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Scientists discover how to target ‘undruggable cancers’ which affect 50 per cent of cases

Scientists say that the cancers they hope to treat are particularly stubborn thanks to mutations that make cells grow out of control.

14 Aug 2018 9:24 AM

Extract from waste tea leaves offer hope of lung cancer treatment

Researchers created micro biomarkers called “quantum dots” to improve detection of tumours but found process greatly reduced tumour size.

23 May 2018 12:22 PM

Infertility, diabetes, cancer risk high if you microwave food in plastic containers

Scientists have found heating micorwaving food in plastic containers can cause high BP, affect fertility, damage brain functioning.

09 May 2018 1:44 PM

Irrfan Khan diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumor: Everything on condition

Revelation comes after a few weeks, when he had said that he has a “rare disease” and will open up about it soon.

16 Mar 2018 5:35 PM

Risk of skin cancer increased by common blood pressure drug

Researchers find people who took hydrochlorothiazide for at least six years were 29 percent more likely to develop basal cell carcinoma.

25 Dec 2017 8:32 AM


Common blood pressure drug tied to increased risk of skin cancer

Ten percent of squamous cell carcinoma cases were high users, as were 2.8 percent of people in the control group.

23 Dec 2017 10:52 AM

Common BP drug may up skin cancer risk: study

More specifically, this refers to drugs containing hydrochlorothiazide and squamous cell carcinoma.

05 Dec 2017 4:44 PM

Smoking, drinking worsen prognosis for head and neck cancers

Worldwide, head and neck squamous cell carcinoma is the seventh most common type of cancer.

02 Dec 2017 1:15 PM

Hugh Jackman has another cancer procedure

This is the sixth time he has got the cancer removed from his face in the last two years.

15 Feb 2017 12:30 AM