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Army man to cycle from Pune to Odisha with cancer message

The Ahmednagar resident has now collaborated with a private foundation, Gramin Sneh, to raise awareness about cancer.

28 Nov 2018 2:04 AM

Understanding and treating stomach cancer

Stomach cancer, and in fact most cancers, are the result of a combination of environmental factors and genetic predisposition.

22 Nov 2018 4:19 PM

Proposed cancer treatment may boost the disease

Here is what a new study has found.

21 Nov 2018 10:40 AM

Vitamin D supplements pointless for preventing heart disease, cancer, study finds

Study found participants' vitamin D levels had no effects on cancer risk or preventing serious heart issues as heart attacks and strokes.

15 Nov 2018 2:11 PM

Women cancer patients learn makeup tips in new Egypt workshop

The organisers hope to serve 5,000 Egyptian women in the first year, said Dina Omar, a cardiologist and one of the founders of Be Beautiful

13 Nov 2018 1:18 PM


Adolescent obesity linked to increased risk of pancreatic cancer

Study finds overweight and even higher weight within 'normal' weight range in men may increase pancreatic cancer risk in a graded manner.

12 Nov 2018 8:58 PM

Trillion dollar memory loss

Neuroscientists are racking their brains the world over trying to identify what causes diseases of the brain.

11 Nov 2018 12:10 AM

Tumour immune cells can aid cancer therapies, says study

Approach could help doctors choose treatments for individual patients and predict which tumours are likely to respond to particular therapy.

09 Nov 2018 9:35 AM

Aspirin may cut liver cancer risk, says study

Regular use of aspirin led to significantly lower risk of developing HCC.

07 Nov 2018 12:52 PM

Morning people at lower risk of breast cancer

Researchers also found a link between sleeping for longer and breast cancer.

06 Nov 2018 4:32 PM


Women with rare cancer mutations likely to develop interval breast cancers

Here is what a new study has found.

04 Nov 2018 10:05 AM

Federal agencies clash on cellphone cancer risk

The Food and Drug Administration, which oversees cellphone safety, disagreed with the upgraded warnings.

03 Nov 2018 6:24 PM

Here are foods you can have for breast cancer prevention

One can lower their risk for breast cancer by having the right foods.

30 Oct 2018 6:35 PM

Bigger brains increase cancer risk: Study

Find out why.

30 Oct 2018 6:22 PM

Here's how cancer spreads so easily through body

Study finds tumours push through blood vessels 200 times the force of ordinary cells.

30 Oct 2018 2:36 PM


Tall people at greater risk of cancer: Study

Find out why.

28 Oct 2018 10:09 AM

Suicide rates higher among head, neck cancer survivors

In the immediate aftermath of diagnosis and treatment, the need to survive often overtakes concerns about functionality and aesthetics.

26 Oct 2018 2:19 PM

Smoking during pregnancy may cause early puberty in kids

Study found children of mothers who smoked more than 10 cigarettes a day during pregnancy, entered puberty three to six months earlier.

25 Oct 2018 10:11 AM

Organic food-based diet could prevent cancer

Eating more organically grown foods is linked to a 34 per cent reduced risk of postmenopausal breast cancer.

23 Oct 2018 3:30 PM

150-yr-old muscle relaxant drug enhances radiotherapy effects in cancer patients

Papaverine - used to treat spasms involving the intestines, heart or brain - inhibits a key element of cell DNA within cancerous growths.

23 Oct 2018 8:37 AM