Cancer drug can detect HIV virus

In a key discovery against HIV, researchers have shown that an anti-cancer drug can activate hidden HIV to levels readably detectable in the blood by standard methods.

Scientists` one step closer to magic bullet against cancer caused by asbestos

Researchers have come closer to finding a cure for Mesothelioma - a very aggressive cancer associated with asbestos exposure - usually diagnosed in an advanced stage.

Biocon releases drug to treat breast cancer

India`s leading biotechnology firm Biocon Ltd. has released a new drug to treat metastatic breast cancer it developed jointly with US-based pharma major Mylan.

New cancer drug shows promise for treating deadly disease

A new study has presented very promising results for the treatment of the cancer form multiple myeloma.

Cancer drug Xeloda linked to severe skin reactions: Official

A drug used to treat advanced breast and colorectal cancers has been linked to sometimes fatal skin reactions in patients, its Swiss manufacturer and Canadian health officials said Wednesday.

Cancer risk increases as baby boomers age

Bringing attention to the response towards cancer care, the frequency of cancer is increasing at a tremendous rate.

Jab that can revolutionise breast cancer cure gets green light from NHS

An injection that could revolutionise breast cancer treatment has been granted a licence for use in Britain.

Cancer drug has potential to treat diabetes

A new research has found that a cancer drug has the potential to treat diabetes.

Old cancer drug may help transplant patients

Scientists have discovered that an old cancer drug can be used to prevent rejection of transplanted tissue.

Soon, drugs to starve cancer to death

Scientists believe that cancer could be cured by starving tumours to death.

Cancer drug could hold promise for weight loss

Researchers have suggested that a cancer drug that works by inhibiting the growth of blood vessels might also help reduce fat.

Cancer drug `may help eradicate latent HIV infection`

In a new study, researchers have suggested that JQ1 can reactivate latent HIV and potently suppress inflammation, making it effective against HIV and other inflammatory conditions.

HC order against marketing of Cipla`s anti-cancer drug stayed

The Supreme Court today stayed for a month a Delhi High Court order restraining pharma major Cipla from marketing its anti-cancer drug "Sunitinib."

Cipla slashes cancer drug prices by up to 64%

Giving some relief to cancer patients, pharma major Cipla today slashed prices of its three generic cancer drugs by up to 64 per cent.

Scientists test drugs on microchip lung

Lung-on-a-chip, which mimics the essential functions of a healthy lung, is a flexible piece of silicone rubber about the size of a memory stick.

How chemotherapy drug causes heart failure

Doxorubicin, a 50-year-old chemotherapy drug still in widespread use against a variety of cancers, has long been known to destroy heart tissue.

SC again asks Novartis to cut cancer drug price

The Supreme Court Wednesday once again asked pharma company Novartis to scale down the price of its cancer drug Glivec, made from compound imatinib mesylate.

SC again asks Novartis to cut cancer drug price

The Supreme Court Wednesday once again asked pharma company Novartis to scale down the price of its cancer drug Glivec, made from compound imatinib mesylate.

New cancer drug `10 times more potent`

University of Missouri researchers have created a new drug that is 10 times more potent than current cancer-fighting drugs.

Grapefruit juice could increase efficacy of cancer drug

Drinking grapefruit juice lets patients derive the same benefits from low dose of an anti-cancer drug as they would get from more than three times as much of the drug by itself, according to a new clinical trial.