chemotherapy News

Over 1.5 crore people will need chemotherapy globally each year by 2040, says study

The study published recently in the prestigious the Lancet Oncology journal has predicted that from 2018 to 2040, the number of patients needing chemotherapy each year will rise by a 53 per cent from 9.8 million to 15 million (1.5 crore) globally.

Men may have worse chemotherapy-induced heart condition

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


Exercise reduces chemotherapy-induced numbness and pain: Study

Cancer patients who exercise have a simple and inexpensive way to reduce weakness, numbness and pain in hands and feet due to chemotherapy.

Tata hospital’s platelet registry to be replicated in other cities

In TMH alone, close to 25 units of platelets is required every day, more than the total requirement by all other hospitals combined in the city.

Lone white tigress at SGNP operated upon to remove tumour

Due to their light skin, white tigers are susceptible to cancer.

Man donates long locks before undergoing chemotherapy

It’s not easy to smile in the face of a calamity. And when you do, it inspires a million others. This man exactly does that as he posts pictures of him shaving his long locks, ahead of his chemotherapy so that a “much younger” cancer patient could benefit from it. A smiling face greets you […]


England: 8-year-old girl defeats rare form of cancer to survive

Claudia was diagnosed with Metastatic PineoBlastoma, a rare and very belligerent form of brain tumour, in June 2011.

Trials for ‘safer’ cancer therapy a success in India

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved DCT for some forms of solid cancer.

Nanoemulsions to target infectious diseases: Study

The nanoemulsions carry antibodies and protein and can generate an immune response against infectious diseases such as influenza, HIV and malaria.

Bathinda to Bikaner,aboard ‘cancer train’

The embattled Gehlot sees his free medicine scheme as his best weapon in Rajasthan polls.