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'He pressed my feet with his little hands': Chhavi Mittal reveals how son Arham supported her during cancer journey

June 21, 2022 2:06 pm

"Even today when he cries for something and I run to pick him up, he reminds me while howling that I shouldn’t pick him up since I’m still not allowed…," the actor said

'I only recover from this point': Chhavi Mittal announces completion of radiation therapy

June 17, 2022 12:47 pm

"I have to follow all restrictions for 30 more days and then I’ll be a free bird!" she wrote on Instagram

‘Cancer vanishing drug trial exciting but far from a breakthrough’

June 08, 2022 5:47 pm

If nothing else, this study would surely encourage a broader study across multiple solid cancers with similar MMR-deficiency, says Dr Amit Dutt, scientist at Tata Memorial Centre-Advanced Centre for Treatment.

New study recommends next-generation sequencing for extending lung cancer treatment to more patients

June 08, 2022 4:05 pm

The higher sensitivity of the NGS platform could detect 25 per cent more patients who may be false negative based on the routine methodology.

World Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month: Know about the symptoms, risk factors

April 21, 2022 9:37 am

"If detected early, head and neck cancer is curable. But, if the cancer spreads to other organs, the likelihood of survival diminishes considerably," a doctor says

With a warning, HC grants temporary bail to prisoner to seek private opinion on cancer treatment

March 20, 2022 9:42 pm

The court directed the petitioner to inform the investigating authorities about the details of the expert he wishes to consult, stating that the same should be from Mumbai.

Pune: Vinca clinics to bridge gap in cancer care

February 16, 2022 12:19 pm

Four chemotherapy centres have been set up at Lifepoint Hospital Wakad, Meadowlark Hospital Fatimanagar, Kasturba Hospital Vishrantwadi and Sushrut Hospital Kothrud.

A cancer treatment makes leukemia vanish but creates more mysteries

February 07, 2022 10:46 am

The treatment involves removing T cells, white blood cells that fight viruses, from a patient’s blood and genetically engineering them to fight cancer. Then the modified cells are infused back into a patient’s circulation.

Experts weigh in on the importance of mental health care in cancer treatment

February 06, 2022 5:28 pm

"Cancer brings profound emotional and psychological distress. Very primarily, because it is perceived by people that it is not curable. This causes a lot of negative thoughts," said Dr Brinda Sitaram, psycho oncologist.

Health Matters: New centre for endoscopy and a cancer care for kids to open in Pune

September 03, 2021 7:18 am

The centre is launched to provide world-class patient experiences by offering a one-stop solution to all GI problems and interventions in a single place, avoiding unnecessary shifting of patients or equipment to the OT for advanced therapeutic procedures.