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Breast Cancer Specialist in Pune – Dr. Shilpy Dolas

Breast Cancer Specialist in Pune

Dr. Shilpy Dolas is a certified breast cancer specialist in Pune with all recent surgical advancement knowledge which is a distance forecast for cancer doctors to recover at the earliest and have a healthy life. She is one of the most skilled breast cancer specialist in Pune who had chosen this branch in early age of her life with a through knowledge about breast surgeries and  who have the experience required for proper diagnosis and treatment plan, which means you will get the best care and treatment facilities available. She is one of the youngest and best lady breast cancer surgeon in Pune ( who operates or do breast surgeries) who is expert not only in breast cancer surgeries but also breast oncoplastic and reconstruction breast surgeries. She operates her patient with minimal or no shape change of the breast with negligible scar.

After the initial breast cancer analysis, breast cancer specialist Dr. Shilpy Dolas will further diagnose and discuss chemotherapy and radiotherapy with her team / fellow doctors and devise a comprehensive and useful treatment plan. She herself  will make sure that you get all the tests, support, services and any other appointments that you may require. Your breast cancer treatment plan may include surgeries, radiation treatment, and innovative clinical trials depending on your need and your cancer stage. 

Your treatment plan may also include advanced drug therapies and a sophisticated breast reconstruction process according to your requirement, choice and the type of surgery that is included in your plan.

As a  breast cancer specialist in Pune, Dr. Dolas has the understanding and the knowledge required to deal with any issues that you have and with her level of the coordinated treatment plan you will get all the benefits that you deserve and seamless care experience.

Things to be considered during Breast cancer treatment

 Cancer!! the word in itself is scary. When you are detected with even one of the shared cancer symptoms, then it surely takes the sleep off your eyes. It is necessary that you know whether these symptoms that you suffer are related to breast cancer or not.

There’s no doubt that breast cancer treatment can be very exhausting, mentally as well as physically. Going to the hospital for chemo two or three times in a month, seeing the hair fall, may become very heart breaking.  It is also best to seek a second opinion, despite being diagnosed with breast cancer if your doctor is recommending chemo 1st line always try to consult with breast cancer surgeon about treatment. As it is proved that in Breast cancer treatment surgery is main. Cancer tissue needs to be removed even it is in stage 0. You can avoid chemo in early breast cancer but not the surgery. Often, during the first time, the doctor can ignore some of the symptoms, which can make the situation worse. So, if you still believe something is wrong, then meet another breast cancer specialist. It’s always recommended to have a second opinion when it comes to diagnosing cancer. 

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In this video, patient Kumudini Ghodke, a breast cancer survivor, has shared her experience about Dr. Shilpy Dolas and her treatment. Kumudini , a teacher by profession, was diagnosed with breast cancer. She chose to undergo treatment at Aditya Birla Hospital, under the supervision of Dr. Shilpy Dolas, Consultant breast onco surgeon. After taking treatment from Dr. Dolas, now Kumudini has completely recovered from breast cancer. She is thankful to Dr. Shilpy Dolas for her best service.


It would help if you exercised at least 45mins a day daily. Further, you should consume food with fewer calories.
Test your breasts once a month, 3-5 days after the end of your menstrual cycle.
The annual mammography test of breast cancer is a must once you cross the age of 40 years. It would be best if you have a thorough conversation with your BREAST DOCTOR OR BREAST SURGEON on the consumption of oral contraception medication and replacement hormone therapy. You must consult the breast cancer specialist in Pune in Pune DR SHILPY DOLAS if you have any doubts related to breast cancer or have lumps in any of your breasts.


Leading breast cancer specialist in Pune has explained the faq’s about breast cancer that many of us were not aware of:

Breast cancer is a disease that causes tissues or cells in the breast to grow out of control. There are different kinds of breast cancer which causes accordingly. The different kinds of breast cancer depend on which cells in the breast turn into cancer and can start in different parts of the breast. A breast is created by three main parts which are given below.

  • Lobules
  • Ducts
  • Connective Tissue

The lobules are the glands that produce milk and the ducts are tubes that carry milk to the nipple. The connective tissue surrounds and holds everything together. Maximum breast cancers are created in the ducts or lobules and can spread outside the breast through blood vessels and lymph vessels. It is assumed to have permeated when breast cancer spreads to other parts of the body,

The most common kinds of breast cancer are invasive ductal carcinoma (The cancer cells grow outside the ducts into other parts of the breast tissue), Invasive lobular  (cancer cells spread from the lobules to the breast tissues that are close by) and several other kinds of breast cancer, such as Ductal carcinoma, Paget’s disease, Medullary, Mucinous and Inflammatory Breast Cancer.

