City docs give hope to cardiac cancer patients

It’s a rare occurrence in medical history and has a complicated treatment method that has rarely been tried in the country. Cardiac cancer, which is usually triggered by tumours on the chest wall or in the heart, has been successfully treated in a Kolkata hospital.
Two patients were operated upon last month to surgically remove the affected tissues in the heart, which has saved their lives. Even though doctors don’t rule out the possibility of a relapse (metastasis) which could be fatal, the feat is being looked upon as a major breakthrough in the treatment of this rare form of cancer.Read more…


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