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Mr.Adanna’s, prostate cancer treatment journey

My name is Eric, the medical attendant and son to Mr.Adanna who is the patient. Our country of origin is Nigeria. Back in my country, my father developed multiple health challenges. The illnesses he suffered from include prostate enlargement.

The local doctors in my country examined and placed him on a catheter. He was on the catheter for four months while medications were administered to shrink the prostate. This did not yield any positive results as his condition worsened by the day. The local doctors concluded that they will perform open surgery on him to get rid of the prostate. At his age, the family considered it to be too dangerous and risky for him. We decided on laser prostatectomy over open surgery. Laser prostatectomy has many advantages like quick recovery, less pain, less bleeding etc.

We searched over internet for prostate cancer treatment and discovered that best Prostate cancer treatment are available in India. We also got in contact with GHN Healthcare Services they made all the travelling plan possible. They were really of great assistance even beyond our imagination. When we came into India, we knew nobody, but with GHN Healthcare we knew everybody. They recommended the best doctors for a different ailment  .

We visited these doctors and recorded very positive changes. All the doctors we met are very cooperating, understanding, caring and have listening ears. The nurses are also very good inclusive of other members of staff. I am most grateful to GHN Healthcare. , I really appreciate them. . I want to use this opportunity to thank all the doctors and nurses also, the staff members of BLK Hospitals who did my prostate cancer treatment so well. I am happy because the input of these doctors has led to a great improvement in the overall health condition of my father.

I want to also thank team GHN Healthcare for her support and care, GHN Healthcare is also wonderful. They also played a major role in the success story. Her contributions will not be forgotten in a hurry especially at the BLK Hospital. One good gesture I want to commend the hospital for is that follow-up continues even after returning to our country and GHN Healthcare is ever willing to continue to assist in the follow-up. Once again, I want to thank all the doctors. You all are wonderful people. You made our problems your problems, our concerns your concerns. We appreciate your calls and messages almost on a daily basis asking about our welfare and daily hospital proceedings. My dad appreciates all you have done. He said you all are God sent. Keep the good work on, you will surely be rewarded for it, if not by man then by God.

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What to know about Prostate Cancer?

Symptoms | Causes | Treatment | Stages

Prostate cancer develops in the prostate gland, a part of the reproductive system in men and people assigned male at birth. Many people choose active surveillance (no treatment) because prostate cancer tends to grow slowly and stay in the gland. For cancers that grow fast and spread, common treatments include radiation and surgery.

What are the Symptoms of Prostate Cancer?

In most cases there are no symptoms in the early stages, however, checkup helps in detection of changes that can give sign of this cancer.

The Checkup involves finding levels of PSA in your blood. High levels suggest that there can be presence of the cancer in your prostate.

Following are some more symptoms for males-

  • Difficulty in starting & maintaining urine flow
  • Frequent urge of urine at night
  • Bloody in semen or urine
  • Pain during urination
  • Pain in ejaculation in some cases
  • discomfort during sitting position, Incase, the prostate is enlarged
  • difficulty in getting the erection

What are the causes of Prostate Cancer?

Researchers are unsure about the exact cause of Prostate cancer. It develops when specific changes occur in glandular cells. When prostate gland appears abnormal, a doctor may refer these changes as prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN).

In prostate cancer, normal cells eventually die, but cancer cells don’t. Even, they grow fast into a tumor. As the cells continue to multiply, parts of the tumor can break off and spread to others parts of your body.

Almost, all males over the age of 50 years have PIN. Prostate cancer grows slowly. Most of the cancers are diagnosed before it has spread beyond the prostate. Prostate cancer is highly treatable at this stage.

Other potential causes include:

  • Smoking.
  • Prostatitis.
  • Having a BMI > 30 (having obesity).

What are the treatments of Prostate Cancer?

Treatment of prostate cancer depends on various factors like, overall condition of the patient, if the cancer spread. Also, how fast it’s spreading into your body.

Patient should work with various urologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists.

Many prostate cancer are diagnosed in early stages of the cancer and can be cured with proper treatment.

Some types of treatments are –

  • Surgery-

Most common types of treatment for prostate cancer is Surgery. In this type of treatment, Surgeon can remove diseased prostate gland using OPEN, LAPROSCOPIC or ROBOTIC surgery.

In this, urologist may perform a procedure called PROSTATECTOMY.

There are two types of PROSTATECTOMY –

  1. Open radical prostatectomy – Surgeon makes a single cut into your abdomen from your belly button to pubic bone and removes that disease prostate gland.
    1. Robotic radical prostatectomy – Surgeon performs several tiny incisions. In this, surgery is performed by a robot system.
  2. Radiation Therapy –

It this type of treatment, prostate glands are removed through radiation beams.

