The announcement was made by health minister Deepak Sawant on the occasion of World Cancer Day Thursday.
Liver cancer is life-threatening because it is generally diagnosed in the later stages.
In a study, caretakers of cancer patients sought the Internet to learn more about their loved ones’ , but not social media and support fora online.
Food preservatives are not that bad after all.
At Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, about 70 per cent adult patients are referred for palliative care after conventional means to treat cancer fail.
Dr Rajendra Badwe, Director at Tata Memorial Center, talks about the changing profile of cancer patients, the treatment scenario and the status of cure and clinical research in India.
A single private registry exists in Mumbai, called ‘Save a Life’, run by the Nargis Dutt Cancer Foundation. It has 2,280 registered donors.
In the first of a three-part series on cancer treatment in Mumbai, The Indian Express meets those who have travelled to the city from distant parts of India with nothing but hope.
Carter said the scan showed no signs of the original cancer “spots” or any new ones.
The first retail facility to sell these discounted drugs will be opened at AIIMS and will be called the AMRIT Retail Pharmacy,
The risk is high in individuals with certain genetic variants who are more susceptible to the harmful effects of cancer-causing chemicals that are produced when meat is cooked at high temperatures or over an open flame.
According to a WHO study, processed meats such as bacon, ham and sausages have the same cancer risk as cigarettes.
Doctors initially diagnosed him with hernia, a CT scan indicated ‘inflammatory diverticulitis, but no malignancy’.
Researchers have found a way to attach nano diamonds to molecules targeting cancers.
The Atlas came about as a collaborative process between the Tata Memorial Centre and American Cancer Society.