Genetic study reveals new drug target to cure most common type of liver cancer

A new study analyzing the genetics of HCC tumours published in the journal PLOS Genetics by Augusto Villanueva suggests that drugs targeting the gene MAGEA3 may help block the growth of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) which is the most common type of primary liver cancer.

Jun 25, 2021, 09:18 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

TCD teams up with Tata Memorial Centre to beat oral cancer

The core objective of this research project is to detect presence of mutations in a non-invasive method from the tumour in patients with oral cancer. ­

Aug 07, 2019, 17:37 PM IST

AI helps identify new breast cancer types

Published in the NPJ Breast Cancer journal, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, applied AI and machine learning (ML) to gene sequences and molecular data from breast tumours, to reveal crucial differences among these cancer types.

Aug 06, 2019, 15:16 PM IST

Researchers find way to make immunotherapy work for lymphoma

The study, published in Cancer Discovery journal, found that this new process is not only effective in lymphoma treatment but also increases the success of the drugs in melanoma and lung cancer.

Aug 02, 2019, 15:38 PM IST

Mathematician Anand Kumar suffers from tumour, says wanted 'Super 30' to release as soon as possible

The mathematician who is suffering from an acoustic neuroma, a non-cancerous tumour on the main nerve leading from the inner ear to the brain, wanted to witness his works and journey while he is alive.

Jul 11, 2019, 14:02 PM IST

Painless method can evaluate tumour progression

Traditional methods to get tumour tissue include surgery and puncture, which are invasive, painful and costly.

Dec 03, 2018, 12:29 PM IST

Tumours weighing 35 kg successfully removed from woman’s body in West Bengal

The woman, Arti Adhikary, had the huge tumour in her ovaries and was operated upon by doctors, who said that it was the first such case they experienced.

Jul 29, 2018, 13:26 PM IST

CT scans may increase brain cancer risk

CT scans are sometimes used to identify conditions associated with an increased tumour risk.

Jul 20, 2018, 17:51 PM IST

132-pound ovarian tumour removed from US woman

A 132-pound ovarian tumour, measuring almost three feet, was removed from a 38-year-old woman from US` Connecticut this year, said doctors involved in the case.

May 04, 2018, 12:22 PM IST

Blackmail Day 5 Box Office collections: Irrfan Khan starrer earns over Rs 14 cr

The black comedy is quirky and Irrfan's stellar act has received rave reviews from fans.

Apr 11, 2018, 11:18 AM IST

Doctors successfully remove 13 kg tumour from 63-year-old man's abdomen

 A team of doctors in New Jersey successfully removed a tumour weighing 13-kilogram from the 63-year-old man's stomach. 

Mar 27, 2018, 16:20 PM IST

Early detection key to treat neuroendocrine tumour: Expert

The disease, which according to doctors is a "quite rare disease and more common in males in the age group 30-50", occurs in less than one per million cases.

Mar 16, 2018, 18:47 PM IST

Actor Irrfan Khan diagnosed with Neuroendocrine Tumour: All you need to know about the disease

Learning that I have been diagnosed with Neuroendocrine Tumour as of now has admittedly been difficult, but the love and strength of those around me and that I found within me has brought me to a place of hope: Irrfan Khan

Mar 16, 2018, 16:50 PM IST

Mumbai doctors remove 1.870 kg brain tumour in 6-hour-long operation

Eleven bottles of blood were transfused to the patient during the six-hour-long operation and he was put on ventilator support for the next three days.

Feb 21, 2018, 16:27 PM IST

Cancer 'vaccine' offers hope, proves effective in mice

A clinical trial was launched in January to test the effect of the treatment in humans with lymphoma, cancer of the lymphatic system.  

Feb 01, 2018, 17:21 PM IST

Cancer overrides body clock to survive: Study

Patients with breast, gastric or lung cancers survived longer when they had higher levels of Bmal1 protein.

Dec 31, 2017, 13:03 PM IST

This man lived with a rare tumour for 65 years

It was rare case as the tumour has been present and growing since birth in the body of Aligarh resident Hemendra Gupta Arya, said Professor M.H. Beg, who led the surgical team in the six-hour operation at the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College of the Aligarh Muslim University. 

Dec 14, 2017, 20:39 PM IST

Rare tumour grips six-year-old, miraculous surgery saves girl

The little girl was suffering from Mucoepidermoid carcinoma, a tumour that usually occurs in the salivary glands.

Oct 25, 2017, 09:34 AM 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