Dr. Mazda Turel


Feb, 2021

Writing his own fairy tale

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How a worldly-wise teenager, who overcame every health failure with fortitude, taught a resident doctor to believe in the impossible Once upon a time, there was a boy name Arkojjwal. He was unlike any 13-year-old with a brain tumour that I have ever seen. In 2008, when I was an exhausted resident doctor training to be a neurosurgeon in Vellore, he was admitted to the paediatric ward that I was…

brain tumor


Nov, 2019

Brain Tumor: 8th June

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A brain tumor is a mass or growth of abnormal cells developing in the brain. They can be benign or malignant. The tumors can be primary brain tumors originating in the brain (Gliomas) itself or in tissues close to it, such as in the brain-covering membranes, cranial nerves, pituitary gland or pineal gland. Sometime tumor can be a secondary lesion from another cancer in the body and spreads to the…