Neem extract shows promise in pancreatic cancer treatment

The cancer grows quickly and there are currently no effective treatments available.

Now, a urine test that 'sniffs' out prostate cancer

The test involves inserting urine samples into the Odoreader that are then measured using algorithms developed by the research team.

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.

Chill as your smartphone won't give you cancer

No study or research about cancer has proved that non-ionising radiation causes cancer. If someone speaks on mobile phone for a long time, it generates heat.

Useful tips to prevent lifestyle diseases!

Following certain guidelines can help prevent or cut down your risk of getting lifestyle diseases.

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.

Gene family turns cancer cells into aggressive stem cells

The researchers found that when any of these four related genes is overexpressed, patients have much worse outcomes, including reduced survival.

Simple blood test may spot 5 types of cancers

 A simple blood test may be used to diagnose five types of cancers - colon, lung, breast, stomach and womb - at early stages, scientists say.

How inflammation in the gut ups risk of colon cancer

Chronic inflammation in the gut increases the risk of colon cancer -- the second-largest cause of cancer death in the US -- by as much as 500 percent, says a new study.

Cancer: Early warning signs you shouldn't ignore!

Here are some early signs and symptoms of cancer that you shouldn't ignore.

Radiation from X-rays, CT scans doesn't cause cancer

Scientists used a model known as linear no-threshold (LNT) to estimate cancer risks from low-dose radiation such as medical imaging.

500 take part in Walkathon for cancer survivors

More than 500 people including cancer survivors, doctors, students participated in a "Walkathon" for cancer survivors organised in the city today on occasion of World Cancer Day.

Does radiation from X rays, CT scans really cause cancer?

Countless scientific studies have debated over the issue that radiation from X-rays, CT scans and other medical imaging causes cancer and now, a research has suggested that the belief is based on an unproven, decades-old theoretical model.

Cancer prevention: What you can do to reduce your risk!

Here are some useful tips for cancer prevention.

Cancer second biggest killer after heart disease in India

The Indian Society for Clinical Research (ISCR) said seven lakh new cancer cases emerge every year in the country, killing over 3.5 lakh people and is expected to rise in the next 10-15 years.

Cancer in India: Cases shoot up in last 4 years; breast cancer top killer among women

Breast cancer has upstaged cervical cancer as the most common and biggest killer of Indian women.

World Cancer Day: Top five foods that can keep cancer at bay!

A healthy balanced diet with plenty of fibre, fruit and vegetables can help lower your risk for many cancers.

Diagnosed with cancer? Don't take it lying down

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February 4 is World Cancer Day.

Did you know? Taller people have greater risk of cancer!

The study shows that the taller a person is the lower their risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, but their risk of cancer increases.

What do loved ones do when a family member battles cancer?

More than three-quarters of participants searched online for information on a loved one's disease.