Brachytherapy – A type of radiation therapy, it involves placing radioactive seeds inside your prostate. This treatment kills cancer cells while preserving healthy cells.

  • External beam radiation therapy –

It this treatment, a machine delivers strong X-ray beams directly to the disease prostate gland. In this radiation therapy, it can direct high doses of radiation toward the tumor while spreading surrounding healthy tissue.

  • Hormonal Therapy –

The hormone testosterone boosts cancer cell growth. This treatment uses medicines. The medicines work by preventing testosterone from reaching cancer cells or by reducing your testosterone levels. This surgery is an option for people who don’t want to take medications.

  • Chemotherapy –

Chemotherapy uses medicines to destroy cancer cells. You may receive chemotherapy alone or with hormone therapy if your cancer has spread beyond your prostate.

  • Immunotherapy –

Immunotherapy strengthens your immune system so it’s better able to identify and fight cancer cells. Your healthcare provider may recommend immunotherapy to treat advanced cancer or recurrent cancer.

  • Targeted Therapy –

Zeroes in on the genetic changes that turn healthy cells into cancer cells to prevent them from growing and multiplying. This therapies treat prostate cancer destroy cancer cells with BRCA gene mutations.

What are the stages of Prostate Cancer?

Knowing about the stage of CA prostate can help a patient understand what he should expect. We have listed the stages below for you-

  • Stage I –   Cancer is present only in the prostate gland.
  • Stage II –  Cancer has not yet spread from the prostate, But a person has higher PSA level.
  • Stage III – Cancer has advanced and spread to nearby tissues.
  • Stage IV –  In this stage, Cancer has gone on to spread to other parts the body like the lungs or bones.

When should I call my healthcare provider?

You should call your healthcare provider if you experience:

  • Difficulty peeing.
  • Peeing frequently (incontinence).
  • Pain when you pee or have intercourse.
  • Blood in your pee or semen.

Incase you wish to know more about prostate cancer treatment cost in India / best prostate treatment hospitals and doctors in India, Please feel free to contact our Helpline: +91 9818857545 for immediate assistance & support.

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A successful Prostate Cancer Surgery of Arkansas Patient

In 2007, I wasn’t expecting a prostate cancer diagnosis when I agreed to have my PSA tested to help promote a local church health fair for homeless men. This kind of community activity was part of my mission as an Arkansas state legislator and health care advocate. I had been to the doctor just six months earlier and was told everything looked good. However, after the health fair, I was directed to consult a physician because my PSA level was suspicious. After a biopsy, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer at the age of 54. I was completely shocked.

At first, I only told my daughter, Camille, but after choosing a treatment method—robotic surgery—I decided to share my diagnosis with more people. Midway between elections, I went public to both my family and my legislative friends. My main concern, though, was making sure the cancer didn’t recur.

I completed roughly a year of treatment, including 40 rounds of radiation. Everything remained stable. But two years later, my PSA levels began to rise. I was recently engaged to be married and considering running for re-election. I was heartbroken. All of my life’s plans were in jeopardy.

I had completed scans that revealed that the cancer had metastasized in my body. I made a decision that I needed to see if there were other treatment options available to me. I wanted to find a facility that specialized in cancer. One day, I was talking to a friend, and she recommended GHN Healthcare Services. So I called and spoke to someone at GHN Healthcare. They talked to me about how the hospital could help me. They told me that they would make the travel arrangements for me, obtain insurance verification and get my medical records. I decided to go and at least check it out.

In 2013, I arrived at GHN Healthcare, India and met with my medical oncologist and care team. I told my multidisciplinary team that I came to GHN Healthcare because I wanted to extend my life and I wasn’t ready to give up. I completed tests and scans so that my doctors could fully understood the extent of my cancer. The results of the scans came back, and it was revealed that I had stage 4 prostate cancer that had metastasized to the bone. My cancer had spread to my neck, back, rib cage and spinal cord. The team educated me about my cancer, presented treatment options and allowed me to ask lots of questions. Then, working together as a team, we formulated a treatment plan that was personalized to me. They knew that it was important for me to maintain my quality of life so I could accomplish the goals and objectives that I had set for myself and for my community.

My care team collaboratively prepared a personalized, compassionate and aggressive cancer-fighting plan that helped me live my life. During my cancer-fighting journey, I had hormone therapy and chemotherapy, and radiation to relieve back pain. I also underwent a bilateral mastectomy for cosmetic reasons, and my team has supported me spiritually and physically at every step. Any side effects from treatment were immediately addressed, and I was encouraged to move forward with my personal plans and career goals. My care team gave me real hope. They even worked with my schedule because I was going through an election. My care team allowed me to briefly delay some treatment options until my election was over, and my team of doctors put together an innovative cancer treatment regimen for me.

