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Dr. Arvind Krishnamurthy

Consultant Surgical Oncologist and an Associate Professor in Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai, South India
Dr. Arvind Krishnamurthy, MCh Surgical Oncology, DNB Surgical Oncology, Consultant Surgical Oncologist and an Associate Professor in Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai, South India talks about the changing prevalence rates of cancer in India and how the 300 million tobacco consumers are likely to double its incidence by 2020.He is actively involved in comprehensive cancer care i.e. from prevention, management to rehabilitation and palliation. Contrary to popular belief, cancer can be cured if it is diagnosed early and modifying lifestyle and behavior such as quitting smoking and alcohol can even prevent it. Leading a healthy lifestyle also helps in the long term to keep the cancers at bay.

Cancer Challenges in India Oncology Surgeon Speaks

Cancer evokes fear amidst the general public and the mere mention of the word to many reads like a death warrant. Oncology Surgeon Dr. Arvind Krishnamurthy Speaks to Medindia. In his interview Dr. Arvind Krishnamurthy, MCh Surgical Oncology, DNB Surgical Oncology, Consultant Surgical Oncologist and an Associate Professor in Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai, South India talks about the changing prevalence rates of cancer in India and how the 300 million tobacco consumers are likely to double its incidence by 2020.

He is actively involved in comprehensive cancer care i.e. from prevention, management to rehabilitation and palliation. Contrary to popular belief, cancer can be cured if it is diagnosed early and modifying lifestyle and behavior such as quitting smoking and alcohol can even prevent it. Leading a healthy lifestyle also helps in the long term to keep the cancers at bay. ...

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Kanchana Jasna Bruji Anjali Gopalan Dr. Vivek Khemka, MD, Ms. Rama Venugopal  Dr. Krishna Raman MBBS, FCCP (Internal Medicine) Dr. N.C. Gowrishankar R. Lavanya Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala Dr. Darius F Mirza Dr. Ambika Kameshwar, Ph.D. PDF Dr. Kamala Selvaraj MD, DGO, PhD Dr. Gopi Chellan Dr. Dharini Krishnan, Ph.D, Dr. Georgi Abraham, MD, FRCP Dr. Mukund Mehta, M.D. Ravi Samuel Dr.Makani Hemadri Dr. M.K. Mani Dr. Rekha Ramachandran Dr. Lakshmi Vijayakumar, MBBS, DPM, Ph.D, FRC (Psych), Dr. V. Mohan Dr. V.Shantha  Dr. Vijay Viswanathan MD, Ph.D, MNAMS Dr. Srinivasan Dr. Raj B Singh, MD, FRCP, FCCP Debayan Gosh Mr. Somenath Nag Dr. Ambrose Pradeep Dr. Parag Rindani