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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.

Gujarat: Teachers bag patent for anti-cancer innovation

June 11, 2019 5:07 am

Three teachers from the Faculty of Pharmacy of The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda have been granted a patent for the invention of a steroidal chemical entity, a 4-Androsten compound, which has proved effective as an anti-cancer derivative.

China to cut tariffs on Indian cancer drugs, says foreign ministry

July 10, 2018 4:48 am

While announcing the agreement, Hua referred to a new Chinese film on the plight of a leukaemia patient, highlighting the pressing need for China to pave the way for import of cheap Indian cancer drugs.

Half of cancer drugs approved by UK show no survival benefits

October 05, 2017 7:51 pm

Over half of cancer drugs approved for use in the UK in recent years are not proven to extend life, according to a study.

3D printed cancer cells to mimic tumours

April 12, 2014 11:37 am

The proteins of MMP protein family are used by cancer cells to break through their surrounding matrix and help tumours to spread.

New nanoparticle delivers,tracks cancer drugs

October 30, 2013 1:22 pm

Several recent studies have explored the possibility of equipping these contrast agents with drugs.

New drugs for hard-to-treat childhood cancers

August 16, 2013 1:28 pm

The drug seems to be effective against every type of cancer cell.

Immune system cancer drugs tipped to be a $35 bln market

May 22, 2013 3:53 pm

Immunotherapy may be used in 60% of cancers; Bristol-Myers Squibb,Roche shares upgraded to 'buy'.

Cancer drugs can also battle antibiotic resistance

December 26, 2011 11:51 am

Researchers find proteins which cause antibiotic resistance similar to those vital for cancer.