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'Cancer Warrior' Nafisa Ali takes social media route to ask for work

On Instagram, she posted: "I am Nafisa Ali Sodhi and I would like an elegant role to portray in Indian cinema. So looking for a perfect script as a senior actor.

Jul 03, 2019, 17:43 PM IST

Manisha Koirala wants to explore more as an author

After writing about her battle against cancer in "Healed: How Cancer Gave Me a New Life", actress Manisha Koirala says she wants to write more books and has a "couple of ideas" in her mind.

Mar 21, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

Hope to write more books in future: Manisha Koirala

On the career front, Manisha was last year seen in films like "Lust Stories" and "Sanju".

Jan 21, 2019, 12:56 PM IST

Was painful to revisit cancer phase for my book: Manisha Koirala

"Healed: How Cancer Gave Me a New Life" was launched Tuesday. 

Jan 09, 2019, 11:54 AM IST

Rise in breast cancer leading to more ovarian cancer: Experts

There are two types of genes (BRCA1 and BRCA2), which are responsible for both breast and ovarian cancer.


Dec 24, 2018, 17:15 PM IST

Actress Nafisa Ali diagnosed with Peritoneal, Ovarian cancer; shares heartwarming post—See pics

Her family is by her side in this time of crisis and is a solid backbone to the actress.

Nov 19, 2018, 12:43 PM IST

Cancer survivor Manisha Koirala and Sonali Bendre bond over Twitter, have a conversation filled with love

Sonali was recently diagnosed with high-grade cancer and is undergoing treatment in the United States.

Jul 06, 2018, 20:25 PM IST

Manisha Koirala reveals she was initially apprehensive about Nargis' role in Sanju- Here's why

During an interaction with, Manisha, who fought a long battle against ovarian cancer in 2012, revealed why she wasn't very sure about doing the film when it was offered to her.


Jun 27, 2018, 13:45 PM IST

Ovarian cancer: These signs and symptoms should not be ignored

Ovarian cancer is one the most common form of cancers found among women across the globe.

Apr 03, 2018, 16:28 PM IST

Talc powder-cancer link: $417 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson reversed

The August trial was underpinned by errors and insufficient evidence on both sides, culminating in excessive damages, the judge said.

Oct 22, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

Ovarian cancers originate in fallopian tubes: Study

The findings showed that ovarian cancer cells have more in common with cells covering the tips of fallopian tubes than with those on the surface of ovaries.

Oct 17, 2017, 18:37 PM IST

Tumour weighing 3 kilograms removed from 22-year-old's ovary

The patient was not able to conceive because of the large tumor inside her ovary.

Oct 17, 2017, 12:08 PM IST

Talc powder-cancer link: Johnson & Johnson face payout of $417 million – largest sum as award in lawsuit

 $417 million is the largest sum awarded in a series of talcum powder lawsuit verdicts against Johnson & Johnson in courts around the US.

Aug 22, 2017, 15:35 PM IST

This new experimental treatment for ovarian cancer seems 'promising'

The new drug mimics folic acid to attack ovarian cancer cells.

Jun 03, 2017, 16:20 PM IST

Manisha Koirala's TEDx Talk is truly inspirational and a must watch for everyone!

Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala has a huge filmography to her credit and a massive fan following. The actress was on the top of her game for more than two decades and then came the turning point in her life—she was diagnosed with cancer.

May 26, 2017, 17:04 PM IST

Dear Maya trailer: Manisha Koirala's search for love is thrilling and we really want to know more!

Terrific Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala is back on the silver screens after a brief hiatus. The actress will be seen in 'Dear Maya', a film which presents her in a completely different avatar.

May 06, 2017, 11:05 AM IST

Talc powder cancer-link: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $110 million to woman

The jury, who awarded $5.4 million in compensatory damages, said J&J was 99 percent at fault while Imerys was just 1 percent. 

May 05, 2017, 13:53 PM IST

I had to mentally prepare to fight it, says ovarian cancer survivor Manisha Koirala

Manisha, known for her roles in films like ‘1942: A Love Story’, ‘Agni Sakshi’, ‘Saudagar’ and ‘Bombay’, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012.

Apr 20, 2017, 17:45 PM IST

Will revisit my own struggles while playing Nargis Dutt in biopic: Manisha Koirala

Cancer survivor actress Manisha Koirala said she would be revisiting a lot of moments of her own life while playing the role of Sanjay Dutt's mother Nargis in a forthcoming biopic.

Apr 19, 2017, 13:46 PM IST

Scientists identify 12 new genes linked to ovarian cancer

A team of international scientists has identified a dozen new genetic variants that have the potential to increase the risk of women developing ovarian cancer.

Mar 28, 2017, 22:25 PM IST