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It’s in the air!

Pollutants could be undoing all the effort you’re putting into keeping yourself healthy.

06 Aug 2018 12:07 AM

Lung cancer mortality rate among women may spike by 40%

Meanwhile, the global age-standardized breast cancer mortality rate is projected to decrease by 9%.

02 Aug 2018 1:22 PM

‘Pollution causes lung cancer in youth’

In the analysis, conducted by Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH), nearly 21 per cent of the patients were below the age of 50 years.

01 Aug 2018 1:37 AM

Hormone that prevents chemotherapy side-effects identified

Because follistatin is a hormone already found in the human body, there is much less potential for toxicity.

26 Jul 2018 5:35 PM

Lifestyle-related cancers have increased over past decade

Lifestyle-related cancers saw a universal increase from 2006 to 2016.

04 Jun 2018 12:55 PM


New blood test shows promise in early detection of lung cancer

The research studied the ability of three different prototype sequencing tests to detect cancer in blood samples.

03 Jun 2018 9:42 AM

New study finds lung cancer risk drops within 5 years of quitting smoking

Here is what a new study has found.

30 May 2018 7:42 PM

Lung cancer rates in young US women exceed men, despite fewer smokers: Study

Scientists put forth several possible hypotheses.

24 May 2018 12:54 PM

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

New biomarker found for early diagnosis of lung cancer

We need better biomarkers for early diagnosis.

08 May 2018 5:14 PM


Shocking footage shows how exactly smoking affects our lungs

The risk of developing lung cancer increases 23 times due to smoking and it is responsible for 87 percent of all related deaths.

02 May 2018 3:37 PM

170 potential lung cancer drug targets identified; may help treat disease

Five-year project set out to identify new therapeutic targets for non-small cell lung cancer as well as potential drugs for targets.

24 Apr 2018 8:10 AM

Study sees immune therapy scoring big win against lung cancer

In the study, Merck's Keytruda, given with standard chemotherapy, cut in half the risk of dying or having the cancer worsen.

17 Apr 2018 9:07 AM

5 signs you might have bowel cancer

From bloating to constipation and blood in your stools, here are the signs and symptoms.

16 Apr 2018 10:03 AM

Study finds weight loss may be an indicator of cancer

According to study, unintended weight loss is the second highest risk factor for colorectal, lung, pancreatic and renal cancers.

11 Apr 2018 7:05 PM


Lilly's Cyramza succeeds in late-stage liver cancer trial

The approved drug is being tested as a single therapy for a new indication — hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common type of liver cancer.

05 Apr 2018 6:05 PM

High levels of vitamin D may lower cancer risk, says study

While benefits of vitamin D on bone diseases are known, there is growing evidence it may benefit other chronic diseases, including cancers.

09 Mar 2018 8:11 AM

Breathe right

Factors like environmental pollution and passive smoking pose a risk to your lung health.

12 Feb 2018 1:07 AM

Regular exercise cuts complications post-lung cancer surgery

Pooled analysis of the data showed that an exercise programme before surgery reduces the complication rate afterwards by 48 per cent.

03 Feb 2018 2:04 PM

Global cancer survival rates improved, says study

Studies however, show that there are huge disparities between countries when it comes to survival prospects.

31 Jan 2018 8:07 AM