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China launches cancer screening programme


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) In a step aimed at an early diagnosis and treatment of cancer, a government-supported project, of an estimated cost of 300 to 500 million yuan (upto ... Read more...

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FDA approves personalized therapy for tough-to-treat colorectal cancer


July 26th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) There's new hope for colorectal cancer (CRC) patients with the US FDA approving the first personalized therapy for its treatment. More than 42,000 new CRC ... Read more...

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Scientists figure out why foetus is not rejected


June 10th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) An important discovery seems to answer a question that has long perplexed scientists - why a mother's immune system does not reject a developing foetus as ... Read more...

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SBI mulls reduced interest rates for small, medium enterprises


May 29th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) India's largest government-owned lender, State Bank of India (SBI) plans to reduce its lending rates for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) from June onwards so ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now gold coins in honour of M.S. Subbulakshmi (With Image)


April 26th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A limited edition of engraved gold coins has been launched as a tribute to legendary Carnatic musician M.S. Subbulakshmi. A part of the proceeds from ... Read more...

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PM to visit Assam amid shutdown


April 20th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh undertakes a daylong visit to Assam Friday amid a shutdown called by the anti-talks faction of the banned United Liberation Front ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

High security in Assam for PM’s visit, IED recovered


April 19th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 19 (IANS) Authorities have stepped up security in Assam ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's one-day visit to the state Friday amid a 12-hour strike called by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cancer patients seek to reclaim life


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) It has been a year since Shalu left school, and all that the 13-year-old cancer patient can think about these days is going back and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cancer cases rise alarmingly in northeast: Experts


October 14th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, Oct 14 (IANS) Incidence of cancer has been rising alarmingly in the hilly northeastern region of India, almost half the cases being attributed to consumption of tobacco products, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Drug counters bone-damaging effects of breast cancer medication


October 10th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) An osteoporosis drug counteracts the bone damaging side-effects of some breast cancer medications.The study indicates that some breast cancer patients could take zoledronic acid in addition ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Exercise helps brain cancer patients live longer: Study


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 22 (IANS) Brain cancer patients who are able to exercise live significantly longer than patients who are not able to do so, says a new study.The study ... Read more...

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend poses nude for Marc Jacobs’ T-shirt


April 15th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend Irina Shayks has stripped off to appear on the latest T-shirt for esteemed fashion designer Marc Jacobs.The T-shirt is a part ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chinese women developing breast cancer at younger ages


March 28th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 28 (ANI): A new epidemiology study has revealed that while the prevalence of breast cancer among women in Asia is lower than it is worldwide, those who are hit ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Breast cancer survivors ‘more likely to fall’


March 5th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): A new research has revealed that combined effects of chemotherapy and endocrine therapy may increase the risk of bone fractures in breast cancer survivors.Researchers from the Oregon ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New discovery may help in the fight against ovarian cancer


February 4th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A new study has found that that a type of regulatory RNA may be effective in fighting ovarian cancer.Scientists at the Ovarian Cancer Institute Laboratory at the Georgia ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New treatment for cancer using camel’s milk, urine?


January 12th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Jan 12 (IANS/WAM) A team of researchers are claiming to have made a scientific breakthrough by developing a medical formula for treating cancer using camel's milk and urine.Abdalla A. Alnajjar, president ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Stem cells derived from fat cells could be useful in tissue reconstruction


December 24th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Two new studies have suggested that stem cells derived from adipose (fat) cells could be used in plastic surgery and tissue reconstruction.A team of researchers from several institutions ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blocking the development of cancer cells’ feet


December 17th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new novel way to block the critical structure that allows cancer cells to spread - using their feet.Scientists know that some cancer cells spread, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Secrets of common virus that can cause cancer decoded


December 16th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Scientists at the Duke Cancer Institute have decoded secrets of a very common virus that can cause cancer.About 90 percent of people are infected at some time in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Marisa Miller strips off to fight skin cancer


December 14th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 14 (ANI): Supermodel Marisa Miller has shed her clothes for Marc Jacobs' new campaign to fight skin cancer.Fashion designer Jacobs got the Victoria's Secret model to pose for revealing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Kicking butt reduces lung cancer by 90 percent’


November 24th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Quitting smoking can reduce the risk of lung cancer by nearly 90 percent, an expert said Wednesday."Smoking causes about 90 percent of lung cancer deaths among tobacco ... Read more...

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Women in urban areas more prone to breast cancer


October 6th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Urban women are more prone to breast cancer than their rural counterparts due to changing lifestyle and stress.So says Galaxy Cancer Institute's radiation oncology department director ... Read more...

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Follow-up healthcare critical for childhood cancer survivors


September 6th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 6 (ANI): Australian researchers have said that follow-up healthcare is important for survivors of childhood cancer as they are at a higher risk of further cancer or early death.The researchers ... Read more...

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Child survivors of cancer remain at risk


September 5th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 5 (IANS) Survivors of cancer during childhood remain at risk of developing the disease again, and need to have a "good follow-up health care", Australian scientists have said. Researchers reviewed cases ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

New drug shows promise against ovarian and breast cancer


August 13th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): An international consortium of researchers has shown that an investigational drug, Olaparib, can reduce the size of tumors in women with advanced hereditary ovarian cancer with BRCA gene ... Read more...

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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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AGP opposes cervical cancer vaccination drive


June 27th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 27 (IANS) A major immunisation drive against cervical cancer in Assam has run into rough weather with the main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) questioning the validity of the vaccine ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Oz boffins report breakthrough in lung cancer treatment


June 16th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 16(ANI): Australian scientists have discovered that targeting a protein involved in cell division could result in reducing deaths from lung cancer.According to the researchers at the University of New ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kola Kolaya Mundhrika gets ready for release


May 19th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With most of the previous week's turning to be box office disasters, the movie buffs have pinned their hopes on this Friday as it has 6 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Breast cancer survivors at increased second cancer risk if they smoke


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A study has found that women who survive early-stage breast cancer have an increased chance of developing a new second cancer in their other breast or elsewhere if ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lactate’s role in development of breast cancer


April 19th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Researchers from The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) have revealed the role lactate plays in the development of breast cancer cells and surrounding connective tissue.A known ... Read more...

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Hormone replacement therapy ‘increases lung cancer risk’


March 4th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Women aged 50 to 76 who use hormone replacement therapy combining estrogen and progestin may have a higher risk of lung cancer than non-users, a new study has ... Read more...

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New breast cancer therapy decreases mastectomies


January 20th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): University of Oklahoma researchers have developed a heat therapy, which when used with chemotherapy destroys large breast cancer tumours.The new treatment reduced the need for mastectomies by almost ... Read more...

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Iraqi woman ‘researcher’ causes scare in Ahmedabad


December 17th, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) An Iraqi woman who came to Ahmedabad for academic purposes has vanished without a trace, giving the security establishment in Gujarat sleepless nights. The burqa-clad woman, who introduced herself ... Read more...

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Chemo-radiation combo may avert prostate cancer recurrence


November 5th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Radiation therapy, in combination with chemotherapy before prostate removal, has been found safe for cancer patients and may reduce the risk of recurrence, say researchers.The research team from ... Read more...

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