Friday, October 19, 2018

Lack of awareness delays diagnosis of ovarian cancer

Washington D.C. [USA] | October 19, 2018 12:41:30 PM IST
A global study of women with ovarian cancer has found that two-third of women had never heard of the disease, or did not know anything about it before their diagnosis. Although some of them had experienced symptoms prior to diagnosis, fewer than half of t... read..

Psoriasis ranks as high as cancer or diabetes in terms of negative impact on quality of life: Study

New Delhi | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Psoriasis ranks as high as cancer or diabetes in terms of the negative impact on the quality of life, says a study. Psoriasis is a chronic skin disorder that results in red, thickened patches on the skin, with the shedding of silvery scales. The condition... read..

India tops list of Breast cancer patients

New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of mortality among patients suffering from cancer globally, while Indian women are the highest sufferers of the lethal disease worldwide, a recent data says. ''India needs more awareness to prevent mortality thr... read..

Exhibition-sale to raise funds for breast cancer treatment

Mumbai |Thursday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
To mark October as the breast cancer awareness month and raise funds for patients' treatments, a gallery here will exhibit and sell artwork-printed carpets, gallerist-doctor Tarana Khubchandani said.... read..

Aishwarya Rai hopes people get more aware around cancer

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2018 12:15:05 PM IST
Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who supported a Women's Cancer Initiative (WCI) event here, says people generally need to be more aware about the disease as early detection can give them a better chance at a cure.... read..

Idris Elba joins McCartney to raise breast cancer awareness

Los Angeles |Tuesday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Fashion designer Stella McCartney got actor Idris Elba to create a moving video to raise awareness about breast cancer.... read..

Goa Minister hopes for miracle for Cancer-stricken Parrikar

Panaji |Sunday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
Goa's Power Minister Nilesh Cabral on Sunday said he hoped for a miracle for Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who has been battling cancer for several months.... read..

Nawazuddin's sister battling cancer since she was 18

Mumbai |Saturday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST
Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui on Thursday shared a heartfelt message for his sister, who he says has been battling breast cancer since she was 18.... read..

Here's how obesity is linked to early-onset colorectal cancer

Washington D.C. [USA] | October 13, 2018 7:41:29 AM IST
According to a recent study, women who are overweight or obese have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer before age 50 in contrast to women who have what is considered a normal body mass index.... read..

Katy Perry goes all pink for breast cancer awareness

Washington D.C. [USA] | October 13, 2018 4:41:29 AM IST
Katy Perry goes all pink to support breast cancer awareness drive at a breast cancer fundraiser gala.... read..

Obesity may double risk of colorectal cancer in young women

New York |Friday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Women who are overweight or obese have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer before age 50, warn researchers.... read..

Immune cells in breast cancer offer potential therapeutic target

New Delhi [India] | October 12, 2018 2:41:28 PM IST
A new research has pointed to a way to disrupt the tumor microenvironment of an aggressive form of breast cancer, which tends to be particularly aggressive, often resisting systemic chemotherapy and metastasizing to other tissues.... read..

Survey reveals lack of awareness a major concern in combating breast cancer

Mumbai | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
One fourth of all female cancer cases recorded in India are in the category of breast cancer. The survey conducted by Future Generali India Life Insurance Company Pvt Ltd (FGILI) in association with Momspresso unveiled the findings of a national survey wh... read..

Protecting workers against cancer-causing chemicals

Brussels | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
The European Parliament and the Council have come to an agreement on the Commission's second proposal to broaden the list of recognised cancer-causing chemicals in the workplace. With this agreement, eight additional cancer-causing chemicals will be cove... read..
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