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.
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.
WHO added 16 new anti-cancer medicines to the model list of essential medicines (WHO EML) on May 8.
Prolonged use of statins, a cholesterol-lowering drug, may lower risk of death from lung cancer, new research has found.
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.
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.
Liver cancer is life-threatening because it is generally diagnosed in the later stages.
A new therapy containing broccoli sprout extract has been found to protect against oral cancer.
Trained dogs can sniff out prostate cancer from urine samples with over 90% accuracy, scientists have found.
“Is there foolproof medical and/or scientific evidence based on thorough research to substantiate this?” said Sharma.
Australian researchers have come up with a new treatment for prostrate cancer which can starve cancer cells.
“It is a challenge for us to provide cancer patients maximum calories in minimum amount of food,” said city-based dieticians.
Obese women have around a 40 per cent increased risk of developing cancer in their lifetime than women of a healthy weight.
Delegates will converge on Pune from across India to update themselves on contemporary treatment protocols.
People who consume one or more cans of cold drinks per day are exposing themselves to a potential carcinogen, warns a new study.