.
The development of cancer from the colon or rectum (parts of the large intestine) is known as Colorectal cancer (CRC), which is also known as bowel cancer, colon cancer, or rectal cancer.
Blood Cancer affects the blood-forming tissues which hinders the body’s ability to fight infection.
Uterine Cancer, also known as endometrial cancer, begins in the uterus. The layer of cells that form the lining (endometrium) of the uterus is where endometrial cancer begins.
Cancer of the thyroid, the butterfly-shaped gland at the base of the neck is known as Thyroid tumour. There are no symptoms observed in a few people but others may notice a lump in the neck.
Treatments for Thyroid tumour are:
● Hormone therapy
● Radioactive iodine
Cancer that occurs in people who usually smoke and it begins in the lungs.
Treatments vary but may include:
● Radiation therapy
● Targeted drug therapy
When abnormal cells in the food pipe (oesophagus) grow in an uncontrolled way is known as Oesophageal cancer. The oesophagus or the gullet is the tube that carries food from your mouth to your stomach.
A buildup of abnormal cells that form a mass in part of the stomach is called Stomach cancer, or gastric cancer.
Treatment options include:
Cancer arising from the cervix is called Cervical cancer. The reason for cervical cancer is due to the abnormal growth of cells that have the ability to invade or spread to other parts of the body.