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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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Now GCA president Narvekar accused of rigging pitch in Ranji match


November 17th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 17 (IANS) A former executive member of the Goa Cricket Association (GCA) and ex-Ranji player has accused the association's president Dayanand Narvekar of 'pitch-fixing' in the controversial Goa-Maharashtra ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Coming back to India was important:Pulitzer-winning Siddhartha Mukherjee


November 10th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Siddhartha Mukherjee, the Pulitzer prize winning writer of the "The Emperor of All Maladies", a biography of cancer, has returned home to connect to ... Read more...

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Whistleblower blames Goa government of victimisation


April 15th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 15 (IANS) A whistleblower who exposed a forgery scam involving a former Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) vice president Friday said the Goa government was victimising ... Read more...

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UK breast surgeon faces probe after ‘cleavage-saving’ op leaves cancer behind


February 18th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): A top surgeon in Britain, who carried out dozens of "cleavage-sparing" mastectomies, has come under investigation after one patient contracted breast cancer again.Ian Paterson left small amounts of ... Read more...

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Cancer to be number one killer disease worldwide by 2025: Indian doctors


February 12th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Feb 12(ANI): Cancer is set to take over as the number one killer disease globally by 2025, doctors at the Indian Cancer Congress said on Saturday.Jitendra Kumar Singh, Secretary of ... Read more...

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‘Satnav’ device ‘could find cancer tumours in body in just one session’


February 7th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A 'satnav' like radiotherapy device promises to help doctors treat patients with tumours almost anywhere in the body in a single session.The Novalis Tx machine uses a targeting ... Read more...

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Drugs were to be given to Lockerbie bomber to extend life by 19 monthsDrugs were to be given to Lock


January 26th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.26 (ANI): Doctors were preparing to treat Lockerbie bomber Adbelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi with drugs that could have extended his life by at least 19 months when he was released from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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 |

Scientist reveals why tanned women live longer


December 5th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Women who regularly sunbathe tend to live longer, says a leading oncologist.Vitamin D produced by the body while tanning gives vital protection against blood clots, diabetes and some ... Read more...

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Gurgaon doctor offers free cancer treatment (Lead)


November 13th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Nov 13 (IANS) Moved by the plight of the poor, a doctor here Saturday set up an NGO to offer free diagnosis and treatment for cancer patients from low income families.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Expert casts doubts on results of ovarian cancer study


October 16th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): The finding that women who received early chemotherapy for a recurrence of ovarian cancer did not live longer than those whose treatment is delayed needs to be reviewed, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Awareness can prevent breast cancer


October 4th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Lack of awareness is one of the main reasons behind the rising number of breast cancer patients in India, say experts. According to the Indian Council of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Experts shed light on negative effects of cancer treatment on heart


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): An international group of experts takes an in-depth look at the ways in which cancer treatment profoundly impacts patients' cardiovascular function and can become a major detriment of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Change in attitude must to achieve good death for all, say experts


September 17th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17 (ANI): In order to achieve good death for all, society's attitude towards dying, death and bereavement needs to change, experts have suggested.By 2030 the annual number of deaths around ... Read more...

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Pop singer Kylie Minogue is upset over her ongoing cancer treatment


September 15th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pop singer Kylie Minogue has confessed her frustration about her treatment for her breast cancer. She stated that she often sheds tears as a result of the effects ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue still taking cancer treatment medicines


September 13th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 13 (ANI): Kylie Minogue is still taking medicines for breast cancer-five years after her diagnosis- to ensure the disease doesn't return.And the pop star has admitted that she will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kylie Minogue suffering from cancer drug side-effects


September 13th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Singer Kylie Minogue, who successfully recovered from breast cancer five years ago, says she still suffers from the side effects of cancer medication. The Australian crooner says she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

As breast cancer spreads in India, awareness is key (Feature)


September 1st, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) While bathing one morning, Sunaina Luthra felt a slight lump in her left breast. Thinking it was an allergic reaction caused by a new brand ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas To Undergo Chemotherapy For Throat Tumor


August 17th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The sixty-five year old Academy Award winning actor, husband of Catherine Zeta Jones, and ex-smoker Michael Douglas is preparing to undergo radiation and chemotherapy for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New drug shows promise against ovarian and breast cancer


August 13th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): An international consortium of researchers has shown that an investigational drug, Olaparib, can reduce the size of tumors in women with advanced hereditary ovarian cancer with BRCA gene ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Woman scams Canadians by faking cancer


August 9th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 9 (IANS) A 23-year-old Canadian woman, who faked having cancer and then created a bogus charity to raise thousands of dollars only to blow the money away, ... Read more...

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‘Lockerbie bomber Megrahi could not have faked his cancer’: UK oncologist


August 6th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 6 (ANI): Leading British oncologist Professor Karol Sikora, who examined Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, has agreed that the latter was released based on medical reports and could not have faked ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hysterectomy via keyhole surgery is best: Study


July 18th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 18 (ANI): A new study by Aussie scientists has shown that women who go for a hysterectomy or removal of ovaries via keyhole surgery are half as likely to suffer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Missing Teen Found in Boyfriend’s Attic


July 1st, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Abbi Obermilli, who has been missing since June 6, when she was last seen at her grandparent’s home, was found in her boyfriend’s attic by police who ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

New therapy mounts double-barreled attack on leukaemia


June 4th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): University of Florida researchers have found a new therapy that mounts a double- barreled attack on leukaemia, targeting not just the cancer cells but also the environment in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cancer cases on rise in Kerala region


May 7th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The central government has asked Kerala to strengthen its medical facilities to treat cancer cases after a rise in such cases was detected in the state, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Genetic study sheds light on chronic pain


May 7th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Chronic pain, which often occurs without an apparent cause, may be caused by the inadvertent reprogramming of more than 2,000 genes in the peripheral nervous system, suggests new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Delhi doctor dies in accident in Indonesia


April 14th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Kumar Harsh, a cancer specialist in Delhi and one of those who led a movement against reservation in institutes of higher education, died in a road accident ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Soon, simple blood test to detect breast cancer


April 6th, 2010 - 4:18 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Scientists have developed a simple blood test that is capable of detecting breast cancer in women before it can be detected by standard screening methods. Normal breast screening ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Women’s car rally to create breast cancer awareness


March 17th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Nearly 100 women, some of them survivors of breast cancer, will drive from Delhi to Jaipur April 2 to create awareness about the disease that kills over ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Biology of lung cancer in women dramatically different from men


February 10th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A new study led by Indian-origin scientist at Duke Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy (IGSP) has revealed that the biology of lung cancer in women is dramatically ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How women’s fertility declines after 30


January 27th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Women are less likely to conceive after the age of 30 as their fertility levels decline by 12pct, say researchers.The team from St Andrews University and Edinburgh's Royal ... Read more...

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Dutch cancer patient gets new lease of life in India


January 14th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) When Dick Gadella, a Kenya-based Dutchman suffering from cancer, landed in India, he had little hope that doctors here could save his life. Today he ... Read more...

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Younger women becoming vulnerable to breast cancer: doctors


November 7th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) About a decade back, the age group of women most vulnerable to breast cancer was 50 and above. But with changing times and a faster lifestyle, younger ... Read more...

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