Cancer Patient
North East  /  Published 11.02.20

Kids’ cancer hub turns one

Pragyashree, 5, and Violina 9, were besides themselves with joy as they danced to the tune of a Bihu song. They were among 26 children who danced, recited poems and participated in fun-filled activiti...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 24.07.19

What our views on cancer reveal about us

An apocryphal tale dating back to the Soviet era suggests that the dreary speeches of members of the Politburo were usually greeted with thunderous applause. The applause was the audience’s way of e...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

North East  /  Published 27.02.20

Cancer carers very few: BBCI

The director of B. Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI), Amal Chandra Kataki, on Thursday said of the seven cancer hospitals in Assam, only four are well equipped.Kataki said there is a nationwide shortage...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.18

Cancer patient attacked for protest

A cancer patient, his wife and son and two of their neighbours were allegedly assaulted by some youths on Friday night for protesting against loud music and noisy fireworks late in the night.In her c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 03.10.19

Gandhi and the RSS had a conflicting relationship

Sir — In the article, “Gandhi and the RSS” (Sept 28), Ramachandra Guha has competently summed up the conflicting relations between the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and M.K. Gandhi. Going by histo...
By The Telegraph in


Opinion  /  Published 28.06.19

Indians must take women's health seriously

Unlike many countries in the world, Indian women had shorter life spans than Indian men until the mid-1990s. Because females are generally believed to have greater biological powers of endurance than ...
By Nandita Saikia in

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.02.20

Banna help for teen cancer patient

State health minister Banna Gupta has come to the rescue of a 15-year-old cancer patient from Koderma whose family has not been able to admit him to Meherbai Tata Memorial Hospital (MTMH) in Bistupur ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 23.05.20

Bangla cancer patient lying ill on road rescued

An unidentified man lay unconscious on the streets for an hour in front of Jal Vayu Towers (JVT) before help arrived and he could be identified as a cancer patient from Bangladesh.On Saturday, JVT sec...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

North East  /  Published 01.09.19

Free auto ride for cancer patients

Meet Haradhan Das Baidya, a 46-year-old autorickshaw driver, who reaches out to cancer patients in the town by offering them free rides from home to GB Pant Hospital here. Speaking to The Telegraph, B...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

India  /  Published 28.11.19

Cancer patients want to know

Nine in 10 Indian cancer patients want full disclosure of the state of their illness and anticipated outcomes, a study has suggested, challenging a popular belief that patients need to be protected fr...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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