Dr. Deepak Sarin is one of the renowned Head and Neck Oncologist in India. He has more than 20 years of experience in the ENT field and Head and Neck Oncology. He is currently working at Medanta Hospital, Gurgaon. He was also previously associated with Artemis Health Institute, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Sarin completed his MBBS from one of the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in 1994. Later, in the year 1997, he completed his MS in Otorhinolaryngology from the same institute. He passed his DNB in Otorhinolaryngology conducted by the National Board of Examination in 2001. He was awarded a fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery by the University of Miami in2005.
Dr. Deepak Sarin is expertise in performing Oral Cancer Surgery, Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, Robotic and laser Surgery, Skull based Surgery, Complex Reconstruction of Head and Neck defects and Oral Cancer Surgery. Dr. Deepak Sarin was awarded Gold medal in MS ENT, Chandler Society award and Mukut Sahariya award. He is also an active member of the All India Rhinology Society and Foundation for Head and Neck Oncology. Research papers of Dr. Deepak Sarin have been published in many journals of repute.
Brain cancer can interfere with normal brain functions such as speech, movement, thoughts, feelings, memory, vision, and hearing. It is a disease of the brain in which abnormal, cancerous cells grow in the brain tissues. Typically, brain cancer is a developed form of a brain tumour. Primary brain cancer or a brain tumour develops from cells within the brain.
However, all brain tumours are not brain cancer. But one thing to note is that even benign tumour can cause serious problems by increasing intracranial pressure or obstruct vascular structures or cerebrospinal fluid flow in the brain.
Different types of cells in the brain such as gliomas, meningiomas, pituitary adenomas, vestibular schwannomas, and primitive neuroectodermal (medulloblastomas) can become cancerous. Gliomas have several subtypes, which include astrocytomas, oligodendrogliomas, ependymomas, and choroid plexus papillomas.
There are two types of brain cancer, including:
Metastatic cancer in the brain is more common than primary brain cancer. They are usually named after the tissue or organ where cancer first develops. Metastatic lung or breast cancer in the brain is the most commonly found brain cancers.
The exact brain cancer cause is still unknown. However, its occurrence has been linked to several risk factors, including the following:
Some types of brain cancers such as meningeal and pituitary gland may produce few or no symptoms. Some of the brain cancer symptoms typically experienced by patients include:
Oral cancer, commonly referred to as mouth cancer or throat cancer, is an uncontrollable growth of cells in the oral cavity. It refers to cancer that develops in any of the parts that make up the mouth. It can include cancer of the lips, tongue, cheeks, the floor of the mouth, pharynx (throat), hard and soft palate and either of the sinuses. Mouth and oropharyngeal cancer can be life-threatening, but it could be prevented if the cancer is diagnosed early enough.
Oral cancer is a result of a mutation in the DNA of the cells in the mouth. There are certain identified risk factors for mouth cancer that predisposes a person to oral cancer.
There are some typical signs of mouth cancer that a majority of patients experience. Make sure to visit your doctor or dentist in case you experience any of the following signs of mouth cancer:
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