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 prevalent in women but it can be found in males also.
Breast cancer is caused by abnormal growth of tumor cells inside the breast. Lump formation inside the breast shall never be ignored because it is the first indicative sign of the breast cancer. After lung cancer, breast cancer is the second most cause of deaths in women across the globe.
Dr. Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra is one of the best medical oncologist and cancer specialist at SIMS Hospital in Vedapalani, Chennai. He is specialized in Bone Marrow Transplant Treatment, Haemato Oncology Treatment and Solid Tumor Treatment. He completed MBBS from Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Sambalpur, Odisha in 1983, MD in General Medicine from MKCG Medical College, Berhampur, Odisha in 1990, DM in Oncology from Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai in 1993.
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