Selena Gomez underwent chemotherapy after Lupus diagnosis
Selena Gomez underwent chemotherapy after Lupus diagnosis

 Selena Gomez was away from the spotlight since quite sometime and the singer has revealed she was undergoing chemotherapy after being diagnosed with Lupus.

Doctors stop chemotherapy on critically ill Aadesh Shrivastava
Doctors stop chemotherapy on critically ill Aadesh Shrivastava

Doctors treating music composer Aadesh Shrivastava, who has been fighting cancer, have stopped giving him chemotherapy. Aadesh, 48, has been in the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri for the last 44 days for treatment.

Immune-blocking drug could stop cancer re-growth

Combining chemotherapy with a drug that blocks part of the immune system from going into overdrive might help prevent cancer coming back in some people.

Chemo less effective for breast cancer patients over 80

 For women over the age of 80 with breast cancer, the chances of survival due to chemotherapy are significantly lower, says a study.

This gel may treat blood cancer that affects skin

An investigational topical gel effectively treats patients with a rare type of blood cancer that affects the skin.

Doctors raise concern about chemo for end-stage cancer

Giving chemotherapy to people with terminal cancer who are near the end of their lives is likely to cause more harm than good, according to a US study today.

Chemotherapy equipment dangerous: Study

The anti-bacterial silver coating used in chemotherapy catheters actually breaks down the drugs and thus reduces the efficacy of the treatment, a study says.

Super graphene can help treat cancer

Researchers have found a graphene coating that will help boost chemotherapy's effects.

Research sheds light into use of 'medical marijuana'

Buyer alert for all the medical marijuana users as the data supporting the benefits of cannabinoids is still in a swirl, as most marijuana edibles aren't well labeled.

Provide free treatment to cancer patient: HC tells AIIMS

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed AIIMS to provide free of cost necessary treatment to a blood cancer patient till the next date of hearing in July.

New drug beats chemotherapy in fight against advanced lung cancer

Researchers have revealed that a new immunotherapy drug showed more promise than a traditional chemotherapy agent in fighting an advanced form of lung cancer.

How ovarian cancer resists effects of chemotherapy

Australian-led research has revealed how ovarian cancer cells can mutate to outsmart chemotherapy and resist drug treatments.

US FDA approves first drug to treat radiation sickness

A drug originally used to treat side effects of chemotherapy has now been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat the deleterious effects of radiation exposure following a nuclear incident.

Australian state to launch medicinal cannabis trial

The Australian state of Queensland will launch its medicinal cannabis trial with the help of other state governments, Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, announced on Monday.

Cancer diagnosis affects cognitive functions

Cancer diagnosis affects cognitive functions among patients even before the initiation of chemotherapy, finds a new study.

Fasting-drugs combo may replace chemotherapy

Fasting combined with a less-toxic class of drugs may starve cancer cells to death so effectively that the new treatment may one day replace chemotherapy, suggests new research.

Cancer treatment breakthrough by Indian American professor

Queen's University cancer researcher Madhuri Koti has discovered a biomarker that will help lead to better predictions of the success of chemotherapy in ovarian cancer patients.

3D printers help deliver customised drugs

Adding to the growing use of 3-D printers, researchers have now utilised the technology to develop personalised medical devices that can deliver antibiotics and chemotherapy in targeted manner.

How human neural stem cells alleviate `chemobrain` post chemotherapy

Scientists have explained how human neural stem cells repair cognitive function after cancer treatments.

Soon, cancer cells detecting 'Endoscope' to destroy tumors too

Scientists are working to upgrade the tool used to examine and detect cancer and other illnesses, called Endoscope, so that it can zap tumors as well.