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Eight signs of losing battle against cancer

Many cancer patients do not win the battle against cancer and researchers in the US have now identified eight specific signs that a patient has entered the final days of life.

Physical, mental problems common among cancer survivors

Anxiety about recurrence along with physical and financial problems are some of the issues that many cancer survivors face even decades after being cured of the disease, shows a study.

RNA molecules in urine can detect prostate cancer

Scientists have revealed that they have identified a set of RNA molecules that are detectable in tissue samples and urine of prostate cancer patients but not in normal healthy individuals.

Vivek Oberoi organizes charitable fashion show for cancer patients in Mumbai
Vivek Oberoi organizes charitable fashion show for cancer patients in Mumbai

Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoialong with designer Maheka Mirpuri's foundation MCan and Tata Memorial Hospital organized a special fashion show to raise funds for cancer patients.

'E-cigarettes won't help cancer patients kick the butt'

E-cigarettes may do more harm than good to cancer patients as researchers have found that those using e-cigarettes (in addition to traditional cigarettes) are equally or less likely to quit smoking traditional cigarettes than non-users.

Aligarh scientists discover new superbug

A new variant of a superbug has been accidentally discovered by researchers at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), an expert here said.

Scientists' new approach can provide better treatment for cancer

Researchers have recently found a method to expand blood stem cells that could lead to new and better cancer treatment, it has been reported.

New hope for curing cancer

Scientists found that targeting a molecule in blood vessels can make cancer therapy significantly more effective.

Chemotherapy likely to get less painful

In a major breakthrough that has long term implications for cancer patients, researchers have discovered the pain pathway in chemotherapy and also a potential way to block it.

`Missing link` in ribosome production holds key for cancer cure

Biologists have found the "missing link" in the chemical system that enables animal cells to produce ribosomes - the thousands of protein factories in each cell that manufacture all of the proteins needed to build tissue and sustain life.

`The Fault In Our Stars` to release in India on July 4

Hollywood`s weepy summer hit `The Fault In Our Stars`, starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort as young cancer patients who fall in love, is set to hit Indian screens on July 4.

Vivek Oberoi hosts `The Amazing Spiderman 2` special screening for cancer patients

Vivek Oberoi recently hosted a special screening of ` The Amazing Spiderman 2` for kids suffering from cancer in Mumbai.

Can puppy love heal cancer?

The unconditional and unflinching love dogs shower on humans might be useful in curing various ailments including cancer, says a study.

Metal implants hold promise for cancer patients

In a ray of hope for cancer patients, harmless metal implants at the cancer site can reduce side effects from chemotherapy.

People walk in Delhi against cancer

Thousands of people Sunday took part in the seventh annual walkathon here to express solidarity with cancer patients and to mark the World Cancer Day Tuesday.

Music therapy helps improve coping skills in young cancer patients

A new study has found that therapeutic music process that includes writing song lyrics and producing videos helps adolescents and young adults undergoing cancer treatment gain coping skills.

How chemotherapy could be more effective for pancreatic cancer patients

esearchers believe that they have found an effective strategy to make chemotherapy treatment more effective for pancreatic cancer patients.

Kerala records rise in cancer cases in 30 years

There has been a 280 percent rise in cancer patients in the past three decades in Kerala, reveals a study by the Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) here.

Bollywood stalwarts raise money for poor cancer patients

Waheeda Rehman, Sharmila Tagore, Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar and Om Puri have come together to raise funds for the treatment of poor cancer patients.

Ginseng could help cancer patients get rid of fatigue

Cancer patients and survivors who report feeling tired or sluggish, felt noticeably better after taking ginseng supplements for two months, a new study has found.