After knowing about team GHN and connecting with Team GHN in India for Robotic prostate surgery cost in India who promised that they will be with us throughout this journey starting from getting the best doctor and hospital with affordable package, managing all the logistics, and promise of HAND HOLDING CARE on the ground in India, I was relaxed.

The extraordinary multidisciplinary care and treatment that I received was impressive. Instead of being treated like an ordinary patient, I was treated like a valued partner in my health care decisions. Everyone, including doctors, nurses, supportive therapists and other employees, consistently demonstrated an unprecedented attitude of hope, hospitality and humanity.

After a week, I took a flight back to Arkansas and went back to their country with all the wonderful memories from India. They took all the medications along with them and Team GHN assured them that they can connect with treating doctor anytime incase of any assistance. Follow is a very crucial thing and professionals at GHN are always ready to assist patients who are in India and also the ones who have travelled back to their respective countries.

For any queries, regarding robotic prostate surgery cost in India/best robotic surgery hospitals in India/best robotic prostate surgery centres in India/best specialist for robotic prostate surgery in India, Please feel free to Call or whatsApp at +91 9818857545. Our team will be glad to help you with all the information you require.

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A successful Robotic Prostate surgery of Mr.Salutary from Tanzania

India is the best place for medicine and I have witnessed it during my stay in India with my father who underwent robotic prostate surgery in India” says Mr. James from Tanzania.

Mr. Salutary Mmbando, 58 year old man from Tanzania, learned about his disease in Dar es salaam, Tanzania as he has symptoms of burning sensation during urination and pain in the lower abdomen area. He consulted a Urologist locally in Tanzania who advised that him to undergo an open surgery to remove prostate gland.

Post consultation with the doctor, Mr. Salutary started searching about best possible treatment for prostate and after reading a lot of articles on internet he realised that robotic prostate surgery is the best available procedure in current times for better outcomes in comparison to open prostate surgery or laparoscopic prostate surgery. 

After discussing with friends and family members, he started his search about robotic prostate surgery cost in India as India is a preferred destination for medical treatment for Tanzania people. Both countries share a wonderful history together. If you are in city centre of Dar es salaam, you will get a feeling that you are in an Indian city because there is a large population of Indians who stay in Tanzania and some of them have spent hundreds of years in Tanzania and their 2nd or 3rd generation is in Tanzania doing different businesses. 

After doing a detailed search about robotic prostate surgery cost in India and best robotic prostate surgery hospitals in India, he got a little confused as there were very many options available showing different packages and treatment options. 

Luckily, during a family meeting which was held at his home for his financial arrangements for his planned treatment in India, he met with Mr. Joseph who underwent the same procedure a few years ago. Mr.Joseph then connected Mr. Salutary to GHN Healthcare which is a leading medical assistance company based in New Delhi, associated with over 50 top rated hospitals in India and have served over 4000 patients from 25+ countries from all over the world.  

After knowing about team GHN and connecting with Team GHN in India for Robotic prostate surgery cost in India who promised that they will be with us throughout this journey starting from getting the best doctor and hospital with affordable package, managing all the logistics, and promise of HAND HOLDING CARE on the ground in India, we were relaxed, Says, wife of Mr. Salutary. As per her, the family was very confused on which Hospital to choose, which doctor and who will take care of them in India but after promises of GHN Healthcare which has got a very strong background and are credible, the whole family agreed to stick with GHN for treatment of Mr. Salutary in India. 

Mr. Salutary travelled to India with his son, got the initial investigations done. Both father and son were very satisfied with the first consultation and a detailed review which was done before reaching to a conclusion. 

Post evaluation, Urologist had a detailed consultation and they were told about the robotic prostate surgery treatment process and what they should expect post surgery. Both, father and the son were convinced and the date of hospitalization was planned.

Mr. Salutary got admitted and he was operated by doctors using robotic technique, after a successful procedure, Mr. Salutary was shifted to ICU for 24 hours observation and later shifted to ward. He was discharged on 6th day from the Hospital in stable condition and were requested to come for a review after a week’s time for consultation.

Both were made to stay in a very comfortable guest house nearby the Hospital and after a week, they consulted with the treating doctor, The progress good and Specialist was very with the recovery and he appreciated the mindset and lovely attitude of Mr. Salutary who always had a smile on his face even during a bit challenging times of this journey.

After a week, both took a flight back to Tanzania and went back to their country with all the wonderful memories from India. They took all the medications along with them and Team GHN assured them that they can connect with treating doctor anytime incase of any assistance. Follow is a very crucial thing and professionals at GHN are always ready to assist patients who are in India and also the ones who have travelled back to their respective countries.

