World | Associated Press | Thursday October 30, 2014
A Chilean municipality is planting the country's first legal medical marijuana as part of a pilot program aimed to help ease the pain of cancer patients and others.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 7, 2014
"The camera is designed to find lesions potentially indicating skin cancers on patients at an earlier stage than current skin examination techniques," said study co-author Daniel Marks from Duke University in North Carolina.
Sarah Boseley, health editor, guardian.co.uk | Monday September 29, 2014
Drugmaker Roche says Â£43,000-a-year treatment can extend lives of women with aggressive form of diseaseA new but very expensive breast cancer drug has shown "unprecedented" benefits in extending the lives of women with an aggressive form of the disease. Data released by the pharmaceutical compan...
World | Reuters | Monday September 22, 2014
The fierce debate over whether e-cigarettes can help people quit smoking took another twist on Monday as a research paper on their use by cancer patients was criticised as flawed.
NDTV Cooks | Saturday September 20, 2014
Regular exercise can not only help you with fitness and weight management but it can also help in reducing the risk of certain chronic ailments like heart disease and diabetes. Recently, a team of American researchers have found another benefit of exercising regularly.According to a study conducted ...
World | Press Trust of India | Monday July 21, 2014
In a discovery that raises hope for a cure for AIDS, two Australian men have been found to be HIV-free after receiving stem cells to treat cancer. The two patients' virus levels became undetectable after bone-marrow therapy with stem cells.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 21, 2014
Scientists have uncovered two new cases of HIV patients in whom the virus has become undetectable, according to the Nature journal
World | Associated Press | Friday July 11, 2014
More than a dozen Americans - including cancer patients, their family members and physicians - are calling on US health regulators to block the use of electronic surgical tools which can inadvertently spread cancer throughout the body.
World | Reuters | Friday June 6, 2014
A new way of evaluating tumors may soon help cancer patients identify the underlying genetic link to their disease - and the best possible treatment - all in a single test.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 21, 2014
The Punjab government today said it will provide drugs at subsidised rates to hepatitis and cancer patients in government hospitals.
Chandni | Saturday February 22, 2014
Manisha Koirala, who hails from Nepal and emerged a star in Bollywood and then survived cancer, does not approve of the kind of portrayal that cancer patients get in Hindi films.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 22, 2014
Cancer patients will have easier access to pain-killer morphine drugs with Parliament on Friday passing a bill that also provides for control and regulation of narcotic drugs.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday January 27, 2014
In a shocking revelation, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today informed the state Assembly that the state has the highest number of cancer patients in the country.
Saturday January 18, 2014
Biocon Ltd said its generic version of Roche's Herceptin breast cancer treatment drug would be available to patients in India from the first week of February.
Wednesday December 11, 2013
In a statement, the Commission's antitrust chief, Joaquin Almunia, said the two companies "shockingly deprived patients in the Netherlands, including people suffering from cancer, from access to a cheaper version of this medicine."
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 22, 2013
There has been a 280 percent rise in cancer patients in the past three decades in Kerala, reveals a study by the Regional Cancer Centre (RCC).
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 2, 2013
The US government shutdown could block hundreds of cancer patients, including children, from entering last-ditch clinical trials for treatment, US media reported on Wednesday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 2, 2013
Properties of a self-proclaimed doctor, who cheated patients by prescribing a "miracle medicine" as a cure for diseases like HIV and cancer, has been attached by a special court which termed them as "proceeds of crime".
Riya Chakravarty | Wednesday September 25, 2013
As Indian cinema is celebrating its 100 years, 'Uff Yoo Maa', a fundraiser show for cancer patients, will witness Bollywood veterans like Waheeda Rehman, Asha Parekh and Javed Akhtar recollecting iconic elements of the 100 years of Indian cinema in 1...
India | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday August 1, 2013
He lives under a tarpaulin sheet outside a sprawling Mumbai hospital, getting treatment for cancer. But at this moment, he fears the police more than the disease. 32-year-old Phagulal Chandravanshi sold his land and cattle in Seoni, Madhya Pradesh, ...