Cancer Awareness
Opinion  /  Published 15.02.22

Divided care: cancer

According to a study published in Jama Oncology, the global count of people who were diagnosed with cancer went up from 18.7 million in 2010 to 23.6 million in 2019. In the past few decades, India, to...
By The Editorial Board

Lifestyle  /  Published 06.02.22

Dr Minu Budhia shares her expertise about fighting cancer

Whether you’re the survivor or the caregiver, here are some common mental health red flags to watch out for: • Feeling sad all the time, not finding joy in the thought of a future, or even...
By Minu Budhia

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 15.11.21

Cancer survivors walk the ramp at Kolkata institution

A group of cancer survivors walked the ramp on Sunday. In the audience were their family members and doctors. The venue was Nabadiganta in Kestopur in northeast Kolkata — a home for the ‘m...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.19

Tales of grit and glory in Calcutta

Anit Sarkar was about to be booked for wearing a half helmet when he told a traffic constable that he could not wear a crash helmet covering his face as he had undergone surgery for oral cancer.The co...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


North East  /  Published 10.02.19

Actor Manisha Koirala leads cancer walk

Bollywood actress and cancer survivor Manisha Koirala led the Deepsikha Foundation’s Vijay — Walk Against Tobacco and Cancer from Judges Field to Cotton University on Sunday.Besides Manisha, nearl...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.02.20

Survivors stress on early detection

Kunjalata Medhi, 56, a Guwahati-based freelance writer, narrated how awareness and early detection helped her survive breast cancer.Medhi shared her story of fighting cancer from 2006 to 2008, which s...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.19

Good deed in daughter memory

When Mohammad Nasim lost his six-year-old daughter to cancer in 2011, he decided to do something to keep her memory alive.Nasim, a hawker at Grand Arcade in Esplanade, has been organising a blood dona...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 06.03.20

Women’s Day

Dr B. Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI) is celebrating International Women’s Day with month-long activities to boost women’s health. The institute has taken up cancer awareness generation and early...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.11.19

When it’s time to quit smoking, no ifs or butts

A film on the struggles and redemption of a laryngeal cancer survivor was screened as part of an awareness campaign against tobacco on Saturday, to mark B. Borooah Cancer Institute’s 46th foundation...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


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