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This protein aids cancer growth

Researchers at the University of Illinois have been able to study precisely how Ras proteins interact with cell membrane surfaces.

published on : 19th February 2018

AstraZeneca's immunotherapy drug wins key lung cancer approval

AstraZeneca's drug already had approval for treating certain patients with bladder cancer. However, this market is relatively small.

published on : 19th February 2018

Girls may inherit ovarian cancer gene from fathers

The researchers collected information about pairs of granddaughters and grandmothers and sequenced portions of the X-chromosome from 186 women affected by cancer.   

published on : 17th February 2018

New cancer-fighting nanorobots to shrink tumours

Once bound to the tumour blood vessel surface, the nanorobot was programmed to deliver its unsuspecting drug cargo in the very heart of the tumour.

published on : 15th February 2018

This is why highly processed foods may increase cancer risk

Ultra-processed foods include packaged baked goods and snacks, fizzy drinks, sugary cereals, ready meals and reconstituted meat product.

published on : 15th February 2018

Music therapy to help cancer patients

 In an attempt to alleviate excruciating pain and discomfort experienced during chemotherapy and other forms of cancer treatment, music therapy sessions were inaugurated at MNJ

published on : 15th February 2018

Effects of children’s cancer diagnosis on parents’ income

Income from work dropped to the lowest level around the time of cancer diagnosis, with swift recovery for fathers but not for mothers.

published on : 13th February 2018

Grieving man follows son to death in Mysuru

The son was diagnosed with throat cancer eight months ago. He was undergoing treatment since then and his father did his best to arrange for the best of the treatment to him.

published on : 13th February 2018

Scientists develop novel system to predict outcome of chemotherapy

The new system takes images in less than 10 minutes and uses harmless light and can be performed more frequently than MRI.

published on : 12th February 2018

Drinking hot tea can increase risk of oesophagal cancer

The cancer, which starts in the oesophagus, was already known to be linked to drinking alcohol and smoking, but those risks are heightened by the addition of daily cups of “burning hot” tea.

published on : 12th February 2018

No more 'chai and sutta'! Drinking hot tea can increase risk of esophageal cancer

Smokers and drinkers should avoid hot tea, as, according to a study, it can increase the risk of esophageal cancer. 

published on : 12th February 2018

Ultrasound, blood test together may boost liver cancer detection

AFP is a plasma protein that is produced in abundance by the liver cells in the foetus. In adults, AFP levels are normally low, but liver cancer can cause AFP levels to rise.  

published on : 11th February 2018

Bengaluru: 78-year-old grandmother find help in daughter, granddaughter, both cancer survivors

Seventy-eight-year-old grandma Rathna is diagnosed with breast cancer. She has not been informed about it.

published on : 8th February 2018

Baba Ramdev opts out of cancer research conference at IIT Madras

This comes after an international sponsor pulled out due to his controversial remarks that the dreaded disease is caused by one’s karma.

published on : 7th February 2018
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