Monday, Oct 03, 2022

cancer patients


Cancer treatment and female fertility: Everything you need to know

March 09, 2022 3:54 pm

Cancer treatments are important for improving one’s quality of life, but they may take a toll on the reproductive organs and affect fertility, experts say

World Cancer Day 2022: Important things about health and care an oncologist wants you to know

February 04, 2022 1:48 pm

All individuals from age 40 year upwards should visit an oncologist once a year for an annual check-up.

Pune: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center launches India wing

August 06, 2021 11:11 am

As part of this first-of-its-kind offering, MSKCC India will provide remote opinions via video or written consultations.

Cancer patients should get vaccinated without further delay: Doctors

July 07, 2021 4:10 pm

Since Covid-19 can attack the lungs and invite acute respiratory failure, people with lung cancer are at an increased risk of contracting the infection, as their lung function is already compromised, said Dr Suhas Agre, Medical Oncologist, ACI Cumballa Hill Hospital

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.

Precautions cancer patients can take to stay safe from coronavirus

April 18, 2020 11:18 am

Do not panic owing to the coronavirus outbreak. Stay in touch with your family members via phone.

Excess zinc in muscles may cut strength in cancer patients

June 08, 2018 12:43 pm

According to research increased levels of zinc in cancer patients may reduce muscle strength and accelerate the risk of death. Cachexia, a condition that weakens the muscles is to blame for 30 percent of the cancer deaths.

Non-physical factors lead to 60% pain in cancer patients: AIIMS

October 14, 2017 3:23 am

"The study reveals that all factors such as physical, social, spiritual and psychological pain should be considered while treating cancer pain in palliative care patients,” said Dr Sushma Bhatnagar, Head, Department of Onco-Anaesthesia, Pain and Palliative care, BRAIRCH.

Men may have worse chemotherapy-induced heart condition

May 26, 2017 8:23 pm

Cardiac volumes and mass are significantly larger in men as compared to women, indicating more damage to the heart's structure.

New study shows breast cancer top killer among women, lung cancer among men in India

May 29, 2015 9:06 am

The study, was conducted by an international consortium of researchers, coordinated by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington.


7-year-old cancer patient, gets her wish granted

February 13, 2015 4:49 pm

Mahak Singh 7-year-old girl surviving Cancer become a police officer at Bhoiwada police station in Mumbai, on Friday.