Doctor says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is suffering from a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy, his doctor has said.

Soldiers deployed to sunny climates run skin cancer risk

Soldiers deployed to regions having tropical and sunny climates face a threat that they cannot fight with weapons - the possibility of skin cancer.

New genetic test to spot 6-fold increased risk of prostate cancer

A new study has found 23 new genetic variants that can identify men with 6-fold increased risk of prostate cancer.

Eat chikoo to fight cancer

The sweet and succulent chikoo or Sapota fruit, a popular ingredient for desserts, could well be the answer to halt cancer from spreading, according to a study by Indian scientists.

New 'miracle' drug eliminates Hepatitis C virus in up to 98 pc patients

Scientists have revealed that a new, which will be soon available on the NHS, has been shown to eliminate the virus per cent of patients.

Scientists stuff cancer protein to keep it switched off

Scientists today claimed to have developed a novel method of keeping a cancer-triggering protein dormant, giving a ray of hope to thousands of patients who die from the fatal disease every year.

Blood-vessel gene could fight cancer, heart disease

In a promising research, scientists have discovered a blood vessel-creating gene that could be used to combat cancer, heart disease and strokes.

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. 

Scientists inch closer to treating triple-negative breast cancer

A new study has revealed that researchers may be able to make improvements in outcomes for women with triple-negative breast cancer, an aggressive form of the disease that disproportionately affects younger women.

New blood test may offer personalised ovarian cancer treatment

Researchers have discovered that a combination of proteins is the key to ovarian cancer treatment.

Brosnan emotional about losing wife, daughter to cancer
Brosnan emotional about losing wife, daughter to cancer

Actor Pierce Brosnan says losing his daughter and first wife to ovarian cancer, is an "indelible part" of his psyche.

No link between wearing bra and breast cancer: Study

There is no association between bra wearing and increased breast cancer risk among post-menopausal women, according to new research.

Scientists discover enzyme that controls spreading of breast cancer

Researchers have recently found the enzyme that controls the metastasis of breast cancer.

Half of young Brit women don't know where 'vaginas' are!

A new survey has revealed that half of the young women, aged 26-35, do not know how to label a vagina on a medical diagram, while 65 percent have a problem using the words vagina or vulva.

Five powerful health benefits of eating pomegranate!

Pomegranate (botanical name is Punica granatum) is not just a delicious fruit, but is also high in nutrition. Rich in antioxidants and phytochemicals, pomegranate is one of the most powerful, nutrient dense foods for overall good health.

Preventing formation of 'tentacle-like' structures can stop spread of cancer

A new study has revealed that preventing formation of tentacle-like structures called "invadopodia" can help in stopping the spread of cancer completely.

Witherspoon revisits 'Legally Blonde' character for fan
Witherspoon revisits 'Legally Blonde' character for fan

Actress Reese Witherspoon channelled her famous 'Legally Blonde' character to show her support for a young cancer-stricken fan.

20% risk of prostate cancer reduces by tomato-rich diet: Study

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Washington: The risk of developing prostate cancer can lower to 18 percent in those men who take over 10 portions of tomatoes in a week, says a new study.

Landmarks to light up for cancer telethon

More than a dozen landmarks across the US and Canada will light up to promote next week's "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon.

20 new cancer treatment centres across India: Harsh Vardhan

The government will set up 20 new advanced cancer treatment facilities across India over the next few years to meet the rising burden of the disease, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said here Tuesday.