cancer treatment

Chennai's Stanley Hospital gets advanced cancer treatment equipment for faster, better diagnosis

Doctors at the hospital said the machine offers Advanced Computerized Cobalt Tele-therapy. "This is the first such machine to come to a TN government hospital," a senior doctor at the hospital said.

published on : 13th October 2020

Hyderabad’s cancer survivor techie to have his biological child this year

The  just married parents of the newborn had the shock of their life way back in 2012, when the father was diagnosed with cancer and their future seemed doomed.

published on : 1st September 2020

India will see nearly 14 lakh new cancer cases this year, says report

The report said that one in 68 males (lung cancer), 1 in 29 females (breast cancer), and 1 in 9 Indians will develop cancer during their lifetime between 0-74 years of age.

published on : 18th July 2020

Drug used to treat blood cancer might help reduce COVID-19 severity: Study 

These proteins, the researchers said, act as chemical messengers that help to stimulate and direct the immune response.

published on : 6th June 2020

Oncologists fear delayed cancer diagnosis, stage migration amid COVID-19 crisis

Oncologists feel that cancer treatment in times of coronavirus has been challenging as the pandemic is impacting both cancer diagnostics and treatment.

published on : 28th April 2020

Indian boxers pool in money for ailing Asian Games gold medallist Dingko Singh

Olympic medallist Vijender Singh and his peers have found a profound way of helping Dingko Singh, someone who has inspired many boxers in the country.

published on : 23rd April 2020

No bar on travel of cancer patient to Chennai on account of medical emergency: Centre tells Delhi HC

The central government, however, clarified that he will have to take necessary permissions for taking his wife by air ambulance.

published on : 17th April 2020

HC seeks Centre's stand on man's plea to take wife to Chennai for cancer treatment

The court said the other relief sought by the man for reimbursement of the cost of treatment at the Apollo Proton Cancer Centre in Chennai would be considered later.

published on : 16th April 2020

In a first, AIIMS offers short cancer treatment

According to the Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital, the service will be made available to the patients by the end of this year at AIIMS as well as National Cancer Institute, Jhajjar.

published on : 19th February 2020

MP Aparajita Sarangi demands cancer treatment hub at NISER

After the meet, Sarangi informed that the Minister has assured to look into the demand.

published on : 4th February 2020

NPPA fixes ceiling price of 39 more drug formulations

Drug price regulator NPPA today said it has fixed the ceiling price for 39 more drug formulations, including those used for treatment of cancer, tuberculosis, malaria and hepatitis B among others.

published on : 20th September 2017

Physical activity can help those with cancer too

The increase in physical activity doubled the women's post-treatment mental processing speed.

published on : 20th September 2017

How too much beer, hot dogs increases colon cancer risk

People who are more physically active have a lower risk of colon cancer compared to those who do very little physical activity.

published on : 8th September 2017

Here comes a smartphone laboratory that can detect cancer

Washington State University researchers have developed a low-cost, portable laboratory on a smartphone that can analyse several samples at once to catch a cancer biomarker.

published on : 19th October 2016

Unable to bear pain, Kolkata Jain cancer patient fasting till death

Rajasthan High Court had banned Santhara or Sallekhana, a Jain ritual of fast-till-death in August last year.

published on : 29th September 2016