There are no certain rules about who gets this disease. The two maximum important risk factors are being a woman and increasing age. Yet, other factors may increase your risk and some that may lower it also.

The growth of breast cancer may be determined by factors that affect the levels of female hormones that circulate in your body throughout life. These factors include your age at first pregnancy, the age when you began your menstrual period, the number of times you have been pregnant, whether you have breastfed your children and your level of physical activity.

Women are often confused by what it means to have a family history of breast cancer. Few doctors usually look only at very close blood relatives (like your mother, sisters and daughters) when determining your family history of these diseases. Your own risk is significantly increased if one or more of these relatives has had breast cancer. Though many of these “secondary” relatives have had the disease, your risk is usually not specifically changed.

Precise changes in the breast may be early symptoms of breast cancer. Signifying what these changes look and feel like can help people access the right treatment as soon as possible. Grasping the various parts of the breast and their function can help people be more aware of any abnormalities or changes.

Most people think of breast cancer detection is due to a lump in the breast and this is a possible warning sign but it is not the only one. Several other early and common signs of breast cancer are given below.

    • Bumps or Lumps inside the breast or underarm area
    • Changes in breast size and shape
    • Causes pain in a specific area that does not go away
    • Projecting veins on the surface of the breast
    • Nipple discharge that starts suddenly
    • A rash or sore on the nipple
    • Redness or darkening, swelling of the breast
    • Dimpling of the skin on the breast
    • Inversion of other parts or the nipple of the breast

Doing exercise regularly and keeping a healthy weight can help lower your breast cancer risk. Countless points over the course of a lifetime can influence your breast cancer risk. Getting older or inherited changes, you can’t change these factors but you can help lower your risk of breast cancer by taking care of your health in the following ways which are given below:

  • Limit alcoholic drinks or don’t drink alcohol
  • If you have been told to take or taking hormone replacement therapy or oral contraceptives (birth control pills) and find out if it is right for you.
  • If possible breastfeed your children
  • Talk to your doctor about other ways to lower your risk, if you have a family history of breast cancer in your BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes
  • Through lingering healthy throughout your life will lower your risk of developing cancer and can improve your chances of surviving cancer if it occurs accordingly.

These are a few factors that can guide a particular individual in making health and lifestyle choices to lower the risk of breast cancer.

An X-ray picture of the breast is known as a Mammogram and doctors use a mammogram to look for early signs of breast cancer. In this test, the breast is pressed between two metal plates and then an X-ray image of the breast tissue is taken. The X-ray image can show if there are any unusual changes or masses in the breast tissue that may need further investigation and is the most common way of screening for breast cancer

The information it provides can save lives and few tips are given below for getting a Mammogram test:

  • Breasts may be swollen during the week of your period or the week before the period, so try not to have your mammogram.
  • Don’t wear deodorant, perfume, or powder on the day of a mammogram because it shows up as white spots on the X-ray.
  • Instead of a dress, some women prefer to wear a top with a skirt or pants. For the mammogram, you need to undress from your waist up.

Experiencing a mammogram test is uncomfortable for most women and some women find it painful. Though a mammogram takes only a few moments and the discomfort is over soon. What you feel depends on the size of your breasts, the skill of the technologist, and how much they need to be pressed.

Your breasts may be more soft or sensitive if have your period or you are about to get them. A Radiologist doctor with special training will read the mammogram. The doctor will look at the results for early signs of breast cancer or other problems.

In several ways, Breast cancer is treated. It also rests on what kind of breast cancer you have and how far it has spread. Doctors from different specialties often work together to treat breast cancer and surgeons are the doctors who are experts of processing operations.

Doctors who treat cancer with medicine are known as  Medical oncologists. Doctors who treat cancer with radiation called Radiation oncologists. An Individual with breast cancer often gets more than one kind of treatment which are given below.

