West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.19

Cancer risk in air pollution

 The worsening air quality has increased the percentage of non-smokers among lung cancer patients, a city oncologist said on Monday. PM2.5, ultra-fine particulates less than 2.5 microns in size, ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 09.04.19

Caution against annual mammograms

Annual mammography screening in average-risk women may result in more harm than screening every other year, the American College of Physicians said on Monday, echoing concerns expressed by sections of...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 02.04.19

Watching Yuvraj back in form is exhilarating

Sir — Watching the southpaw, Yuvraj Singh, playing like he used to at his peak was exhilarating. As a player for the Mumbai Indians in a match against the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian P...
By The Telegraph in

Health  /  Published 14.08.19

After Europe, breast implants recalled in the US

Textured breast implants made by Allergan that have been linked to an unusual cancer are being recalled in the US at the request of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and will also be recalled gl...
By Denise Grady/New York Times News Service in

Health  /  Published 09.08.19

Heavy metals as cancer triggers? AIIMS sets up lab

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Friday opened an ecotoxicology facility to investigate the link between several diseases, such as types of cancers and lung diseases...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

World  /  Published 01.10.18

James Allison, Tasuku Honjo win Nobel for cancer research

The American Cancer Society's chief medical officer says he and colleagues gave a celebratory toast to Allison at a party on Friday — days before the announcement of the Nobel Prize in Medicine — ...
By AP in Stockholm

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

Sports  /  Published 02.08.19

I am grateful to providence: Arun Lal

Fighters may be destroyed, but never defeated. Then there are those who overcome both destruction and defeat, ensuring their fight prevails over the hazards of life.Arun Lal, 64, probably belongs to t...
By Sayak Banerjee in

Bihar  /  Published 21.09.18

Patna AIIMS feat: Doctors couple surgery with chemotherapy

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Patna, has become the first hospital in the state to couple surgery with chemotherapy in a simultaneous process to treat cancer.While usually in ca...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna

India  /  Published 01.11.18

Hysterectomy risk finding baffles doctors

Women who undergo minimally invasive hysterectomy for early stage cervical cancer face an increased risk of death compared to patients treated with open surgery, according to two studies released on W...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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