Thursday, Dec 08, 2022



Death of Oscar-nominated Chhello Show’s teen actor Rahul Koli sheds light on child leukaemia status in India

October 12, 2022 8:07 am

‘There was a time when identification and diagnosis would be delayed but now increased awareness among primary care physicians and paediatricians are hastening targetted treatment. Besides, there is a better mechanism to collate data of all paediatric oncology groups which helps in research and finding effective treatment protocols. CAR T-cell therapies look promising,” says Dr Gaurav Kharya, paediatric oncologist at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi.

New drug could transform leukaemia treatment

December 09, 2014 12:23 pm

AG-221 drug has the potential to transform the treatment of leukemia.

Glenmark faces patent suit for cancer drug in US

January 01, 2014 10:49 pm

Bendamustine is indicated for the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Fighting cancer with genes

December 15, 2013 5:21 am

Some had tried multiple bone marrow transplants and up to 10 types of chemotherapy or other treatments.

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.

Australia researchers make leukaemia treatment breakthrough

November 22, 2013 11:40 am

The dual-pronged attack has already proved successful in curing leukaemia in mice.

To beat cancer,Stanford professor reaches out to Keralites in Delhi and elsewhere

May 01, 2013 3:05 am

Nalini Ambady,at Stanford University,now rests her hopes with the Malayali community in the capital.

Marrow registry faces lack of funds,donors

August 30, 2012 3:44 am

Over three years after the country’s first bone marrow registry was set up in the city,it is grappling with issues of funding,government apathy and a general lack of awareness among people.

Viruses recruited as killers of tumours

March 24, 2012 11:19 am

Common viruses sometimes attack tumour cells,researchers discovered.

Viruses recruited as killers of tumours

March 24, 2012 3:19 am

In 1951,a 4-year-old boy with leukaemia contracted chickenpox