Cervical cancer

Eat blueberries while treating cervical cancer: Study

Eat blueberries while treating cervical cancer: Study

Blueberries are very common and found all over the world. They are readily accessible and inexpensive.

Dec 30, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
Scientists exploit swimming power of sperm to help combat cervical cancer

Scientists exploit swimming power of sperm to help combat cervical cancer

The researchers, led by Mariana Medina-Sanchez, Mariana packaged a common cancer drug, doxorubicin, into bovine sperm cells and outfitted them with tiny magnetic harnesses.

Dec 26, 2017, 10:22 AM IST
IUDs may prevent cervical cancer risk

IUDs may prevent cervical cancer risk

For the study, published in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology, the team included data from 16 high-quality observational studies involving more than 12,000 women worldwide. 

Nov 08, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Some warning signs of cervical cancer every woman should know

Some warning signs of cervical cancer every woman should know

Women of all ages are at risk of developing this cancer after they begin having sexual intercourse so it is suggested that if you start noticing symptoms, your cancer may be fairly advanced.

Sep 19, 2017, 16:55 PM IST
New, improved HPV vaccine could prevent 90 percent cervical cancers

New, improved HPV vaccine could prevent 90 percent cervical cancers

The sexually transmitted human papillomavirus, or HPV, infections cause global disease, including an estimated 266,000 deaths from cervical cancer worldwide in 2012, according to the World Health Organisation.  

Sep 07, 2017, 15:53 PM IST
UK man slept with wife's body for 6 days after she lost her battle with cervical cancer

UK man slept with wife's body for 6 days after she lost her battle with cervical cancer

Wendy Davison, 50, passed away at her home in Derby last month in the arms of her husband and son after a 10-year battle with cervical cancer, says report. She died on Friday, April 21.

May 10, 2017, 10:47 AM IST
Musical play to raise funds for cancer awareness

Musical play to raise funds for cancer awareness

Cervical cancer is among the top two causes of cancer-related deaths among women in India. On that account, an upcoming theatre event here will see its proceeds go for the cause of increasing awareness and knowledge about the disease.

Apr 06, 2017, 18:32 PM IST
Newly developed urine test could predict high-risk cervical cancer

Newly developed urine test could predict high-risk cervical cancer

As per a recent research published in the Cancer Prevention Research journal, researchers have developed a urine test for the likely emergence of cervical cancer that is highly accurate compared to other tests based on genetic markers derived directly from cervical tissue.

Nov 18, 2016, 22:54 PM IST
Thiruvananthapuram declared India's breast cancer capital; 50% of cases in under-50s

Thiruvananthapuram declared India's breast cancer capital; 50% of cases in under-50s

Nine lakh women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year and it is the second most common malignancy next to cervical cancer.

Nov 15, 2016, 13:43 PM IST
Breast cancer: Six lifestyle tips women should follow to reduce their risk!

Breast cancer: Six lifestyle tips women should follow to reduce their risk!

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Breast cancer is alarmingly increasing in India with the disease overtaking cervical cancer as the biggest killer among Indian women.

Nov 10, 2016, 17:05 PM IST

Punjab to procure vaccine to prevent cervical cancer

Punjab will launch a free of cost vaccination programme to "eradicate" the "curse" of cervical cancer after the MoU is inked.

Oct 27, 2016, 00:59 AM IST

Breast cancer: Erratic lifestyle, less nursing of babies major risk factors behind disease

Stressful and erratic lifestyle, mothers not nursing babies adequately, smoking and pollution have put women at higher risk of developing breast cancer.

Oct 26, 2016, 13:59 PM IST

Breast cancer – How much do you know about it (Take the Quiz here)

Test your knowledge of 6 common beliefs about breast cancer and get the facts right!

Oct 04, 2016, 11:01 AM IST

Cervical cancer: Watch out for these warning signs!

Cervical cancer is a malignant tumour of the uterine cervix.

May 05, 2016, 13:29 PM IST

Cervical cancer now a big reason for death among women in India

Cervical cancer is fast turning out to be a big reason for death among Indian women. 

Mar 12, 2016, 06:22 AM IST

International Women's Day: Top 6 health issues every woman must know!

Here are five major health issues affecting women and that need to be tackled.

Mar 08, 2016, 03:49 AM IST

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.

Feb 04, 2016, 12:21 PM IST

5 facts about cervical cancer you should know!

India represents 26.4 percent of all women dying of cervical cancer globally.

Jan 16, 2016, 12:18 PM IST

SC asks Centre to produce records on cervical cancer vaccines

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the government to ensure that express consent is taken in a transparent manner from persons on whom clinical trials are carried out.

Nov 17, 2015, 20:21 PM IST

Indian scientists developing sanitary napkins from jute

Indian scientists, led by B Adhikary, are developing sanitary napkins which could help in preventing cervical cancer.

Oct 06, 2015, 11:57 AM IST