Cancer

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Living in the hills lowers lung cancer risk

People who live at higher altitudes are less likely to suffer from lung cancer than those who live in the plains.

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Indian Science Congress: Cancer growth is encouraged by protein p53, says researcher

Researchers have developed a means of controlling cancer by eliminating the protein, called mutant P53

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Two-thirds of cancer cases due to bad luck

The majority of cancer cases can be explained by “bad luck” rather than the result of environmental factors and inherited genes,

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Personalised cancer treatment soon

The new capture and culture method provides a reliable way to get usable numbers of circulating tumour cells from even early-stage patients.

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Elderly breast cancer patients still on radiation despite less benefit

The results from clinical trial showed that adding radiation therapy does not reduce five-year recurrence rates .

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New drug could transform leukaemia treatment

AG-221 drug has the potential to transform the treatment of leukemia.

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Nanowires to combat cell damage, breakthrough to prevent ageing

Nanowires made of vanadia can reduce cell damage in the human body and can prevent ageing.

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Red wine can prevent head, neck cancer

Researchers have found that a compound known as resveratrol in red wine and grape skin may prevent head and neck cancer.

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Don’t ignore cancer symptoms: Dismissing potential warning signs of cancer risky

People often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk.

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Cancer, Ebola, AIDS, no I prefer road accidents: Stupid reasons to break traffic rules

We prefer landing at the hospital than wearing a helmet, we love to multi-task even if it means risking our lives.

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Breast cancer recurrence risk down since 1980s

  Rates of breast cancer recurrence fell by half or more between the 1980s and the early 2000s – likely due to improved treatments and increased screenings, according to a new study from Canada. The analysis of data on Canadian breast cancer patients offers reassurance that breast cancer survival is improving and also provides updated […]

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Half a million cancers a year fuelled by obesity

Obesity is to blame for nearly half a million cases of cancer a year, with overweight women at a far greater risk than men.

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Noida villages say have ‘proof’ of rising cancer

Newsline found seven families from three villages who had documented records of treatment.

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AIIMS’s al fresco cancer ward

INTERACTIVE: Going by the last annual report (2012-2013), AIIMS records 91,100 OPD attendance out of which only 4,230 OPD procedures were performed.

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Travelling with a smoker increases cancer risk

“This is the first study to measure exposure to these particular chemicals in people exposed to second-hand smoke.”