Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

Trader helps teen with cancer

A Howrah businessman responded to a call to donate platelets to a 13-year-old boy fighting leukaemia who started bleeding from the nose because of low platelet count.The Jharkhand boy is undergoing tr...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

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

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

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.19

Can climate-change sceptics be in denial?

Sir — A recent photograph of a melting ice sheet in northwestern Greenland has gone viral. Scientists are of the opinion that 2019 could be another disastrous year for the Arctic. Record temperature...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.19

Learning to speak after losing voice

People who suffer from throat cancer and undergo surgery that result in removal of the voice box find it difficult to speak.They have to press an artificial valve against the throat with the thumb or ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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

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

India  /  Published 11.03.19

Salary crisis? Take it from cancer hospital

A temporary salary scare at multiple scientific institutions across India earlier this month resulted from a deeper “budget crisis” faced by the department of atomic energy, which eventually tappe...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

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

India  /  Published 06.06.19

Cancer inmate's bail plea rejected

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain a cancer patient’s bail plea after a medical panel said he was receiving the best possible treatment and did not need a referral to a private hospi...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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