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13.7 pc prevalence of tobacco usage in Chandigarh: Survey

The national prevalence of tobacco use, as per the survey, is 28.6 per cent. GATS 2, a household survey of persons aged 15 or above, was carried out in all the 30 states and two Union Territories of Chandigarh and Puducherry.

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Childhood cancer survivors may experience sleep problems as adults

Childhood cancer survivors may experience disrupted sleep patterns as adults. Such sleep-related issues may lead to persistent psychological distress according to author Lauren Daniel.

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Beyond low incidence: what global cancer report did not say about India

While India’s ranking by the Global Burden of Disease team in IHME may appear counter-intuitive, the truth is that incidence alone does not tell India’s full cancer story.

Incidence rate of cancer in India is among lowest in the world, says study

Incidence rate of cancer in India is among lowest in the world, says study

At 106.6 new cancer cases in 2016 per 100,000 people, India ranked tenth among the countries with the lowest cancer incidence in an analysis by the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation, Washington University.

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Delhi Police to make list of officers, kin with cancer

Police now plan to analyse and make a record of the cases so they can keep track. The circular was sent by the ACP (headquarters) on May 7 and a report has been sought by May 14. The list will be integrated with their already existing welfare measures.

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‘Need palliative support for cancer, counsellors to address depression’

The suicide note of ADGP Himanshu Roy, which mentioned depression due to cancer, has underlined the need for improved palliative care support and counsellors for terminal diseases in the healthcare system.

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Cancer Road Tripping: Conquering the demons when you’ve just been told you have breast cancer

After 30 minutes of waiting, it was my turn. I was all set to be examined, get a sonography done and be packed off saying this is benign. The gynaecologist felt the lump, and asked me to come to her chamber. A small alarm rang in my head. She had never done that before.

How Noida Clinic Is Breaking Taboo Tied To Cancer Screening With A Few Tricks

The clinic’s name has been kept deliberately ambiguous so as not to scare people away with the dreaded ‘C’ word. The clinic is a part of the government’s universal cancer screening scheme in 100 districts.

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Chandigarh gang rape: Four days after winning court battle, victim’s mother succumbs to cancer

“I fought against the accused because of the support of my mother and with the words given to me by my father who died in my arms. My father, while dying, told me to fight every problem in life fearlessly and that is what I did.” Her father died in March 2004.

Two crore people screened for oral cancer across Maharashtra

The state has an ongoing national programme for prevention and control of cancer, diabetes, cardio-vascular disease and stroke.

Pune woman loses son to cancer, his twins are born to a surrogate mother

Prathamesh, who was unmarried, had nominated his mother and sister, Dnyanashree, to use his semen sample after his death.

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Diet may help halt breast cancer spread: Study

Researchers are now considering conducting an early-phase clinical trial in which healthy participants would consume a low-asparagine diet. If the findings are confirmed in human cells, limiting the amount of asparagine cancer patients ingest could be a potential strategy.

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World Cancer Day: Oncologists seek implementation of SC order on chewing tobacco to prevent oral cancer

“When we are aware what causes 90 per cent of oral cancers and the law is there to ban these chewing tobacco products in twin packs, then what is stopping the enforcement?” Head and Neck Surgery Oncologist, Dr Sourav Dutta, told PTI on the World Cancer Day today.

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Lancet study: Survival for most cancers highest in few countries

In India, around 12 per cent of the population is covered by cancer registration.

India ranks second in productivity losses due to cancer related deaths

India ranks second in productivity losses due to cancer related deaths

Second only to South Africa that recorded $1.9 bn amounting to 0.49 per cent of its GDP