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Cancer
Health  /  Published 11.11.20

Cancer’s coronavirus cost

In cancer, timely diagnosis is essential. It allows the disease to be identified at a treatable stage and prevents complications. But since the emergence of the coronavirus disease, the diagnosis and ...
By Dr Tanweer Shahid in

Calcutta  /  Published 30.10.20

‘Bust breast cancer myth’

He was addressing an international symposium on breast health organised by the NGO Sanjeevani Life Beyond Cancer. “Women often put themselves last on the priority list because they think treatm...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 21.10.20

Jeff suffering from cancer

Jeff Bridges, the actor known for his roles as Bad Blake in Crazy Heart and The Dude in The Big Lebowski, announced on Monday that he has lymphoma. “Although it is a serious disease, I feel for...
By Derrick Bryson Taylor in New York

India  /  Published 19.10.20

Head of Mar Thoma Syrian Church dead

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By PTI in Thiruvalla

World  /  Published 14.10.20

Goldfinger actress passes away

Margaret Nolan, a stage and screen actress whose gold-painted body was used as a canvas to project the opening credits of the James Bond film Goldfinger and who played the character Dink in the movie,...
By New York Times News Service in New York

Health  /  Published 12.10.20

Separating fitness myths and facts

Although the pandemic has kept everyone indoors, fitness pro Ranadeep Moitra took his knowledge and skills online with Audi Kolkata presents Qore & More. The premises of Endorphins in Ballygunge l...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya in

Sports  /  Published 08.10.20

Ben back ‘at job’ for Dad

Ben Stokes has revealed that his ailing father Gerard, for whom he took a break from cricket, encouraged him to return to action in the IPL by telling him that he was duty-bound “to do the job&r...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.10.20

Early detection for cancer cure

The majority of women with breast cancer can be cured if detected early, an oncologist from Mumbai said on Friday. “In the first stage of breast cancer, the cure rate is 85-90 per cent and in t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 23.09.20

The C-trap: India’s breast cancer research

The first documented evidence of breast cancer was found in an Egyptian papyrus dating back to 3000 BC. American dealer Edwin Smith found it in Luxor in 1862. The papyrus was deciphered in 1920 16t...
By Upala Sen in

Health  /  Published 09.09.20

Lumps, but not cancer

When breasts become lumpy and painful, women are worried: could this be cancer? These symmetrical bilateral symptoms are, however, usually due to fibrocystic disease and can occur in up to 50 per cent...
By Dr Gita Mathai in


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