West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.22

Plea to govt to acquire cancer hub

A cancer centre that was set up by Forward Bloc leader Kamal Guha in Cooch Behar over 30 years ago and is being run by a trustee board should be taken over by the state government and run as a unit of...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

News  /  Published 06.01.22

PM Modi to inaugurate second campus of Kolkata’s Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute

New campus to provide comprehensive care to cancer patients, especially those from Eastern and North-Eastern parts of the country...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 30.12.21

Duare Sarkar sites to have vaccination facility in Bengal, KMC to assist

Duare Sarkar camps will now have vaccination centres and other health check facilities, the state health department has decided. The move is aimed at vaccinating a part of the reluctant section of th...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.12.21

SSKM to open cancer unit with Tata hospital help on February 4

The Telegraph has reported that Bengal would have more than 13,000 new cancer cases every year by 2025, compared to that of 2020, according to data published by the Indian Council of Medical Research....
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 20.12.21

Kolkata chapter of global breast cancer initiative says it with art at Taj Bengal

“The story does not end here. Following this, we will be starting four cancer infusion centres in India,” said Roy. These centres will support cancer treatment plans, including radiation a...
By Upasya Bhowal


People  /  Published 16.12.21

Seven things you should know about breast cancer

7. How are you now? A question I get asked a lot. Well, I'm fine. I'm extremely superstitious about this actually. Because once you've had a brush with cancer, you know how fragile that &l...
By Shormistha Mukherjee

News  /  Published 10.12.21

Robotic aid for cancer surgery in Kolkata hospitals

A robotic arm that is slender and has greater flexibility and reach than a human hand, promises to make surgeries more precise and recovery easier. The robot is being used for cancer surgeries n...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

Events  /  Published 04.12.21

Family that lost dear one to hold concert to help cancer patients

The family of a woman who lost her life to cancer some years back has been raising funds for the treatment of underprivileged children fighting the same disease.  The woman, Sudeshna Dasgupta Gh...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.11.21

State Digest: Dhanbad’s first cancer hospital on cards

Dhanbad: The 3-day event of 31st Jharkhand Senior Federation Cup Throwball Championship began at DAV Model School CFRI, Digwadih on Saturday. In the inaugural encounter of men’s section, Delhi ...
By Our Bureau

News  /  Published 26.11.21

Eco-friendly waste bins in Salt Lake for your cigarette butts

Add My Bin is a service through which they have installed 400 regular dustbins on Salt Lake streets. They clear them at their own cost and earn revenue through ad placements on the bins. “Cigare...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


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