  • Surgery – Doctors cut out cancer tissue during an operation
  • Chemotherapy Treatment – Special medicines are used to kill the cancer cells or shrink them and the drugs can be pills you take or medicines given in your veins or sometimes both
  • Treatment Of Hormonal therapy – Blocks cancer cells from getting the hormones they need to grow
  • Treatment Of Biological Therapy – Control side effects from other cancer treatments or works with your body’s immune system to help it fight cancer cells
  • Treatment Of Radiation Therapy – Uses high-energy rays (similar to X-rays) to kill the cancer cells.

There are few things that you have to consult a doctor about breast reconstruction surgery and below are some questions regarding that.

  • Am I a eligible for breast reconstruction?
  • Which or what type of breast reconstruction is best for me?
  • How many reconstruction procedures have you done?
  • What all types of reconstruction are you most experienced in?
  • What are the risks of breast reconstruction?
  • When is the best timing for reconstruction for me?

Selecting to undergo breast reconstruction surgery is a personal choice. Many Individuals mourn the loss of their breasts or experience severe anxiety and self-image problems after undergoing mastectomy. Due to the above reason, they choose to have breast reconstruction surgery. Though, after choosing breast reconstruction.

Checking a woman’s breasts for cancer before there are signs or symptoms of the disease is known as Breast cancer screening. All women need to be knowledgeable by their doctor about the best screening options for them. After discussing with your doctor the benefits and risks of screening. Individual decide with a doctor whether screening is right for you and if so when to have it. This is called informed and shared decision-making.

The benefit of screening can help diagnose breast cancer early and helps to treat it in early stages. Though the screening cannot prevent someone to experience breast cancer. Discuss to your doctor which breast cancer screening tests are right for you and when you should have them. Every screening test has benefits and risks, which is why it’s important to discuss with your doctor before getting any screening test, like a mammogram (Ultrasound scan).

NO not always. Some breast lumps almost 8 out of 10 are cancer-free. Having a cyst (a sac) or a fibroadenoma (an uneven development but is not cancer) is more popular. Nothing is proved cancer or noncancerous without biopsy and breast surgeons consultation. During a woman’s menstrual process, individual lumps can also come and go which is not fibroadenoma . it is called fibroadenosis which can be treated with medications.

Not at all, It is difficult to say that you risk-free even your mammogram is normal. It would help if you got many more tests done, such examination and consultation with breast surgeon to know a conclusion of mammography, MRI or ultrasound, to be 99- 100% sure that you do not have breast cancer.

Cancer can occur at any age. It is a disease, and it does not care about your age at all. If you have even the slightest of doubt that you might have breast cancer or have a lump in your breast, then you must consult a breast cancer doctor in Pune and get it diagnosed on time.

Surgeries Related to Breast Cancer Treatment- 

Breast Lumpectomy

The procedure of removal of breast cancer, leaving the breast in more of its natural shape, is termed as Breast Lumpectomy or Breast-Conserving Surgery. During the process, some of the healthy tissues and lymph nodes are removed. The removal of the size of the breast depends on the location and, most importantly, the size of the tumor as well as the breast. 

Although the surgery allows women to keep most of her breast, the patients might need to go through radiation after the surgery. However, some might need to take treatments like chemotherapy and hormone therapy. Dr. Shilpy provides excellent breast cancer specialist in Pune.

Breast Cancer Specialist in Pune | Lady Breast Surgeon | Dr. Shilpy Dolas
Breast Cancer Specialist in Pune | Lady Breast Surgeon | Dr. Shilpy Dolas

MRM(Modified Radical Mastectomy)

Dr. Shilpy Dolas is a Breast Specialist in Pune, while dealing with breast cancer, even a single cancer tissue can create a lot of fuss and a new starting point of cancer for you in your body.  Hence this is the reason in MRM where the entire breast along with its tissues would be removed for the surgery process. 

This means during this process, all the parts of the breast, such as skin, areola, nipple, and various axillary lymph nodes are removed from the breast area.

Modern methods are available, but the success rate with MRM is exceptional and unbelievable. Moreover, this breast cancer surgery is mostly opted by those who are having a high amount of cancer tissues and need to get rid of this issue without leaving any cancer tissue behind. 

Breast Conservation Surgery

There are several problems faced during the issue of breast cancer, and one of those issues is losing breast cells, which leads to smaller breast size. Moreover, the actual problem behind it is that during those surgical processes mostly their is a loss of fine tissues as well. In some cases, only a single breast is affected, while on the other hand, both breasts are also affected in such cases. 

