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Shanghai sperm bank has 100,000 samples


September 10th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 10 (IANS) A sperm bank in Shanghai, which has been in operation for nine years, now contains over 100,000 samples from a total of 3,289 qualified donors.The Shanghai ... Read more...

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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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Cancer once made Chavez consider leaving politics


September 5th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 5 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez acknowledged Tuesday that he thought about abandoning public life after discovering he had cancer in June 2011, for which he had to ... Read more...

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Hagman wins battle against cancer


September 5th, 2012 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 5 (IANS) Actor Larry Hagman says he has won his battle against throat cancer.The 80-year-old was diagnosed with the illness just before his shooting schedule of the ... Read more...

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Eight dead in Britain after eating hospital sandwiches


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) At least eight patients have died in Britain over the past 10 years after eating bacteria-infected sandwiches prepared at hospitals, an independent health watchdog has found.The ... Read more...

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‘Allergies linked to lower risk of brain tumours’


August 6th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Allergies may be linked to lower risk of brain tumours known as gliomas, especially among women, suggests a new US research.It also bolsters scientists' belief that ... Read more...

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UK lottery winners buy a prosthetic limb for teenage boy


August 1st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 13 year old teenager was found to be infected with a cancer disease famously known as Ewing’s Sarcoma. This is a sickness that affects nearly 30 ... 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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Pregnant teen with cancer spurs abortion debate


July 24th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, July 24 (IANS/EFE) The plight of a pregnant teenager suffering from acute leukaemia stirred up anew Monday the controversy over abortion, which is barred by the Dominican Republic ... Read more...

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Yuvraj eyes return against Kiwis before T20 World Cup


July 7th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who has recovered from a rare germ cell cancer, says it is crucial for him to play in the T20 Internationals against ... Read more...

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Hope for mouth cancer treatment


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) A protein active in mouth cancer has been identified that could lead to new methods to treat the disease, according to a British study.The protein FRMD4A ... Read more...

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British ’smart bomb’ to target cancer


June 30th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A cancer "smart bomb" has been invented by British scientists to boost the potency of drugs against the killer disease.The tiny device, being developed at the ... Read more...

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70 percent of childhood cancers can be cured: Experts


June 21st, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Cure for cancers afflicting children have witnessed an improvement by around 70 percent, experts said at a seminar on childhood cancer here Thursday."The solid tumours ... Read more...

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Yuvraj eyes a comeback at T20 World Cup


June 20th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 20 (IANS) Indian cricketer Yuvraj is in no mood to rush his comeback into the national side after undergoing cancer treatment. However, he hopes to be fit for ... Read more...

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Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital to be expanded


June 13th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has decided to allot another five acres of land to the Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital to enable it expand, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan ... Read more...

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Himachal court questions government on ailing cancer centre


May 30th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday directed the state government to file a reply on why posts of medical physicists and physicist technicians in the regional ... Read more...

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RDB’s Kuly died of brain tumour


May 24th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Kuldeep Ral, a.k.a. Kuly of Punjabi bhangra and hip-hop band RDB, died of brain tumour. He was 35.Kuly, who was the music producer of ... Read more...

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New drugs to kill cancers minus side-effects


May 21st, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 21 (IANS) A new class of drugs which kills cancers but causes minimal side-effects is being developed by researchers. "These new agents attack a fundamental characteristic of cancer ... Read more...

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‘Stayin’ Alive’ singer Robin Gibb dead


May 21st, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, who was battling colon and liver cancer, died Sunday. He was 62."The family of Robin Gibb, of the Bee Gees, announce ... Read more...

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Punjab offers land to Yuvraj for sports academy


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 2 (IANS) The Punjab government Wednesday offered to allot 20 acres of land near Chandigarh to star cricketer Yuvraj Singh for setting up a world-class sports academy.Punjab Chief ... Read more...

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Yuvraj cheers for Pune Warriors


April 27th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Pune, April 26 (IANS) Pune Warriors Thursday had a surprise visitor in their former captain Yuvraj Singh, who cheered for the team from the dugout during their Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Chavez in Cuba for another round of cancer treatment


April 16th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Havana, April 16 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is in Cuba again for more radiation therapy after he was operated on in February for a new cancerous tumour.Cuban media reported ... Read more...

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Yuvraj to return home Monday


April 8th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Star batsman Yuvraj Singh is set to return home Monday following his treatment of a rare germ cell cancer in the United States.Yuvraj, who underwent ... Read more...

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Ex-Brazilian president fears losing voice


March 31st, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 31 (IANS) Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has said he was more afraid of losing his voice than dying from cancer."If I lose ... Read more...

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Chavez back in Cuba for cancer treatment


March 26th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Havana, March 26 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who is battling cancer has returned to Cuba for a round of chemotherapy.Chavez is back in Havana only a week after returning ... Read more...

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Gene test may bring safe chemotherapy


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Doctors have discovered a way of identifying breast cancer patients likely to suffer life-threatening side effects from chemotherapy, the Daily Mail reported Friday.Their research could eventually ... Read more...

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Yuvraj Singh released from hospital


March 20th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) India's star cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who was undergoing treatment for rare germ cell cancer in Boston, was discharged from hospital Sunday after he completed ... Read more...

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Cancer patients hope for children - with fertility preservation (Feature)


March 20th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Newly married and with a great job, life had just begun for 30-year-old Anshul Sharma when it suddenly hit the pause button. He was diagnosed ... Read more...

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Yuvraj says his treatment nearing completion


March 13th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who is recovering from cancer in the US, said his treatment for a malignant lung tumour is nearing completion."My last stretch ... Read more...

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Baby’s life saved with liver transplant


March 10th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) The life of a less-than-a-year-old cancer-hit baby was saved when doctors transplanted the liver of a 37-year-old man in her.Karen and Carl -- parents of now ... Read more...

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I am moving in the right direction: Harbhajan


March 5th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh feels good performance on the domestic circuit will soon earn him a national recall.The 31-year-old feisty off-spinner Monday starred with ... Read more...

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Yuvraj feeling ‘weak’ after second round of chemotherapy


March 1st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) India cricketer Yuvraj Singh, currently undergoing treatment for a malignant lung tumour in the United States, is feeling "weak" after his second round of chemotherapy."Second ... Read more...

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Wade beat cancer to become top Australia keeper


February 25th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 25 (IANS) Australian cricketer Mathew Wade battled cancer to become the national squad's number one gloveman. As a 16-year-old, when most youngsters worry about what they are going ... Read more...

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Chavez vows to come back stronger after surgery


February 25th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who left the country Friday to undergo a surgery in Cuba for a lesion has vowed to come back stronger after the ... Read more...

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Big B prays for Yuvraj’s speedy recovery


February 21st, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is himself recuperating at a hospital here following two abdominal surgeries, wishes a quick recovery to ailing cricketer Yuvraj Singh.Yuvraj, who ... Read more...

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