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IIT Madras Researchers Identify Alternative Source For Anti-Cancer Drug Camptothecin

Feb 25, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

At present, this drug is sourced from Chinese and Indian Tree Species, which are now critically endangered due to extensive overharvesting to meet the market demand

Can’t Let Covid Pandemic Overshadow Silent Tsunami Of Cancer

Feb 25, 2021 Dr Sharmila Agarwal

Although thousands have died from the Covid-19 virus, deaths due to cancer are five times higher in India


Apart From Having Safe Sex And Avoiding Red Meat, Here’s What You Should Do To Prevent Cancer

Managing lifestyle is crucial to protecting oneself from cancer because no scientific advancement in treatment is going to be enough.

Meet Kalpana, Whose ‘Jadu Ki Jhappi’ Does Wonders To Cancer Patients

Feb 05, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Shimla homemaker banks on yoga, meditation and motivational talks to keep cancer patients going.


Nutrition A Key Aid For Cancer Patients

Correct nutrition can help alleviate the adverse effects of both cancer and the ensuing treatment

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04 February, 2021

Two Survivors Who Told Cancer: I Will Define My Life, Not You

Lachmi Deb Roy

On World Cancer Day two survivors talk about surviving cancer and leading a normal life.


04 February, 2021

Breast Cancer: Do You Need Genetic Testing To Assess Your Risks?

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Genetic tests can be undertaken even before the cancer is developed, as a gene mutation, if inherited, would be present since birth.


19 January, 2021

Dr V Shanta, Renowned Indian Oncologist, Passes Away, PM Modi Pays Homage

Outlook Web Bureau

Dr V Shanta was on WHO Advisory Committee on cancer till March 2005.


30 December, 2020

The Role Of Technology In Improved Breast Cancer Treatment And Patient Care

Dr SVS Deo

Technologies like fluorescence imaging are used which identify lymph nodes on the operating table and enable selective removal.


18 December, 2020

Diet Tips For Cancer Patients Amidst Covid-19 Health Crisis

Bipasha Das

Here's how to reduce side effects of cancer treatments by following these diet and lifestyle tips


08 December, 2020

England All-rounder Ben Stokes' Father Dies After Battle With Brain Cancer

PTI

Ged Stokes had been suffering from brain cancer for some time and Stokes was there in Christchurch for more than a month taking care of his ailing father


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30 November, 2020

Tips To Cut Lung Cancer Risk

Dr. P. S. Dattatreya

Quit smoking, maintain a healthy, balanced diet and practice breathing exercises to stay protected against this deadly disease


21 November, 2020

J&J To Pay Rs 890 Cr To Woman Who Alleged Company’s Talcum Powder Contains Cancerous Agents

Outlook Web Bureau

Johnson & Johnson has said it will appeal the verdict


05 November, 2020

AI Could Help Better Predict Mouth Cancer Risk, UK Scientists Say

PTI

AI and machine learning could guide the diagnosis and treatment of oral cancer, according to research.


08 October, 2020

Bathinda Man Allegedly Kills 3 Children, Commits Suicide After Wife's Tragic Death

PTI

According to police, he first killed his three children, Prabhjot Singh (7), Arshdeep Kaur (3) and Khushi (1) and later ended his life by hanging himself from the ceiling of his house.


08 October, 2020

Indian Researchers Develop Bandage That Kills Skin Cancer Cells With Heat

PTI

Skin cancer is caused mainly due to excessive exposure to ultraviolet rays from the sun.


24 September, 2020

Vicky Donor Fame Bhupesh Pandya Dies After Battling Lung Cancer; Co Actors Posts Tributes

PTI

Pandya's alma mater, NSD and other colleagues, including actors Manoj Bajpayee, Gajraj Rao and casting director-filmmaker Mukesh Chhabra mourned his death on Twitter on Wednesday.


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24 September, 2020

Cancer Research Day: Can Cell-free DNA Test Predict Cancer In An Individual?

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Cell-free DNA is also called pre-symptomatic cancer testing which can predict if an individual will develop cancer in near or distant future.


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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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