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Fear of skin cancer motivates people to use sunscreen

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 17:05

When it comes to preventing skin cancer, a little fear may be good for you as researchers found that fear and worry about skin cancer had a bigger influence on people`s use of sunscreen than information about the statistical likelihood of developing the disease.

JPMorgan CEO Dimon says has curable throat cancer

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 05:10

JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon told the bank`s employees and shareholders on Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with curable throat cancer.

New target for treating pancreatic cancer

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 23:24

In a new ray of hope for the deadly pancreatic cancer patients, scientists have identified a protein that can be targeted for treating the disease.

Mice study helps calculate aggressiveness of human oral cancer

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 10:30

Researchers can now foresee the aggressiveness of cancer tumors in people, thanks to a study which was being done on mouth cancer in mice.

`Chemo Barbie` helps young girls with cancer

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 12:54

Mattel`s " Chemo Barbie", Ella, can help young girls fight cancer.

Nepal PM to undergo radiotherapy in New York for lung cancer

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 14:52

Nepal`s Prime Minister Sushil Koirala will undergo a course of radiotherapy in New York after being diagnosed with lung cancer, his aide, Dinesh Bhattarai, said on Friday.

Prolonged low-dose aspirin use may slash pancreatic cancer risk

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 14:08

A new study has revealed that continuous use of low-dose aspirin may lower the risk for developing pancreatic cancer.

Ganga water can cause cancer: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 16:12

Ganga is considered as the holiest of the holy rivers, serving as a gateway for souls to escape the cycle of rebirth and attain salvation.

Comedian Steve Rossi dies

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:48

Veteran comedian Steve Rossi is no more.

Actor Kenny Ireland battling cancer

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 04:48

Veteran Scottish actor Kenny Ireland has been diagnosed with cancer.

Scared at the prospect of chemotherapy: Samantha Harris

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 10:35

Former `Dancing with the Stars` co-host Samantha Harris, who is battling cancer, may have to undergo chemotherapy and she is scared of it.

New breathalyser test to detect lung cancer

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 12:52

Researchers have developed a new groundbreaking device that uses exhaled breath to accurately detect lung cancer and identify its stage of progression.