For any queries, regarding robotic prostate surgery cost in India/best robotic surgery hospitals in India/best robotic prostate surgery centres in India/best specialist for robotic prostate surgery in India, Please feel free to Call or whatsApp at +91 9818857545. Our team will be glad to help you with all the information you require.

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Julia’s breast cancer treatment Journey

My name is Julia and I’m from Uganda. I am 37 years old and I was diagnosed with breast cancer in my country and my doctor said, that I need to undergo for breast cancer treatment surgery. And then and there I started looking option outside to my country for my treatment. And then my friend suggest to go to India. One of her family member was in India in Delhi for their Treatment. So she connected me with Akhil & Team GHN who assisted my friend’s Relative. So, I contacted to him he sent me the tentative cost of the treatment from Delhi’s hospital and Hyderabad and Bangalore too. As my friend’s Relative was there in Delhi so I made up my mind to come to Delhi through Akhil who is working in GHN.

Within a few days I got my visa invitation. I sent my ticket to Akhil. And to my surprise before reaching me in India all arrangements were done by his team. I was received well at the Airport by Abhinav one of his team member. And on a same day I did my doctor consultation. I met the Doctor and discussed about my disease and breast cancer treatment plan. So, Doctor advised me some investigations so we started working on a same day. Abhinav and Manoj was there in the hospital to assist me. I was staying at the hostel which was very near to the hospital and staff over there was also very polite. So after finishing my all investigation doctor advised me for 6 chemo session and then the surgery so, I decided to stay in India and get my full treatment here only. So through my treatment journey everyone was very helpful, very kind whether it is hospital staff, nurses, hotel staff everyone was very helping in nature. And Abhinav was assigned as my case manager. So I never face any issue. I received my breast cancer treatment did surgery and Doctor assured me that now I am disease free I can fly back to my country.

So I am very thankful to the doctor, nurses, other supporting staff of the hospital and especially to Akhil and his team GHN. Who made my treatment journey very easy. They never let me feel like that I am far to my home to my country. They are very kind and very professional. They know very well what they are doing. God bless them and they keep of serving to the humanity. There are so many people who are seeking for the help for there treatment guidance and team GHN is putting his best efforts.

I must say I will recommend team GHN Healthcare, people who are looking options for their breast cancer treatment in India.

God Bless them, my best wishes is with them.

Some facilities that GHN Healthcare provides – 

  • No-obligation Medical Opinion from best Super-Specialists in India
  • Treatment at world renowned Hospitals
  • Connect Directly with Treating Doctor prior to travelling
  • Affordable Medical Care
  • Medical Visa Assistance
  • Airport Pickup
  • Accommodation of your Choice
  • Hand holding ground Assistance by GHN Case Managers
  • Supervising of Your Medical treatment
  • Follow up services post departure from India

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Breast Cancer

Conquering Breast Cancer: Taking Charge of Your Health!

What is Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is a disease that affects thousands of women across the world. It’s important to be aware of the signs, symptoms, and treatments so that you can take action if necessary. In this blog article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about breast cancer, including the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, nutrition and exercise, emotional impact, coping strategies, support groups, and financial assistance. By the end of this article, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and resources to take charge of your health and conquer breast cancer.

Introduction to Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women, which is why it’s so important to be aware of the signs and symptoms. Breast cancer is a form of cancer that begins in the breast tissue, most commonly in the cells of the ducts that carry milk to the nipple. It can also start in the lobules that produce milk and the fatty and connective tissues in the breast. Breast cancer can spread to other parts of the body, such as the lungs, bones, and liver.

It’s important to understand that there are different types of breast cancer. The most common type is ductal carcinoma, which starts in the cells of the ducts. Another type is lobular carcinoma, which starts in the lobules. There are also some other less common types of breast cancer, such as invasive ductal carcinoma, invasive lobular carcinoma, and inflammatory breast cancer.

The good news is that there are many treatments available for breast cancer, and the survival rate is increasing each year. It’s important to be aware of the symptoms and take action right away if you suspect something is wrong. Early detection is key to successful treatment, so don’t hesitate to seek medical attention if you’re worried about your health.

The Symptoms of Breast Cancer

It’s important to be aware of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer so that you can take action if necessary. The most common symptom of breast cancer is a lump or mass in the breast. This can be painless and hard to detect, so it’s important to perform regular self-exams and to be aware of any changes in your breast tissue.

Other symptoms of breast cancer can include –

  • nipple discharge
  • changes in the size or shape of the breast
  • skin changes
  • swelling or tenderness
  • a change in the texture of the skin on the breast or nipple.

