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Pele Released From Hospital, 'Will Continue Having Treatment On The Colon Tumor'

Dec 24, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Pele, 81, was hospitalized at the start of December for sessions of chemotherapy. He was also previously hospitalized for almost a month after having surgery to remove the tumor.

Hamsa Nandini Opens Up About Her On-Going Battle With Breast Cancer

Dec 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Telugu actress Hamsa Nandini took to her social media handles to share her recent undergoing treatment for breast cancer.


PM Calls Retired Lt Gen Hooda, Assures That His Ailing Sister's Request On New Breast Cancer Drug Will Be Considered

On Saturday afternoon, Sushma Hooda tweeted that she is requesting the prime minister "with great hope" to intervene and ensure early approval and purchase of the drug Trodelvy for the Indian market as it would grant her and several others a "lease of life".

Delhi University Looking To Set Up Nanomedical Institute

Dec 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to the documents sent to EC members, INMS will be mission-driven and bring together researchers in medicine, computation, biology and chemistry from Delhi University, Wayne State School of Medicine and medical schools in the national capital.


FW De Klerk: South Africa's Last Apartheid President Has Died

Former President FW de Klerk, the man who freed Nelson Mandela, has died. The last apartheid president passed away at the age of 85 after a battle with cancer.

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11 October, 2021

Singapore Govt. Fulfils Last Wish Of Indian-Origin Woman Resident Dying Of Cancer

Outlook Web Desk

Ramamoorthy Rajeswari, a Singapore permanent resident, suffering from throat cancer, wanted to meet her two children - aged 12 and 9 - who were staying in India.


02 October, 2021

'No Evidence To Prove Smoking Addiction Caused Lung Cancer': Court Asks Insurer To Pay Claim

Outlook Web Desk

The insurance company had refused to pay the medical claim saying the patient’s addiction to smoking was the reason for his disease.


26 September, 2021

7.9% Cancer Cases In India Were Recorded In Children: ICMR

Outlook Web Desk

The report has been prepared by the Indian Council of Medical Research and National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research, Bengaluru.


17 September, 2021

Highlights: FM Nirmala Sitharaman Says Time Not The Right To Bring Petro Products Under GST After 45th Council Meeting

Outlook Business Team

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a series of exemptions after the 45th GST Council meeting on Friday, this also includes an extension of GST concessional rates on COVID-19 related medicines to 31st December, 2021


13 September, 2021

UK Tests Revolutionary 'Quick And Simple' Blood Test For Detecting Early Stage Cancers

Outlook Web Desk

The Galleri™ test, pioneered by healthcare company GRAIL is a revolutionary step towards diagnosing cancer. Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) on Monday launched the world’s largest trial of the revolutionary new test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms appear.


16 August, 2021

Changing Paradigms Of Cancer

Dr. Prasad Kasbekar

One of them includes our more hectic stressful lifestyle and our movement towards more unhealthy fast foods as our primary nutrition.


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15 August, 2021

IPL Founder Lalit Modi Accused Of 'Falsely' Naming British Royals As Patrons, Faces USD 7 Million Case In UK - Report

PTI

Modi is said to have proposed a global network of cancer centres utilising revolutionary single-dose radiotherapy that had been used on his wife, Minal, who passed away in 2018


29 July, 2021

Monsanto To Pay $185M To School Teachers Who Got Brain Damage From Chemical Exposure

Associated Press (AP)

This was the first of 22 trials involving teachers, parents and students who spent time at the Sky Valley Education Center


13 July, 2021

Pakistan's Hockey World Cup Winner Naved Alam Dies

PTI

Naved Alam, an outspoken person who was a key member of the Pakistan team that last won the World Cup in 1994, was diagnosed with blood cancer only a few days back


08 May, 2021

Over 200 Million Non-Covid Patients Left In The Lurch

Mevish P Vaishnav

About 33 per cent of the Indian population above 30 years is suffering from one or more lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, cardiac problems, blood pressure, thyroid and cancer.


07 May, 2021

Dos And Don'ts For Cancer Patients Before Getting Covid-19 Vaccine

Dr Anil Heroor

Vaccines are developed to help a person’s immune system recognize and protect the body against infections.


12 April, 2021

Mindtree Co-Founder Subroto Bagchi, Wife Susmita To Donate Rs 340 Crore For Cancer Hospital

Outlook Web Bureau

With this pledge, Subroto Bagchi, Wife Susmita hope to transform Odisha into a leading cancer research and treatment centre.


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30 March, 2021

Why Colorectal Cancer Continues To Be A Common Concern Even Today

Dr PS Dattatreya

Proper lifestyle management and regular screening starting at the age of 45 can help reduce risks


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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