Cancer patients

Cancer patients less protected after first COVID vaccine jab, UK study finds

Cancer patients are much less protected against Covid-19 than other people after one dose of the Pfizer vaccine, the first real-world study in this area suggests.

published on : 12th March 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

No end to cancer patients’ woes as CCRC turns into Covid ward

Ernakulam District Collector S Suhas’s promise to shift Covid patients at the Government Medical College Hospital, Kalamassery, to Aluva has become a bane for cancer patients.

published on : 31st January 2021

Prioritise cancer, HIV patients for COVID-19 vaccination: Experts

The second phase includes the elderly and people with comorbidities, as they are vulnerable.

published on : 30th January 2021

Odisha girl shaves off hair for wigs of cancer patients  

Hair is the most prized possession of every girl, but for 20-year-old Shruti Maiti, virtue is more valuable than the beauty of her long locks.

published on : 18th December 2020

Kerala dental students snip off hair for cancer patients

The students, as part of the campaign, have already donated wigs to two cancer patients from Thiruvananthapuram and Kottarakkara, who are undergoing chemotherapy.

published on : 7th November 2020

Cancer and diet: What’s the connection?

In fact, estimates suggest that less than 30% of a person’s lifetime risk of getting cancer results from uncontrollable factors.

published on : 17th October 2020

Can-Helper,  a helpline for cancer patients

Patients and their families from Hyderabad or anywhere in India can now avail of expert counsellors who will offer relief from cancer-related anxiety, depression and stress.

published on : 8th October 2020