It’s important to keep in mind that not all of these symptoms are necessarily indicative of breast cancer. However, if you are experiencing any of these symptoms, it’s important to seek medical attention to get a diagnosis.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Cancer

Once you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, your doctor will discuss the treatment options with you. The most common treatment for breast cancer is surgery, which can involve removing the tumor and some of the surrounding tissue. Other treatments include radiation, chemotherapy, and hormone therapy.

The type of treatment you receive will depend on the stage of the cancer and your overall health. Your doctor will be able to advise you on the best course of action and help you make an informed decision.

Nutrition and Exercise for Breast Cancer Patients

Eating a healthy, balanced diet and getting regular exercise are important for everyone, but they are particularly important for breast cancer patients. Eating a diet that is high in fruits and vegetables and low in saturated fat can help reduce the risk of recurrence and improve overall health. Exercising regularly can also help to boost the immune system and reduce stress levels.

It’s important to talk to your doctor about the best type of diet and exercise plan for you, as everyone is different. Your doctor may recommend a specific diet and exercise plan based on your individual needs.

The Emotional Impact of a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Being diagnosed with breast cancer can be an incredibly emotional experience. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed, scared, and anxious about the future. It’s important to acknowledge these feelings and to make sure that you’re taking the time to process them.

It’s also important to remember that it’s OK to ask for help. There are many people who can provide emotional support and understanding, such as family and friends, or support groups for breast cancer patients. You don’t have to go through this alone.

Incase you wish to enquire about breast cancer treatment in India or best breast cancer treatment hospitals and doctors in India, Please contact our HELPLINE NO. +91 9818 857545 for immediate support and needed assistance.

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Coping Strategies for Breast Cancer Patients

When it comes to coping with the emotional impact of a breast cancer diagnosis, there are a few strategies you can use. First, it’s important to talk to someone about your feelings. Whether it’s a family member, friend, or support group, talking to someone can help you process your emotions.

It’s also helpful to practice breathing exercises and mindfulness techniques. This can help to reduce stress and anxiety, and to provide a sense of calm. Finally, focusing on the things that you can control, such as getting the treatment you need and making lifestyle changes, can help to give you a sense of control over the situation.

Support Groups for Breast Cancer Patients

Support groups for breast cancer patients can be a great source of comfort and support. These groups provide a safe and supportive environment for people to talk about their experiences and to connect with others who are going through the same thing.

Support groups can be a great way to get emotional support and to learn more about your condition. They can also provide information and resources, such as financial assistance and other forms of support.

GHN Advantages –

  • Free Medical Opinion from Best Surgeons / Doctors in India upon receipt of Medical reports.
  • Most Affordable Treatment Packages for your Treatment.
  • Quick Medical Visa Assistance / Complimentary Airport Transfers.
  • Dedicated Case Managers for your assistance at the Hospital.
  • “No Extra Cost”, All Payments directly to the Hospital by cash, Visa card & Wire Transfer etc.
  • Continuous Follow Up with Cardiac Expert after your Departure from India.

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Multiple Myeloma

What is Multiple myeloma?

Multiple myeloma is type of a blood cancer; fundamentally it is a cancer which forms in a type of white blood cell known as plasma cell. Normally the plasma cells are found in the bone marrow, which makes antibodies that fight against the infections in your body known as immune system of the body. Our immune system is made up of several types of cells that work to fight against the infections and other diseases.

In multiple myeloma, plasma cells become cancerous and start growing uncontrollably in the bone marrow and crowd out healthy blood cells. Rather producing antibodies, the cancer cells produce abnormal proteins known by several other names, including monoclonal immunoglobulin, monoclonal protein (M-protein), M-spike, or paraprotein.
It is seen multiple myeloma affects more men than women. It affects twice as many people who are black as it does people who are of other races. Mostly it diagnosed of age group between 40 to 70.
Other Plasma Cell Disorders
Multiple myeloma is one of type that can cause problems with patient plasma cells. Others include:
• Monoclonal gammopathy- This condition is known as when your plasma cells make too many copies of one antibody.
• Solitary plasmacytoma- It is most like multiple myeloma, but it causes a single unusual plasma cell growth rather than many of them. This can happen inside or outside a bone.
• Light chain amyloidosis- Causes unusual plasma cells in bone marrow.
• Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia- This is a type of both monoclonal gammopathy and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer of lymph system.

