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AstraZeneca's Lynparza reduces relapse, death in breast cancer patients

June 04, 2021 9:36 am

The results, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, showed that the drug reduced the combined risk of recurrence of cancer or death from any cause by 42% compared to a placebo.

World Cancer Day: All you need to know about breast cancer

February 04, 2021 9:25 pm

Dr CB Koppiker, Breast Onco-surgeon and Medical Director at Orchids Breast Health Center, Pune, speaks to the Indian Express about various myths related to the condition and its management.

Majority of Indians are aware of breast cancer risks, screenings: Survey

November 03, 2020 5:18 pm

A survey released by Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital on breast cancer awareness has tried to understand the level of awareness in symptoms, screening, diagnosis and treatment options

Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty brand features breast cancer survivors in new campaign

October 22, 2020 4:14 pm

The brand explains that the women have “faced unfair disparities within the healthcare system due to their age and race”, and are “empowering others within the underrepresented black community”

Kerala doctor couple devises online risk calculator for breast cancer

October 20, 2020 5:04 pm

In India, breast cancer today is the most common cancer among women, replacing cervical cancer; a woman is diagnosed with it every four minutes

Self love: How to face life post cancer treatment

July 05, 2020 4:02 pm

The procedures may seem difficult for people mainly due to the fear of treatment, the financial burden, access to the latest diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, etc.

Romantic relationships help breast cancer survivors cut stress: Study

June 05, 2020 3:22 pm

The research suggests that women who were satisfied in their relationship reported lower psychological stress.

Amid lockdown, are chemotherapy and cancer care at home the way forward?

May 28, 2020 7:03 pm

The rapid spread of SARS-CoV-2, combined with an unprecedented, near-complete global lockdown, has prompted cancer patients to seek healthcare at home. This has provided a window for healthcare companies to offer home services.

High-fibre foods can lead to decreased breast cancer risk: Study

April 07, 2020 1:35 pm

The study insists that intake of insoluble fibre also leads to a reduced risk but the impact was not that significant.

British women are most unsatisfied with the size of their breasts, less likely to go for screening: Study

February 11, 2020 5:45 pm

Not getting breasts checked from time to time can be a major roadblock for preventive breast cancer measures.