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Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

Dr. Linu Abraham Jacob
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Diagnosis of Lung Cancer is done with Sputum Cytology, Tissue Sample Biopsy, and X-ray, PET, CT and Ultrasound.

It is diagnosed by imaging tests like X-ray, Sputum Cytology, Tissue and sample biopsy. Imaging tests such as PET, CT, Ultrasounds are also performed to know the cancer stage.


Dr. Linu Abraham Jacob

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Medical Oncologist
Dr. Linu Abraham Jacob is a Medical Oncologist practicing at Fortis Hospital and Oncology India in Bangalore. Dr. Linu specializes in Chemotherapy, Laparoscopy surgery, Hysteroscopy, Breast cancer, Lung cancer, Colorectal cancer, Myeloma, Lymphoma treatment, Head and neck surgery. He has completed his MBBS from Medical College in Calcutta in 1998 and MD in General Medicine from MP Shah Medical College in Jamnagar in the year 2001. Further, he has pursued DM in Oncology from Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology in the year 2006. He is a Fellow of the American Cancer Society University (ACSU) and the Union International for Cancer Control (UICC). Dr. Linu Abraham Jacob is a Medical Oncologist certified by the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) with an International Advanced Program in Hematology from UKGM, Germany. Being a Medical Oncologist, Dr. Abraham is also an associate professor at Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology in Bangalore and a guide for the DM medical oncology super specialty course under Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in Bangalore. He has an experience of more than one and a half decades in this field. He is currently practicing at Fortis Hospital and Oncology India situated in Bangalore. Book a FREE appointment with Dr. Linu Abraham Jacob at Elacancer.com.
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