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

Scientists exploit swimming power of sperm to help combat cervical cancer

The researchers, led by Mariana Medina-Sanchez, Mariana packaged a common cancer drug, doxorubicin, into bovine sperm cells and outfitted them with tiny magnetic harnesses.

Dec 26, 2017, 10:22 AM IST

New findings may improve chemotherapy in cancer treatment

Some of the oldest chemotherapy drugs known as alkylating agents kill cancer cells by adding groups of carbon and hydrogen atoms to or alkylating DNA.

Nov 18, 2017, 13:21 PM IST

Boost for cancer treatment through 70-year-old malaria drug?

For the study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, the team injected mice with chloroquine and followed it by an injection of nanoparticles. 

Nov 08, 2017, 12:03 PM IST

New drug may prevent chemotherapy-induced nerve damage

Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy is the most prevalent neurological complication of anti-cancer treatment and a common dose-limiting side effect. 

Oct 24, 2017, 18:50 PM IST

Jetlag drug can prevent painful side-effects of cancer medication, chemotherapy

The study showed that melatonin given prior to chemotherapy limited the damaging effect on nerve cells and the development of pain symptoms.

Sep 16, 2017, 14:28 PM IST

Children exposed to cancer treatment are more likely to have short-term memory: Study

The study show that cognitive functions which are slow developing or mature during adolescence, in particular short-term memory are very vulnerable to the chemotherapy treatment.

Jun 14, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

Men undergoing cancer treatment may have worse heart muscle disease

Cardiomyopathy is an acquired or hereditary disease of the heart muscle, charaterised by breathlessness, swollen legs and feet and a bloated stomach.

May 27, 2017, 00:09 AM IST

Chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy reacts more on men than women, says study

Cancer patients are living longer because of improved treatment but the side effects of treatment include cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, says an expert.

May 25, 2017, 17:58 PM IST

A cure for bladder cancer that took Vinod Khanna's life? New drug stops tumour growth

According to the researchers from the University of British Columbia, the drug is found to be effective in chemotherapy-resistant bladder cancer, which is the the fifth most common among the numerous types of cancer.

Apr 27, 2017, 14:41 PM IST