India  /  Published 19.08.22

Breast cancer drug receives nod

Drug firm AstraZeneca India on Friday said that it has received an approval from the Drugs Controller General of India to market its drug for the treatment of breast cancer. The Drugs Controller Gene...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 19.08.22

Smoking, alcohol trigger cancer deaths: Lancet

Smoking, alcohol use, high body mass index (BMI), and other known risk factors were responsible for nearly 4.45 million global cancer deaths in 2019, according to study published in The Lancet journal...
By PTI in Washington

News  /  Published 18.08.22

Mobile app to estimate cancer risk

A mobile application that will enable people to estimate their cancer risk was launched in the city on Wednesday.  The app — named Karkinos — asks a set of questions, the response to...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.08.22

Hope beyond boundaries in cancer care

Hope cherishes a desire with expectation and anticipation. It may be a wish or belief that gives joy and peace. It is also an important coping mechanism in hostile situations. Fear is in everyone&rsq...
By Gautam Mukhopadhyay in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 14.08.22

Former banker succumbs to cancer

Anshu Jain, Deutsche Bank's former India-born co-Chief Executive Officer, has died after a nearly five-year battle with cancer. Deutsche Bank said in a statement Saturday that it mourns the death...
By PTI in New York


India  /  Published 11.08.22

Hope for disabled cancer patients

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya National Institute for Persons with Physical Disabilities (Divyangjan) has developed a three-dimesional printed spinal orthosis for people with disabilities suffering from c...
By PTI in New Delhi

People  /  Published 10.08.22

Remembering Olivia Newton-John

1992: Diagnosed with breast cancer. 2012: She reunited with Travolta for the album This Christmas. ...
By Mathures Paul

India  /  Published 02.08.22

Mosque, temples raise funds

When a mosque in Kerala’s Malappuram district appealed for funds towards the treatment of a cancer-stricken teenage girl, two neighbouring temples immediately came forward to help, setting what ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 31.07.22

Odisha: Super Speciality Hospital inaugurated

Odisha Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik on Friday inaugurated the KIMS Super Speciality Hospital and the KIMS Cancer Centre with state-of-art infrastructure and high-end facilities. The inauguration...
By Our Bureau in Bhubaneswar

News  /  Published 15.07.22

100 robotic surgery milestone for Howrah hospital

A private hospital has completed 100 robotic surgeries in the past year, most of them to treat cancer. Doctors at Narayana Superspeciality Hospital in Howrah said robotic surgeries improved the scope...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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