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'Cancer Patients' - 184 News Result(s)

  • Partial Radiotherapy Better For Breast Cancer Patients, Shows Research

    Partial Radiotherapy Better For Breast Cancer Patients, Shows Research

    London: Breast cancer patients who have radiotherapy targeted at the original tumour site are likely to experience fewer side effects five years after treatment than those who have whole breast radiotherapy, according to trial results. The findings of the IMPORT LOW trial, published in the journal The Lancet, showed that women who received partial...

  • Test Identifies Breast Cancer Patients With Lowest Death Risk: Study

    New York: In an important step forward for personalising care for women with breast cancer, researchers have found that a molecular test can pinpoint which patients will have a very low risk of death from breast cancer even 20 years after diagnosis and tumour removal. As a result, ‘ultralow’ risk patients could be treated less aggressively and...

  • Children Cancer Survivors Are Met With Fewer Long-Term Health Complications

    Children Cancer Survivors Are Met With Fewer Long-Term Health Complications

    Experts noted that more and more children are now being cured with lesser number of patients showing signs of developing any sever medical condition in later life.

  • Australian State Considers Assisted Suicide For Terminally Ill Patients

    Australian State Considers Assisted Suicide For Terminally Ill Patients

    Under the proposal being discussed in Victoria, the request for assisted death would have to come from the patients themselves and must be repeated three times, one of which would be a formal written request

  • New CERN Particle Accelerator May Help Both Doctors and Art Sleuths

    New CERN Particle Accelerator May Help Both Doctors and Art Sleuths

    A new particle accelerator unveiled at CERN is expected to spawn portable accelerators that could help doctors treat cancer patients and experts analyse artwork.

  • High-Dose Radiotherapy May Increase Lifespan of Pancreatic Cancer Patients

    High-Dose Radiotherapy May Increase Lifespan of Pancreatic Cancer Patients

    According to a new study done, patients with early stage pancreatic cancer have more chances to live longer if they receive radiotherapy at a high enough dose.

  • Cancer Patients Seek Doctors' Second Opinion Online, Reports Arrive In 24 Hours

    Cancer Patients Seek Doctors' Second Opinion Online, Reports Arrive In 24 Hours

    Mumbai: Mriduchanda Nag, 42, is a resident of Mumbai. She was diagnosed with breast cancer last year. Confused by multiple alternative treatments suggested by her doctors, she wanted to seek a second opinion. However, she did not want to go through the lengthy process of hospital queues and waiting again. To her rescue came ‘Navya’, an initiati...

  • Combination Therapy Boosts Survival Of Brain Cancer Patients: Study

    New York:  Combining a vaccine with high-dose chemotherapy may help improve survival rates for patients of an aggressive form of brain cancer, a new study claims. Researchers from Duke University in the US studied 11 glioblastoma (GBM) patients who received the combination therapy of a vaccine targeting cytomegalovirus (CMV) antigen pp65, along wi...

  • A New Combination Therapy Can Improve Survival Rate in Brain Cancer Patients

    A New Combination Therapy Can Improve Survival Rate in Brain Cancer Patients

    The vaccine targeting CMV antigen pp65, combined with temozolomide, improved both progression-free survival and overall survival for a small group of GBM patients.

  • Prostate Cancer Patients May Get Personalised Therapy, Thanks to This Protein

    Prostate Cancer Patients May Get Personalised Therapy, Thanks to This Protein

    While incidents of new prostate cancer may be on rise, experts stand tall in the face of all challenges to device novel ways to combat the disease.

  • Side Effects of Chemotherapy May Be Reduced by Regular Exercise

    Side Effects of Chemotherapy May Be Reduced by Regular Exercise

    A recent study suggests that jogging or walking three to five times a week can help advanced gastrointestinal cancer patients to cope better with the side effects of chemotherapy.

  • Joe Biden Calls Cancer 'The Only Bipartisan Thing Left'

    Joe Biden Calls Cancer 'The Only Bipartisan Thing Left'

    Former Democratic US Vice President Joe Biden said on Sunday in one of his first major speeches since leaving office this year that he would have liked to have been the US president who ended cancer as we know it.

  • Love Colouring Your Hair? Beware, it Could Put You at Cancer Risk

    Love Colouring Your Hair? Beware, it Could Put You at Cancer Risk

    A recent study suggests hair dyeing and hormonal contraceptives can up the risk of breast cancer amongst women.

  • Soy Products May Boost Survival In Breast Cancer Patients: Study

    Soy Products May Boost Survival In Breast Cancer Patients: Study

    Washington: Soy products such as tofu are safe for women diagnosed with breast cancer, and may even prolong their survival, a new study has found. Soy foods are considered among the healthiest for human consumption, but their oestrogen-like properties have raised concerns of a potential increased risk of breast cancer. This is because in hormone re...

  • Early Childhood Cancer Deaths 4 Times More Common Than Estimated

    Early Childhood Cancer Deaths 4 Times More Common Than Estimated

    About 1.5 percent of the child patients in the SEER database, happened to die within a month of cancer diagnosis, often under the age of one.

  • Soy Foods May Increase Survival Chances in Breast Cancer Patients

    Soy Foods May Increase Survival Chances in Breast Cancer Patients

    Women with breast cancer who consumed high amounts of isoflavones had a 21 per cent lower risk of dying than women who consumed low amounts, found a new study.

