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Decoded! How X-ray damages DNA, causes cancer

Researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in the UK have been able to identify in human cancers two characteristic patterns of DNA damage caused by ionising radiation, such as gamma rays, X-rays and radioactive particles.

Common cancer symptoms: Why it is important for you to recognise them

Symptoms of cancer vary widely depending on the specific type and grade of cancer, or may not occur at all.

Being overweight linked to eight more kinds of cancer

A report in the New England Journal of Medicine adds eight more kinds of cancer to the list of those already known to be more likely among overweight people.

Simon Cowell donates 25K pounds for youth's cancer treatment

Simon Cowell donates 25K pounds for youth's cancer treatment

Music mogul Simon Cowell has donated 25,000 pounds for a three-year-old boy's cancer treatment.

New method that can kill cancer cells in 2 hours developed!

The method involves injecting a chemical compound, nitrobenzaldehyde, into the tumour and allowing it to diffuse into the tissue.

Precision medicine can widen cancer care options: Study

Of the 129 participants, 29 patients with a total 12 kinds of advanced cancers responded well to molecules that have not been approved for treatment of these tumors by the FDA.

Combat cancer with these five herbs and spices!

Yes, there are many handy culinary herbs and spices in your kitchen that can help you avoid and prevent the dreadful risk of cancer.

New nanodrug detects cancer therapy effectiveness in real time

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New York: Nowadays, with the help of new study, one can easily know whether the treatment for the deadly disease cancer is working for a patients or not.

Beer offers new weapon against cancer

University of Idaho researchers are working to extract the compounds and also find a way of creating them in the lab.

Some heart disease drugs, antibiotics may help in treating cancer

According to a new study, published in the journal Cancer Research, researchers have identified drugs that showed promising perspectives in treatment of cancer.

Scientists use Hepatitis virus shell for cancer treatment

They worked with a molecule called LXY-30, developed by researchers at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Centre, which is known to stick to breast cancer cells.

DNA: Reality of private hospitals' unfavorable treatment towards cancer patients

Cancer is now a treatable disease but still hospitals are unfavorable to the the patients. Watch this video to get a detailed report on the mortality rate in India due to cancer.

Common food preservative can kill cancer cells

Several products available to consumers also contain nisin - creams and pharmaceuticals to fight infection and mastitis, and a sanitiser in lactating cows.

Gene thought to suppress cancer may not work for all tumours

Using different molecular methods, the researchers found that the gene functions differently in colorectal cancer than in other types of cancers. 

Suicide gene therapy kills prostate cancer cells

Patients in Arm A received the experimental gene therapy twice during the study, while the Arm B group received the treatment three times.

Technology varsity in MP 'discovers' anti-cancer molecules

In a major breakthrough in cancer treatment which is inspired by the all-time tested properties of turmeric, a state-run varsity here claimed to have discovered anti-cancer molecules which will bring a revolution in fighting the dreaded disease in an effective manner.

New 'intelligent' gel directly attacks cancer

The technology, developed by researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM), has already been successfully tested in the laboratory.

New treatment found for certain cancers

The team found that this was the case for cancer cells with mutations in a key cancer gene called SETD2.

New phototherapy system can help fight cancer

Phototherapy is the use of light in the treatment of physical or mental illness.

Therapy dogs can calm kids with cancer

In preliminary investigation of an ongoing study to be concluded in 2016, the researchers collected data on blood pressure, pulse rates and anxiety levels of children before and after a weekly visit from a therapy dog.