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Sun Pharma gets USFDA nod for prostate cancer drug

Sun Pharma had acquired YONSA from Churchill Pharmaceuticals and will commercialise the drug in the US.

published on : 23rd May 2018

Long night-shifts at work, alcohol and smoking, overweight and other habits that can lead to breast cancer 

Changing lifestyle habits, increasing work pressure and stress levels have left modern-day individuals with no time to pay heed to their health and one disease that seems to be emerging.

published on : 18th May 2018

People in Odisha to observe Zero Shadow Days next week

The Zero Shadow Days (ZSDs) can be observed in all parts of the State on different dates and times.

published on : 17th May 2018

Can Vitamin D therapy tackle diabetes, cancer?

Enhanced activation of Vitamin D by protecting beta cells may be a potential new approach for treating diabetes as well as other diseases, including cancer, researchers have suggested.

published on : 13th May 2018

City-based Start-up brings a ray of hope for cancer patients

Cancer patients can now expect for an extended life span. A Bhubaneswar-based Start-up has developed biomolecular nanomachines which can carry anticancer drugs to the affected cells.

published on : 13th May 2018

Rural Uttar Pradesh, urban Tamil Nadu set to become cancer hotspots by 2025: Study

The study highlights that one of the major causes of cancer is tobacco, which is related to 24.4–65.2 per cent of cancer in males and 6.9– 42.3 per cent of cancer in females in India.

published on : 13th May 2018

Trivandrum: Regional Cancer Centre doctor complains to KSWC about workplace harassment

The complaint was made by the head of the RCC’s department of transfusion medicine. The KSWC said the complaint was ambiguous and needed to be verified.​

published on : 12th May 2018

How parenting concerns affect mothers with cancer

The researchers found that their emotional well-being scores were also lower than for all adults with cancer.  

published on : 7th May 2018

Government, Tata join hands on cancer care network

In a bid to decentralise cancer care and make it accessible to the patients at an affordable cost, the State Government on Sunday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tata Trusts.

published on : 7th May 2018

Blueprint for Kerala Cancer Care Grid on the cards

Considering the spike in cancer cases in the state, the government had unveiled a plan in December to establish the Kerala Cancer Care Grid.

published on : 7th May 2018

A nexus to malign Regional Cancer Centre, says Kerala Health Minister KK Shylaja

At the same time, the RCC director had stated there might be some ‘minor incautiousness’ from its part as it has to handle a large volume of patients on a daily basis. 

published on : 4th May 2018

UK admits 'serious' cancer screening failure for 450,000 women

Britain admitted that a 'serious failure' in its breast cancer screening programme over nearly a decade led to 450,000 women missing out on invitations to their final tests.

published on : 2nd May 2018

LED street lights may up cancer risk, reveals study 

Researchers found that people living in large cities with heavy exposure to blue lights at night had double the risk of prostate cancer and 1.5 times higher risk of breast cancer.

published on : 30th April 2018

Early detection can cure paediatric cancer

The Cancer Institute and Press Institute of India recently came together to conduct a seminar, at the Adyar Cancer Institute, on paediatric cancer also known as childhood cancer.

published on : 30th April 2018

Kerala: Another child with cancer suspected to have contracted HIV during blood transfusion dies

A nine-year-old girl child - the cancer patient from Alappuzha allegedly died after a blood transfusion at RCC. The child is suspected to have had contracted HIV during the blood transfusion.

published on : 27th April 2018
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