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Merck, Tata to collaborate on cancer care in Africa

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 21 (Businesswire-India): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, and the Tata Memorial Centre, a premier cancer centre in India, today announced the signing of an MOU to provide fellowship program... read..
 

Breakthrough discovery in cancer research funded by EU

Brussels | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Researchers at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), funded by grants from the European Research Council (ERC), have taken a big leap forward in cancer research. According to an European Commission press release here on Thursday, the research team le... read..
 

Can art ease pain and anxiety in cancer patients?

Washington D.C. [USA] | April 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A study to review the impact of art therapy at bedside on patients with haematological cancers found that it improved mood and reduced pain and anxiety.... read..
 

Protein linked to aggressive breast cancer identified

New York |Thursday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST
Researchers have identified a protein that is strongly associated with metastatic breast cancer and that could be a target for future therapies.... read..
 

Identity of genes determining hair colour may boost cancer research

London |Tuesday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
An international team of scientists have identified 124 genes that play a major role in determining human hair colour variation, a finding that may pave way for better understanding of conditions linked to pigmentation like vitiligo and skin cancer.... read..
 

Google develops AR-powered microscope for real-time cancer detection

New York |Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
A team of Google researchers has developed a Machine Learning (ML) and Augmented Reality (AR)-powered microscope that can help in real-time detection of cancer and save millions of lives.... read..
 

High carbohydrate intake may increase cancer recurrence risk

New York |Sunday, 2018 3:45:05 PM IST
Consuming high amounts of carbohydrates and sugar prior to treatment for head and neck cancer may increase the patients' risks of cancer recurrence and mortality, a new study reports.... read..
 

Feeding the hungry: Cancer doesn't detract him from his life's mission (IANS Special Series)

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2018 1:45:34 PM IST
He is 83 years old and has been serving free food to the poor and needy for over three-and-a-half decades. He is fighting cancer and has sold off assets to keep his community service going. And, despite the odds, there is no let-up in the enthusiasm of bu... read..
 
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