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Cancer diagnosis affects person's sexual functioning: Research

Cancer can put a patient's life on hold, especially among young adults who are just starting their careers or families.

Dec 21, 2017, 19:48 PM IST

Now, cancer detection possible at home? iPhone-based device developed

 Developed by Connecticut-based start-up Butterfly Network, the pocket sized device works by shooting sound into the body and capturing the echoes.  

Oct 29, 2017, 15:17 PM IST

Many women with disabilities don't get cancer screening, says study

Women with disabilities often have socioeconomic challenges, are less educated, and are often unmarried or have strong social networks.

Oct 09, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

New breast cancer test may spare patients from chemotherapy

The test is suitable for women, who have a hormone-driven breast cancer type known as Oestrogen receptor positive HER2 negative which accounts for most breast cancer patients. 

Oct 02, 2017, 19:11 PM IST

Cancer detection now just a 10-second wait? - Read

 In tests performed on human samples, the device was more than 96 percent accurate for cancer diagnosis.  

Sep 07, 2017, 12:43 PM IST

Cancer can be detected through natural sound waves emitted by the human body, say scientists!

Elastography, sometimes referred as 'seismology of the human body', is an emerging technology used to enhance medical ultrasound imaging.

Jun 26, 2017, 20:22 PM IST

New 3-in-1 blood test for precision prostate cancer therapies

The test could also be used to monitor a patient's blood throughout treatment, quickly picking up signs that the cancer was evolving genetically and might be becoming resistant to the drugs.

Jun 19, 2017, 19:18 PM IST

Soon, a single drop of blood may help detect cancer! - Read

It was the first clinical trial in the world to test if the protein could be a useful tumour biomarker for lung cancer, and it succeeded, the report said. 

May 05, 2017, 16:05 PM IST

Simple blood test may help detect cancer early

As per a new research, doctors may soon be able to detect and monitor a patient`s cancer with a simple blood test, reducing or eliminating the need for more invasive procedures.

Mar 21, 2017, 15:25 PM IST

This app can help doctors spot cancer signs!

The new app will make it easier and quicker for doctors, pharmacists and senior nurses to access information on referral for those suspected of having cancer.

Feb 29, 2016, 15:18 PM IST

Nanotechnology to advance cancer detection

The exact order in which these bases are found, even over short distances, is strongly tied to their functions, and therefore can be used as direct indicators of what is going on inside cells and tissue.

Feb 14, 2016, 15:19 PM IST

First lab-in-a-briefcase to detect cancer

One of the remarkable features of the lab-in-a-briefcase is that it uses whole blood without the need for any sample preparation a previously challenging task outside of a laboratory setting.

Nov 01, 2015, 13:56 PM IST

How cancer is financially ruining too

After a cancer diagnosis, the probability of a patient being employed dropped by almost 10 percentage points, and hours worked declined by up to 200 hours, or about five weeks of full-time work, in the first year.

Oct 26, 2015, 17:53 PM IST

Indian doctors develop mobile app for cancer diagnosis

The app, called TNM app, will help doctors diagnose the severity of cancer immediately.

Oct 23, 2015, 20:19 PM IST

Cancer diagnosis, treatment to get easier with new TNM mobile app

Doctors of Tata Memorial Hospital in Parel have developed a mobile phone application (app) to help cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Oct 23, 2015, 11:39 AM IST

Smart online app to better diagnose cancer

Scientists have developed an online tool that can help clinicians better differentiate the defects in individual tumour cells that appear to be similar.

Sep 08, 2015, 12:00 PM IST

Indian-origin scientist develops new tool for cancer diagnosis

Rohit Bhargava, an IIT-Delhi graduate and now with University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has developed stainless staining that provides a new tool for clinicians and researchers for better diagnosis of cancer.

May 13, 2015, 13:02 PM IST

Cancer diagnosis affects cognitive functions

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

Apr 19, 2015, 12:04 PM IST

Sharon Osbourne wishes Swift's mom well after cancer diagnosis

TV host Sharon Osbourne has wished recovery for pop star Taylor Swift's mother, who is battling cancer.

Apr 11, 2015, 09:11 AM IST

Don't ignore cancer symptoms

Perhaps driven by fear, people often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a study.

Dec 03, 2014, 16:56 PM IST