Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Cervical cancer's signs every woman should know

London [UK] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The symptoms of cervical cancer, a condition that develops in the cervix, don't surface during its early stages, but there are some crucial signs of the disease that women should know.... read..

Depression may shorten head, neck cancer patients' lives

Washington D.C. [U.S.A] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Sadness and anticipatory grief are normal reactions to the various crises faced during cancer and now, a recent study has found that even mild depressive symptoms were associated with poorer overall survival.... read..

Explore ayurveda cures for cancer, says Venkaiah Naidu

Mumbai |Monday, 2018 7:15:06 PM IST
Vice PresidentM. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday called upon all medical professionals and researchers to explore Indian systems like ayurveda for alternative solutions to prevent and treat cancers.... read..

Depression may reduce survival rates in cancer patients

New York |Monday, 2018 2:45:06 PM IST
Even mild depression among patients with head and neck cancer are associated with poorer overall survival, a new study has said.... read..

Screening all women for cancer genes may be cost effective

London |Sunday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
Screening all women over 30 years age for breast and ovarian cancer gene mutations can be cost effective and could also prevent more of these cancers than just screening those at genetic high-risk, suggests a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.... read..

Now, a blood test that can screen eight cancer types

Washington D.C. [USA] | January 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Researchers have developed a non-invasive blood test that can screen eight common types of cancer long before symptoms appear.... read..

Meat, high-calorie beverages up cancer risk

Washington D.C. [USA] | January 19, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Beware! Heavy diet like meats, refined grains and high-calorie beverages may cause cancer in both men and women.... read..

Exploring ways for effective treatment of cancer

New Delhi [India] | January 19, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
With an estimated 1.4 crore cases, cancer is the second largest cause for mortality, killing over 8.8 lakh people. To combat cancer, researchers are exploring multiple ways to find effective treatment options.... read..

Leeds unite to fund 5-year-old fan's cancer treatment

Undated | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
Leeds United's players and fans have come together to raise funds for the cancer treatment of a young supporter, the club announced on Thursday. Five-year-old Toby Nye, who is battling neuroblastoma, will begin treatment next week after donations from Lee... read..

This anti-ageing protein may combat obesity, cancers

New York |Thursday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
Scientists have revealed the three-dimensional (3D) structure of an anti-ageing protein, that may not only increase human lifespan but also help develop therapies for age-related diseases such as diabetes, obesity and cancers.... read..

Absence of this gene can give men deadly cancer

Washington D.C. [USA] | January 17, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A study has recently revealed that men who lack a certain gene subtype may be more susceptible to treatment-resistant prostate cancer.... read..

Severe gum disease linked to lung, colon cancers

New York |Wednesday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
Do you have bad oral health? Beware, you may be at high risk of developing cancers of lung, colon and pancreas, researchers have warned.... read..

Jane Fonda gets cancerous growth removed from lip

New York |Tuesday, 2018 1:45:05 PM IST
Actress Jane Fonda, 80, has revealed she got a cancerous growth removed from her lip.... read..

High fat western diet could make prostate cancer aggressive

New York |Tuesday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Eating a typical Western high-fat diet such as cheeseburgers and fries could make prostate cancer more aggressive and cause them to spread, finds a study.... 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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