cancer care

Nail fractures hand


June 12th, 2012 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 12 (IANS) Singer David Nail fractured his hand during a charity softball game in Tennessee, and is now taking rest.The incident took place in Nashville Saturday, when ... Read more...

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Azad announces re-development plan for RML Hospital


March 5th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Monday announced a re-development plan for the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital here during the next five years as ... Read more...

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Breast cancer survivor’s book a moving tale


October 24th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 24 (IANS) A breast cancer survivor has penned a book narrating her innate struggle and eventual triumph.The book, "Sunshine: My Encounter with Cancer", by Shimla-based writer Minakshi Chaudhry ... Read more...

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Hiranandanis to set up multi-speciality hospital in Thane


September 16th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Real estate developer Hiranandani Group Friday announced it was setting up a 200-bed multi-specialty hospital in Thane city, expected to be operational in the next two ... Read more...

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Gujarat government honours designers Shyamal, Bhumika


August 28th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Designer couple Shyamal and Bhumika Sodhan have been felicitated by Gujrat government for their initiative to support the Gujarat Cancer Society (GCS) through fashion.The ... Read more...

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‘Satnav’ device ‘could find cancer tumours in body in just one session’


February 7th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A 'satnav' like radiotherapy device promises to help doctors treat patients with tumours almost anywhere in the body in a single session.The Novalis Tx machine uses a targeting ... Read more...

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Use of preoperative breast MRI results in high cancer yield


January 13th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Scientists have found that the use of preoperative breast MRI detects otherwise occult cancer with a relatively high degree of accuracy when applied to a diverse population of ... Read more...

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Mistletoe helps kiss cancer side-effects goodbye


December 19th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Mistletoe 'magic' may seal romance, bestow fertility and bring peace to warring spouses, according to folklore. Now the plant has also been credited with the power of healing, ... Read more...

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Targeted breast ultrasound effective for women under 30


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A new study has suggested that targeted breast ultrasound should be the primary imaging technique used to evaluate focal breast signs and symptoms of disease in women younger ... Read more...

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10 tips for breast cancer patients undergoing treatment


October 17th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): Undergoing breast cancer treatment? Well, here are some things to keep in mind.October being the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Julie Gralow of Breast Medical Oncology at the Seattle ... Read more...

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Experts offer 10 tips for breast cancer screening and early detection


October 10th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Experts from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and its clinical care partner, the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, are offering a series of weekly research-based tip sheets regarding a ... Read more...

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Strand, Narayana Hrudalaya to collaborate in translational cancer research


August 20th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore,Aug.20 (ANI-Business Wire India): Strand Life Sciences, a technology pioneer in the practice of scientific intelligence in health sciences, today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mazumdar Shaw ... Read more...

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By 2020, breast cancer to overtake cervical cancer in India


August 17th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) By 2020, breast cancer will overtake cervical cancer, which is now the most reported cancer among women in India, the Rajya Sabha was informed Tuesday.In a written ... Read more...

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Computer technology helps doctors target underserved patients


July 10th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Multimedia talking touchscreens, housed in computer kiosks at clinics and hospitals, are helping researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine to target patients with diverse language, literacy ... Read more...

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Psychological intervention benefits breast cancer patients


June 9th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): According to a new study, stress-reducing psychological intervention boosts survival and quality of life for women with recurrent breast cancer over the long-term."Patients in the intervention arm evidenced ... Read more...

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Exercise can keep cancer patients healthier


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Breast and prostate cancer patients who regularly exercise during and after cancer treatment report having a better quality of life and being less fatigued. "Using exercise as an approach ... Read more...

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Exercise benefits cancer patients


May 21st, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit Breast suggests that breast and prostate cancer patients who regularly exercise during and after cancer treatment report ... Read more...

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Radiotherapy the unsung hero of cancer care, say experts


April 20th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): Experts at the world's leading cancer charity have said that radiotherapy, which is a crucial cancer treatment, is often the unsung hero of cancer care.Although surgery is often ... Read more...

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Breast milk may help beat cancer


April 20th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Researchers at Lund University and the University of Gothenburg, Sweden claim that a substance found in breast milk can kill cancer cells.Although the special substance, known as HAMLET ... Read more...

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Dutch cancer patient gets new lease of life in India


January 14th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) When Dick Gadella, a Kenya-based Dutchman suffering from cancer, landed in India, he had little hope that doctors here could save his life. Today he ... Read more...

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Aggressive infection control protects cancer patients from H1N1


December 17th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): An aggressive infection control program and thorough screening measures would protect cancer patients from acquiring H1N1 influenza, say researchers.The study led by researchers from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance ... 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...

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Men more likely to dump women after cancer or multiple sclerosis diagnosis


November 11th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A woman is six times more likely than a man to be dumped if she gets diagnosed with cancer or multiple sclerosis, according to a study that examined ... Read more...

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Scientists identify genes behind increasingly common form of cancer


October 14th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Two genes believed to play a role in the development of endometrial cancer have been identified by researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.The discovery could lead to ... Read more...

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Novel vaccine raises hope for patients with advanced melanoma


May 31st, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Researchers from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center claim that a vaccine for advanced melanoma has shown improved response rates and progression-free survival for patients ... Read more...

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Cancer wouldn’t be deadly in the next 20 years, say UK expert


May 15th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): While the rate of cancer survival has been improving day-by-day, a British expert reckons that cancer will no longer be a killer in the next 20 years.Karol ... Read more...

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UK to try robot radiotherapy machine Cyberknife for cancer care from February


December 31st, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 31 (ANI): A robot radiotherapy machine to treat cancer, called the Cyberknife, will be introduced in Britain in February next year. Since the machine moves with a patient''s breathing, ... Read more...

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Diabetics 40 percent more likely to die of cancer


December 17th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Having diabetes after being diagnosed with cancer elevates the risk of death by 40 percent, say researchers.The studys boffins reckon that the reduced chance of surviving the ... Read more...

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Women likely to miscarry if exposed to cigarette smoke


December 6th, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) Women exposed to cigarette smoke, either as adults or children, are more likely to face fertility problems and suffer miscarriages. An analysis of more than 4,800 non-smoking women ... Read more...

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Novel statistical model may help reduce breast-lesion biopsies


December 1st, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Using MRI exams, scientists have developed a new method of characterizing breast lesions, which could in turn help in reducing biopsies of benign tumours with the benefits ... Read more...

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Free cancer care for kids, insurance for poor in Kerala


September 30th, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 30 (IANS) A new, free-of-cost insurance for 2.1 million families and free cancer care for all children below 16 years are among the slew of new schemes that will be ... Read more...

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Now, breast MRI scan to determine need for radiation therapy sans surgery


September 22nd, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): A new study suggests that a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan can help do away with the need of exploratory surgery, which is currently used to determine ... Read more...

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Thousands of cancer patients denied drugs in UK


July 13th, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): A new report has revealed that over 120,000 cancer patients die early every year after being denied drugs that could have increased their life span.The report, Paying ... Read more...

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Cell phones may revolutionize cancer care for young patients


June 11th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Young cancer patients would now be able to manage side-effects of chemotherapy with the help of cell phones, thanks to British researchers, who have developed specially adapted ... Read more...

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Cell phone to help in cancer care


June 11th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Cell phones are being used to help young cancer patients manage the side-effects of chemotherapy at home, according to a new study. Under the study, teenagers and young ... Read more...

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