'Humanised' mice offer better anti-cancer therapies

In pioneering work, researchers from the University of Colorado-Boulder have grown "humanised" models of mice in the lab that will lead to better testing of cancer therapies.

Toxin from 'death cap' mushrooms may cure colorectal cancer

Scientists have found that "death cap" mushrooms could help fight the battle of colorectal cancer.

How human neural stem cells alleviate `chemobrain` post chemotherapy

Scientists have explained how human neural stem cells repair cognitive function after cancer treatments.

Six healthy ways to reduce your cancer risk!

The 'C-word', usually refers to cancer is very scary, but the scenario could be more scary if you or any of your loved one is being diagnosed with the disease.

Odisha HC grants bail to chitfund accused on health grounds

The Orissa High Court Thursday granted conditional bail to arrested chit fund scam accused Ranjan Das on health grounds as he wishes to go outside the state for oral cancer treatment.

Scientists identify gene behind triple-negative breast cancer

Scientists have successfully identified the gene behind one of the most aggressive types of breast cancer, a breakthrough which could lead to new targeted treatments and a comprehensive "molecular understanding" of the deadly disease.

3D printing points way to smarter cancer treatment

British scientists have developed a new use for 3D printing, putting it to work to create personalised replica models of cancerous parts of the body to allow doctors to target tumours more precisely.

Scientists may soon be able to find cure for cancer

Scientists have revealed that changes to the structure of the protein histone H3.3 may play a key role in silencing genes that regulate cancer cell growth.

India developing new laser devices to combat cancer: Scientist

India is making major strides in developing laser technology that will revolutionise treatment of cancer and open up new vistas in the field of communication technology, Dr B N Jagtap, Senior Scientist and Director of Chemistry group at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, has said.

Hugh Jackman has third session of skin cancer treatment
Hugh Jackman has third session of skin cancer treatment

Actor Hugh Jackman has been treated for his third basal cell carcinoma in 12 months.

How 'Achilles heel' in metabolic pathway leads to new cancer treatment

A new research has identified an "Achilles heel" in a metabolic pathway that is important in stopping the growth of lung cancer cells.

Nearly 50% of cancers get diagnosed late: Study

A new study has found that nearly half of cancers are diagnosed only when the disease is at an advanced stage, meaning treatment is both more expensive and less likely to succeed.

Know the latest advances in cancer treatment!

Despite its high prevalence rate, it's a huge concern that the country’s healthcare infrastructure is poorly prepared to deal with all facets of cancer care – prevention, early detection, treatment and palliative care. 

New sensor to detect tiny, individual nano-particles

In a major breakthrough, a team of researchers has developed a new sensor that can detect and count nano-particles, at sizes as small as ten nano-metres, one at a time.

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.

`Trojan horse` method to fight cancer

Fighting cancer can now become a bit easier as scientists have found a way to use the "Trojan horse" method to deliver proteins into live human cells without damaging them.

China, India face huge economic and human costs from cancer: Experts

China and India, the two most populous countries of the world are facing a cancer crisis, experts said.

New test detects prostate cancer recurrence with much more accuracy

Researchers in Canada have developed a new genetic "signature" to identify prostate cancer patients who are at high risk of their cancer recurring after surgery or radiotherapy.

New drug could help revolutionize cancer treatment

Researchers have developed a new drug which can manipulate the body`s natural signalling and energy systems, allowing the body to attack and shut down cancerous cells.

A handshake can tell cancer survival rates

Can a simple handshake predict survival rates in cancer patients? Yes, asserts research. It says that handgrip strength may be linked to a person’s ability to fight disease.