kidney cancer

Stay on cancer drug licence may harm public: Natco Pharma


September 5th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Public interest would be seriously affected if the order of compulsory licence issued in favour of Natco Pharma Ltd to make and sell the cancer drug ... Read more...

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Over 2,000 poor beneficiaries of Kerala’s ‘health’ lottery


July 20th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 (IANS) A total of 2,042 poor patients, suffering from serious ailments, have received funds for their treatment from the revenues earned by the Kerala government-run lottery "Karunya", ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Potent anticancer drug isolated from weed


July 10th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Scientists have isolated a potent anticancer compound from a Mediterranean weed that acts like 'molecular grenade'.In lab studies, researchers said they found that a three-day course ... 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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Folic acid reduces some childhood cancers


May 21st, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Fortifying food with folic acid may cut down the incidence of the most common type of kidney cancer and a type of brain tumour in children, ... Read more...

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Genetic changes make cancer deadly


March 8th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) A single cancer can be dramatically different within one person, say experts. They discovered that different parts of a tumour can have different genes.And a tumour ... Read more...

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Lynch syndrome’s mutated genes raise risk of cancers


February 15th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 15 (IANS) People with Lynch syndrome have an increased risk of colon, uterus, ovary, kidney, stomach, bowel and bladder cancers -- thanks to genetic mutation, reveals a research.Researchers ... Read more...

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Over 40,000 childhood cancer cases in India every year: Experts


February 6th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Over 40,000 cases of cancer in children are being reported in India every year, experts said here Sunday, adding that only a fraction of them manage to ... Read more...

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Faulty gene behind more than a third of kidney cancers


January 20th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) A faulty gene is linked to more than a third of all kidney cancers. The finding will help researchers understand how the cancer develops and may in ... Read more...

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New genetic clue to kidney cancer


January 20th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): A group of researchers from three continents have identified a gene that is mutated in 1 in 3 patients with the most common form of renal cancer.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Genetic predisposition for breast, kidney cancers discovered


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Scientists have revealed multiple genetic discoveries that may permit easier diagnosis and disease management for Cowden syndrome patients who are predisposed to breast and kidney cancer.The research, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A study of soil as a source of pollutants


November 28th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): A new study from University of Southern Maine aims to understand the role of soil as a source of pollutants.Nearly one-fifth of the earth's surface is comprised of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists raise concerns about ‘healthful’ plant-based antioxidants’ safety


October 28th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Scientists have raised concerns about the safety of 'healthful' plant-based antioxidants', including those renowned for their apparent ability to prevent cancer.They are calling for more research on the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Healthful’ plant-based antioxidants ‘may cause cancer in some’


September 9th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): A lot of studies have highlighted the health properties of plant-based antioxidants, but a new study claims that some of these natural substances might aggravate or even cause ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Preventive mastectomies pay off for some women


September 4th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 4 (ANI): A long-term study of women who are genetically prone to breast or ovarian cancer has shown that those who undergo major preventive surgeries had a reduced risk of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Belly button surgery to simplify and improve kidney ops


July 30th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Surgeons have been able to simplify and improve minimally invasive surgery for cancer patients by reducing the number of abdominal incisions - by limiting it to the belly ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Actor James Gammon dies due to cancer


July 19th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood actor James Gammon has died at the age of 70. He is survived by his wife Nancy and their children.The actor reportedly passed ... Read more...

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Drug combo found effective against pancreatic cancer


June 16th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Cancer medication sorafenib, which is used for advanced liver and kidney cancer, appears to be effective against cancer stem cells in pancreatic cancer, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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Study suggests limiting blood flow interruption during kidney surgery


June 12th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic collaborative research team has found that interrupting the blood flow for more than 20 to 25 minutes during kidney cancer surgery leads ... Read more...

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Popular cancer drug can lead to kidney damage


June 11th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A new research has shown that the widely used cancer drug bevacizumab can cause severe loss of protein from the kidney into the urine that can lead to ... Read more...

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Scientists find genetic secrets to common kidney cancer


May 19th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Researchers at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida have discovered genetic secrets to common kidney cancer.By examining expression of every human gene in clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) ... Read more...

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Removing kidney of elderly patients with localized kidney cancer does not prolong their lives


May 10th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 10 (ANI): If a new study is to be believed, then removal of an entire kidney doesn't prolong lives of patients aged 75 and above who have confined kidney tumours.In ... Read more...

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Hepatitis C infection doubles kidney cancer risk


April 8th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Infection with the hepatitis C virus increases the risk for developing kidney cancer, physicians at Henry Ford Hospital have found.Using administrative data from more than 67,000 Henry Ford ... Read more...

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Soon, urine test for kidney cancer


April 8th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A simple urine test for kidney cancer is on the way, says a group of researchers.While kidney cancer patients, the team of researchers at Washington University School of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Occupational sunlight exposure linked to reduced kidney cancer risk in men


March 8th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 8 (ANI): Men employed in occupations with potential exposure to high levels of sunlight have a reduced risk of kidney cancer compared with men who are less likely to be ... Read more...

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Singer Bobby Charles Dies


January 15th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New Orleans, Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Noted American musical artist Bobby Charles died on Thursday at his Louisiana home. The much acclaimed singer and songwriter was 71 years old at ... Read more...

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Childhood cancer survivors ‘at increased heart disease risk’


December 9th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Children who survive cancer are more likely to suffer heart disease in adulthood, according to a new study.The study showed that young adult survivors of childhood cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New way to turn ineffective new cancer drugs into cancer-fighters


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Centre have identified a chemical compound that will turn ineffective new cancer drugs into cancer-fighters.Patented chemical compound called SHetA2, say ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Robotic assisted kidney cancer surgery beneficial for patients


April 27th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Researchers from Fox Chase Cancer Centre have shown that robot assisted kidney cancer surgery is more beneficial for patients compared to open surgery.The standard treatment for kidney cancer ... Read more...

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Surgeon removes kidney, prostate through single, small incision


April 25th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): A surgeon has become the first US national to use the da Vinci Surgical System robot to remove a patient's cancerous kidney and cancerous prostate through a single, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pregnant women who smoke expose child to cancer


January 13th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) A pregnant woman who smokes increases the child's risk of developing cancers, according to the latest evidence.New research by the Cancer Institute of New South Wales has provided ... Read more...

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Smoking during pregnancy ups kids cancer risk


January 12th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 12 (ANI): Smoking during pregnancy has long been known to cause birth complications, and now, a new research has revealed that babies born to women who smoke during pregnancy ... Read more...

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Novel method to treat kidney cancer effectively identified


December 24th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): In a ground-breaking discovery, scientists have for the first time found the ways to block a cancer genes own repair mechanism, thus making chemotherapy for kidney cancer ... Read more...

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Genes linked to fat metabolism may increase kidney cancer risk


November 24th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Scientists have identified three genes linked to the body''s processing of fats that may increase the risk of kidney cancer.During the study, the researchers found that ... Read more...

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Electrical pulses can safely zap cancerous tumours


November 24th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 24 (ANI): Scientists from Alfred Hospital are pioneering a new technique that zaps'' away tumours using electrical pulses.The novel technique involves inserting two thin needles into the body to ... Read more...

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