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Running a message through people’s hearts

According to the organisers, Pinkathon is more than a marathon.

published on : 22nd October 2018

Ernakulam Medical College to hand over designated operation theatre to CCRC in November

A CCRC surgeon who carried out a surgery at the Ernakulam General Hospital drew flak from the public as there were earlier attempts to transfer surgeons to the General Hospital.

published on : 16th October 2018

Women with diabetics more prone to cancer

At the event, she was awarded M Viswanathan Gold Medal Oration award for 2018 for her work in oncology.

published on : 14th October 2018

In pristine Ladakh, cancer rides on sedentary lifestyle and UV rays

The high altitude, exposure to excessive ultraviolet (UV) rays, lack of oxygen and the sedentary lifestyle of the locals are leading to a rise in cancer cases.

published on : 13th October 2018

Regional Cancer Centre gets first woman director

Dr Rekha Nair, an expert in detection of blood cancer and a noted pathologist, has been appointed as the director of the Regional Cancer Centre (RCC).

published on : 13th October 2018

Anti-psychotic drug may combat deadly breast cancer 

Anti-psychotic drugs are known to have anti-cancer properties, with some, albeit inconclusive, studies showing a reduced incidence of cancer amongst people with schizophrenia.

published on : 10th October 2018

Bengaluru doctors see spike in early onset of breast cancer

Research has proved that the earlier a girl gets her first period, the greater the risk of developing breast cancer later in life.

published on : 9th October 2018

Weight loss may lower breast cancer risk for post-menopausal women

Losing weight can help lower the risk of developing breast cancer in the post-menopausal stage, a new study has found.

published on : 9th October 2018

Aspirin may lower risk of ovarian cancer

Aspirin is thought to lower cancer risk by reducing inflammation.

published on : 8th October 2018

Grape compound can help protect against lung cancer

Researchers have found that a molecule found in grape skin, seeds and red wine can protect against lung cancer.

published on : 8th October 2018

Aspirin can reduce liver cancer risk

Taking two or more aspirin tablets a week can help reduce the risk of developing primary liver cancer

published on : 7th October 2018

Processed meat may up breast cancer risk

In a review of 15 studies, processed meat consumption was associated with a nine per cent higher breast cancer risk.

published on : 5th October 2018

Nuclide therapy centre for treating cancer inaugurated

According to a release, the High Dose Radio Nuclide Therapy department is a unit of the Nuclear Medicine Specialty.

published on : 5th October 2018

This month, let’s fight the fear of breast cancer!

 Breast cancer is emerging as a very important public health issue affecting millions of women worldwide.

published on : 5th October 2018

Local labourers to be employed at Cochin Cancer Centre site

Following the 'nokukooli' issue, the contractor had filed a petition before the Kerala High Court.

published on : 4th October 2018
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