June 08, 2020 11:24 am
While some brain tumours need urgent surgeries, in a few cases, surgeries can be avoided with medicines.
January 20, 2020 5:26 pm
The findings revealed that the risk for several types of cancer increases with loss of function of six key Y-chromosome genes in various types of cells.
November 12, 2019 4:10 am
The study combined open-source data from the United Nations, the WHO and data from the Million Death Study for preparation of National Burden Estimates (NBE).
March 18, 2019 2:49 pm
Coffee is a complex mixture of compounds which has been shown to influence human health in both positive and negative ways. There is increasing evidence that drinking certain types of coffee is associated with a reduction in incidence of some cancers.
February 24, 2019 5:18 pm
As per Indian Council of Medical Research data, India will have over 17.3 lakh cancer cases by 2020 -- a doubling of cases in 25 years. It may see over 8.8 lakh deaths due to the disease, with only 12.5 per cent of the patients receiving treatment in early stages.
November 15, 2018 3:48 am
The only good news is a 21.2 per cent fall in number of cervical cancer cases.
September 13, 2018 4:24 am
According to the study, the number of lung cancer cases in India in 2016 was 67,000 — 72.2% were men. It is the second most common cancer among men and the incidence is attributed to tobacco use and air pollution.
September 03, 2014 9:37 am
Huge gap in doctor-patient ratio, less seats in medical colleges.
February 03, 2010 11:59 pm
With 928 persons seeking radiation therapy at Ruby Hall centre in 2007 and 1258 in 2008,the number of cancer patients in the city is steadily increasing.
December 07, 2009 3:15 am
The eighth general body meet of Cancer Care India the apex body of regional cancer support groups from across the country,will be held on December 8 at Chandigarh.