Cancer Treatment
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

Calcutta  /  Published 01.07.21

Bengal to set up 2 cancer hospitals

The state government will set up two cancer hospitals in the state, at SSKM Hospital and the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, in association with the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, chief ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

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

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

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

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

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...


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