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Cancer Treatment
India  /  Published 01.08.20

Covid: clot 'logic' for low fatality

Cancer specialists have proposed a physiological explanation for India’s intriguingly low Covid-19 mortality rate, suggesting the lower risk of developing blood clots in deep veins in warm clima...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.04.20

Cancer centres in Kerala

The Kerala government is setting up 22 cancer treatment centres across the state’s 14 districts for unimpeded treatment of patients and also to protect such people with low immunity from long-distan...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

Science  /  Published 05.02.20

Cancer map fuels hope

An international research group released on Wednesday the most comprehensive map of cancer genomes to date that scientists say could allow them to detect the earliest triggers of cancer years in advan...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 31.05.19

Cow-based cancer cures: Mythology over facts

A leap of faith can save us from botheration. The finance minister had undertaken a foreign trip for medical treatment, which made him miss a coveted function — the presentation of the Union budget....
By Arunabha Sengupta in

Health  /  Published 24.11.19

Cancer care disparity

A government analysis has bolstered suspicions that some private hospitals may have provided inappropriate treatment to sections of cancer patients to increase the amounts claimed under the nationwide...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.05.20

Can travel for treatment but can't return, cancer patient told

A cancer patient in Rajasthan's Jalore was left frustrated after being issued a permit that allowed him to travel to Ahmedabad for treatment while stating that he cannot come back .The matter was sort...
By PTI in

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

World  /  Published 20.10.19

Surgeon who revolutionised breast cancer treatment dies

Dr. Bernard Fisher, a University of Pittsburgh surgeon whose research transformed the way breast cancer is treated, bringing an end to the routine use of the debilitating radical mastectomy, died on W...
By New York Times News Service/Denise Gellene in

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.19

Cancer care for children

A rehabilitation centre for children with cancer aimed at helping them deal with physical pain and mental stress has come up at a hospital in Park Circus. Children have to put up with the pricks, pain...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.02.19

Shot in the arm for cancer treatment

Equipment to administer targeted radiation and detect the exact position and characteristics of cancer cells were commissioned at a 100-bed cancer hospital in Garia’s Nayabad on Monday.The new facil...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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