After 30 minutes of waiting, it was my turn. I was all set to be examined, get a sonography done and be packed off saying this is benign. The gynaecologist felt the lump, and asked me to come to her chamber. A small alarm rang in my head. She had never done that before.
The clinic’s name has been kept deliberately ambiguous so as not to scare people away with the dreaded ‘C’ word. The clinic is a part of the government’s universal cancer screening scheme in 100 districts.
“I fought against the accused because of the support of my mother and with the words given to me by my father who died in my arms. My father, while dying, told me to fight every problem in life fearlessly and that is what I did.” Her father died in March 2004.
The state has an ongoing national programme for prevention and control of cancer, diabetes, cardio-vascular disease and stroke.
Prathamesh, who was unmarried, had nominated his mother and sister, Dnyanashree, to use his semen sample after his death.
Researchers are now considering conducting an early-phase clinical trial in which healthy participants would consume a low-asparagine diet. If the findings are confirmed in human cells, limiting the amount of asparagine cancer patients ingest could be a potential strategy.
“When we are aware what causes 90 per cent of oral cancers and the law is there to ban these chewing tobacco products in twin packs, then what is stopping the enforcement?” Head and Neck Surgery Oncologist, Dr Sourav Dutta, told PTI on the World Cancer Day today.
In India, around 12 per cent of the population is covered by cancer registration.
Second only to South Africa that recorded $1.9 bn amounting to 0.49 per cent of its GDP
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The study indicates that while sleep duration is important, examining markers of sleep quality may also be useful in designing childhood obesity prevention strategies.
Scientists have developed a single blood test that can help in the early diagnoses of eight common cancer types and helps identify the location of the disease.
Holly Butcher was just 26 years young when she lost her life’s battle with cancer. Just a day before her death, she penned her last letter for her followers on Facebook and urged them to be kind and helpful.
A new artificial intelligence system has been developed, that can detect heart ailments and cancer more accurately.
Many times, one of the first indicators of lung cancer can be back pain, specially in the upper back region. This was pointed out in a recent study that found that 47 per cent of participating patients with lung cancer suffered from chronic pain.