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Saturday, January 18, 2020



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

May 14, 2019 10:29 am

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

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.

Exercise reduces chemotherapy-induced numbness and pain: Study

June 05, 2016 4:41 pm

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

December 26, 2015 12:01 am

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

March 16, 2015 1:08 am

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

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

June 11, 2014 9:46 am

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

May 13, 2014 11:54 pm

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

Nanoemulsions to target infectious diseases: Study

January 29, 2014 2:39 pm

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’

December 01, 2013 1:29 am

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