multiple myeloma

Iraqi cancer patient finds hope in India


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The last six months have been a constant struggle and an endless journey for Abdul Ameer Ismail Yakoob. A citizen of Iraq, he travelled from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

PM condoles Kerala governor Farook’s death


January 27th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday condoled the death of Kerala Governor M.O.H. Farook, saying he will be remembered for his administrative abilities and strong ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Farook remembered as leader who groomed others


January 27th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 27 (IANS) Kerala Governor M.O.H. Farook maintained cordial relations with his opponents and groomed many political leaders, Congress leaders in his home state of Puducherry said Friday, a ... Read more...

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Kerala governor Farook dies in Chennai hospital (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 26 (IANS) Kerala Governor M.O.H. Farook Thursday died in a private hospital in Chennai due to multiple myeloma - a cancer of plasma cells - at the age ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bollywood making international mark: Lisa Ray (Interview)


July 1st, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) She calls herself a cancer graduate, swears by the prowess of yoga and is penning a book on the disease. All this while Indian-Canadian actress ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Report says that 911 firefighters are getting cancer at a faster rate


April 4th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A government-sponsored report which is expected to be released just in time to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the most devastating attacks on the US ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

First US woman vice presidential candidate dead (Lead)


March 27th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS/EFE) Geraldine Ferraro, the first American woman vice presidential candidate, has died. She was 75.Ferraro died at the Massachusetts General Hospital. The cause of death were ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Full genetic blueprint of blood cancer offers new insights


March 24th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): For the first time, US scientists have mapped the full genetic blueprint of 'multiple myeloma', a form of blood cancer.The study from 38 cancer samples might now offer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New drug combo may treat newly diagnosed cancer patients


December 10th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A study led by the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has indicated that a new three-drug combination used to treat the blood cancer multiple myeloma may be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lisa Ray To Re-Start Her Acting Career Post Cancer Treatment


September 10th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Canadian actress Lisa Ray, who has been a known face in Bollywood since her performance in 2001 movie "Kasoor', is now planning to re-launch her acting career ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Enriched’ Lisa Ray set to re-launch acting career after cancer recovery


September 10th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Sep 10 (ANI): Lisa Ray has come out stronger and enriched after recovering from her cancer battle, and is now all set to re-launch her acting career.Ray, 38, an actress and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lisa Ray In Fight Against Cancer


September 4th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Canadian actress Lisa Ray, who has been a known face in Bollywood, is doing her best to fight against cancer. The actress herself has survived from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Post-cancer, I’m back to extraordinary life: Lisa Ray (Interview)


July 31st, 2010 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Canada-based Lisa Ray is in no hurry to act and is instead keen to spread cancer awareness and write a book. "I am engaging with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

“I’d Like To Raise Awareness For Cancer, Multiple Myeloma, And Stem Cell Technology”: Lisa Ray


July 29th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Is your illness completely gone? How far are you back to your normal life?My disease, Multiple Myeloma, is in remission. We don't take the attitude that it is gone completely, but ... Read more...

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New discovery paves way for treatment of incurable blood cancer


July 17th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Researchers from Uppsala University have now presented a conceptually new model for the development and progression of multiple myeloma- one of the most common blood cancers, and at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New myeloma drug shows promise


June 8th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Elotuzumab, a drug designed to target cancerous plasma cells, has been found promising in the treatment of myeloma, a type of blood cancer.A study looked at elotuzumab, an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bone drug may help fight breast cancer


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): Zoledronic acid (Zometa), the bone strengthening drug, can help fight metastatic breast cancer when given before surgery, suggests a new research by Washington University School of Medicine in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Potential new treatment for blood-related cancers


May 20th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): In a new clinical trial, scientists have found that SNS-032, one of the first in a new class of drugs that inhibit cyclin-dependent kinases, is safe and could ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lisa Ray gets a new lease on life


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It is said that courage and fortitude can overcome all odds. This especially holds true for actress Lisa Ray, who went through a rough patch for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Caroline McWilliams Dies At 64 In Los Angeles


February 23rd, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Los Angeles, Feb 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Caroline McWilliams, the noted Broadway and TV actress passed away on Feb 11 in Los Angeles. She died at her home owing to multiple ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Spinal cement may help bone marrow cancer patients


January 15th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) New technologies like organic cement used in repairing spinal fractures might soon help bone marrow cancer patients. A project led by University of Leeds engineers will focus on the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

High blood-sugar levels ‘up cancer risk’


January 3rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): A new study has found a link between elevated blood-sugar levels and increased risk of cancer.The finding is worrying, especially in Britian, as an estimated 10.1 million people ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New 3-drug combo may effectively treat multiple myeloma


December 6th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have found that a new three-drug combination can effectively treat patients newly diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer of white blood cells in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lisa Ray to undergo stem cell transplant for cancer (With Images)


November 18th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 18 (IANS) Indo-Canadian actress Lisa Ray will undergo a stem cell transplant to treat her multiple myeloma, an incurable form of blood cancer. The 37-year-old star was diagnosed with the cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Army’s Northern Command hospital performs marrow transplant


November 17th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 17 (IANS) The Indian Army's Northern Command hospital at Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir has successfully performed bone marrow transplant in a cancer patient, becoming the first institution in the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Lisa is epitome of grace under pressure: Deepa Mehta


September 15th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Canadian born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray, who was diagnosed with a rare cancer, has been a "portrait of courage" in her battle against the disease ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Braveheart: Lisa Ray fighting cancer!


September 14th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Canadian actress and model Lisa Ray (Bollywood/Hollywood) has cancer. She has been diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma and has started her cycle of treatment. Lisa, 37, wants to share all her experience fighting with ... Read more...

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Lisa Ray says she didn’t react after learning about her cancer


September 14th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 14 (ANI): Bollywood star Lisa Ray, who was recently diagnosed with incurable cancer, said that she didn't react after learning that she had Multiple Myeloma.The Kasoor star revealed the ... Read more...

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The cure is Lisa’s birthright, says director Dilip Mehta


September 11th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Lisa Ray has spirit and will combat the rare multiple myeloma cancer she has been diagnosed with, says her director Dilip Mehta who cast the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Actress Lisa Ray Diagnosed With Cancer


September 9th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
Madhuri DeyAccording to the sources, the Indian actress Lisa Ray has been reportedly suffering from Multiple Myeloma, which is a rare and an incurable cancer of white blood cells.The tragic report ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I’m suffering from incurable cancer: Lisa Ray


September 9th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Canadian born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare cancer of the plasma cells, and says the disease is "incurable". "I was diagnosed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Possible genetic links between environmental toxins and multiple myeloma identified


August 14th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): Researchers associated with the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) have identified several changes in DNA sequences called single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that are linked with a risk of bone ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Meat-eaters more prone to cancer than vegetarians, fish eaters: study


July 1st, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Vegetarians are less likely than meat eaters to develop some cancers, a major study has found. The study involving 61,566 people found that vegetarians developed fewer cancers of the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Vegetarians develop ‘fewer’ cancers


July 1st, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Vegetarians may be less likely than meat eaters to develop cancers of the blood, bladder and stomach, suggests a study.Lead researcher Professor Tim Key, however, insists that this ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Green tea could block benefits of cancer drug


February 4th, 2009 - 10:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): The health benefits of green tea have come under scanner following a new research which has found that the healthy drink could reduce the effectiveness of one ... Read more...

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