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".
Indo-Asian News Service | 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, ...
Cities | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Thursday August 1, 2013
Hundreds of poor cancer patients who have been coming for treatment at Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, have spent days on the footpath outside the hospital. They live in makeshift tents for the duration they have to be in the city as they cannot af...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Wednesday July 31, 2013
Of the many illegal structures dotting the environs of Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH), the Bhoiwada police wants the BMC to raze only one kind - the temporary shelters built by relatives of cancer patients who need a roof over their heads while their f...
Written by Robin Bansal | Wednesday July 31, 2013
Cancer patients in danger of losing their makeshift shelters on the pavement outside a Mumbai hospital have found a champion in actor Salman Khan.
World | Reuters | Wednesday July 3, 2013
Two men with HIV have been off AIDS drugs for several months after receiving stem-cell transplants for cancer that appear to have cleared the virus from their bodies, researchers reported today.
World | Reuters | Thursday May 16, 2013
After decades of using one-size-fits-all therapies to combat cancer, doctors are using new tools to help decide when their patients can skip chemotherapy or other harsh treatments.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday April 1, 2013
Poor patients will have easier access to quality medicines with the Supreme Court rejecting Swiss firm Novartis' patent plea for its cancer drug Glivec, according to domestic manufacturers.
India | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 1, 2013
India's Supreme Court rejected Monday a patent bid by Swiss drug giant Novartis in a landmark ruling that activists say will protect access to cheap generic drugs and save lives in developing nations.
Mid-Day.com | Tuesday March 5, 2013
Junior B had personally signed the T-shirt for an organisation that works with children suffering from a heart condition.
Mid-Day.com | Friday February 1, 2013
At Rs 2 per consultation, Salman Khan has opened up the medical camp right opposite his house in Mumbai.
Cities | Sonal Mehrotra | Thursday January 10, 2013
Virtually every night, for the last three years, Raju, a labourer from Uttar Pradesh, curls up on the pavement outside a public bathroom opposite the AIIMS hospital in Delhi. Huddled next to him are his two sons, aged six and three. All three have r...
Cities | Sonal Mehrotra | Thursday January 3, 2013
The story of a six-year-old cancer patient having to spend the night in a public toilet outside the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in biting cold has shaken the government up.
Mid-Day.Com | Thursday December 27, 2012
After a night of revelry, Ranbir Kapoor turned up late at a cancer awareness event on Christmas morning bearing tell tale signs.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 25, 2012
Filmmaker Anurag Basu, a cancer survivor, broke down here at an event organised for children battling the disease.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 4, 2012
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's wife Gursharan Kaur along with thousands of participants walked to express solidarity with patients with cervical cancer and create awareness about the affliction among women.
Agence-France Presse | Monday August 27, 2012
Lance Armstrong faces the loss of his seven Tour de France titles and a lifetime ban from cycling, but backers of his advocacy work for cancer patients showed undimmed admiration Friday.