Cancer

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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.”

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Scorpion venom to fight brain cancer

Scientists have received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to use “Tumour Paint”, a product derived from scorpion venom.

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High calcium in blood may signal cancer

High levels of calcium in blood, a condition known as hypercalcaemia, can be used by doctors as an early indication of certain types of cancer.

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Eat chikoo to fight cancer

The sweet and succulent chikoo could well be the answer to halt cancer from spreading, according to a study.

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Never Say Never

Actress Lisa Ray has certainly come a long way since her battle against cancer. The hazel- eyed beauty talks to Screen about her struggle, overcoming fears and why she thinks cancer awareness is still lagging in rural India