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Chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy reacts more on men than women, says study

Chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy reacts more on men than women, says study

Cancer patients are living longer because of improved treatment but the side effects of treatment include cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, says an expert.

Breast milk helpful in early detection of cancer

Breast milk helpful in early detection of cancer

One of the potential options for detection of BC is biochemical monitoring of protein markers in different types of bodily fluids such as serum, nipple aspirate fluid and ductal lavage fluid, tear, urine, saliva and breast milk.

Legendary singer Gurdas Maan performs for cancer patients on Baisakhi

Legendary singer Gurdas Maan performs for cancer patients on Baisakhi

Legendary singer Gurdas Mann recently performed live in Mumbai for patients suffering from cancer.

Prostate cancer patients relax - Personalised therapies can take care of the ailment

Prostate cancer patients relax - Personalised therapies can take care of the ailment

The prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is one of the earliest ways clinicians can detect prostate cancers in their patients.

Some hope for breast cancer patients with this diabetes drug

Some hope for breast cancer patients with this diabetes drug

Over 70,000 people die from breast cancer in China every year, according to the national cancer centre.

This new drug delivery method may pave way for better cancer therapy

This new drug delivery method may pave way for better cancer therapy

 This is a good news for people suffering with cancer as they may soon face better therapy with the coming of a new drug delivery method.

Cancer patients can rely on THIS drug delivery method for revival

Cancer patients can rely on THIS drug delivery method for revival

The new method involves a class of pharmaceuticals known as antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), which include some of the most promising next-generation antibody therapeutics for cancer.

Here's a cure for side effects of chemotherapy

Here's a cure for side effects of chemotherapy

Exercise as a therapy to complement chemotherapy has a positive effect on muscles, balance and tumour-related fatigue syndrome, researchers said.

Cancer patients: The new way out to reduce fatigue is here

Cancer patients: The new way out to reduce fatigue is here

 A new study reveals that exercise such as gentle yoga, walking, running or cycling and/or psychological therapies may helps reduce fatigue in cancer patients.

Colon cancer patients have some hope with new immune therapy – Read story

Colon cancer patients have some hope with new immune therapy – Read story

Researchers reported that increasing expression of a chemical cytokine called LIGHT in mice with colon cancer activated the immune system`s natural cancer-killing T-cells and caused primary tumours in the liver to shrink.

Freedom from cancer with just half-an-hour walk – Read

Freedom from cancer with just half-an-hour walk – Read

The findings indicated that walking provided an improved positive attitude towards their illness and spoke of the social benefits of participating in group walks.

Drug inflation leaves cancer patients in wobble: Study

Drug inflation leaves cancer patients in wobble: Study

The abrupt hike in the the prices of the life-saving medicine by more than one thousand percent has created panic among people who are suffering with this life-threatening disease.

Heartburn medication lowers cancer patients' survival chances

Heartburn medication lowers cancer patients' survival chances

The study led by Michael Sawyer and Michael Chu found that the overall survival in cancer patients was reduced by more than two months and the disease control rate decreased by 11 per cent.
 

Here comes an alternative treatment for cancer – Bacterial strain

US scientists have developed a non-toxic strain of Salmonella to penetrate and target cancer cells which may lead to promising new treatments that actively target and control the spread of cancer.

Here's why terminally ill cancer patients should avoid surgery!

The study highlights the dilemma that physicians and surgeons face when their terminally ill cancer patients are diagnosed with a condition that may benefit from surgery.

Listening to music can be beneficial for cancer patients

Listening to music can be beneficial for cancer patients as it leaves a positive impact not just psychologically but physically as well by alleviating symptoms of anxiety, pain, fatigue and boosting quality of life, a new study has suggested.

New weapon to beat breast cancer-Metformin!

For the study, the researchers examined clinical outcomes for 1,215 patients who were diagnosed and underwent surgical treatment for breast cancer between 1997 and 2013.

Juhi Chawla visits young cancer patients

Juhi Chawla visits young cancer patients

Actress Juhi Chawla visited a city-based cancer hospital for kids to raise awareness about health.

Marriage may help cancer patients live longer: Study

The beneficial effect of being married on survival differed across racial/ethnic groups.