Breast cancer: Lose weight to lower your risk

Being overweight doesn't just make you feel upset and frustrated. It can also have serious implications on your health. And one such ill effect of being obese is breast cancer.

Anti-cancer drug may sharpen memory

Researchers have found that a drug used in cancer therapy could also sharpen memory and help those with dementia by rewiring the brain and keeping neurons alive.

Anti-cancer drug may sharpen memory, treat Alzheimer's

There is good news for people with poor memory. Researchers have found that an anti-cancer drug currently being tested in animals may make it easier to learn a language, sharpen your memory and help those with Alzheimer's disease.

Five new genes linked to common brain cancer found

Scientists have discovered five new genetic variants associated with glioma - the most common form of brain cancer.

Taller people more prone to cancer: Study

Your chances of suffering from cancer are higher if you are tall, irrespective of your gender, says a large long-term study carried out in Sweden.

Researchers develop new method to trap cancer cells

An international team has discovered a new way to potentially "fence in" a tumour and help stop cancer cells spreading, according to a study released on Thursday by Cancer Research UK.

Six ways to reduce breast cancer risk!

Six ways to reduce breast cancer risk! 

Low radiation during CT scan can lower cancer chances

Low radiation during computed tomography (CT) scans can reduce the chances of cancer in patients undergoing treatment, doctors here said on Thursday.

Breast Cancer Awareness: Factors that may increase the risk of the disease

The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the pink ribbon is the most prominent symbol of breast cancer awareness. 

PM Modi tweets Asha Bhosle over her son's death
PM Modi tweets Asha Bhosle over her son's death

Veteran singer Asha Bhosle's son Hemant breathed his last on September 26, 2015 in Scotland. Hemant was a music composer by profession, and succumbed to the deadly disease on cancer, he was battling for the past three years.

Now, stopping spread of cancer comes closer to reality

Scientists have discovered a new way to potentially trap cancer cells before they spread.

Signs and symptoms of breast cancer!

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New Delhi: Breast cancer is a malignant tumour that starts in the tissues of the breast. It is mostly common in women, but it can also originate in men.

Top five foods that fight breast cancer

While there is no specific food that can prevent you from getting breast cancer, it is believed that healthy eating habbits can help reduce your risk of developing breast cancer.

Novel drugs that disguise as human platelets to target cancer

In a first, researchers have developed a technique that coats anti-cancer drugs as patient`s own platelets, allowing the drugs to last longer and attack both primary tumours and the circulating tumour cells that can cause cancer to spread.

Aspirin may double life expectancy of gastro cancer patients

As per a recent study, post diagnosis aspirin improves survival in all gastrointestinal cancers.

New `rare, incurable, difficult to treat` cancer find brings hope

Results of an international trial have shown promise in rare and difficult to treat cancer.

Genetic mutations clue to breast cancer relapse

 A British research team has found genetic mutations as clues to breast cancer relapse, saying these could tell whether breast cancer is likely to relapse after treatment.

Dried plums keep colon cancer at bay

 Dried plums have been found to contain substances that could help in the fight against colon cancer risk.

Metal-based compound to fight kidney cancer

 Researchers have developed a promising titanium and gold based compound that destroys kidney cancer cells, while leaving normal cells unharmed.

Meet Bros perform for kids battling cancer

Composer duo Manmeet and Harmeet Singh, popularly known as Meet Bros, performed for children fighting cancer at a hospital here.