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IIT Roorkee researchers identify new method to detect breast and ovarian cancer

For the research, the team collected samples from healthy individuals and compared them to samples collected from stage IV breast and ovarian cancer patients, and those ovarian cancer patients who had undergone at least three cycles of neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

Eating walnuts may help fight breast cancer: Study

The study, published in the journal Nutrition Research, found that consumption of two ounces of walnuts a day for about two weeks significantly changed gene expression in confirmed breast cancers.


World Cancer Day 2019: How to detect early signs of breast cancer?

On World Cancer Day 2019, we have curated a list of signs and symptoms of breast cancer that you should be aware of so that you can raise the flag at the right time. 

How surviving breast cancer made this mother fearless

World Cancer Day: It was while breastfeeding her daughter that Rizwan felt a lump in her breast. "Initially, I thought perhaps the milk had hardened. Over the week, I realised the lump was something different, which is when I decided to take a doctor's opinion," she said.

In Pune, breast cancer is most common regardless of gender: Dr C B Koppiker

Noted oncologist Dr C B Koppiker talks to The Indian Express about the most common forms of cancer, how awareness can help in early detection and the government’s approach to reduce cost of treatment

Childbirth may increase risk of breast cancer: Study

In order to arrive at the result, data from 15 studies from all over the world were examined. Around eight lakh women were studied by the scientists. They focussed on factors, like breastfeeding and family history of cancer, that were previously not considered.


Early risers are less likely to develop breast cancer

Turns out that early to bed and early to rise can lower the risk of developing the deadly disease of breast cancer as researchers have lately found a link between the body clock and breast cancer.

Exhibition-sale to raise funds for breast cancer treatment

Titled "cARTpet", the event will put out hand-woven and tufted carpets reproduced from key artworks of 22 renowned Indian artists. The exhibition preview on October 21 will also host an awareness session where doctors and women could converse about breast cancer.

Middle-age obesity linked to decreased Breast Cancer risk

A research states that breast cancer risk is lower in pre-menopausal women who are overweight whereas obesity increases breast cancer risk in older women. This study however does not promote gaining extra weight to prevent breast cancer.

70 per cent breast cancer patients don’t need chemo: Study

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in India. At an incidence rate of 25.8 per 100,000 it is lower than in some developed countries.