Targeted therapy is a type of chemotherapy which works by attacking certain proteins and genes which are responsible for the growth of cancerous cells.
Targeted therapy is a specially designed chemotherapy that works on cancerous cells as they have completely different working as compared to normal cells. Technically, it is chemotherapy but doesn’t work as the standard chemotherapy medicines. This therapy is used mostly in combination with various other treatments like surgery, chemo or radiation therapy.
Dr. Ravi Chander Veligeti is a Surgical Oncologist at American Oncology Institute in Lingampally, Hyderabad. He has completed his MBBS from Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal in the year 1998 and MS in General Surgery from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad in 2002. Further, he pursued MCh in Surgical Oncology from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad in the year 2008. Dr. Ravi specializes in the treatments and procedures such as Bone Marrow Transplant, Radical Prostatectomy, Radiofrequency ablation, Hemato Oncology as well as Mastectomy procedures. Dr. Ravi Chander Veligeti also specializes in Bilateral Orchiectomy, Laparoscopy surgery, Lumpectomy, Pancreatectomy, Thoracotomy, pancreatic tumor surgery, and Laparoscopic prostatectomy surgery, and Transurethral Resection of Prostate (TURP). Dr. Ravi has a practicing experience of more than one and a half decades in the field of oncology. Dr. Ravi is currently practicing at American Oncology Institute located in Lingampally, Hyderabad. American Oncology Institute is one of the top oncology hospitals equipped with the latest and advanced medical technology for achieving excellent success rates of each of the procedures. Book a FREE appointment with Dr. Ravi Chander Veligeti at Elacancer.com.
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Breast cancer is the uncontrolled and abnormal growth of tumor cells present inside the breast. The cells in the breast are malignant in nature. Most of the times breast cancer starts in milk ducts or glands.
Breast cancer is found mainly in two types i.e. ductal carcinoma and lobular carcinoma. It is also divided into ER Positive and HER-2 Positive Breast cancer depending on hormone and protein receptivity.