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Akshay Kumar's 'Jolly LLB 2' fellow actor Sitaram Panchal suffers from cancer, seeks help via Facebook

Akshay Kumar's 'Jolly LLB 2' fellow actor Sitaram Panchal suffers from cancer, seeks help via Facebook

One of the noted actors in Hindi cinema, Sitaram Panchal, who has featured films such as 'Paan Singh Tomar', 'Jolly LLB 2', 'Peepli Live' and 'Slumdog Millionaire' is currently suffering from Lung and Kidney cancer. The fine actor has been not able to work due to his severe health condition.

Singer Sabita Chowdhury passes away at 72

Eminent singer Sabita Chowdhury, widow of legendary composer Salil Chowdhury, died at her residence here on Thursday after a five-month battle with cancer, family sources said.

Lung cancer: Thousands of Australians to undergo regular chest scans for early detection

Lung cancer: Thousands of Australians to undergo regular chest scans for early detection

In the trial, people at a high risk of developing lung cancer, predominantly heavy smokers over 55, will undergo regular computer tomography (CT) scans to see if it can detect the disease before it becomes deadly.

New method to make lung cancer drug trials more successful

New method to make lung cancer drug trials more successful

Australian researchers have developed a new method for finding participants in clinical trials of lung cancer drugs, it was announced on Wednesday.

Lung cancer linked to increased suicide risk in men

Lung cancer linked to increased suicide risk in men

The researchers found that people with lung cancer had a nine-fold increased risk of suicides, the highest compared to breast, prostate, colorectal cancer.

Do you feel safer smoking 'light' cigarettes? Your chances of lung cancer are higher!

Do you feel safer smoking 'light' cigarettes? Your chances of lung cancer are higher!

Cigarettes labelled as lights, milds, or low-tar – also known as high-ventilation (light) cigarettes – are generally considered to have a lighter, less pronounced flavour, lower levels of tar, nicotine, or other chemicals than regular cigarettes. They are thus marketed by the tobacco industry as a "healthier" option.

Statins do not prolong lung cancer patient survival: Study

Statins do not prolong lung cancer patient survival: Study

 The results showed that, although there were no adverse effects from taking statins, there were no advantages either.

Lung cancer: Know these common signs and symptoms of the disease

Lung cancer: Know these common signs and symptoms of the disease

Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer among aged adults. 

About 2.5 lakh estimated deaths due to cancer by 2020: Govt

About 2.5 lakh estimated deaths due to cancer by 2020: Govt

 Over a lakh lung cancer deaths and 75,000 fatalities due to breast cancer are estimated in the country by 2020, the government said on Tuesday.

Vitamin C: Can it kill cancer cells? Know the health benefits of ascorbic acid

Vitamin C: Can it kill cancer cells? Know the health benefits of ascorbic acid

Vitamin C is an antioxidant compound found in a variety of fruit and vegetables such as - oranges grapefruits, lemons, cabbages, green and red peppers, broccoli, strawberries, raspberries, etc.

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.

This is how lung cancer can be prevented – Read

This is how lung cancer can be prevented – Read

The 'post office' of the cell -- or the Golgi apparatus as it is more commonly known -- has the ability to package proteins in order to transport them to other parts of the cell or to deliver them to areas outside of the cell.

How lung cancer spread can be prevented

How lung cancer spread can be prevented

The 'post office' of the cell -- or the Golgi apparatus as it is more commonly known -- has the ability to package proteins in order to transport them to other parts of the cell or to deliver them to areas outside of the cell.

Individuals with sleep apnea may face worsened lung cancer

Individuals with sleep apnea may face worsened lung cancer

According to a recent research published in the Chest journal, an irregular lack of air, experienced by people with sleep apnea, can increase tumor growth by promoting the release of circulating exosomes.

Lab-grown mini lungs to help study respiratory diseases

Lab-grown mini lungs to help study respiratory diseases

Respiratory diseases account for nearly one in five deaths worldwide, and lung cancer survival rates remain poor despite numerous therapeutic advances during the past 30 years.

Delhi air pollution: Five ways particulate matter affects your health!

Delhi air pollution: Five ways particulate matter affects your health!

Particulate matter, also called PM or soot, in air pollution can cause a number of health problems.

New protein linked to causing lung cancer identified!

The study led by Chang-hwan Lee of the University of Ulsan College of Medicine discovered that the protein called USE1 was more frequently found in lung cancer patients after analysing their DNA.

Depression symptoms may influence lung cancer survival

Worsening depression symptoms are associated with shorter survival for lung cancer patients, particularly those in the early stages of disease, according to a recent study.

Emmerdale's Leah Bracknell has terminal lung cancer – What to expect in final stages of the disease!

Leah, who played Zoe Tate in the Yorkshire Dales ITV series for 16 years from 1989 to 2005, and her partner Jez Hughes are raising money to send her for treatment in Germany.

India accounts for 75% of air pollution casualties in South East Asian Region: WHO

The WHO report released Tuesday said air pollution is killing nearly 8,00,000 people a year in the South East Asian Region with India alone accounting for at least 75% of the casualties caused by cardiovascular diseases and lung cancer.