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Role of endoscopy in Cancer Diagnosis

Dr. Amish D. Vora
20 Sep 2018
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Endoscopy is a noninvasive procedure which is used to determine the presence of cancer in the patient.

Endoscopy is a noninvasive technique that is used to examine internal organs of the body to diagnose, establish stage, and treat cancer. In this process, an endoscope, a device with a camera, is put inside the body via mouth, anus or urethra. It can also be inserted through a small incision. The images hence captured through the tube-like device are then watched over a screen. It is useful in seeing organs like esophagus, chest, stomach, colon and rectum. Endoscopy is used in oral cancer to detect cancer at an early stage, to obtain a tissue sample, locating and removing an affected tissue, removing blockages in lungs, and determining the spread of the cancer.


Dr. Amish D. Vora

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Medical Oncologist
Dr. Amish Vora is a Medical Oncologist practicing at W Pratiksha Hospital located in Sushant Lok Phase 2, Gurgaon. Dr. Amish specializes in treatments related to Geriatric Oncology, solid tumors or cancers, Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Hematological malignancies. He has completed his MBBS from University of Mumbai in 1994 and DNB in Paediatrics from NRCH, New Delhi in 1998. Further, he pursued DM in Medical Oncology from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in the year 2003. Dr. Amish Vora has his membership in European Society of Medical Oncology and Mumbai Hematology Group. He is also associated with Indian Society of Medical and Pediatric Oncology and Indian Cooperative Oncology Network. He has been awarded the Best Paper award at International Society of Pediatric Oncology Asia, New Delhi in 2002. Later, he has been awarded Best Paper Award at Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Conference, New Delhi in the year 1999. Dr. Amish Vora completed one-month fellowship by the University of California in the year 2001. He has an experience of more than two and a half decade in this sphere. He is currently practicing at W Pratiksha Hospital in Gurgaon. This hospital is an ultra-modern center which offers a touch of warmth and the highest regard for its patient's privacy. The hospital treats its patients with the help of new and advanced technologies and procedures which result in successful treatments. Book your FREE appointment with Dr. Amish Vora at Elacancer.com.
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