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2,483 new cancer cases detected in two years in Mizoram: ICMR

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 21:54

With over 2,400 new cancer cases, including stomach, lungs and cervix, being detected in last two years in Mizoram, the state tops the list in overall cancer incidence in the country,

Pollution increasing lung cancer in Indian women

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 15:20

In a worrying trend noted by oncologists, lung cancer is increasing rapidly among Indian women. The foremost reason, much against popular perception, is not smoking but environmental pollution.

India launches its indigenous cervical cancer screening device

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 00:09

Today India launched its first indigenously developed device for screening and early detection of cervical cancer.

Rise in cancer deaths in India: Minister

Last Updated: Friday, March 01, 2013, 18:06

India has seen a steady increase in the number of deaths due to cancer, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has told the Rajya Sabha.

HIV cases down by 57% in India

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 14:31

India is witnessing a significant reduction in fresh cases of deadly HIV, which have come down by as much as 57 per cent, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said today.

Trials to develop vaccine against cervical cancer put on hold

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 00:13

Trials to develop a vaccine against cervical cancer have been put on hold following reported death of patients during the process, government told the Rajya Sabha today.

211 deaths during clinical trials this year

Last Updated: Friday, August 17, 2012, 19:39

With 11 deaths reported every week during clinical trials in the last three years, government today said there have been 211 such deaths this year till June.

ICMR proposes guidelines to lower cervical cancer mortality

Last Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 15:29

Indian Council of Medical Research came up with guidelines aiming to reduce mortality due to cervical cancer.

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