Healthy lifestyle key for childhood cancer survivors

Following a healthy lifestyle may lower childhood cancer survivors` risk of developing the metabolic syndrome, says a study.

First in India, a matrimonial site for cancer survivors

For the first time in India, a youth movement organisation in Kerala would launch a matrimonial website to find life partners for cancer survivors, bringing solace and hope to those who have successfully battled the disease.

Are cancer survivors ‘disabled’? (Exclusive interview)

Recently, there was news that a cancer survivor was denied the rights of a disabled person, which raised the question – should cancer survivors be at par as the disabled? We asked Dr Pankaj Chaturvedi, renowned cancer surgeon and Dr Abhishek Vaidya, Research Fellow (Tata Memorial Hospital) to get a better picture to understand what exactly a cancer survivor goes through and whether they should get a disability concession. Here are excerpts from the interview:

Cancer survivors show creative side

They showed their resilience by fighting cancer and it was their turn to show their creative side.

Cancer survivors urged to eat better, exercise

A cancer diagnosis often inspires people to exercise and eat healthier. There`s strong evidence that both habits may help prevent the disease from coming back.

Yoga helps cancer survivors sleep better

Cancer survivors might want to try yoga to get a better night`s sleep and to boost their energy levels.

Number of cancer survivors rising in US

The number of cancer survivors in the US climbed from 9.8 million in 2001 to 11.7 million in 2007.

Number of cancer survivors rising in US

The number of cancer survivors in the US climbed from 9.8 million in 2001 to 11.7 million in 2007.

Yoga helps fatigue, sleep in cancer survivors

Cancer survivors might want to try yoga to sleep better and have more energy.

Yoga helps fatigue, sleep in cancer survivors

Cancer survivors might want to try yoga to sleep better and have more energy.

Pregnancy safe for breast cancer survivors

Women who survive breast cancer and have children afterwards don`t appear to be at any higher risk of dying from cancer, a new study says.

Pregnancy safe for breast cancer survivors

Women who survive breast cancer and have children afterwards don`t appear to be at any higher risk of dying from cancer, a new study says.