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Spanish football mourns Miki Roque’s death


June 25th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 25 (IANS) Spanish football is mourning the death of Betis defender Miguel 'Miki' Roque Farrero, who passed away as a result of bone cancer Sunday, aged just 23 ... Read more...

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Ponting calls for separate window for IPL


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 3 (IANS) Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has once again highlighted the need for a separate window for the Indian Premier League (IPL).Ponting, who played in the inaugural ... 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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Cancer-hit Chavez to leave Cuba next week


March 9th, 2012 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is recovering from surgery at a hospital in Cuba, will return to his country next week, Venezuelan news agency AVN ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro meets cancer-stricken Hugo Chavez


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico, March 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cuban President Raul Castro and his brother Fidel Castro visited cancer-stricken Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is currently recovering from a medical surgery, the Univision ... Read more...

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I’m soaring like condor after surgery: Chavez


March 1st, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cancer-stricken Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said he was "soaring like a condor" after undergoing surgery in Cuba."I send you all my neverending love. ... Read more...

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Chavez back in Cuba for more surgery


February 26th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was back in Cuba Saturday having medical examinations in preparation for an operation on a "lesion", possibly malignant, in the same place ... Read more...

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Yuvraj says he is getting better


February 16th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Ailing Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh Thursday informed his fans that his lung tumour is "almost out of the system" and the second cycle of his ... Read more...

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Sophie sends out love to Yuvraj Singh (Movie Snippets)


February 14th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sophie Choudry tweeted love and best wishes for cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who is undergoing chemotherapy in the US for a malignant tumour in ... Read more...

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Aamir prays for Yuvraj’s quick recovery


February 9th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan says he is praying that cricket all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, battling lung cancer, recovers and returns to the field soon."He is a ... Read more...

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Confident Yuvraj will win cancer battle: Bhupathi


February 9th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 8 (IANS) Describing Yuvraj Singh as a "fighter", Indian tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi Wednesday exuded confidence the cricketer will win his battle against lung cancer."It's a disturbing ... Read more...

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Yuvraj blames himself for delaying treatment


February 8th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India's star cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who is undergoing chemotherapy in the US for a malignant tumour in his lung, blamed himself for the delaying his ... Read more...

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Yuvraj will fight his illness, says Sehwag


February 7th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Feb 7 (IANS) India vice-captain Virender Sehwag Tuesday said the whole team is praying for a speedy recovery of Yuvraj Singh, who is undergoing chemotherapy in the US ... Read more...

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Yuvraj will resume training in 10 weeks: Doctor (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh's doctor Nitish Rohatgi Monday said the cricketer is not suffering from lung cancer but has a malignant tumour between the lungs and it ... Read more...

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Yuvraj’s malignant tumour is curable, says his India doctor


February 6th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh's doctor Nitish Rohatgi Monday said the cricketer's malignant lung tumour is curable and he can resume training in 10 weeks."Yuvraj is suffering from ... Read more...

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Big B shocked to hear about Yuvraj (Movie Snippets)


February 6th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is shocked to hear about star cricketer Yuvraj Singh's illness and prays for his well being."Shocked to learn of Yuvraj ... Read more...

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Get-well wishes pour in for Yuvraj


February 5th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India's flamboyant cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who has been diagnosed with a malignant tumour in his lung has received support from all quarters.Yuvraj is currently ... Read more...

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Yuvraj has malignant tumour, being treated in the US


February 5th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India's star cricketer Yuvraj Singh has been diagnosed with a malignant tumour in his lung and is currently undergoing chemotherapy at the Cancer Research Institute ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Zaheer back in ODI fold, Irfan retained (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar and pace spearhead Zaheer Khan were picked for the ODIs for the first time since the 2011 World Cup while ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Zaheer back in India’s ODI squad since World Cup


January 15th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar was picked for the ODIs for the first time since the 2011 World Cup as the selectors announced a 17-member ... Read more...

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Fab Four have to fire together in Australia: Yuvraj


January 11th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India's flamboyant left-handed batsman Yuvraj Singh Wednesday made himself available for selection for the triangular ODI series in Australia hoped the 'fab-four' would fire ... Read more...

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GM food preferable to chemical ones: Indian American oncologist


January 25th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) There are many kinds of "organic" food flooding the market, but they are actually produced using chemicals, says Indian American oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of a much-talked ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Barbados PM dies of cancer


October 24th, 2010 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown, Oct 24 (IANS) Barbados Prime Minister David Thompson died Saturday at his home in Saint Philip, a media report said. He was suffering from cancer.David John Howard Thompson, 48, had begun ... Read more...

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Doctors remove giant malignant tumour weighing 22 kg


August 26th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Surgeons have removed a giant tumour weighing 22 kg from a woman, which had been growing inside her body for 18 months. The huge growth was taken out of ... Read more...

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Argentina docs remove world’s largest tumour from patient’s womb


August 26th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 26 (ANI): Doctors in Argentina have successfully removed what they believe is the world's largest malignant tumour from the body of a woman.Weighing a shocking 23kg, the tumour had ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas may lose his voice in cancer battle


August 18th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 18 (ANI): Michael Douglas may loose his voice after the treatment for throat cancer, doctors have warned.The 65-year-old is to begin an aggressive course of radiation and chemotherapy to ... Read more...

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Breast cancer was the first opponent Navratilova feared


August 9th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Tennis legend Martina Navratilova, who has beaten breast cancer after seven months of treatment, has said it was the first opponent she feared might beat her.At the start ... Read more...

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Biomarkers for particularly aggressive prostate cancers discovered


July 13th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): Researchers have uncovered a mechanism that determines prostate cancer aggressiveness, providing new targets for diagnosis and treatment.The study, led by Ze'ev Ronai, at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham), ... Read more...

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Depeche Mode’s O2 gig derailed due to tumour scare


May 29th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): British electronic music pioneers, Depeche Mode, have cancelled their homecoming gig at the O2 after announcing that its lead singer, Dave Gahan, was recovering from an emergency cancer ... Read more...

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Aids drug can restrict proliferation of cancer cells


March 25th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Aids drug ABC (Abacavir) can reduce proliferation and induce differentiation of human cancer cells, called medulloblastoma cells, by the downregulation of telomerase activity, according to new study. ... Read more...

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Apple a day also keeps breast cancer at bay


February 18th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) There is a growing body of evidence to show that an apple a day can keep not just the doctor away, but breast cancer too. Breast cancer is the ... Read more...

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An apple a day may keep breast cancer at bay


February 18th, 2009 - 11:04 am ICT by ANI
Washington, February 18 (ANI): An apple a day, along with other fruits and vegetables, may keep breast cancer at bay, according to scientists. Rui Hai Liu, Cornell associate professor of food ... Read more...

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Mobile phones really do up brain cancer risk


October 16th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Its official: mobile phones do raise the risk of brain cancer, claim boffins.According to the experts, the chances of developing a malignant tumour are significantly increased for ... Read more...

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Oscar-winning effects specialist Winston dies


June 17th, 2008 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
DPA Los Angeles, June 17 (DPA) Oscar-winning visual effects designer Stan Winston has died after a seven-year battle with multiple myeloma - malignant tumour formed by the cells of bone marrow. Winston, 62, ... Read more...

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Parkinson’s drug may help fight cancer


March 14th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): Indian researchers at Mayo Clinic have found that a drug used to treat Parkinsons disease and other illnesses might also prove effective in treating cancer patients.The study ... Read more...

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