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Researchers in UK develop new technique to make cancer treatment more effective, affordable

Helen Bryant, who also supervised the research, said the research has the potential to produce cheaper anticancer drugs with greater efficiency to kill tumours and less side-effects in patients.

IIT Kharagpur, Tata Medical Center team up to form cancer imaging archive

Through the National Digital Library Initiative (NDLI) of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, the institute has joined hands with the cancer care centre for the pilot project for developing an image data bank for cancer patients.


Haryana sanctions 6 research projects — 2 for early detection and treatment of cancer

Research project on treatment of cancer has been sanctioned to Dr Ranjana Aggarwal, department of Chemistry, Kurukshetra University.

Cyclotron facility becomes operational in Kolkata, to boost cancer diagnosis

Cyclone-30 is in the first phase of production generating Flourodeocyglucose (FDG), a radioisotope used for date imaging and oncological tissue imaging.

Use ancient medicine systems for future research, says Venkaiah Naidu

“It is important for doctors to return to the motherland to serve. We need to feel proud of our culture and our history,” Naidu said, addressing students during the Graduation Ceremony at Tata Memorial Hospital on Monday.

New method to slow down cancer growth found

Cancer cells have a faulty cell cycle — pursuing factors involved in the cell cycle is a promising avenue for cancer treatment.


New blood test could help boost cancer treatment

A new blood test could help identify whether a cancer drug is working as designed or not.

Indian scientists from MIT, Harvard develop technology for effective cancer treatment

The technology developed by the group can be used for monitoring the effectiveness of immunotherapy, a report said.

Soursop or prickly custard apple – an adjunct to chemotherapy from tropics

Prickly fruit contains actogenins that scientists say demonstrates selective toxicity to tumour cells.

Personalised cancer treatment soon

The new capture and culture method provides a reliable way to get usable numbers of circulating tumour cells from even early-stage patients.