Breast Cancer Treatment In Ludhiana, Punjab
‘Together’, We Can Fight Breast Cancer
The homeopathy Breast Cancer Treatment cost will be based on your condition. Keep in mind that you should never compare your condition with other patients. Book your consultation at our homeopathic Breast Cancer clinic for a detailed treatment plan.
What are the types of breast cancer?
- Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)
- Inflammatory breast cancer
- Invasive lobular carcinoma
- Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS)
- Male breast cancer
- Paget’s disease of the breast
- Recurrent breast cancer
What are the signs and symptoms of breast cancer?
- A breast lump or thickening which is not present in the surrounding/nearby tissues
- Change in the size, shape, or breast appearance
- Redness or pitting of the skin over your breast (which feels like orange skin)
- Changes to the skin over the breast, such as dimpling
- A newly inverted nipple
- Peeling, flaking, scaling, or crusting of the pigmented area of skin surrounding the nipple (areola) or breast skin
When do you need to get medical help?
SELF-EXAMINATION of your breast is important, as it will clearly notice the changes in it. If you notice a lump or any other changes in the breast, then make sure you schedule the initial evaluation with the medical expert. Even if the mammogram was normal, make sure that you still book the consultation with the doctor.
What are the causes of breast cancer?
Breast cancer occurs when breast cells begin to grow in excess. There is rapid cell division which is not normal and this benign to form a mass or lump in the breast. In some cases, it will even spread to the other body part. The growth of breast cancer cells will begin in the:
- Milk producing duct
- Other cells/tissues present in the breast
- Glandular tissue is known as lobules
Some of the research has pointed out that lifestyle, environmental factors, and hormonal changes will increase the risk of breast cancer.
Is breast cancer inherited?
Around 5% to 10% of breast cancer cases are linked to gene mutations that are passed down to a person from a family member. The total count of mutations inherited will increase your chances to get breast cancer.
Do you know?
There are 2 types of breast cancer genes:
- Breast cancer gene 1 (BRCA1)
- Breast cancer gene 2 (BRCA2)
What are the risk factors?
A breast cancer risk factor means you have a higher risk of getting breast cancer as compared to others. However, in some cases, it is possible that a woman does not have any risk factor but still, she gets diagnosed with the condition at some point in her life. Some of the possible risk factors are:
- First of all, if you are a female the risk of having breast cancer will increase.
- With age, the risk of breast cancer increases.
- Past history of breast condition.
- Past history of breast cancer.
- You have inherited genes that increase your likelihood to have cancer.
- Menopause started at an older age
- Starting of menstrual cycle at an early age
- Not conceived ever in your life
- Excess alcohol consumption
- Postmenopausal hormone therapy
How can I prevent the risk of breast cancer?
|Get yourself screened for breast cancer||Make sure that you discuss with the doctor about the breast cancer screening, what test, and anything else you need to get done. Like you need to get mammograms and clinical breast examinations. Talk to the doctor about the risk and side effects which come along with it.|
|Understand how to do breast self-examination||This is an important part of raising breast awareness. Women should become familiar with their own breasts to understand if they notice any new changes, unusual signs, or lumps in the breasts. If so, then get medical help right away.
No doubt, it can prevent breast cancer but it will help you prevent cancer from getting worse.
|Reduce alcohol consumption||Make sure that you limit alcohol consumption. You should drink more than one drink per day.|
|Stay active, stay fit||You need to exercise regularly for at least 30 minutes. Make sure that you start slowly.|
|Keep a balanced weight||If you already have a healthy weight then make sure to maintain that throughout your life. If you have excess weight, then reduce the calorie intake every day.|
|Limit postmenopausal hormone therapy||Keep in mind that combinational hormonal therapy will increase the risk of breast cancer so you need to talk with the doctor about the same. It is better to keep the hormone therapy at a low dose.|
|Follow healthy diet||Eat fresh and healthy food like green vegetables, fruits, nuts, and any other nutritious meal of your own choice.|
How is breast cancer staging done?
The doctor will ask you to get different tests and procedures to stage the breast cancer & this will include:
- Breast MRI
- Bone scan
- Blood tests, such as a complete blood count
- Mammogram of the other breast to look for signs of cancer
- Computerized tomography (CT) scan
- Positron emission tomography (PET) scan
Treatment for Breast cancer
When you get yourself diagnosed, make sure to start the treatment right away. Delaying the urgency of the situation will make things complicated in the future. Our homeopathic Breast Cancer Specialist Dr. M.S.Bindra will strategize the treatment depending on your condition.
Supportive (palliative) care
Palliative care is a medical approach that focuses on giving the patient relief from pain and other serious symptoms due to breast cancer. Palliative care is basically getting an extra layer of support throughout the treatment and even after that. Along with this and another treatment plan, the patient is able to live a healthy and happy life.