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Meet this 13-year-old Bangladeshi boy, who has football-sized hernia bursting out from stomach!

Meet this 13-year-old Bangladeshi boy, who has football-sized hernia bursting out from stomach!

Mohammad Sabuz has seen the tumour grow every day since he was born.

This 24-year-old Chinese man is dubbed as an 'octopus' – Find out why!

Chi Zhoujing suffers from a tumour-causing condition that has left him with a completely disfigured face and no friends.

Tumour has left this 38-year-old man half-faced!

Tumour has left this 38-year-old man half-faced!

Tim McGrath was diagnosed with an extremely rare form of cancer called Synovial Sarcomak, which has left him with a grape fruit-sized tumour growing on his face.

Teen boy from Bihar nicknamed 'Ghost Boy' – Find out why!

Teen boy from Bihar nicknamed 'Ghost Boy' – Find out why!

A 16-year-old teenager named Mithun Chauhan from Nawada in Bihar has been branded as 'ghost boy' by his classmates.

Indian doctors remove 800-gram tumour from Afghan toddler's chest

Indian doctors remove 800-gram tumour from Afghan toddler's chest

According to the doctors, who carried out the surgery on Imran on Tuesday, the tumour had compressed the entire right lung of the child, who weighed just ten kilograms.

Woman with rare tumour in heart saved through surgery

Woman with rare tumour in heart saved through surgery

The type and spread of the tumour -- also known as Myxoma -- led other hospitals to refuse to treat the patient, citing bleak chance of survival.

Strand Life Sciences launches liquid biopsy test to detect cancer

Strand Life Sciences launches liquid biopsy test to detect cancer

Strand Life Sciences, a leading Indian bioinformatics firm, on Tuesday has launched a liquid biopsy test to detect cancer from a blood sample for effective monitoring and treatment of the deadly disease.

Doctors at Chennai's Kauvery Hospital remove huge tumour from infant's spine

Doctors at Chennai's Kauvery Hospital remove huge tumour from infant's spine

A five-day old infant recently underwent a risky surgery at Chennai's Kauvery Hospital to remove a 15 cm by 18 cm tumour located on the back of her spine.

Doctors successfully removes 11.5 kg adrenal tumour from 55-year-old man in Delhi

Doctors successfully removes 11.5 kg adrenal tumour from 55-year-old man in Delhi

Doctors were successfully in removing a giant 11.5 kg adrenal tumour from a 55-year-old man, who had a body mass index (BMI) of 48 which is considered extremely obese and went for a weight-loss surgery.

Hugh Jackman's sixth skin cancer removed successfully

Hugh Jackman's sixth skin cancer removed successfully

Urging his fans to wear sunscreen before going out in sun, Australian actor Hugh Jackman recently revealed that the sixth skin cancer has been removed safely from his nose.

Manipal: Doctors remove 'massive' 16kg ovarian tumour from woman

Manipal: Doctors remove 'massive' 16kg ovarian tumour from woman

The patients however is doing well and on road to recovery, claim the doctors.

What an irony of fate? AIIMS gives surgery date in 2020 to woman fighting brain tumour

What an irony of fate? AIIMS gives surgery date in 2020 to woman fighting brain tumour

Her farmer son Gulab Thakur says: “Doctors at AIIMS have said a surgery is needed but given a date of February 20, 2020 citing unavailability of beds.

Researchers discover tumour in 255 million-year-old mammalian ancestor

Researchers discover tumour in 255 million-year-old mammalian ancestor

The tumour, found in the extinct species's fossilised jaw, is a benign one made up of miniature, tooth-like structures, they reported in the latest issue of Journal of the American Medical Association Oncology.

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.

Healing power of nature - Neem plant can significantly suppress prostate cancer growth!

Nimbolide, a bioactive terpenoid compound derived from Azadirachta indica or neem plant can reduce the size of prostate tumour by up to 70% as well as decrease its spread by half.

 

Fatty diet may increase risk of intestinal tumour

 Specific types of high-fat diets -- based on corn or coconut oils like those found in certain salad dressings and ice cream -- may increase risk of tumour formation in intestinal cancer, finds a study.

Tumour hardness may develop cancer cells

 Tumour hardness and hypoxia -- lack of oxygen at the tumour's core -- trigger a biological switch that causes cancer stem cells to develop, a recent study has found.

21kg tumor removed from 61-year-old man at Gurgaon hospital

A 21 kg cancerous tumour has been removed from a 61-year-old man by doctors at at Paras Hospital, Gurgaon.

Being overweight linked to eight more kinds of cancer

A report in the New England Journal of Medicine adds eight more kinds of cancer to the list of those already known to be more likely among overweight people.

Boy's heart, brain function halted for cardiac tumour removal!

The surgery was performed using deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA), a surgical technique that involves reduction of body temperature to 15 degrees Celcius