kidney cancer

British actor Albert Finney dies at 82

The actor was also granted knighthood, which he refused in 2000. 

Feb 08, 2019, 22:51 PM IST

Urological cancer linked to increased risk of suicide

Patients with urological cancer such as prostate, bladder or kidney cancer are five times more likely to commit suicide than people without cancer, new research has found.

Mar 19, 2018, 13:18 PM IST

'Drastic' HIV decrease prompted by cancer drug in lung cancer patient

Some 37 million people worldwide have the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes AIDS.

Dec 03, 2017, 17:18 PM IST

Kidneys have failed, I haven't: Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi

Ailing filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi, who is on dialysis, says with help from the whos who of the film industry and a life-giving call from songstress Lata Mangeshkar, her indomitable spirit has got a boost and she continues to fight her health battle with a vengeance.

Nov 08, 2017, 17:25 PM IST

Kalpana Lajmi rushed to ICU as she battles cancer; Aamir Khan, Rohit Shetty offer financial help

Veteran filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi, who is credited for making solid women-centric films in her career such as Rudali and Daman to name a few is battling kidney cancer and has been rushed to the ICU reportedly.

Nov 06, 2017, 17:20 PM IST

'Peepli Live' actor Sitaram Panchal succumbs to cancer, his last pic will break your heart!

One of the most talented actors in Bollywood, Sitaram Panchal, who has best remembered for his roles in 'Peepli Live' and 'Jolly LLB 2' to name a few succumbed to cancer on Thursday.

Aug 10, 2017, 13:39 PM IST

Akshay Kumar's 'Jolly LLB 2' fellow actor Sitaram Panchal suffers from cancer, seeks help via Facebook

One of the noted actors in Hindi cinema, Sitaram Panchal, who has featured films such as 'Paan Singh Tomar', 'Jolly LLB 2', 'Peepli Live' and 'Slumdog Millionaire' is currently suffering from Lung and Kidney cancer. The fine actor has been not able to work due to his severe health condition.

Jul 19, 2017, 10:48 AM IST

THIS drug can tackle rare kidney cancer

According to a recent study, some patients with a form of advanced kidney cancer that carries a poor prognosis benefited from an experimental drug targeted to an abnormal genetic pathway causing cancerous growth.

Jun 24, 2017, 20:49 PM IST

Post trial scientists develop tablet to prevent kidney cancer relapse

A recent trial demonstrates that consuming oral tablet Sunitinib for one year reduces the likelihood of cancer returning for kidney cancer patients following removal of the kidney. 

Oct 12, 2016, 20:40 PM IST

Childhood Cancer Awareness month: This mom's heart-rending 'back-to-school' photo will break your heart! (Pic inside)

Julie, who lost her daugher to a rare form of kidney cancer last December, shared this side-by-side split photo on Facebook, which has gone viral breaking the hearts of netizens, in an attempt to raise awareness about childhood cancer.

Sep 19, 2016, 14:33 PM IST

Obese patients with kidney cancer may live longer: Study

Having a high body mass index (BMI) is a well-established risk factor for clear cell renal cell carcinoma, the most common type of kidney cancer. BMI is the ratio of weight in kilograms divided by the squared height in meters.

Sep 06, 2016, 12:04 PM IST

England great Gordon Banks reveals cancer diagnosis

 England`s World Cup-winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks is fighting kidney cancer for a second time, he revealed in a British newspaper interview published on Sunday.

Dec 13, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

AIIMS surgeons remove the world's largest kidney tumour

In what is claimed to be the first such case in the world, Indian surgeons have removed a kidney tumour weighing 5.018 kg from a patient suffering from kidney cancer along with dissection of the lungs.

May 20, 2015, 21:21 PM IST

Toxin in your oat breakfast?

Often touted for boosting cardiac health, oat-based breakfast cereals have now come under the scanner as researchers have detected in them potentially dangerous mould contamination.

Feb 26, 2015, 12:37 PM IST

Gene in brain linked to kidney cancer

In what could lead to new strategy to treat kidney cancer, researchers have discovered that a gene known to control brain growth and development is heavily involved in promoting clear cell renal cell carcinoma, the most common form of kidney cancer.

Jun 25, 2014, 22:32 PM IST

Gene linked to pediatric kidney cancer `could help in kidney regeneration`

Researchers have said that about one-third of cases of Wilms tumor, a pediatric cancer of the kidney, are linked to a gene called Lin28.

Apr 14, 2014, 13:40 PM IST

Robot-assisted surgery may preserve kidney function

A robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (RPN) may save kidneys and preserve kidney function in patients who need it most.

Jan 14, 2014, 19:49 PM IST

Kidney cancer campaign urges people to check for blood in urine

A public health campaign has warned people that they should contact their doctor if they spot blood even once in their urine.

Oct 16, 2013, 17:41 PM IST

All about Kidney cancer

Kidney cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in the kidneys. There are several types of cancer that can attack the human kidney, but the most widespread by far is the renal cell carcinoma.

Dec 04, 2012, 18:06 PM IST

Hope for kidney cancer patients

German scientists are testing a vaccine which if successful could bring relief to thousands of kidney cancer patients.

Oct 02, 2012, 11:33 AM IST