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Cancer survivor to pen comic book; Amitabh Bachchan, Ratan Tata offer funding

Cancer survivor to pen comic book; Amitabh Bachchan, Ratan Tata offer funding

Neelam Kumar, a cancer survivor, will soon be out with a comic book carrying inspirational stories of other survivors who triumphed over the dreaded disease.

Hugh Jackman 'all fine' after latest skin cancer bout

Hugh Jackman 'all fine' after latest skin cancer bout

Hugh Jackman arrived at Berlin Film Festival for the premiere of "Logan" with a small bandage on his nose and assured that he is fine after being treated for skin cancer once again.

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.

Inherited genes may cause more cancer than previously thought

Inherited genes may cause more cancer than previously thought

 The study was coordinated by the Veronese multi centre team of Arc-Net, led by Professor Aldo Scarpa, which brought together pancreatic cancer expertise from around the world.

Those overweight at age 20, 60-80% more susceptible to develop stomach cancer in later life!

Those overweight at age 20, 60-80% more susceptible to develop stomach cancer in later life!

Carrying excess weight can trigger long-term reflux problems and heartburn that can lead to cancer.

Brain cancer has a new cure – combination of drugs

Brain cancer has a new cure – combination of drugs

They also discovered a new mechanism by which the combination promotes long-term immunity against glioblastoma tumours.

Hugh Jackman's sixth skin cancer removed successfully

Hugh Jackman's sixth skin cancer removed successfully

Urging his fans to wear sunscreen before going out in sun, Australian actor Hugh Jackman recently revealed that the sixth skin cancer has been removed safely from his nose.

'Circular DNA key to evolution, drug resistance of cancer'

'Circular DNA key to evolution, drug resistance of cancer'

The researchers found that cancer-fueling genes, or oncogenes, are more likely to occur on ecDNA than on chromosomes.

Combating the cancer menace: Experts put their views across on ways to tackle the illness

Combating the cancer menace: Experts put their views across on ways to tackle the illness

Of the total cancer detections in the country, 30 per cent are directly linked to tobacco use.

Young Brazilians more susceptible to cancer: Study

Young Brazilians more susceptible to cancer: Study

Among Brazilians aged 1-14, cancer was the leading cause of death by disease as well.

Lung cancer: Know these common signs and symptoms of the disease

Lung cancer: Know these common signs and symptoms of the disease

Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer among aged adults. 

Survival rates for cancer-stricken children in UK dramatically increased in past 15 years

Survival rates for cancer-stricken children in UK dramatically increased in past 15 years

ONS said the increases in 5-year and 10-year survival rates have been observed in each of the age groups 0 to 4 years, 5 to 9 years and 10 to 14 years.

Heart disease, cancer risk can be mitigated this way too – Read

Heart disease, cancer risk can be mitigated this way too – Read

The findings revealed that by soaking rice overnight the level of toxin - arsenic - was reduced by 80 percent.

About 2.5 lakh estimated deaths due to cancer by 2020: Govt

About 2.5 lakh estimated deaths due to cancer by 2020: Govt

 Over a lakh lung cancer deaths and 75,000 fatalities due to breast cancer are estimated in the country by 2020, the government said on Tuesday.

Eating nuts may reduce the risk of colon cancer: Study

Eating nuts may reduce the risk of colon cancer: Study

One should include lots of nuts like hazelnuts, walnuts, almonds and pistachios in their daily diet as they not only promote health benefits but also helps in lowering the risk of the deadly disease colon cancer.

Cancer-fighting foods: Seven reasons to eat more whole grains

Cancer-fighting foods: Seven reasons to eat more whole grains

Whole grains - such as wheat flour, oatmeal, corn, brown rice - contain fiber-rich bran, nutrient-packed germ and starchy endosperm, which are all natural parts and are good for your health.

Government appeals to all to join hands to create awarenss on cancer

Government appeals to all to join hands to create awarenss on cancer

 Dietary habits, consumption of junk and spicy foods, and also alcohol, have been the major cause leading to increase in food pipe cancer and the need for adopting healtjy dietary habits should be emphasised on public, Rao said.

India world's largest contributor to cancer deaths; doctors say 70% patients avoid consultation till terminal stage

India world's largest contributor to cancer deaths; doctors say 70% patients avoid consultation till terminal stage

According to doctors, at advanced stages only 30 per cent of the cases can be cured. However, they too have a chance of relapse.

Asian Cancer Institute launches day care centre

Asian Cancer Institute launches day care centre

According to ACI, apart from regular chemotherapy sessions, evaluating patients for treatment, tests and diagnosis will be conducted at this outreach programme-cum-day care centre.
 

FMRI cancer registry finds highest cases from Haryana, Delhi

FMRI cancer registry finds highest cases from Haryana, Delhi

Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) instituted the registry in 2013, seeking to address challenges that exist in the availability of updated oncological data and figures for the public as well as key stakeholders.