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More cancer centres to in Maharashtra soon

The announcement was made by health minister Deepak Sawant on the occasion of World Cancer Day Thursday.

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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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What do loved ones do when a family member battles cancer?

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.

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Believe it or not, this common food preservative can kill cancer cells

Food preservatives are not that bad after all.

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Battling the Big C – Part III: A million new cases every year, but not enough palliative care centres

At Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, about 70 per cent adult patients are referred for palliative care after conventional means to treat cancer fail.

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65 institutes being developed for cancer care: Dr Rajendra Badwe

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.

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Battling the Big C — Part II: No official registry, few donors: Platelet availability a hurdle

A single private registry exists in Mumbai, called ‘Save a Life’, run by the Nargis Dutt Cancer Foundation. It has 2,280 registered donors.

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Battling the Big C – Part I- From native villages to big city footpaths: cancer patients struggle to survive

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.

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Former US President Jimmy Carter says latest brain scan shows no cancer

Carter said the scan showed no signs of the original cancer “spots” or any new ones.

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Drugs for cancer, cardiovascular diseases set to get cheaper

The first retail facility to sell these discounted drugs will be opened at AIIMS and will be called the AMRIT Retail Pharmacy,

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Decoded: Grilled, barbecued meat might actually harm your health

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.

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Eating processed meat increases cancer risk: WHO report

According to a WHO study, processed meats such as bacon, ham and sausages have the same cancer risk as cigarettes.

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Retired textile engineer approaches MMC after losing part of his intestine to ‘misdiagnosed cancer’

Doctors initially diagnosed him with hernia, a CT scan indicated ‘inflammatory diverticulitis, but no malignancy’.

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Diamonds can help spot cancers at early stage

Researchers have found a way to attach nano diamonds to molecules targeting cancers.

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India Cancer Atlas launched in Hindi

The Atlas came about as a collaborative process between the Tata Memorial Centre and American Cancer Society.

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