Cancer care at your doorstep with Hospido's new AI-enabled chatbot 'Cancer Dost'

Founder of talks about its new AI enabled chatbot Cancer Dost that offers free advice on all kinds of cancer treatments

published on : 21st January 2021

Dr V Shanta, the cancer doctor with a heart of gold

Many of her patients have stories to share of the trials and tribulations they overcame only because they were under the wing of Dr Shanta and her team of doctors.

published on : 21st January 2021

Padma Vibhushan Dr Shanta, doyen of India's cancer care, no more

Staff at the Cancer Institute, Adyar, spoke of her kindness and determination that no patient was ever turned away for want of money.

published on : 19th January 2021

Cancer Institute, Adyar Chairperson Dr V Shanta passes away

The senior oncologist is said to have suffered a massive heart attack on Monday night.

published on : 19th January 2021

Kerala Budget 2021: Cancer centre by 2022, promises FinMin

Construction of Cochin Cancer Research Centre (CCRC) will be completed by 2022, said Finance Minister Thomas Isaac while presenting the annual budget on Friday.

published on : 16th January 2021

Tamil Nadu has more women with cancer than men, says report

The report also showed that the cumulative risk of acquiring cancer in one's lifetime of 0-74 years was one in 12 in the state.

published on : 28th December 2020

KIIFB orders halt to work on Cochin Cancer Centre

This follows Inkel’s failure to adopt steps mooted during a site visit 

published on : 25th December 2020

Care for Cancer patients during COVID-19 times

A cancer patient is in an immunosuppressive state, which means that their immune system is not working at an optimal level.

published on : 20th December 2020

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

Glenmark Pharma gets tentative nod from USFDA for cancer treatment drug

Glenmark's current portfolio consists of 166 products authorised for distribution in the US market and 45 ANDA's pending approval with the USFDA.

published on : 1st December 2020

Pakistan has the highest rate of breast cancer in Asia: Report

According to a news report, estimates also reveal that one in 10 Pakistani women could develop breast cancer in their lifetime.

published on : 30th November 2020

Diabetes can lead to pancreatic cancer: Find out causes, symptoms and treatment options here

Pancreatic cancer too can not only lead to insulin resistance by increasing the amount of insulin produced by the pancreas but can also simultaneously lead to a loss in insulin production capacity. 

published on : 29th November 2020

TNIE reporter Krithika Srinivasan selected for LAADLI award for gender sensitivity

She was selected for the award under the English print news category in South India region.

published on : 21st November 2020

‘Lung cancer cases up five times among non-smokers’

The expert noted that lung cancer is being caused due to pollution which is usually associated with tobacco smoke inhalation.

published on : 19th November 2020

Hi-tech equipment at Thoothukudi GH for providing cancer treatment

Undergraduates and postgraduate students and professors attached to 33 departments of the hospital can also make use of the lab for researches, the release added.

published on : 12th November 2020
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