Cancer

Kerala govt's webinar on cancer cure challenges on February 22

The health department is conducting a webinar on Monday on the challenges faced by the state in tackling cancer as part of its efforts to meet the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). 

published on : 22nd February 2021

Dr Shanta revolutionised cancer treatment: Naidu

Vice-Prez attends memorial service, lauds oncologist’s achievements

published on : 21st February 2021

Kids with cancer write to PM Modi seeking national policy

Over 400 children from Tamil Nadu who have cancer are writing letters to the Prime Minister’s office requesting for the formation of a national policy for childhood cancers.

published on : 16th February 2021

Kids’ cancer policy needed

Despite a quarter of the world’s childhood cancer cases being in India, the infrastructure is poor

published on : 15th February 2021

Cancer Victors’ day celebrated

Around 100 cancer survivors participated in the ‘Cancer Victors’ Day’ celebrations organised by the Vasantha Memorial Trust on Sunday.

published on : 15th February 2021

Study suggests liquid biopsy for colorectal cancer could guide therapy for tumours

Liquid biopsies for colorectal cancer detect tumor DNA that has broken free of the cancer and is circulating in the blood and, to a lesser extent, has collected in the urine.

published on : 13th February 2021

Actor Arjun Kapoor lends support to 100 cancer couples

Kapoor, whose mother passed away due to cancer, has remained a strong advocate to raise awareness and pledge support to people who are affected by it.

published on : 12th February 2021

In a first in India, Apollo Hospitals successfully treats Bangladeshi cancer patient with new tech

Doctors said the patient was recommended to undergo Tubeless VATS (Video assisted thoracoscopic surgery), a minimally invasive procedure to remove the lung metastatic nodule

published on : 11th February 2021

Allahabad High Court orders free treatment to poor woman suffering from cancer

The court later appointed advocate Murli Manohar Srivastava as an amicus curiae to plead the youth's case properly in the court.

published on : 11th February 2021

Advanced cancer care facility to come up at Capital’s Info Valley

The proposed project, which is expected to create direct and indirect employment for over 8,000 people, has received in-principle approval, sources said.

published on : 6th February 2021

2-year-old Indian boy becomes youngest hair donor for cancer patients in the UAE

At two years and 10 months, Taksh Jain is one of the youngest children to have enrolled into the "Friends of Cancer Patients'' hair donation campaign.

published on : 5th February 2021

Cancer fund down by half last year: RTI

The reply under the Right to Information query filed by activist Vivek Pandey stated that Rs  50 crore was sanctioned for the cancer patient beneficiary scheme last year.

published on : 5th February 2021

Here's how Vivek Oberoi helped underprivileged children fighting cancer

On World Cancer Day, Oberoi further urged others to "come forward" and help the children battling the disease.

published on : 4th February 2021

Understanding bone marrow transplant: The guidelines and the protocols

The following guidelines will provide a pivotal tool for learning about the rapidly updated therapy landscape in Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT).

published on : 4th February 2021

On World Cancer Day, Tahira Kashyap Khurrana pens poem creating awareness about breast cancer

Tahira is a best-selling author, a columnist, a film director and also a cancer survivor. She is a source of inspiration and is a celebrated icon for women's empowerment.

published on : 4th February 2021
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