Multiple Myeloma Causes and Risk Factors

Experts are not sure about the exact cause of multiple myeloma. But it is mostly seen people in age group above 60 and (older people), Africans and Africans Americans. Some potential causes they are exploring include:
• Genetic Mutations
• Environmental Factors- Had contact with chemicals used in rubber manufacturing, woodworking, firefighting or in herbicides
• Having an inflammatory disease or condition- Disease include Type 2 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis.
• Overweight or Obese
• Radiation Exposer

Symptoms of Multiple myeloma

Earlier patient might not notice any symptoms. But over the time it may be shown as:
• Bone pain, especially in spine or chest
• Nausea
• Constipation
• Loss of appetite
• Mental fogginess or confusion
• Fatigue
• Frequent infection
• Weight loss
• Weakness or numbness in your legs
• Excessive thirst
• Bruising or bleeding more easily

Multiple Myeloma complications

• Bone problems- Bone can become so weak, leading to fractures.
• Blood problems- Body might get anemic. Causes tiredness, pale and heart problems. Person might also have low platelets level, which makes harder for the blood to clot.
• Infections- When person has myeloma that body is not able to produce healthy antibodies to fight against the infections. Leading weak immune system.
• Kidney damage- Myeloma restricts the proper functioning of the kidneys. They don’t filter the way they should. Might lead to kidney failure.
Multiple Myeloma Diagnosis
When a patient visits to a doctor having above mentioned complains and symptoms related with multiple myeloma. Then the doctor may ask about the patient’s family medical history. He may do some physical examination and advice several blood tests and other tests to confirm a diagnosis. Sometimes doctor diagnose multiple myeloma accidentally during a blood test for some other medical condition of the patient.
Test and procedures used to diagnose multiple myeloma include.
• Blood chemistry test
• Quantitative immunoglobulin test
• Electrophoresis test
• Urine test
• Scan like- X rays, CT scan, MRI, PET scan
• Bone marrow biopsy

Once cancer is diagnosed, then doctor check the stage. Staging provides important information about the cancer spread in the body and anticipated response to treatment.

Treatment of multiple myeloma

Treatment of multiple myeloma depends on patient’s symptoms, stage of the cancer and patient’s overall health. In many cases it has seen that team of doctors will work with the patient to find best treatment plan for that particular patient. The goal of treatment is to eliminate the myeloma cells, control tumor growth, control pain, and allow patients to have an active healthy life. While there is no complete cure for multiple myeloma, but it can be managed successfully in many patients for years.
Treatment overview for people with smoldering multiple myeloma:
this is the early stage of myeloma and no symptoms, called smoldering multiple myeloma or SMM. This can closely monitored by the doctor through checkups. The process is called active surveillance or watchful waiting. If doctor find any evidence of bone thinning or osteoporosis, periodic infusions of bisphosphonates to reverse this process may be recommended. Doctors follows clinical protocols which used to evaluate whether using targeted therapy or immunotherapy can prevent or delay myeloma from developing into a disease that requires treatment. Active treatment start only after symptoms appears.
Treatment overview for patients with symptoms
Patients with symptomatic myeloma include both treatments to control the disease spread as well as supportive care to improve quality of life.

Different phases of treatment –

• Induction therapy for rapid control of cancer and to relieve symptoms.
• Consolidation for more chemotherapy or a bone marrow transplant.
• Maintenance therapy over a prolonged period to prevent the recurrence of cancer
Mediational therapies
• Chemotherapy
• Targeted therapy
• Immunomodulatory drugs
• Steroids
• Bone- modifying drugs
• Immunotherapy
Bone marrow transplant
Radiation therapy

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A successful Bone marrow transplant in India

It is extremely difficult to understand the medical situation if none of the family member is not from medical background.

Mr. Joseph who lived in Kenya lives a normal healthy live. He is working in a call center. From past few days, he himself could not determine what had happened to him. The signs that he noticed initially were actually very normal things like, body pain, fatigue, weight loss, nausea etc. So, Mr. Joseph worriedly visited to the nearby doctor for checkup.  Doctor recommends few tests to him. So, he got the test done. When the reports come, he got to know about the disease he is suffering from.  It was hard for him to accept it. He was worried what next would come about. He shared it with his family and friends. Then, one of his collegues told him that for Bone marrow transplant you should go to India, as the services for Bone marrow transplant in India has high success rate. He himself had done a cancer treatment from GHN Healthcare.  So, you should communicate with GHN Healthcare.

At first, he searched about the company and saw all the reviews etc. The achievements that the company had made were evident. So, Mr. Joseph decided to talk to them.

GHN Healthcare Services is a leading Medical treatment Assistance Company based in New Delhi, India. The Organization actively engaged in providing Medical assistance to foreign Patients who choose to travel to India for quality medical care at a reasonable cost. GHN Healthcare Services is associated with 25+ Top-Notch Hospitals and has a network of 500+ Super Specialists to offer world-class medical care at a reasonable cost.

