cancer treatment

50% cancer patients face financial burden: Study

It said the situation is similar in Kerala, which is known for high out-of-the-pocket spending by public irrespective of their financial status.

published on : 5th December 2021

Cancer correction: How to keep the disease at bay

Some simple lifestyle modifications can keep 70 percent of the

published on : 14th November 2021

Scientists discover commonly found parasite could treat certain types of cancer

The researchers have shown that direct injection with this mutant parasite in solid tumours, induces inflammatory responses.

published on : 6th November 2021

Thiruvananthapuram RCC's founder-director Dr M Krishnan Nair passes away

He made pioneering contributions in Community Oncology, Pain and Palliative Care, and Paediatric Oncology.

published on : 28th October 2021

Gauhati Medical College gets first PET-MRI wing of Northeast

It was inaugurated by Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday, who was in Assam as a part of his Northeast tour.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Provide free cancer treatment to Bhopal gas tragedy victims: High Court tells MP govt

A monitoring committee, formed by the Supreme Court, to look into the issues pertaining to gas tragedy victims, recently submitted its report to the high court.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Exploring foods that can curb cancer

Raktim Chattopadhyay, the founder-CEO of Esperer Onco Nutrition, who emphasises onco nutrition and the role that the new research centre can play in this field.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Ayurveda most preferred alternative medicine for cancer

Ayurveda emerged as the most preferred form of therapy chosen by 85% of those surveyed.

published on : 8th September 2021

Telangana Minister KT Rama Rao joins fight against cancer, launches 82-bed palliative unit in Hyderabad

The government allocated around 1.1 acres of land on lease for 33 years to the centre that will have 30 specialised nursing staff and 10 beds reserved for children with cancer.

published on : 5th September 2021

Top Israeli hospital to deploy drug-delivery robots to save time for cancer patient

The hospital hopes to eventually expand the system, and have robots constantly making drug-delivery runs to all departments.

published on : 9th July 2021

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