cancer survivor

I only thought of saving my life: Yuvraj Singh


September 5th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) India's flamboyant cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who was battling with cancer, finally came out of it and now is all set to spread the awareness of early ... Read more...

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Lance Armstrong still remains my hero, says Yuvraj


August 29th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) India's star cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who was honoured with the Arjuna Award, said Lance Armstrong continues to be his hero despite the cyclist having ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cancer survivors celebrate Christmas, life


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Magic show, stand-up comedy acts and gifts, it was the "best ever" party for 12-year-old Gurnoor Singh as he celebrated Christmas and life, ironically inside ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jarrod Lyle leads in Australian Open golf, Woods tied eighth


November 10th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 10 (IANS) Local golfer Jarrod Lyle led the Australian Open after firing 7-under-par 65 in Thursday's opening round at The Lakes Golf Club here.The 30-year-old cancer survivor, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Coming back to India was important:Pulitzer-winning Siddhartha Mukherjee


November 10th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Siddhartha Mukherjee, the Pulitzer prize winning writer of the "The Emperor of All Maladies", a biography of cancer, has returned home to connect to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

For cancer survivor, sun shines in heart (IANS Book Review)


November 10th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Sunshine: My Encounter With Cancer", Author: Minakshi Chaudhry: Publisher: Rupa; Price: Rs.195; Pages: 200Here's a deeply personal account by middle-aged Shimla-based Minakshi Chaudhry, who beat the ghost of breast cancer. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Every Brazilian girl can dream of being president: Rousseff


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 2 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has said that she has opened the way for every girl in the country who dreams of being president."What is ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Apple CEO health mystery: White House doesn’t release meeting photo


February 18th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) The mystery over the health of cancer-stricken CEO of Apple Inc., Steve Jobs, is deepening day by day, after the White House decided not to release a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhiites walk to mark cancer day


February 6th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Hundreds of people, including cancer survivors, participated in a walk Sunday to mark World Cancer Day which was observed two days ago.Organsied by NGO CanSupport, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cancer survivor Martina Navratilova shows off her fit bikini bod


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 2 (ANI): Less than a year after surviving a breast cancer scare, Martina Navratilova turned heads, looked confidant and beach fit at a beach in Australia.The tennis legend was spotted ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Apple CEO Jobs to take medical leave


January 18th, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by BNO News
CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Apple Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs on Monday announced that he will take a medical leave from the technology company.Jobs, 55, informed that he is taking another ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Sport superstars take aim at flood


January 13th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne/Brisbane, Jan.13 (ANI): International superstars Roger Federer and Lance Armstrong are among many high-profile sportspeople contributing to Queensland flood relief campaigns.Seven-time Tour de France winner Armstrong, who has just arrived in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cancer survivor to become father with years old sperm


November 30th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Christopher Stone, aged 33, was just 17 when he was told he had testicular cancer. His testicle was removed but samples of his sperm were stored. And now, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Physical symptoms prevalent in all types of cancers regardless of stage


October 12th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): Researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University schools of medicine and nursing have indicated that twenty-two physical symptoms associated with cancer - symptoms often unrecognized and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Celebrities Make ‘Stand Up To Cancer’ Telethon A Grand Success


September 11th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much awaited and celebrity studded "Stand Up To Cancer" telethon which was showed live by the major US TV networks turned out to be a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

HBO Comic Robert Schimmel Involved in Serious Car Accident


August 30th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Robert Schimmel, the comic from ‘HBO’ who is perhaps best known for his regular appearances on ‘Howard Stern’s radio talk show, is reported to be ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Robert Schimmel Hospitalized After Car Accident


August 30th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Veteran comedian Robert Schimmel, best known for appearing on "The Howard Stern Show" is reportedly in a serious condition following his car crash. The accident took ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Irish cancer-survivor on epic 7,000-mile journey round the world in gyrocopter


