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Telangana woman recovers after surgery to remove volleyball-sized tumour

December 30, 2020 7:21 pm

The patient, according to doctors, did not ever feel any complications due to the presence of the tumour and it was only a year ago that she developed abdominal pain.

What is soft tissue sarcoma and why should you know about it?

November 12, 2020 5:14 pm

There is no known way to prevent sarcomas. Since HIV infection is a risk factor, people should safeguard themselves against it. If your profession demands regular exposure to chemical substances that are harmful, it is advisable to use protective equipment to reduce the exposure

54-kg ovarian tumour, half the bodyweight of patient, removed at Delhi hospital

August 22, 2020 5:54 pm

Upon investigation, it was revealed that the woman had a giant, progressively expanding tumour in her ovary and this was putting pressure on her intestine (intestinal adhesions) causing acute stomach ache and inability to digest food.

World Brain Tumour Day 2020: All you need to know about brain tumours

June 08, 2020 11:24 am

While some brain tumours need urgent surgeries, in a few cases, surgeries can be avoided with medicines.

Chennai: In rare surgery, dentists extract 526 teeth from seven-year-old's mouth

August 02, 2019 10:13 am

The doctors soon found that the boy was suffering from a rare case of ‘compound composite odontoma'. The teeth, which are not visible outside the mouth, had to be surgically removed.

It looked like a beer belly. It turned out he had a 34 kg tumour

November 30, 2018 4:27 pm

Testing revealed that Hernandez had liposarcoma, a rare form of cancer that originates in fat cells and had developed into a large tumour in his abdomen.

Doctors at Delhi hospital remove tumour weighing 55 kg

October 28, 2015 5:18 am

Doctors also had to amputate his right leg and a portion of the pelvic bone.

New device can easily test tumours' aggressiveness

May 21, 2015 1:55 pm

A team of scientists, including one of Indian-origin, has found potential drug candidates that successfully treated up to 90 percent of mice exposed to the Ebola virus.

Plant extract fights brain tumour

February 12, 2015 3:59 pm

Harmless plant extract can be applied to treat Cushing Disease caused by a tumour.

Skin cancer may up risk of other cancers

March 10, 2014 4:17 pm

People who suffer from common skin cancers are at a risk of developing other cancers.