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Cancer tumour of boy, 7, removed at Gurgaon hospital

A seven-year-old boy from West Bengal, Dildar Sheikh, who developed a major cancerous tumour on his lower back, successfully underwent a surgery at a city hospital.

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New device can easily test tumours’ aggressiveness

A team of scientists, including one of Indian-origin, has found potential drug candidates that successfully treated up to 90 percent of mice exposed to the Ebola virus.

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‘Cancer treatment ain’t just for the rich’

WHO added 16 new anti-cancer medicines to the model list of essential medicines (WHO EML) on May 8.

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Cholesterol-lowering drug may curb lung cancer death risk

Prolonged use of statins, a cholesterol-lowering drug, may lower risk of death from lung cancer, new research has found.

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Catch some sun to lower pancreatic cancer risk

Low levels of vitamin D could raise risk of pancreatic cancer as the rates of the disease are the highest in countries with the least amount of sunlight.

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Coffee shields you against breast cancer recurrence

Drinking just two cups of coffee a day can help inhibit the growth of tumours and reduce the risk of recurrence in women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Lethal liver cancer can be spotted early

Liver cancer is life-threatening because it is generally diagnosed in the later stages.

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Broccoli might save you from oral cancer

A new therapy containing broccoli sprout extract has been found to protect against oral cancer.

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Dogs trained to detect prostate cancer with 90% accuracy

Trained dogs can sniff out prostate cancer from urine samples with over 90% accuracy, scientists have found.

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Now, Assam BJP MP wants scientific proof that tobacco causes cancer

“Is there foolproof medical and/or scientific evidence based on thorough research to substantiate this?” said Sharma.

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Australian researchers discover new treatment for prostrate cancer

Australian researchers have come up with a new treatment for prostrate cancer which can starve cancer cells.

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‘A diet rich in protein, calories and low in fats ideal for cancer patients’: Dieticians

“It is a challenge for us to provide cancer patients maximum calories in minimum amount of food,” said city-based dieticians.

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Watch your weight: Obese women more likely to get cancer

Obese women have around a 40 per cent increased risk of developing cancer in their lifetime than women of a healthy weight.

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Conference on head and neck cancer from Saturday

Delegates will converge on Pune from across India to update themselves on contemporary treatment protocols.

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Consuming soft drinks increases risk of cancer

People who consume one or more cans of cold drinks per day are exposing themselves to a potential carcinogen, warns a new study.