New drug found more effective for chronic leukemia patients

The findings showed that a newer, targeted drug, ibrutinib, is significantly more effective than traditional chemotherapy with chlorambucil in treating older patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).

Feeling very healthy post chemotherapy: Selena Gomez

Feeling very healthy post chemotherapy: Selena Gomez

 Pop star Selena Gomez says now, she feels "very healthy" following her chemotherapy for chronic autoimmune disease lupus that she was diagnosed with three years ago.

New blood cancer drug shows promise in clinical trial

A new drug can help patients with blood cancers who are resistant to current chemotherapy lead a normal and active life, show results of an international clinical trial, a first-in-man study of the drug.

Selena Gomez reveals she has lupus! Here's what this autoimmune disease is

In the wake of the pop singer's announcement that she's been diagnosed with lupus, all her fans have been wondering about this disease.

Selena Gomez underwent chemotherapy after Lupus diagnosis

Selena Gomez underwent chemotherapy after Lupus diagnosis

 Selena Gomez was away from the spotlight since quite sometime and the singer has revealed she was undergoing chemotherapy after being diagnosed with Lupus.

Doctors stop chemotherapy on critically ill Aadesh Shrivastava

Doctors stop chemotherapy on critically ill Aadesh Shrivastava

Doctors treating music composer Aadesh Shrivastava, who has been fighting cancer, have stopped giving him chemotherapy. Aadesh, 48, has been in the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri for the last 44 days for treatment.

Immune-blocking drug could stop cancer re-growth

Combining chemotherapy with a drug that blocks part of the immune system from going into overdrive might help prevent cancer coming back in some people.

Chemo less effective for breast cancer patients over 80

 For women over the age of 80 with breast cancer, the chances of survival due to chemotherapy are significantly lower, says a study.

This gel may treat blood cancer that affects skin

An investigational topical gel effectively treats patients with a rare type of blood cancer that affects the skin.

Doctors raise concern about chemo for end-stage cancer

Giving chemotherapy to people with terminal cancer who are near the end of their lives is likely to cause more harm than good, according to a US study today.

Chemotherapy equipment dangerous: Study

The anti-bacterial silver coating used in chemotherapy catheters actually breaks down the drugs and thus reduces the efficacy of the treatment, a study says.

Super graphene can help treat cancer

Researchers have found a graphene coating that will help boost chemotherapy's effects.

Research sheds light into use of 'medical marijuana'

Buyer alert for all the medical marijuana users as the data supporting the benefits of cannabinoids is still in a swirl, as most marijuana edibles aren't well labeled.

Provide free treatment to cancer patient: HC tells AIIMS

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed AIIMS to provide free of cost necessary treatment to a blood cancer patient till the next date of hearing in July.

New drug beats chemotherapy in fight against advanced lung cancer

Researchers have revealed that a new immunotherapy drug showed more promise than a traditional chemotherapy agent in fighting an advanced form of lung cancer.

How ovarian cancer resists effects of chemotherapy

Australian-led research has revealed how ovarian cancer cells can mutate to outsmart chemotherapy and resist drug treatments.

US FDA approves first drug to treat radiation sickness

A drug originally used to treat side effects of chemotherapy has now been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat the deleterious effects of radiation exposure following a nuclear incident.

Australian state to launch medicinal cannabis trial

The Australian state of Queensland will launch its medicinal cannabis trial with the help of other state governments, Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, announced on Monday.

Cancer diagnosis affects cognitive functions

Cancer diagnosis affects cognitive functions among patients even before the initiation of chemotherapy, finds a new study.

Fasting-drugs combo may replace chemotherapy

Fasting combined with a less-toxic class of drugs may starve cancer cells to death so effectively that the new treatment may one day replace chemotherapy, suggests new research.