Saturday, May 27, 2017

Transoral robotic surgery, improved treatment option for throat cancer

New Delhi [India] | May 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Latest robotic surgery may work as a boon for patients suffering from early stage oropharyngeal carcinoma (cancer of the mouth, neck and throat).... read..

Designer viruses may help fight cancer

London |Friday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
Researchers have created artificial designer viruses that can stimulate the immune system to specifically combat cancer cells.... read..

Trans-oral Robotic Surgery: Improved treatment option for throat cancer

New Delhi [India] | May 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Looks like a ray of hope can be seen for the patients suffering from early stage oropharyngeal carcinoma (cancer of the mouth, neck and throat), in form of robotic surgery.... read..

TATA memorial hospital is epicentre of cancer care, research: Modi on its Platinum jubilee

New Delhi | Thursday, May 25 2017 IST
Hailing Tata Memorial Centre for its pioneering contribution in cancer care in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the hospital has always been in the forefront of providing treatment for cancer to the needy. He was speaking after releasing th... read..

Govt. to set up state cancer institutes costing Rs. 100 crore

New Delhi [India] | May 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Anupriya Patel on Thursday said the government has recently approved a scheme for enhancing Tertiary Care Cancer facilities in the country under the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, ... read..

Lung cancer ups suicide risk in men: Study

New York |Wednesday, 2017 3:45:05 PM IST
Men diagnosed with lung cancer had a nine-fold increased risk of suicides, the highest compared to breast, prostate, colorectal cancer, researchers say.... read..

High blood platelet levels 'strong predictor' of cancer: Study

London |Wednesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Having a high blood platelet count is a strong predictor of cancer and should be urgently investigated to save lives, says a large-scale study.... read..

Just one alcoholic drink a day ups breast cancer risk: Study

Washington |Tuesday, 2017 4:15:29 PM IST
Drinking just one glass of wine or other alcoholic drink a day can increase breast cancer risk, reveals a major new report that analysed data on 12 million women.... read..

'Light' cigarette use may up lung cancer risk

New York |Monday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
If you are a smoker using the so-called "light" cigarettes, for their lower levels of tar or nicotine, think twice. According to a study, you may be at an increased risk of developing a certain form of lung cancer that occurs deep in the lungs.... read..

Exercise, healthy diet lowers risk of colon cancer recurrence

San Francisco |Monday, 2017 8:15:04 AM IST
Colon cancer patients who have a healthy body weight, exercise regularly and eat a diet high in whole grains, fruits and vegetables have a significantly lower risk of cancer recurrence.... read..

NCG with Tata trusts launches unique initiative of linking all cancer centres across India

New Delhi | Monday, May 22 2017 IST
The National Cancer Grid (NCG), with the support of Tata Trusts, has launched a first-of-its-kind initiative in India and perhaps globally also, of linking cancer centres across India. It held its seventh meeting on May 20 and 21 at the Tata Memorial Hos... read..

Gaga's emotional tribute to friend who died of cancer

Los Angeles |Sunday, 2017 7:15:04 AM IST
Singer Lady Gaga has written an emotional tribute to her longtime friend and former assistant Sonja Durham after learning that she has passed away after battling cancer for a long time.... read..

Overweight boys at greater risk of cancer in adulthood

Washington D.C. [USA] | May 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Parents, take care of your son's weight, as a study finds that if your son is over-weight at age seven, he may be at greater risk of colon (bowel) cancer in adulthood.... read..

Antibody that can help kill cancer cells emerges

New York |Sunday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Researchers have found that an antibody -- originally developed for studying the autoimmune condition multiple sclerosis -- can promote the immune system's ability to fight cancer and decreases tumour growth.... read..

Lady Gaga's friend dies after battling cancer

Los Angeles |Sunday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Singer-actress Lady Gaga's longtime friend, Sonja Durham, has died after a battle with stage IV cancer.... read.. launches new campaign for Cancer Insurance awareness

New Delhi [India] | May 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI-NewsVoir): (twitter handle: @policybazaar_in), India's largest insurance website and comparison portal, has launched a new advertising campaign with the tagline "Cancer se ladai main insurance kaam aega" (in... read..

Overweight boys at high risk of colon cancer: Study

Washington D.C. [USA] | May 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In an attempt to highlight the importance of children to be a healthy, a recent study suggests overweight boys, as compared to their slimmer friends, are at greater risk of colon (bowel) cancer.... read..

Overweight boys at high risk of colon cancer later

London |Saturday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Is your son overweight? Beware, he may be at an increased greater risk of developing colon (bowel) cancer in adulthood as compared to his slimmer friends, researchers have warned.... read..

Erectile dysfunction drugs don't give you skin cancer

Washington D.C. [USA] | May 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
According to a recent study, use of the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra does not cause the development of melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer.... read..
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