cancer awareness

TV series to capture Yuvraj Singh’s journey, victory over cancer


September 5th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) His highs, his lows, his struggles and his successful battle against cancer - cricketer Yuvraj Singh's journey has been captured in a three-part series "Zindagi Abhi ... Read more...

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Cancer awareness rally held in Kolkata


November 7th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 7 (IANS) Over 500 people from various walks of life, including doctors, sports administrators, footballers, cancer patients and members of youth clubs, took part in a five-km procession ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Dikshit flags off cancer awareness walk


November 6th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit flagged off a cancer awareness walk at a school here Sunday, with the mission of "making schools tobacco free zones"."It ... Read more...

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Bollywood making international mark: Lisa Ray (Interview)


July 1st, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) She calls herself a cancer graduate, swears by the prowess of yoga and is penning a book on the disease. All this while Indian-Canadian actress ... Read more...

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Assam Rifles to assist cancer, AIDS patients in northeast


May 21st, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, May 21 (IANS) Counter-insurgency outfit Assam Rifles, India's oldest paramilitary force, will now be seen in a new role - assisting people of the northeastern region in tackling dreaded ... Read more...

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Usha Uthup to perform at charity event in Muscat


April 14th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, April 14 (IANS) Noted Indian singer Usha Uthup will perform at a charity event in Oman capital Muscat, proceeds from which would go to a charity working for cancer ... Read more...

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Spirited Irish fans back minnows against England


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) About 300 die hard Irish fans flew into this city to back their home team in their World Cup Group B match against s England at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ex Miss Venezuela’s book on her breast cancer battle breaks taboos


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 22 (ANI): Former Miss Venezuela Eva Ekvall's book on her battle with breast cancer has encouraged other women to seek breast examinations.Ekvall, 27, who is featured in a new book ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lavasa Women’s Drive to spread cancer awareness


February 13th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Aiming to spread cancer awareness, the third edition of the Lavasa Women's Drive will be flagged off from Mumbai and Pune Feb 27, ahead of the International Women's ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Very sensitive towards fake varsity issue: US ambassador


February 6th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The US is "very sensitive" to the issue of the Indian students deceived by a fake university in California and would not allow them to be mistreated, ... Read more...

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Army chief, Antony’s wife join cancer awareness march (With images)


February 6th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) A group of children who have survived the deadly cancer took out an awareness march here Sunday, with Defence Minister A.K. Antony's wife Elizabeth and army ... Read more...

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Model gives nude beau ‘a hand’ in cancer awareness campaign


January 9th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 9 (ANI): Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine has stripped down with the hands of his girlfriend, Victoria's Secret model Anne Vyalitsyna, covering his privates, for the February issue of ... Read more...

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Anne Vyalitsyna’s Boyfriend Adam Levine Goes Full Monty, Almost!


January 7th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Adam Levine, the Maroon 5 front man is a singer and guitarist who often evades the public glare. He is rather reclusive by nature. However, after ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gurgaon doctor offers free cancer treatment (Lead)


November 13th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Nov 13 (IANS) Moved by the plight of the poor, a doctor here Saturday set up an NGO to offer free diagnosis and treatment for cancer patients from low income families.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Man to jet ski 32,000 km for cancer awareness


July 31st, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, July 31 (IANS) A 51-year-old former New Zealand pilot will attempt an adventure ride on a jet ski from London to New Zealand, a distance of about 32,000 km, to spread ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Post-cancer, I’m back to extraordinary life: Lisa Ray (Interview)


July 31st, 2010 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Canada-based Lisa Ray is in no hurry to act and is instead keen to spread cancer awareness and write a book. "I am engaging with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Meghalaya to complete cancer awareness, detection by March 2013


July 12th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 12 (ANI): The entire population of Meghalaya will be covered by a cancer awarness and detection drive through India's first fully equipped mobile cancer detection unit by March 2013.The ... Read more...

