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Children exposed to cancer treatment are more likely to have short-term memory: Study

Children exposed to cancer treatment are more likely to have short-term memory: Study

The study show that cognitive functions which are slow developing or mature during adolescence, in particular short-term memory are very vulnerable to the chemotherapy treatment.

Men undergoing cancer treatment may have worse heart muscle disease

Men undergoing cancer treatment may have worse heart muscle disease

Cardiomyopathy is an acquired or hereditary disease of the heart muscle, charaterised by breathlessness, swollen legs and feet and a bloated stomach.

Chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy reacts more on men than women, says study

Chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy reacts more on men than women, says study

Cancer patients are living longer because of improved treatment but the side effects of treatment include cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, says an expert.

A cure for bladder cancer that took Vinod Khanna's life? New drug stops tumour growth

A cure for bladder cancer that took Vinod Khanna's life? New drug stops tumour growth

According to the researchers from the University of British Columbia, the drug is found to be effective in chemotherapy-resistant bladder cancer, which is the the fifth most common among the numerous types of cancer.

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.

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.

Common cancer drugs can increase chemo toxicity

Common cancer drugs can increase chemo toxicity

Mice received the doxorubicin alone or in combination with either dexamethasone or rapamycin, which are both commonly administered during chemotherapy to manage side effects but are also known to increase blood glucose levels.

Gastrointestinal cancer: Physical activity can help patients cope with chemotherapy side effects

Gastrointestinal cancer: Physical activity can help patients cope with chemotherapy side effects

The study also shows that patients with an advanced gastrointestinal tumor can also profit from exercise therapy.

Here's a cure for side effects of chemotherapy

Here's a cure for side effects of chemotherapy

Exercise as a therapy to complement chemotherapy has a positive effect on muscles, balance and tumour-related fatigue syndrome, researchers said.

Cancer patients: The new way out to reduce fatigue is here

Cancer patients: The new way out to reduce fatigue is here

 A new study reveals that exercise such as gentle yoga, walking, running or cycling and/or psychological therapies may helps reduce fatigue in cancer patients.

Pain caused by chemotherapy could be prevented with vitamin in milk!

Pain caused by chemotherapy could be prevented with vitamin in milk!

Although chemotherapies have improved cancer survival rates, many of these drugs also cause debilitating side effects that decrease the quality of life of patients and survivors.

New blood test may improve treatment for ovarian cancer patients

New blood test may improve treatment for ovarian cancer patients

By measuring the levels of the mutated cancer gene TP53, researchers found those who responded well to treatments had a rapid fall in the levels of this circulating DNA.

Depression may make people less responsive to cancer treatment, says study

Depression may make people less responsive to cancer treatment, says study

A new study conducted by researchers states that depression can possibly make people less responsive to chemotherapy.

Drug gives lung cancer patients four extra months

Drug gives lung cancer patients four extra months

Most lung cancer patients survived four months longer on an immunotherapy drug than those treated with chemotherapy, according to trial results published Monday.

Heart damage caused by chemotherapy worse in diabetes, says study

Heart damage caused by chemotherapy worse in diabetes, says study

Researchers in the study investigate factors that could affect the likelihood of patients having heart damage after treatment with anthracyclines.

Rise in cancer cases in India, says government

Rise in cancer cases in India, says government

As per Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the cases have increased to 14,51,417 in 2016 from 12,70,781 in 2013.

'Cancer bubbles' during chemotherapy may cause deadly clotting

'Cancer bubbles' during chemotherapy may cause deadly clotting

Chemotherapy may stimulate the release of tiny bubbles from the surface of cancer cells that can cause potentially fatal blood clots, a new study has found.

Scientists unlock the mystery of blood clot deaths in cancer patients

Scientists unlock the mystery of blood clot deaths in cancer patients

A new study by a team of New Zealand scientists have solved the mystery of why many cancer patients die of blood clots while undergoing chemotherapy.

Breast cancer chemotherapy fails to promise relapse-free survival: Study

Breast cancer chemotherapy fails to promise relapse-free survival: Study

Contrary to expectations, the use of tailored dose-dense chemotherapy in women with high-risk early breast cancer failed to result in any statistically significant improvement in breast cancer recurrence-free survival, a study has found.

Scientists find answers why cancer cells resist chemotherapy

Scientists have made a breakthrough in understanding why some cancer cells become resistant to chemotherapy by identifying a modification to proteins that wrap around the DNA of cancer cells, a report today said.