Most women who develop breast cancer have no family history of the disease. However, when there is a strong family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer, the possibility of inheriting an abnormal gene is linked to higher breast cancer risk.Read More
Tissue diagnosis is the final answer in the diagnosis of breast diseases. It is obtained using several techniques. Ultrasound guided core needle biopsy Ultrasound guided core biopsy is performed under local anaesthesia.Read More
Diabetes, hypertension, low thyroid hormone levels, osteoporosis, obesity, altered cholesterol levels, anemia are the most common disorders that comes unannounced around this age. If you a woman over 40 years, you need to have a good physical exam, including checking your BMI.Read More
Women with breast cancer may need supportive care for physical, social, psychological and spiritual needs. Their cares might need support to fulfill the carer’s role. There is a need for well-communicated and timely information about breast cancer, treatment and care during and after their breast cancer journey.Read More
The diagnosis of breast cancer is a crisis in the life of the person with it as well as their loved ones. Usually the first concern is survival. Will I die from this?A lot of information is given in the first few consultations. There is so much to understand. It can happen to anyone at virtually any age. You may have a partner and children or you may be single. You may have parents alive or maybe theyRead More
The brighter side of losing hair is that you can sport a brand new hair style when it grows back! Hair loss happens during chemotherapy and is the most distressing aspect of treatment for a majority of patients. I have seen patients dropping out of treatment because of hair loss. Hair loss is temporary. Once chemotherapy is complete hair grows back and most often I find that it grows back better than what it used to be.Read More
Prevention of lymphoedema Patients who undergo axillary lymph node clearance and axillary radiation, are at a high risk of developing arm swelling called lymphoedema. Specific measures to address arm care after surgery reduces the risk of lymphoedema. Our post surgery physiotherapy sessions will teach you arm care measures and exercises. These sessions are conducted on alternate Saturdays, afternoon at 2.30Read More
Sometimes called holistic medicine, the goal of complementary medicine is to pay attention to the person as a whole and not just the disease. Complementary therapies can help to reduce the distress of symptoms and side-effects associated with breast cancer and its treatments, as well as the emotional aspects of coping with this traumatic experience.Read More
"My experience at Chennai Breast Centre was superior and well above medical treatment standards. The consultant and the nurses successfully treated me with unbelievable care and compassion."Read More
"Battling cancer is hard enough. At first, my husband and I were very concerned about where we were going to receive treatment in my fight for survival. After talking with the doctor at CBC, we knew that"Read More
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"Engal Utsav" - A grand gala support group event by CBC & Celebrating 10 years of CBC!!
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