Cipla infringing Roche's patent in lung cancer drug: HC

In a setback to Cipla, the Delhi High Court on Friday held that the Indian drug major was infringing Swiss pharmaceutical company Hoffman-La Roche's patent in lung cancer drug erlotinib hydrochloride, sold under the name of Tarceva.

Delhi's toxic air: How to keep safe from respiratory infections!

As the pollution levels rise in winter, chances of acquiring respiratory infections also increase simultaneously.

Lung cancer not of men or smokers alone, warn doctors

Of late, lung cancer has moved to Number One position among cancers in males in India.

Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez sends best wishes to Johan Cruyff
Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez sends best wishes to Johan Cruyff

Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez has sent his best wishes to Johan Cruyff, who was diagnosed with lung cancer.

Johan Cruyff diagnosed with lung cancer: Report
Johan Cruyff diagnosed with lung cancer: Report

One of the greatest legends of football Johan Cruyff has been diagnosed with lung cancer, according to Spanish media reports.

New method to starve lung cancer

Cancer cells use glucose at rates tens or even hundreds of times larger than that of normal cells.  

IMRT better than standard lung cancer therapy

According to the American Cancer Society, in the United States, 221,200 will be diagnosed with lung cancer in 2015 and 158,040 will die from the disease - making it the deadliest of all cancers.

FDA approves immunotherapy drug to fight lung cancer

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday approved the drug Keytruda to treat the most common form of lung cancer.

Indian-origin scientist spots new cancer gene mutations

 In a discovery that could lead to more targeted and effective treatments for certain lung and prostate cancers, a team of researchers, led by an Indian-origin scientist, has identified two new cancer-causing gene mutations.

Government claims health initiatives benefitting masses

 To reduce out of pocket expenditure in public health facilities, the government is promoting the use of several initiatives such as the Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram (JSSK), the Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK), the expansion of Universal Immunisation Programme, free emergency referral services and the NHM-Free Drugs Service Initiative and the NHM-Free Diagnostic Service Initiative.

Soon, a blood test to detect lung cancer

Scientists at The Wistar Institute in the US have found a protein in the blood that appears to be more accurate at detecting lung cancer than currently available methods used for screening.

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.

Breast cancer overtakes cervical cancer as top killer among women in India: Study

Breast cancer has now taken over cervical cancer as the top killer among women in India, whereas lung cancer is the biggest cause of deaths among men, says a new report.

Use of statins linked to reduced death from lung cancer

Sceintists have shown that prolonged use of statins may reduce the risk of death from lung cancer.

Cholesterol-lowering drug may curb lung cancer death risk

Prolonged use of statins, a cholesterol-lowering drug, may lower risk of death from lung cancer, new research has found.

Effective radiotherapy for lung cancer comes a step closer

Researchers have developed a method that could help apply a more effective form of radiotherapy even on diseased mobile organs such as the lung.

Excessive intake of vitamins can lead to cancer

A new research has examined that excess use of vitamins and dietary supplements can increase the risk of cancer.

Smokers vastly underestimate harm of smoking few cigarettes a day

Researchers have revealed that smokers still vastly underestimate the harm of smoking a few cigarettes every day.

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New mechanism driving spread of cancer cells discovered

A new study has suggested that a protein commonly found in human cells can be an important switch that activates cancer cell metastasis.