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Electronic nose helps locate deadly tumour


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 2 (IANS) Researchers have designed an electronic nose to help diagnose malignant mesothelioma (cancerous tumour) early on, with a breath test.Malignant mesothelioma is an uncommon, usually fatal, cancerous ... Read more...

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Baby’s cancer removed while in mother’s womb


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) An unborn baby girl in the US was detected with an extremely rare cancerous tumour in the mouth, but doctors successfully removed it in one of ... Read more...

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Chavez in ‘good health’ after treatment


June 10th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 10 (IANS) Refuting media reports that claimed Hugo Chavez is not expected to live more than a few months, the 57-year-old Venezuelan president has said his latest ... Read more...

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Chavez will die of cancer in a few months: Report


June 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's battle with cancer has entered its last stage, and the 57-year-old leader is not expected to live more than a few months, ... Read more...

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Chavez says his progress is favourable


March 13th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, March 13 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said his progress "is favourable" following his Feb 27 operation in Havana to remove a cancerous tumour and said he should return ... Read more...

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Argentine president recovering after cancer surgery


January 6th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 6 (IANS/EFE) An operation to remove a cancerous tumour from Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's thyroid gland has been completed "without problems or complications", the government said.The 58-year-old ... Read more...

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Chavez’s former doctor flees Venezuela


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former doctor of ailing Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has fled the country to avoid persecution over his recent remarks about Chavez's health, Mexican ... Read more...

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Venezuela president goes for last chemotherapy session


September 18th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has announced that he was travelling to Cuba to undergo the fourth round of chemotherapy, which he said will probably be the ... Read more...

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Drug used to treat asthma ‘prevents spread of breast cancer’


November 4th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): A new study has shown that a drug commonly used in Japan and Korea to treat asthma can stop the spread of breast cancer cells traditionally resistant to ... Read more...

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Teenagers using sunbeds may develop deadly skin cancer


August 2nd, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0London, Aug 2 (ANI): A new research has revealed that teenagers who use sunbeds almost double their chances of developing the deadliest form of skin cancer.Those who recurrently use ... Read more...

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Biomarker for early detection of oral cancer discovered


July 14th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a biomarker called human beta defensin-3 (hBD-3), which may help in early detection of oral cancer.Oral cancer first appears as white or red lesions in ... Read more...

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Malaysian man becomes first amputee to climb Mount Kinabalu


May 20th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), May 20(ANI): A 25-year-old Malaysian man has got into the Malaysia Book of Records for becoming the first amputee to climb Mount Kinabalu.Melvin Tong, who lost his right leg ... Read more...

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Human trials for single injection cancer cure to begin


March 7th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Treating cancer with just one injection? It may sound unbelievable, but an Indian medical institute is soon to start human trials to treat cancer in six weeks ... Read more...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber cleared of cancer


January 11th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is grateful to be alive after receiving an all-clear in his prostate cancer battle. The theatre impresario is recovering quickly after finishing treatment and ... Read more...

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Heavier breasts linked to increased cancer risk


November 9th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 9 (IANS) Women with heavier busts who have been treated for breast cancer are at higher risk of its recurrence, says a new study. These findings indicate that such patients ... Read more...

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Doctors in Kerala remove 4.9 kg uterus from woman


October 7th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi (Kerala), Oct 7 (IANS) A team of doctors in Kochi in Kerala Wednesday claimed to have created a world record by surgically removing the largest uterus - weighing 4.9 kg - ... Read more...

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Jade Goody has months to live


February 14th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Doctors treating British reality television star Jade Goody for cancer have told her she has only months to live, her publicist Max Clifford said Saturday.Goody, who was diagnosed ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt to play Steve McQueen?


January 16th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Brad Pitt is the frontrunner to play Steve McQueen in a movie about the late actor''s life.Hollywood producers Michael Cerenzie and Christine Peters have acquired the rights ... Read more...

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Jade Goody was cleared of cancer suspicion 3 weeks before her diagnosis


August 26th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): It is constantly emphasized that smear tests are vital for the early detection of cervical cancer but Big Brother star Jade Goodys case is a terrifying reminder ... Read more...

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Senator Ted Kennedy to undergo surgery for brain tumour Monday


June 2nd, 2008 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, June 2 (DPA) US Senator Edward (Ted) Kennedy was to undergo surgery Monday to remove a malignant brain tumour, US broadcaster CNN reported, citing a statement from the 76-year-old veteran politician. ... Read more...

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How bodys immune system can keep cancer dormant


November 19th, 2007 - 3:21 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A research made by a team of multinational researchers has for the first time shown that the immune system can stop the growth of a cancerous tumour without ... Read more...

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Hormone governing sleep, hunger and metabolism linked to cancer growth


November 16th, 2007 - 12:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered that a hormone which controls sleep and hunger, also activates a protein, HIF-1, long known to stimulate cancerous tumour growth.Dr. ... Read more...

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Transparent zebrafish provides new insight into breast cancer.


November 14th, 2007 - 2:42 am ICT by admin
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