Ki-67 Index

It is a biomarker used in diagnosis and treatment planning for cancers like breast cancer, gastrointestinal tract cancer, and more. Ki-67 is a protein that indicates tumor growth by determining cellular proliferation, meaning the rate and amount of new cancer cells formed by mitotic cell division and multiplication. With this, one can determine how aggressive the tumor is and plan the treatment.

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Please check my reports and tell me if it is cancer or not.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 67-year-old male patient. My report says, "neuroendocrine tumor well-differentiated benign against a background of chronic duodenitis." Kindly let me know whether it is cancer or not. I have no other health problems.  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Patodiya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Ki-67 is not done yet. That information is required to say if it has malignant cancer potential. Kindly ask the lab to perform the same.   Read Full »

What does my friend's breast cancer report suggest?

Query: Hi doctor, I am writing this question on behalf of a friend of mine. She had breast cancer and was operated on for it before four months. She had her tests done again a few weeks ago, but she does not seem to believe the results and wants a second opinion.¬†Could you please interpret the reports of ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) are suggestive of breast cancer with axillary node metastasis, but other systems are not involved. ER/PR positive status (estrogen and progesterone receptor) is suggestive of positive response to hormon...  Read Full »

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