So to get rid of all problems, Breast conservation surgery is performed, and the advantage of this surgery is that, with the help of this you would be able to get rid of breast cancer tissues without losing your normal breast tissues. Hence you would not have to face much loss of your breast tissues with this process. At Heart and Breast Clinic Care Clinic Dr. Shilpy Dolas will provide the best breast cancer specialist in Pune.

Breast Cancer Specialist in Pune
Breast Cancer Specialist in Pune

Breast Oncoplastic Surgeries

Dr. Shilpy Dolas is also an Breast Oncoplastic Surgeon. She says, several women are facing breast cancer and want to get rid of the severe problem, but along with that, they also don’t want to face change in the shape of their breasts. While whenever someone goes for breast cancer surgery, they have to face this issue of change in shape.

But with the help of Breast Oncoplastic surgeries, you would be able to get rid of this issue, because in such surgeries you would be able to notice that, only the part affected by the cancer is removed, and the patient faces no issue of breast unbalancing. It is made sure that both the breasts look identical in shape and size.  

Therapeutic Mammoplasty

Here is another breast cancer surgery with the help of which you can get rid of cancer tissues from your breast, and also you will not have to take advantage of silicon for breast unbalancing.

  Therapeutic mammoplasty is a very good option for heavy, pendulous or postpregnancy lax breast. So here surgeon will do reduction and mammoplasty together along with removal of cancerous part of the breast. This surgery is mostly bilateral , on normal side also to match the other diseased side as well as give better cosmesis and mastopexy of both breast. Patients will get a new toned breast with removal of cancer. It is a wonderful surgery for all the females with heavy breast who are seeking to get rid of their lax and heavy breast. Double advantage and double surgery, what else someone wants!

In this case, firstly, the breast cancer tissues are removed. Once the tissues are removed, by removing some skin parts, the surgeons make sure that you don’t face any unbalancing between both the breasts. This is one more type of breast cancer treatment performed by Dr. Shilpy Dolas.

Breast Cancer Specialist in Pune
Breast Cancer Specialist in Pune

Axillary Clearance

If you are not aware, know that Axilla is biologically known as the armpit, and axillary clearance is a method that is entirely related to armpits surgery.

In axillary clearance, you would be able to notice that the cancer tissues are firstly checked around the armpit area, and if any, they are thoroughly removed from that area. Moreover, the part that is removed during this surgery is called lymph nodes.

This is a kind of breast cancer surgery with the help of which you would be able to take advantage of two benefits, and those are as follows- 

  • You would be able to get rid of all the cancer tissues from your breast and axilla. 
  • Along with that, you would also be able to remove cancer-producing tissues, and hence you will never face this problem again in your life. 

Axillary Reverse Mapping

Knowing about the actual location of arms lymphatics and nodes is extremely important during breast cancer surgeries, but in the same way, finding these parts are extremely difficult too. 

This is the reason the Axillary reverse mapping process is created. During this process, blue color ink is sent inside the upper arm, and hence because of that injected ink, we can know about the position of arms lymphatics and nodes. This is a method which we will do in early breast cancer patients to avoid arm lymphatics to decrease arm lymphoedema which is usual complication after axillary clearance.. 

Breast Cancer Specialist in Pune
Breast Cancer Specialist in Pune

Sentinel Lymph node biopsy

Do you know that cancer cells in your breast are increasing day by day? If you said yes, then how would you be able to stop them and get rid of cancer tissues, because of which you will never have to face this dangerous problem again.

Dr. Shilpy Dolas can remove cancer cells with the help of several breast cancer surgeries, while in case if we want to know whether the cancer cells are spreading or not, then at that time, we use the Sentinel lymph node biopsy method.

Not only can we know about the spreading of cancer cells with this method, but along with that, we can even stop this process of spreading cancer cells. 

Chemoport Insertion

Whenever we want to give chemotherapy in breast cancer patients specially in patients where targeted therapy is required, chemoport surgery or putting port in patients body we also perform several scanning tests during breast cancer surgeries, before and after surgery, to give drugs- injections in painless manner,which helps in offering a smooth process of giving chemotherapy without thrombophlebitis of arm veins. 

So to take advantage of all painless infusion of drugs, strong chemo with a very easy and simple method, Chemoport insertion is the option that we use. 

There are various types of Chemoport as follows- 

  • Chemoport throgh neck vein to RA
  • Intra-peritoneal Port 
  • Implantable Venous Access Point
  • PICU Line
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