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Cancer treatment: Is radiation therapy safe? Here’s all you need to know

April 21, 2021 12:43 pm

Early diagnosis is the key, says Dr Kanika Sood Sharma, clinical lead and senior consultant, oncology, radiation oncology, Dharamshila Narayana Superspeciality Hospital

Crispr takes its first steps in editing genes to fight cancer

November 13, 2019 4:41 pm

The test, meant to assess only safety, was a step toward the ultimate goal of editing genes to help a patient’s own immune system attack cancer. The editing was done by the DNA-snipping tool Crispr.

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.

Can aspirin reduce cancer mortality?

September 03, 2019 5:46 pm

A recent Lancet study has indicated that aspirin could "prevent tumour development and metastasis, leading to reduced cancer mortality".

Nano-bots may soon be helpful in diagnosis, treatment of cancer

March 15, 2019 3:00 pm

Scientists have designed a nanorobotics system that may be used to study the properties of cancer, and help improve diagnosis and treatment of the deadly disease.

Daily aspirin use may cut digestive cancer risk

October 31, 2017 3:42 pm

According to study, patients who were prescribed aspirin daily showed a 47 per cent reduction in liver and oesophageal cancer, 38 per cent reduction in gastric cancer and a 34 per cent reduction in pancreatic cancer.

'Missing link' in ribosome production holds key for cancer cure

June 23, 2014 3:18 pm

The discovery provides scientists with a better understanding of how to limit uncontrolled cell growth, such as cancer.

Pine bark substance can help treat skin cancer

May 26, 2014 6:01 pm

A substance that comes from pine bark is a potential source for a new treatment of melanoma, researchers have found.

New drug could potentially treat lung cancer

November 04, 2013 3:14 pm

MK-3475,an anti-PD-1 immunotherapy drug allows the immune system to properly detect cancer.

If detected early,cancer can be cured,says expert

October 24, 2013 4:41 am

Early detection is the key to cure cancer.