breast cancer

What is Breast Cancer?

Dr. Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra
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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 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

About the Author

Hematologist Oncologist, Medical Oncologist
Dr. Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra is a Medical Oncologist at SIMS Hospital in Vadapalani, Chennai. Dr. Ranjan specializes in Bone Marrow Transplant treatment, Solid Tumor treatment, Radiation Therapy, Chemotherapy, Chemotherapy of Haematological Malignancies and Haemato Oncology treatment. Dr. Ranjan has completed his MBBS from Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Sambalpur, Odisha in the year 1983 and MD in General Medicine from MKCG Medical College, Berhampur, Odisha in the year 1990. Further, he pursued DM in Oncology from Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai in the year 1993. Dr. Ranjan has a membership in European Society of Medical Oncology and Indian Society of Medical and Paediatric Oncology. Later, he joined European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. He has an experience of more than two and a half decades in the field of cancer treatments. He is registered with Orissa Medical Council in 1985. Dr. Ranjan is currently practicing at SIMS Hospital, a multispeciality centre situated in Vedapalani, Chennai. Book a FREE appointment with Dr. Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra at
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