GHN Healthcare Services provided him an administrative that looked after his instance. Then after, the question was to consult a specialist for Mr. Joseph treatment. The executive turned to the surgeon in India who was well known for his successful surgeries and scheduled date of visit. GHN Healthcare Services in India takes full responsibility to make a stress free way to your destination. They also, had done the visa work for the patients. They did the same for Mr. Joseph too. He got the hotel reserved in advance with a vehicle facility also. Mr. Joseph made his first visit to the surgeon and his team. There, a long discussion took place regarding his surgery. The doctor asked him for some physical examination which he could use as a reference.


The tests needed before the Bone marrow treatment were-

  • Blood tests
  • Tissue typing (needed for allogeneic patients only)
  • Chest X-ray
  • Pulmonary Function Tests (PFTs, lung test)
  • Computed Tomography Scan (CT scan)
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy


One has to have patience in such cases and the decision cannot be made in hustle. The doctor investigated the reports thoroughly and then gave a date for the surgery. Before that, Mr. Joseph had to follow a new medication that was prescribed for pre-operational treatment. He was very worried about his health. Everything was organized and he was satisfied with what GHN Healthcare Services had served him.


With great expectation and prayers, he looked forward to the day when the surgery was scheduled. He was happy with the attendants who gave him daily encouragement and really focused on him. This specific time is difficult to pass however with adoring and caring staff, the days worked out positively.

The doctor cheerfully came out of the operation theatre and told his Father about the prosperous surgery they did.

The post-operative treatment went on for three more days and with perfect assistance, he got discharged.

Mr. Joseph was fit and fine once again and he is thankful to GHN Healthcare Services to make the treatment hassle-free.


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Multiple myeloma treatment in India

Multiple Myeloma Treatment in India

Multiple myeloma is a blood disorder disease usually called blood caner. Multiple myeloma can be treated by the bone marrow transplant process.

In the initial stages of multiple myeloma treatment, there are no symptoms but as the disease progresses, it may show some symptoms –

  • Bone Fractures
  • Bone pain
  • Tiredness/fatigue
  • Appetite loss/ weight loss
  • Kidney function problems

What is Multiple myeloma?

Basically, Multiple myeloma releases chemicals that create an imbalance in bone destruction and bone formation. This may cause a hole in bones or bone thinning. 

Multiple myeloma generally occurs in men than women. It is gradually increasing in urban India.

What causes multiple myeloma?

  • There is a condition known as monoclonal gammopathy of unknown significance. Where there is an excess of protein molecules, called immunoglobins, in your blood.
  • Black people are more likely to develop multiple myeloma than other people.
  • Family history of multiple myeloma
  • Multiple myeloma diagnosed in the mid 60’s.

Procedure to diagnose of Multiple myeloma

Test and procedure to diagnose multiple myeloma treatment in India

  • Blood Test – In this test, it may reveal M Proteins produced by myeloma cells.
  • Urine Test – Anaylsis of your urine test may show M proteins
  • Imaging Test – This test may be recommended to check bone problems associated with multiple myeloma. It may include X-Ray, CT Scan, MRI

Treatment of Multiple myeloma in India

Different types of doctors work together to create a patient’s overall treatment plan that combines different types of treatment.

Treatment plan may include different phases –

  • Induction therapy – for rapid control of cancer and to help relieve symptoms.
  • Chemotherapy or Bone marrow transplant/ Stem cell transplant
  • Maintenance therapy – over a long period of time to prevent cancer occurrence.

Types of medications used for multiple myeloma treatment in India

  • Chemotherapy – a drug treatment that uses powerful chemicals to kill fast growing cells in your body.
  • Targeted Therapy – a type of cancer treatment, that uses drugs to target specific genes and protiens that help cancer cells survive and grow.
  • Steriods – An anti-inflammatory medicines used to treat a range of conditions.
  • Immunotherapy – a type of cancer treatment that increases immune system to fight cancer. It helps your body fight against infections.
  • Bone-modifying drugs

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Stem Cell Transplant

Stem cell transplantation is a treatment choice for people with multiple myeloma. There are three general kinds of transplantation  :-

  • Autologous transplantation – The Stem cells are gotten from your own blood or bone marrow. This is the kind of transplantation that is generally ordinarily suggested for treating multiple myeloma.
  • Allogeneic transplantation – The Stem cells or bone marrow are gotten from a donor with a tissue type matching yours. This kind of transplantation conveys exceptionally high risk and isn’t suggested for the vast majority with numerous myeloma.
  • Syngeneic transplantation – The stem cells or bone marrow are obtained from an identical twin. This is the ideal type of transplantation, albeit barely any individuals with different myeloma have an indistinguishable twin who can act as a donor.

Transplantation, when effective, prompts a reduction and drags out endurance; seldom, allogeneic transplantation fixes different myeloma. Notwithstanding, transplantation has a few limits. The high-portion chemotherapy given before transplantation generally neglects to kill all of the plasma cells, permitting the condition to backslide after transplantation. Such treatment likewise expands your gamble of serious contaminations and dying, which can be deadly.

