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Tuesday, May 18, 2021

World Cancer Day


World Cancer Day: All you need to know about breast cancer

February 04, 2021 9:25 pm

Dr CB Koppiker, Breast Onco-surgeon and Medical Director at Orchids Breast Health Center, Pune, speaks to the Indian Express about various myths related to the condition and its management.

Tripura to get 8 cancer screening centres from Feb, to boost life expectancy of patients

February 04, 2021 8:42 pm

As per reports, around 70 per cent cancer patients in the state are admitted for treatment at an advanced stage when not much can be done.

World Cancer Day 2021: What can a patient do to manage pain?

February 04, 2021 11:06 am

Every cancer patient should get adequate pain treatment. For this, speak with your doctor first, suggests Dr Uma Dangi, consultant medical oncology, Fortis Hospital Mulund & Hiranandani Hospital

World Cancer Day 2021: Six warning signs women should not ignore

February 03, 2021 3:51 pm

"An early cancer is more amenable to cure than one which has been present for some time. Therefore, it is important to pay attention to the first suspicious sign or symptom," said Dr Karamjit Kaur

World Cancer Day: Skincare during chemotherapy

February 03, 2021 3:21 pm

"The same drugs that kill cancer cells also stunt the growth of healthy skin cells. This means that your skin is not renewing itself at the rate that it normally does,” Dr Rinky Kapoor said

World Cancer Day: ‘We need to win with will & science’

February 04, 2021 11:02 am

Prof Santosh Kumar, department of urology, talks of new interventions in the prevention and treatment of cancer.

'Disbelief, acceptance and celebration': Women on hair loss during cancer

February 04, 2020 7:42 pm

Hairfall is an important and often an inevitable side-effect of cancer treatment. It affects everyone differently.

World Cancer Day 2020: What hospice care means for terminally ill patients

February 04, 2020 2:59 pm

Designed to give supportive care to those who are in the final stages of their terminal illness, the focus lies on comfort and holistic well-being rather than aggressive pain control methods.

World Cancer Day 2020: Here's when the risk of cancer relapse is the highest

February 04, 2020 12:37 pm

World Cancer Day 2020: Cancers in stage I and II can be cured up to 80-90 per cent. In such cases, the chances of cancer recurrence are less than 20 per cent.

World Cancer Day: How to cope with your child's cancer diagnosis

February 04, 2020 8:26 am

World Cancer Day: Do not hesitate to ask questions about the disease. Parents should keep a notebook with all the medical records and information about their child's diagnosis.