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South Asians told to go for cancer screening


July 5th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) South Asians and other ethnic minorities in Britain have been asked to go in for regular cancer screening tests. The Ethnic Minority Cancer Awareness Week (EMCAW), a voluntary body, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Miss Michigan Rima Fakih is 1st Arab-American to win Miss USA pageant


May 17th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 17 (ANI): Rima Fakih, who was crowned Miss Michigan, has become the first Arab-American woman to win the Miss USA pageant.The 24-year-old, fromDearborn, Mich., beat out 50 other contestants, ... Read more...

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Sam Champion To Have Surgery Live And On Air


May 12th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sam Champion, weatherman for the ABC network, underwent surgery to remove skin cancer cells from his shoulder on live television this morning (Wednesday). His surgery was aired ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Researchers use game show format to increase cancer awareness


April 19th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Patient advocates and researchers in the US are using a game show format to educate their community about cancer.Using a combination of "Jeopardy," "Saturday Night Live" and a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Minogue promotes Cancer awareness with saucy snap


March 30th, 2010 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Singer Kylie Minogue has stripped off for a new cancer awareness campaign, five years after she was diagnosed with the disease. "It means so much to me to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Students run ‘Marathon of Hope’ for cancer patients in Mumbai


February 14th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 14(ANI): Hundreds of school children participated in a cancer awareness run organized by the Canadian-based Terry Fox Foundation in Mumbai on Sunday.The 'Terry Fox Run' also known as the ... Read more...

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Renee Zellweger, Rob Lowe team up for new cancer campaign


December 16th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Hollywood stars Renee Zellweger, Rob Lowe and Kristin Chenoweth have joined hands to front a new cancer awareness campaign.All the A-listers have filmed a commercial for the 'Stand ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Zellweger to campaign for cancer awareness


December 16th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Hollywood star Renee Zellweger has teamed up with actor Rob Lowe and singer-actress Kristin Chenoweth for a new cancer awareness campaign. The stars have filmed a commercial for the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chandigarh people walk for cancer awareness


December 9th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 9 (IANS) More than 100 residents of this union territory took part in a cancer awareness walkathon Wednesday to sensitise the masses about the perilous disease of cancer. The walkathon ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to host convention on cancer


December 7th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 7 (IANS) Chandigarh will host a national convention on cancer Tuesday to draft a strategy to prevent, detect and treat the perilous disease at an early stage. The convention is ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kim Girardi Spreads Cancer Awareness


September 12th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Kim Girardi, wife of Yankees manager Joe Girardi, is organizing an event in the stadium on Saturday to spread awareness on Stomach Cancer. Girardi will host the program from 11 ... Read more...

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Actress Lisa Ray Diagnosed With Cancer


September 9th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
Madhuri DeyAccording to the sources, the Indian actress Lisa Ray has been reportedly suffering from Multiple Myeloma, which is a rare and an incurable cancer of white blood cells.The tragic report ... Read more...

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I’m suffering from incurable cancer: Lisa Ray


September 9th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Canadian born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare cancer of the plasma cells, and says the disease is "incurable". "I was diagnosed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Miss Nepal beauty pageant to be held in September or October


August 13th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug.13 (ANI): The popular Miss Nepal beauty pageant will be held either next month or in October, the event's organisers, The Hidden Treasure, have said.The event management company, which is based ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Robbie Williams threatens to sue cancer charity bosses over ad campaign


May 12th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): Singer Robbie Williams has threatened to sue cancer charity bosses who intend to use his look-alike for testicular cancer ad campaign.National Testicular Cancer Awareness campaign sponsor Marc ... Read more...

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City-dwellers more likely to develop late-stage cancer than rural residents


May 11th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people who live in urban areas are at higher risk of developing late-stage cancer than those who live in suburban and rural ... Read more...

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Abhishek Bachchan propagates cancer awareness with election campaign


April 9th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 9 (ANI): Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan used a cancer-awareness programme to call upon electorates to cast their ballot in the upcoming general elections."I was being told that as per ... Read more...

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Cancer awareness should start in primary school: Kalam


March 30th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Catch 'em young - was the advice that former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam had for oncologists here. Expressing concern at lung cancer being caused chiefly by ... Read more...

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