Punjab's cancer politics
Apr 23, 2014
पंजाब : मालवा के कैंसर पीड़ितों की दास्तान
Apr 23, 2014
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.
Indo-Asian News Service | 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".
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.