Autologous foundational microorganism transplantation — Autologous stem cell organism transplantation alludes to transplantation with your own undeveloped cells. During this system, stem organisms are gathered and frozen for sometimes in the future. High-portion chemotherapy is then given to kill however many plasma cells as could be expected under the circumstances, and the stem organisms are defrosted and gotten back to your body. Foundational microorganisms can be acquired from the blood or the bone marrow; for this situation, getting them from the blood is liked, on the grounds that blood undeveloped cells move to tissues all the more rapidly and are less inclined to be tainted with malignant plasma cells.

As of now, autologous stem cell transplantation is appropriate for up to 50 percent of individuals with multiple myeloma. Autologous undeveloped cell transplantation isn’t suggested for individuals with seething multiple myeloma treatment (individuals with multiple myeloma who have no side effects).

Who treats multiple myeloma?

  • Orthopedic Surgeon, a doctor who uses surgery to treat diseases of
  • Radiation oncology, a doctor who treats cancer with radiation therapy.
  • Medical oncologist, a doctor who treats cancer with medicines such as chemotherapy or targeted therapy.
  • Bone marrow transplant Specialist, a doctor who specializes in performing bone marrow transplants.

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Sickle Cell Anemia Treatment Cost in India

Sickle Cell Anemia Treatment Cost in India

Let us first know about Sickle cell anemia, this  is a group of blood disorders known as sickle cell disease. The Sickle cell disease is an inherited(from parents)red blood cell disorder in which there are not enough healthy RBCs to carry oxygen throughout a human body.

Normally, in general conditions, the flexible, round red blood cells move swiftly through blood vessels. In sickle cell anemia disease, the red blood are shaped like sickles or like a crescent moon. These rigid, sticky cells can get stick in small blood vessels which can slower or even block blood flow and O2 from flowing to other parts of the body.


Signs & symptoms of sickle cell anemia usually appear around 5-6 months of age. They vary one person to another and change over the time. Signs and symptoms can include the following: 

Anemia–  Sickle cells break apart easily and they die, leaving you with too less red blood cells. RBCs usually live for about 120 days before replacement. But these sickle cells usually die in 10-20 days, creating a shortage of red blood cells (anemia).

Without sufficient red blood cells, your body can not get enough oxygen, causing fatigue.

Episodes of pain–  Periodic episodes of pain which are called pain crises, is a major symptom of sickle cell anemia. Pain develops when sickle shape red blood cells block or reduce the blood flow through tiny blood vessels to the chest, abdomen and to joints. Pain can also occur in the bones.

The pain varies and this can last for a few hours to few days or to few weeks. Some people have only a few episodes of pain crises in a year. Others may have a dozen or more pain crises a whole year. A severe pain crisis requires stay in the hospital to manage the pain.

Some adolescents & adults with sickle cell anemia disease also get chronic pain which can result bone and joint damage and ulcers.

Swelling of hands & the feet– The swelling is caused by sickle shape RBCs blocking the blood flow to the hands and to the feet.

Frequent infections – These Sickle cells can damage your spleen, leaving you more exposed to any types of infection. Doctors commonly prescribe infants and children with sickle cell anemia vaccinations & antibiotics to prevent the potentially life threatening infection which is pneumonia.

Delayed growth/puberty– RBCs provide your body with the oxygen (O2) and nutrients needed for your growth. A shortage of healthy red blood cells can reduce or slow down the growth in infants & children and may also delay puberty in teenagers.

Vision Issue– Small blood vessels that supply blood to your eyes can become plugged with these sickle cells. This can damage the retina of the eyes,  the portion of the eye that makes and processes visual images and leads to vision problems.

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When should you see the Doctor? 

Sickle cell anemia is usually diagnosed in the stage of infancy through newborn screening programs that are run worldwide at all small or big hospitals. If you or your child develops any of the following issues, Please see a doctor right away or you may seek emergency medical care. 

Fever- People with sickle cell anemia disease may have an increased risk of serious infection, and fever/high temperature which can be the first sign of an infection.

  • Unexplained episodes of severe pain such as the pain in abdomen, chest, bones and the joints.
  • Swelling in the hands or the feet.
  • Abdominal swelling, specially if this area is tender to the touch it. 
  • Pale skin or the nail beds.
  • Yellow tint to skin or whites of your eyes.

Signs or symptoms of stroke- If you notice one-sided paralysis or feeling weakness in the face, arms or the legs, confusion, trouble in walking or talking, drastic vision changes or numbness, severe headache. Contact your local doctor incase any of these symptoms. 

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