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Chavez denies getting medical checkup in Brazil


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 3 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who has been battling cancer since June 2011, said he feels fine and denied rumours that he submitted to a medical checkup ... Read more...

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Vaccine extends life of brain cancer patients


April 19th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) A new brain cancer vaccine, which uses material from patients' own tumours, holds promise of extending their lives by several months, show results of a multicentre ... Read more...

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Changing lifestyle toughens India’s cancer battle (Feb 4 is World Cancer Day)


February 3rd, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) It's time you stopped saying, "It can't happen to me". Cancer is climbing the Indian graph due to rapid lifestyle changes, adding nearly a million ... Read more...

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Argentine ruling party seeks blood donors for president


January 1st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 1 (IANS/EFE) The youth wing of the ruling Peronist Party in Argentina has asked the people to donate blood for the surgery of cancer-stricken President Cristina Fernandez.The ... Read more...

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Cancer can be fought — and won


November 16th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) With new breakthroughs in medicine and early diagnosis, any type of cancer can be overcome, experts said Wednesday at the All India Institute of Medical ... Read more...

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Brisk walking benefits men with prostate cancer


May 25th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Brisk walking seems to benefit patients with prostate cancer in early stages, says a new study based on a survey of 1,455 US men diagnosed with ... Read more...

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Cancer-killing medical ’smart bomb’ comes closer to reality


February 18th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Scientists have moved a step closer to creating a medical 'smart bomb' that would seek out and eradicate the root of cancer cells - by developing the world's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tumour-free Michael Douglas ‘at risk for recurrence’


January 12th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Hollywood star Michael Douglas' tumour may have gone after months of radiation and chemotherapy for late-stage throat cancer, but he's still at risk for recurrence.Not a trace of ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas says his tumour has vanished


January 11th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Five months after being diagnosed with throat cancer, veteran Hollywood actor Michael Douglas says he has beaten his illness.In his first interview since undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scientists pinpoint deadly brain tumor’s origin


January 8th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 08 (ANI): A team of researchers have discovered the type of cell that is at the origin of brain tumors known as oligodendrogliomas, which are a type of glioma - ... Read more...

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Scientists tackle major obstacle in developing breathalyzers


December 29th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Researchers at Purdue and National Institute of Standards and Technology have tackled a major barrier in developing breath-analysis technology to diagnose patients by detecting chemical compounds called "biomarkers" ... Read more...

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New hope for late-stage liver cancer patients


December 15th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Scientists have offered new hope to patients with late-stage liver cancer.The latest weapon against inoperable liver cancer is so tiny that it takes millions of them per treatment, ... Read more...

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Michael C Hall And Jennifer Carpenter Call It Quits


December 14th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
American television actors Michael C Hall and Jennifer Carpenter have announced to the media that they have decided to put an end to their two year old marriage. According to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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...

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Soul Icon Aretha Franklin Suffering From Pancreatic Cancer?


December 9th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It came as a real shock to Aretha Frankiln's fans when a reputed American magazine reported that the Queen of Soul is battling against pancreatic cancer. ... Read more...

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Restoring gene may slow spread of advanced lung tumours


November 25th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Cancer biologists have revealed that restoring the gene for cancer protein p53 could slow the spread of advanced lung tumours, but doesn't help early-stage cancers.The findings by experts ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mesothelioma - Rare cancer in central Turkey wipes out half of three villages


November 6th, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by BNO News
ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- Half of the deaths in a small Turkish village located in its central region have been caused by a rare type of cancer, mesothelioma, local officials said ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Lion King’ musical star Shannon Tavares dies at age 11


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Actress Shannon Tavares, who starred in the famous Broadway musical "The Lion King", died at age 11 on Monday after a battle with leukemia, her family confirmed ... Read more...

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Study Shows Tall Men at Greater Risk for Testicular Cancer


October 28th, 2010 - 3:06 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although new research shows that taller men may be at a greater risk for obtaining testicular cancer, they are assured that there is no reason to panic, according ... Read more...

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New therapy shows promising result for HER2-positive metastatic disease


October 9th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 09 (ANI): Researchers have reported that a new type of breast cancer treatment has shown encouraging activity as a first-line therapy in HER2-positive metastatic disease.Principal investigator Edith Perez, MD, Mayo ... Read more...

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Caffeine helps cut brain cancer risk


September 30th, 2010 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) A daily cup of tea or coffee can protect you from brain cancer, a study has found.People who drink one cup of either hot drink can slash the ... Read more...

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Cancer-stricken Michael Douglas blames illness on stress


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 23 (ANI): Hollywood star Michael Douglas has blamed his throat cancer on the stress he has endured over the past 12 months.According to the Daily Mirror, Douglas opened up on ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas blames stress for cancer


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Hollywood actor Michael Douglas believes he has cancer because he has had such a stressful year, and has vowed to clean up his act in the future. The "Wall ... Read more...

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An extra inch on waistline ups bowel cancer risk


September 13th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Beware! Even an extra inch on your waist ups the likelihood of bowel cancer -- even if you are trim otherwise. A large-scale review of studies into Britain's ... Read more...

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A pot belly increases your risk of bowel cancer


September 13th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 13 (ANI): That beer belly or a "muffin top" your friends find cute is more dangerous than it appears-it can dramatically increase the risk of bowel cancer, according to a ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas says smoking and booze game him throat cancer


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 3(ANI): Michael Douglas has blamed smoking and drinking for his recently diagnosed cancer.The Oscar-winning star, who has just completed his first week of chemotherapy and radiation treatment, spoke about his ... Read more...

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Catherine Zeta Jones angry with docs for delay in spotting hubby’s cancer


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): Actress Catherine Zeta Jones has lashed out at doctors for failing to spot husband Michael Douglas's throat cancer sooner."It makes me furious they didn't detect it earlier," the ... Read more...

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Cigarettes and alcohol caused cancer: Douglas


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Veteran actor Michael Douglas has blamed years of drinking and smoking for causing his throat cancer. "I smoked cigarettes and I drank alcohol a lot and this particular type ... 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...

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Cancer Cells Use Fructose, New Study Suggests


August 4th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study suggests that Pancreatic tumor cells depend on Fructose for multiplying in the body of a cancer afflicted person. The new finding shatters the ... Read more...

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Cancer deaths to double by 2030


June 2nd, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In 2008, the World Health Organization research agency reported that 7.6 million people died of cancer in the world. And if you think that figure is ... Read more...

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Number of Deaths Due To Cancer To Double by 2030


June 2nd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 2, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The United Nations' cancer research agency on Tuesday said that nearly 13.3 million people are likely to die annually of cancer by 2030. The ... Read more...

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Genes linked to throat cancer identified


May 31st, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): Scientists have found genes associated with throat cancer.Genome Institute of Singapore and Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Centre identified the three new susceptibility genes.The study, led by the ... Read more...

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‘Seek-and-destroy’ cancer gene therapy results in 90pct success rate


April 22nd, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): Scientists have identified a "seek-and-destroy" technique for delivering genes to hard-to-reach tumours without harming healthy tissue.During lab tests, the therapy by researchers at Strathclyde University in Glasgow resulted ... Read more...

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First step towards developing personalised cancer treatments


April 15th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Leading cancer researchers from around the world are working together to catalogue the genetic changes of the 50 most common cancers.They say it's the first step towards developing ... Read more...

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