Chemotherapy

Mark Hoppus of rock band Blink-182 fame confirms cancer diagnosis

Mark Hoppus has not confirmed which type of cancer he has been diagnosed with and did not share at which stage he was diagnosed.

Jun 24, 2021, 17:39 PM IST

Vivek Oberoi starts fundraiser to help cancer-stricken kids, pledges to provide food to over 3000 underprivileged children

Vivek Oberoi sponsored free heart surgeries for underprivileged kids and has managed to save over 2.5 lakh children from the deadly Cancer. 

May 29, 2021, 15:20 PM IST

Know more about Neuroendocrine tumor, a rare form of cancer that Irrfan Khan battled!

Today marks the first death anniversary of the talented actor Irrfan Khan, who breathed his last on April 29,2020 at Mumbai's Kokilaben Hospital, where he was admitted for a colon infection. The actor battled Neuroendocrine Cancer for 2 years and had even undergone chemotherapy.

Apr 29, 2021, 10:44 AM IST

Rakhi Sawant's cancer-stricken mother thanks Salman Khan and Sohail Khan in video from hospital - Watch

Several celebrities such as former Bigg Boss contestants Jasleen Matharu, Bandgi Kalra, Puneesh, singer Kanika Kapoor, Sofia Hayat and Devoleena Bhattacharjee amongst others wished Rakhi Sawant's mother a speedy recovery. Also, Kashmera Shah and Sambhavana Seth visited her mother in the hospital. 

Feb 26, 2021, 08:07 AM IST

Rakhi Sawant's mother undergoes cancer treatment, Bigg Boss 14 star shares heartbreaking pics from home

Several celebrities such as former Bigg Boss contestants Jasleen Matharu, Bandgi Kalra, Puneesh, singer Kanika Kapoor, Sofia Hayat and Devoleena Bhattacharjee amongst others wished Rakhi Sawant's mother a speedy recovery. Jaya Bheda has a tumour in her gallbladder which turned cancerous and can't be operated on.

Feb 24, 2021, 08:01 AM IST

Novel injection to treat skin cancer

The results, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, indicates that an injection-based therapy would also mean that patients could have multiple tumours treated in a single visit. According to the researchers, for the treatment, tumours are injected with polymer-based nanoparticles carrying a chemotherapy agent.

Feb 08, 2021, 17:30 PM IST

Bigg Boss 14 contestant Rakhi Sawant's mother undergoes operation for tumour, doctors to start chemotherapy

Sometime back, when Rakhi's mother made an appearance on Bigg Boss 14 through a video call, she was in the hospital and had informed her daughter about it. Rakhi broke down learning upon her mother's health and even told other housemates that her mom is not well. 

Feb 01, 2021, 09:48 AM IST

I don't have Salman Khan's number but I would like to tell him that I need work: Evicted Bigg Boss 14 contestant Shardul Pandit

'Bigg Boss 14' host Salman Khan praised Shardul Pandit on stage during his one of the Weekend Ka Vaar episodes.

Nov 21, 2020, 14:05 PM IST

Cancer, its treatment may accelerate the aging process in young patients

 Previous research has shown that a protein called p16INK4a, which slows cell division, is produced at higher levels by cells as a person ages. 

Aug 24, 2020, 15:31 PM IST

Kerala woman police officer shaves her head for cancer patients, pic goes viral

By her heart-warming act, she has not only donated hair for those who need it but also tried to comfort many who lose their hair after rigorous aggressive chemotherapy sessions.

Oct 03, 2019, 20:36 PM IST

Most cancers can be cured if detected early: Minister

Members suggested raising tax on tobacco items, ensuring affordable treatment and setting up early detection centres at districts to battle cancer which they said had emerged as a major killer in the country.

Aug 01, 2019, 17:07 PM IST

Sonali Bendre shares her latest read, reveals chemo made her eyesight weak

The actress, however, has put up a brave front and has been sharing inspiring notes on social media.

Nov 03, 2018, 10:04 AM IST

End of Chemotherapy? Scientists discover 'Kill Code' in human cells to end cancer

A kill code in human cells can trigger the cancer erosion mechanism without having to use chemotherapy and without messing with the genome, say scientists.

Oct 30, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

16-year-old boy suffering from blood cancer scores 96% in CBSE class 10 exams

CBSE class 10 exam results were declared on May 29, 2018. 

May 30, 2018, 18:00 PM IST

Russell Brand's mother suffers 'life-threatening injuries'

Brand also noted that the driver of the car, his friend, is making a good recovery.

May 01, 2018, 15:55 PM IST

New biomarker helps identify cancer chemotherapy timing

In ray of hope for doctors to identify the tumour normalising period for effective timing of anti-cancer drug treatment, a team of researchers have discovered a new biomarker that can visualise the activity of blood vessels.

Apr 10, 2018, 11:50 AM IST

New immunotherapy for lung cancer may be effective, safe: Lancet

A novel immunotherapy combination is effective and safe at controlling the progression of lung cancer, results from a clinical trial showed.

Apr 09, 2018, 10:54 AM IST

CBSE class 10th student suffering from cancer seeks scribe to write exams

The 15-year-old student is suffering from acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and is undergoing chemotherapy at Manipal Hospital in Bengaluru.

Mar 15, 2018, 13:21 PM IST

New system can predict response of cancer patients to chemotherapy

The aim of neoadjuvant chemotherapy is to eliminate active cancer cells – producing a complete response – before surgery.

Feb 12, 2018, 18:22 PM IST

Chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer may increase heart failure risk

Prompting attention to the fact that during treatment not only one's breast health but also general health, including that of the heart, should be considered, the researchers suggested.

Feb 02, 2018, 18:33 PM IST