August 5th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 5(ANI): Irishman Norman Surplus, who survived bowel cancer in 2003, is on an ambitious adventure of attempting to circumnavigate the globe in a gyrocopter.As part of his 7,000-mile journey ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Christina Applegate to launch cancer charity


July 27th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): American actress and cancer survivor Christina Applegate is set to launch a charity to help at-risk women who are unable get preventative care.The 'Anchorman' star will launch Right ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Seeing death coming “very difficult” experience, says cancer-survivor Ballesteros


July 10th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10(ANI): Spanish golf legend Seve Ballesteros has said that coming back from his brain cancer surgery was a "very difficult" experience.Ballesteros is still recuperating after four operations to remove ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cycling champ Armstrong dedicates Tour de Suisse efforts to actor Hopper


June 15th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): Cycling champ Lance Armstrong has dedicated his Tour de Suisse efforts to another Easy Rider - late movie star Dennis Hopper.The cancer survivor admits he's always sad when ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Prime minister’s wife leads walk for cancer


February 7th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's wife Gursharan Kaur walked for life Sunday. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit walked too. From US Ambassador to India Timothy Roemer to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Paediatric cancer survivors at heart disease risk


January 8th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A new study has shown that survivors of pancreatic cancer are at an increased risk of having high cholesterol, diabetes and high blood pressure - all of which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tiger Woods voted as Athlete of the Decade


December 17th, 2009 - 1:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tiger Woods has been voted as the Athlete of the Decade by the members of the Associated Press. This couldn’t come at a better time ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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...

Posted in Health |

Former Anchor Melodie Wilson Dies Of Cancer


November 10th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov.10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former news anchor Melodie Wilson Oldenburg has died after a prolonged struggle with breast cancer on Monday evening at her River Hills home. The veteran broadcaster [who ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

A cancer survivor, she is ‘Mai’ to 80 children (Feature)


October 6th, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Oct 6 (IANS) She had a loving husband and caring in-laws, but Uttar Pradesh resident Beena Rana was devastated on being told she had uterus cancer and could never ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Suzanne Somers says chemotherapy killed Patrick Swayze


September 19th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 19 (ANI): Actress Suzanne Somers, who is herself a cancer survivor, thinks that chemotherapy has killed Patrick Swayze.The 'Three's Company' star gave her opinion on the 'Ghost' star's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cancer survivor Christina Applegate misses her old breasts


September 17th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 17 (ANI): Actress Christina Applegate has confessed that she misses her old breasts after going through a reconstruction surgery due to breast cancer.The star had undergone an operation last year ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Stefanie Spielman Accompanies Husband In The Limelight


September 6th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
Former Ohio State All American linebacker Chris Spielman, who will have his name inducted in the College Football Hall Of Fame (2010), was present with his wife Stefanie Spielman (in wheelchair) ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lifting weights can reduce arm- and hand-swelling post breast cancer op


August 13th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Lifting weights can help reducing arm- and hand-swelling condition that plagues many breast cancer patients following a surgery."Our study challenges the historical medical recommendations for women who get ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lance Armstrong’s fly-cycle criticised by animal welfare groups


July 25th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Cycling superstar Lance Armstrong is under fire after it was revealed that his latest bike for the Tour de France has been decorated with hundreds of dead butterflies.Controversial ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Williams lends support to pal Armstrong at Tour de France


July 14th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): American comedian Robin Williams has visited France to support his cyclist pal Lance Armstrong's bid for an eighth Tour de France title.Williams, 57, arrived in the country to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Applegate urges fans to make donations in honour of Fawcett


June 27th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): Cancer survivor Christina Applegate has urged fans to make donations in the honour of late Farrah Fawcett, who recently lost her fight to the deadly disease.Farrah died ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

It’s a baby boy for Lance Armstrong, girlfriend


June 5th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Lance Armstrong and girlfriend, Anna Hansen, have become proud parents of a baby boy.The multiple Tour de France winner's lover has given birth to the couple's first child. ... Read more...

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