Use of statins linked to reduced death from lung cancer

Sceintists have shown that prolonged use of statins may reduce the risk of death from lung cancer.

Here's how 'sunless tanning' can lead to 'skin cancer'

A new study has revealed that artificial tanning can lead to Melanoma.

Gastrointestinal tumours can lead to additional cancers

 Patients suffering from gastrointestinal tumours are at increased risk of contracting other cancers, says a study.

Football rallies round grieving Rio Ferdinand
Football rallies round grieving Rio Ferdinand

Football rallied round on Saturday to offer support to former England captain Rio Ferdinand following the death of his wife, Rebecca Ellison, from cancer.

Here's how aspirins may help you fight against cancer

A new study on drug's preventive effects on colorectal cancer has indicated that taking aspirin reduces a person's risk of colorectal cancer.

Daredevils to sport lavender-coloured jerseys during May 1 match
Daredevils to sport lavender-coloured jerseys during May 1 match

Indian Premier League (IPL) side Delhi Daredevils on Tuesday said the team will sport lavender-coloured jerseys for their May 1 home match against Kings XI Punjab to create awareness about cancer.

Nearly 5 lakh died due to cancer in 2014: Nadda

Nearly five lakh people died due to cancer in 2014, government today said, attributing the rise to ageing population, unhealthy lifestyles and use of tobacco.

Indian-origin scientists challenge cancer biology dogma

Indian scientists at Columbia University in the US have challenged a decade-old dogma in cancer biology by showing that a gene critical for preventing cancer did not work as thought of previously.

Natural RoseHip extract may help fight against breast cancer

A new study has revealed that natural RoseHip, the fruit of the rose plant, extracts shows promising results for preventing breast cancer.

New discovery to make cancer less painful

Scientists have discovered the trigger behind the most severe forms of cancer pain that can potentially lead to better pain management in cancer patients.

Swollen neck glands may indicate cancer

Persistent swollen neck glands indicate a high risk of lymphoma, a type of cancer, according to a new research.

Be aware of fatty liver disease, can lead to cancer

Rampant downing of alcohol and increasing prevalence of obesity would in a few decades lead to patients with fatty liver disease requiring transplants surpassing those of hepatitis B and C, say experts.

Hepatitis C increases cancer risk

People infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) may be at increased risk of various forms of cancers, including renal, prostate as well as liver cancer, warns a new research.

Key genes behind aggressive breast cancer identified

From a pool of more than 30,000 possibilities, researchers have identified 35 genes and three other molecules that most likely trigger one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer, HER2+.

'Humanised' mice offer better anti-cancer therapies

In pioneering work, researchers from the University of Colorado-Boulder have grown "humanised" models of mice in the lab that will lead to better testing of cancer therapies.

Screenwriter Monte L Merrick dies

Monte L Merrick, an accomplished and successful playwright, novelist and screenwriter, best known for the screenplay for the film "Memphis Belle," died in Santa Monica on March 24, following a battle with cancer. He was 65.

Australian health blogger admits lying about cancer

An Australian blogger and author who became a hit after claiming she was winning a battle with brain cancer through wholefoods and alternative therapies admitted Thursday she was lying and never had the disease.

Study confirms coffee can ward off breast cancer

Coffee lovers have more reasons to smile as a new study has now confirmed that it can ward off breast cancer.

Breast cancer to grow 50 per cent by 2030

The number of breast cancer cases diagnosed in the US in 2030 will double due to several factors, including changing lifestyle and increasing population, according to a new study.

Excessive intake of vitamins can lead to cancer

A new research has examined that excess use of vitamins and dietary supplements can increase the risk of cancer.