World News | Reuters | Friday June 5, 2015
New Zealand's High Court today refused a bid by a brain cancer patient to allow doctors to assist terminally ill patients to end their lives just hours after the applicant died.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 2, 2015
A pair of cancer drugs which harnesses the power of the immune system can shrink tumours in nearly 60 per cent of patients with advanced melanoma - the deadliest form of skin cancer, a new global trial has found.
Andrew Pollack, The New York Times | Monday June 1, 2015
New drugs that boost the immune systems ability to fight tumors may be one of the greatest medical advances in years, cancer doctors say, pulling some patients from deaths door and keeping them in remission for years.
Ian Sample, science editor , guardian.co.uk | Friday May 8, 2015
Tissue grown from biopsies shown to closely mimic patients' tumours, allowing researchers to study specific mutations and identify most promising drugs.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 17, 2015
Patients suffering from cancer, cardiac diseases and blood disorders would soon get free treatment, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced today.
Ian Sample, science editor , guardian.co.uk | Tuesday April 7, 2015
The approach, tested for the first time in people found that the vaccines caused the patients to launch powerful immune reactions against the tumours.
IANS | Saturday March 28, 2015
The idea is that each cancer patient could undergo a panel of tests for detection and also to figure out what the best treatment option is.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday March 19, 2015
The initiative addressed the issue and willingly looks forward to support and help the patients in their fight at the forum.
NDTV Food | Monday February 9, 2015
Experts have identified eight signs that are most highly associated with an impending death in cancer patients.
Reuters | Monday December 8, 2014
The secure cancer genome browser gives doctors the ability to access patients' genetic data on the BlackBerry Passport smartphone.
Denis Campbell health correspondent, guardian.co.uk | Wednesday December 3, 2014
Experts say findings help explain why opportunities to diagnose cancer early are being missedPeople are risking their lives because they nearly always do not recognise warning signs of cancer as potential symptoms of the disease, new research shows.....
Melissa Davey, guardian.co.uk | Wednesday December 3, 2014
Common complementary therapies found to have serious drug interactions or reduce the effectiveness of chemotherapy or radiation treatmentThe complementary therapies that cancer patients most commonly mention to doctors all potentially jeopardise the....
World News | 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 £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 dise...
World News | 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 ex...
Ranjana Srivastava, guardian.co.uk | Tuesday September 2, 2014
Patients with advanced cancer die, thinking remorsefully that if they had only held out, a cure for cancer may have appeared. In the face of current evidence, we owe them betterShe was 49 years old, a mother of two. Our one and only conversation, on....
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.
PTI | Wednesday February 4, 2015
Breast cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are twice as likely to survive the disease as women with low levels of this nutrient, scientists have found. In previous studies, Cedric F Garland, professor in the Department of Fam...