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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.

'Disbelief, acceptance and celebration': Women on hair loss during cancer

February 04, 2020 7:42 pm

Hairfall is an important and often an inevitable side-effect of cancer treatment. It affects everyone differently.

Daily consumption of this food item may reduce risk of breast cancer, scientists say

January 31, 2020 9:47 am

Researchers, including those from Lancaster University in the UK, said their idea — as yet unproven — is supported by the available evidence that bacterial induced inflammation is linked to cancer.

Bharatanatyam exponent Alarmel Valli on battling cancer and returning to dance after 18 months

December 19, 2019 5:14 pm

Recently, she performed at Mumbai’s National Centre for the Performing Arts during its golden jubilee celebrations.

Telling Numbers: Recent incidence of breast and cervical cancer in India

December 17, 2019 12:52 pm

From 2016 to 2018, the estimated number of cases of cervical cancer increased from 99,000 to 1 lakh to 1.01 lakh, the government said,

Permanent hair dyes, chemical straighteners linked to higher breast cancer risk: Study

December 06, 2019 6:11 pm

The findings of the study, published in the International Journal of Cancer, also noted that women who regularly used permanent hair dye in the year prior to enrolling in the study were nine per cent more likely than women who didn't use hair dye to develop breast cancer.

How can you deal with breast cancer during pregnancy?

November 04, 2019 11:07 am

It is possible to breastfeed if only a part of the breast is removed, but there could be scar tissue and decreased production of milk. Feeding is possible in the breast that is not affected.

Ways to reduce the risk of breast cancer

October 31, 2019 3:19 pm

The modifiable risk factors can be controlled by adopting certain lifestyle changes. These changes will not only help in reducing the risk of breast cancer but also the chances of developing other diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and stroke.

From immunotherapy to Artificial Intelligence: Some recent advances in cancer treatment

October 29, 2019 4:16 pm

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) estimates, India is likely to register over 17 lakh new cancer cases and report over eight lakh deaths by 2020.

Beyonce's dad Mathew Knowles starts a dialogue around male breast cancer; here's everything you need to know

October 18, 2019 2:40 pm

Knowles' fight has put the spotlight on the disease, which is usually associated with a sense of shame and confusion.