  • Exercise May Help Reduce Fatigue In Cancer Patients, Shows Study

    Exercise May Help Reduce Fatigue In Cancer Patients, Shows Study

    New York: For patients suffering with cancer-related fatigue, indulging in exercise — such as gentle yoga, walking, running or cycling — and/or psychological therapies may work better than medications and should be recommended first to patients, researchers say. Fatigue in cancer patients is the most common side effect caused by treatment with ...

  • Exercise May Work Better Than Medicines to Treat Fatigue in Cancer Patients

    Exercise May Work Better Than Medicines to Treat Fatigue in Cancer Patients

    Exercises and/or psychological therapies may work better than medications for patients suffering from cancer-related fatigue. So yoga, walking, running or cycling could help.

  • 30-min Walk Boosts Positivity In Advanced Cancer Patients, Shows Study

    30-min Walk Boosts Positivity In Advanced Cancer Patients, Shows Study

    London: For patients in the advanced stages of cancer, walking for at least 30 minutes thrice a week may boost a positive attitude towards their illness and improve their quality of life, new research claims. Despite growing evidence of significant health benefits of exercise to cancer patients, physical activity commonly declines considerably dur...

  • Here's How a 30-Minute Walk May Help Advanced Cancer Patients

    Here's How a 30-Minute Walk May Help Advanced Cancer Patients

    According to a new research study, walking for at least 30 minutes thrice a week may help patients in advanced stages of cancer by boosting a positive attitude.

  • Childhood Cancer: Why Only 1 in 5 Indian Children Survives Cancer

    Childhood Cancer: Why Only 1 in 5 Indian Children Survives Cancer

    Childhood Cancer Day: Five per cent of patients suffering from different types of cancer are below the age of 18 years. Most cases lead to death because of poor diagnosis.

  • In India, 70% Cancer Patients Seek Medical Attention At Last Stage, Say Doctors

    In India, 70% Cancer Patients Seek Medical Attention At Last Stage, Say Doctors

    New Delhi: Globally, 8.8 million people die due to cancer every year. In India, deaths due to cancer remain highest in number with 2.2 million people succumbing to the disease every year, say doctors. Nearly 70 per cent of cancer patients consult a doctor at terminal stage. In rural India, the situation is worse as nearly 70-80 per cent patients do...

  • India's health Budget May Rise After Minister Warns Of Funding Crunch

    India's health Budget May Rise After Minister Warns Of Funding Crunch

    In his letter, health minister wrote that he needed an extra $589 million to implement a programme to screen patients for cancer and other illnesses, while the HIV/AIDS treatment programme required an infusion of $74 million.

  • Life Span Of Gall Bladder Cancer Patients Can Improve, Say Doctors

    Life Span Of Gall Bladder Cancer Patients Can Improve, Say Doctors

    New Delhi: Chemotherapy followed by surgical procedures can triple the life span of gall bladder cancer patients, researchers at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow have claimed. Gall bladder cancer is commonly found among women of Indo-Gangetic basin and during their three-year-long study of such patients, the rese...

  • Life Span Of Gall Bladder Cancer Patients Can Improve: Doctors

    Life Span Of Gall Bladder Cancer Patients Can Improve: Doctors

    Chemotherapy followed by surgical procedures can triple the life span of gall bladder cancer patients, researchers at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow have claimed.

  • In Tripura, Cancer Patients Who Cannot Afford Treatment To Get Monthly Allowance

    In Tripura, Cancer Patients Who Cannot Afford Treatment To Get Monthly Allowance

    Agartala: The Tripura government has introduced a monthly allowance of Rs 600 for poor cancer patients, a minister said on Wednesday. “The allowance is being given to cancer patients whose annual income is less than Rs 150,000 and have no family member in government service,” Tripura Health and Family Welfare Minister Badal Choudhury told IANS....

  • New Way to Fight Therapy-Resistant Prostate Cancer Found

    New Way to Fight Therapy-Resistant Prostate Cancer Found

    Scientists have identified a signalling circuit in cells that can be targeted to treat advanced prostate cancer in patients who are resistant to existing therapies.

  • Cancer Death Risk Increases With Chronic Kidney Disease: Study

    Cancer Death Risk Increases With Chronic Kidney Disease: Study

    Cancer patients are more likely to die from their disease if they have reduced kidney function, warns a new study, adding that the risk is most dramatic for patients having urinary tract cancers and breast cancer.

  • New Technique Offers Hope To Ovarian Cancer Patients

    New Technique Offers Hope To Ovarian Cancer Patients

    New Delhi: A combination of Cytoreductive Surgery (CRS) along with Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) in the treatment of stage 4 ovarian cancer leads to steady post-operative progress, doctors said. The result was reached after a 65-year-old hypertensive lady suffering from stage 4 ovarian cancer showed progress after a combination ...

  • New Blood Test May Improve Treatment For Ovarian Cancer Patients: Scientists

    New Blood Test May Improve Treatment For Ovarian Cancer Patients: Scientists

    London: Scientists have developed a simple blood test that can predict how ovarian cancer patients are likely to respond to chemotherapy treatment. In a study of 40 patients with high grade serous ovarian cancer, the researchers from the University of Cambridge, monitored tumour DNA that could be detected in a blood sample taken before each chemoth...

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