Cancer test

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

Soon, simple, accurate non-invasive prostate cancer test

A new research has brought an accurate, highly specific test for prostate cancer closer to reality with the help of RNA sequencing.

Mar 13, 2016, 09:48 AM IST

Angelina Jolie inspired women for breast cancer tests

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie's decision to get both her breasts removed after testing positive for a gene associated with an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer has inspired many women to go for similar genetic testing, says a study.

Jul 22, 2015, 13:03 PM IST

New test to detect prostate cancer early

PA urine test, developed by researchers, including one of Indian-origin, that looks for three specific markers to detect prostate cancer is now being offered in the US.

Sep 26, 2013, 19:31 PM IST

Soon, a single test to detect range of cancers

Targeting just one chemical inside cancerous cells could one day lead to early detection of several cancers with a single test, researchers say.

Nov 07, 2012, 15:52 PM IST

Annual prostate cancer test doesn’t help much

Annual prostate cancer screening does not reduce deaths from the disease.

Jan 08, 2012, 16:46 PM IST

Nanotechnology used for developing new DNA cancer test

Johns Hopkins University researchers have developed a highly sensitive test to look for DNA attachments that are believed to be the early warning symptoms of cancer.

Aug 18, 2009, 17:09 PM IST

Nanotechnology used for developing new DNA cancer test

Johns Hopkins University researchers have developed a highly sensitive test to look for DNA attachments that are believed to be the early warning symptoms of cancer.

Aug 18, 2009, 00:00 AM IST