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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.

Sunflower seeds contaminated with potent liver carcinogen, warns study

Sunflower seeds contaminated with potent liver carcinogen, warns study

Researchers from Michigan State University (MSU) in the US documented frequent occurrence of aflatoxin - a toxin produced by Aspergillus molds that commonly infect corn, peanuts, pistachios and almonds - in sunflower seeds and their products.

Oral cancer: Early detection can help boost chances of survival

Oral cancer: Early detection can help boost chances of survival

 The problem in India is that people ignore the early signs of cancer and they only consult a doctor when the cancer has reached the third or the fourth stage.

Obesity can lead to 13 types of cancer, says study

Obesity can lead to 13 types of cancer, says study

A new study has found that obesity leads to 13 types of cancer inlcuding ​pancreas and esophagus, as fat cells affect the processes that regulate the growth of cancer cells in the human body

I had to mentally prepare to fight it, says ovarian cancer survivor Manisha Koirala

I had to mentally prepare to fight it, says ovarian cancer survivor Manisha Koirala

Manisha, known for her roles in films like ‘1942: A Love Story’, ‘Agni Sakshi’, ‘Saudagar’ and ‘Bombay’, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012.

Will revisit my own struggles while playing Nargis Dutt in biopic: Manisha Koirala

Will revisit my own struggles while playing Nargis Dutt in biopic: Manisha Koirala

Cancer survivor actress Manisha Koirala said she would be revisiting a lot of moments of her own life while playing the role of Sanjay Dutt's mother Nargis in a forthcoming biopic.

Laryngeal cancer: Active or passive smoking leads to cancer in 'voice box'

Laryngeal cancer: Active or passive smoking leads to cancer in 'voice box'

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) tobacco use nearly kills six million people worldwide each year. 

Scientists discover anti-cancer properties in pepper plant

Scientists discover anti-cancer properties in pepper plant

According to researchers, the secret lies in a chemical called Piperlongumine (PL), which has shown activity against many cancers including prostate, breast, lung, colon, lymphoma, leukemia, primary brain tumours and gastric cancer.

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.

Increasing cases of thyroid cancer in Kerala keeping doctors on their toes; no explanation yet

Increasing cases of thyroid cancer in Kerala keeping doctors on their toes; no explanation yet

This is probably the first case of over-diagnosis reported from India and possibly the first time that the top class health facilities of Kerala are throwing up a challenge.

Combination therapy may increase survival rates in brain cancer patients

Combination therapy may increase survival rates in brain cancer patients

Researchers found that a combination of vaccine and chemotherapy sessions may help boost both progression-free survival and overall survival rates for patients suffering from glioblastoma, a malignant tumour affecting the brain or spine.

33 percent Indians over 30-years-old are victims of lifestyle diseases, says report

33 percent Indians over 30-years-old are victims of lifestyle diseases, says report

While men were found to be victims of diabetes, cholesterol and cardiac related problems, women were found to have issues related to low BP and thyroid.

Are inflatable pool toys safe for your kids' health? They may increase their cancer risk!

Are inflatable pool toys safe for your kids' health? They may increase their cancer risk!

The researchers then detected between 32 and 46 odours in each sample, of which up to 13 were quite intense. 

Comedian Charlie Murphy dead at 57

Comedian Charlie Murphy dead at 57

US comedian and actor Eddie Murphy's older brother, Charlie Murphy, has died of leukaemia at the age of 57. According to Charlie's manager, he died from leukaemia Wednesday morning in a New York City hospital, reported TMZ.

Childhood cancer cases elevate by 13 percent globally in last two decades: WHO

Childhood cancer cases elevate by 13 percent globally in last two decades: WHO

WHO says that childhood cancer cases have risen by about 13 percent globally in the last two decades.

Supreme Court shuts down mobile phone tower, after man claims it caused him cancer

Supreme Court shuts down mobile phone tower, after man claims it caused him cancer

In a first, the Supreme Court has ordered to shutdown a mobile phone tower, after hearing a plea of 42-year-old man, who claimed that the electromagnetic radiation from the tower afflicted him with cancer.

Strand Life Sciences launches liquid biopsy test to detect cancer

Strand Life Sciences launches liquid biopsy test to detect cancer

Strand Life Sciences, a leading Indian bioinformatics firm, on Tuesday has launched a liquid biopsy test to detect cancer from a blood sample for effective monitoring and treatment of the deadly disease.

Boys will be able to undergo cancer treament without risking their fertility with this new technology!

Boys will be able to undergo cancer treament without risking their fertility with this new technology!

With each heartbeat, mature, fertile men produce some 1,300 sperm cells.

Is aspirin really a 'wonder drug'? Scientists at IIT-Madras say common headache drug could cure cancer

Is aspirin really a 'wonder drug'? Scientists at IIT-Madras say common headache drug could cure cancer

Now, a research team from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras) has claimed that aspirin can help terminate cancer cells.