Cancer Treatment
News  /  Published 15.08.22

Hope beyond boundaries in cancer care

Hope cherishes a desire with expectation and anticipation. It may be a wish or belief that gives joy and peace. It is also an important coping mechanism in hostile situations. Fear is in everyone&rsq...
By Gautam Mukhopadhyay in Kolkata

Health  /  Published 23.06.22

Is Radiotherapy the Best Treatment for Cancer?

What is Radiation therapy or radiotherapy? Dr Shahid says, “Radiation is high energy X-rays which are directly focused on the patient’s tumour cells. It attacks the cells directly and caus...
By ABP Digital Brand Studio

Health  /  Published 08.06.22

Cancer vanishes in rare drug trial

A group of 12 rectal cancer patients showed no signs of a tumour after taking an antibody drug for six months, according to a surprise finding from an ongoing medical trial in the US that experts term...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Places  /  Published 26.05.22

St. Jude is a home away from home for children living with cancer and their parents

With St. Jude aiming to broaden its reach across India, more such stories of transformation will emerge in the years to come. With its well-defined goals, dedicated management and staff, and above all...
By Priyam Marik

News  /  Published 22.04.22

Bengal Global Business Summit: Investors promise Rs 2,000cr boost to healthcare in Kolkata

Promises of big investments in healthcare in the state, totalling more than Rs 2,000 crore, came on the concluding day of the Bengal Global Business Summit on Thursday. Surgeon Devi Shetty led the pa...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


News  /  Published 28.03.22

254 more beds for cancer care at Tata Medical Center in Rajarhat

Statistics issued by the ICMR-National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research suggest that in 2020 alone, 1.08 lakh new cancer cases were reported in Bengal. The projected incidence of cancer cas...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

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

News  /  Published 06.02.22

Timely intervention key to cancer survival, say Kolkata-based doctors

Many types of cancer can be treated like a chronic disease and timely intervention can expand life and also improve the quality of life, doctors and cancer survivors told a programme on Friday. Fifty...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

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 26.11.21

Kolkata hospitals shift funds from Covid to oncology facility upgrade

“There will be molecular therapy and separate unit for paediatric oncology. Treatment for all other types of cancer would also be done here as we are getting doctors from Kolkata as well as othe...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


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