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Friday, March 3, 2017

Get Treated For Gastroesophageal Cancer

Gastroesophageal cancer is a condition when there is a growth of carcinoma cells anywhere in the gastric line, that is, right from the oesophagus to the stomach. It is very rare that such a medical condition is detected very early. Usually endoscopy and CT scan are the methods used to diagnose this disease. MRI scans are also suggested by some doctors. Usually an endoscopy is followed by a biopsy to confirm the disease. The best treatment for gastroesophageal cancer in Chennai is provided at an affordable cost by Dr. Premkumar Balachandran, an eminent gastro surgeon in India.
A change in many of the factors ranging from the diet, body structure and obesity to lower incidence of the bacteria Heliobacter Pylori are all some factors that have caused the change in the epidemiology and trouble in detecting the disease.

How is gastroesophageal cancer treated?

The mode of treatment for gastroesophageal cancer is decided on the basis of the stage of the cancer and health of patient. For healthy people, mostly the treatment starts with a chemotherapy which may be followed by surgery. In case of small tumours, it has been found that surgery alone would be sufficient.

The main aim of treatment is to provide relief from symptoms that may be arised due to the disease and to keep the disease under control as long as possible. Often targeted drugs are also made use of.

Dr. Premkumar Balachandran provides the best treatment for gastroesophageal cancer in Chennai. Specialised in gastro surgeries, the doctor can help treat the disease better and restore the patient’s health.

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