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Entertainment  /  Published 30.08.20

Chadwick Boseman's screen turns

Chris Hemsworth (@chrishemsworth) ‘Gonna miss you mate. Absolutely heartbreaking. One of the kindest most genuine people I’ve met. Sending love and support to all the family xo RIP @chadw...
By Priyanka Roy 

World  /  Published 30.08.20

Black Panther star is no more

Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman, an actor whose work celebrated African-American pioneers and culture, has died at age 43 after a four-year battle with colon cancer, according to an announcement p...
By Reuters in Los Angeles

Calcutta  /  Published 27.08.20

Faster radiotherapy for cancer patients

A private hospital in Calcutta has introduced a new machine for radiotherapy treatment of cancer patients. More patients can avail themselves of the treatment in a day because the machine gives more ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.08.20

Treatment for breast cancer in half the time

Doctors at the Mumbai-based Tata Memorial Centre Hospital have shown that six-month therapy with the drug trastuzumab for early breast cancer is as good as the standard 12-month therapy in landmark fi...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.20

Girl with cancer dies in mishap

An 18-year-old girl from Murshidabad’s Samserganj, who excelled in this year’s higher secondary examination despite undergoing treatment for cancer for nearly seven months, was killed in a...
By Alamgir Hossain in Samserganj

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India  /  Published 19.08.20

Cancer: therapy findings

India’s burden of cancer cases is likely to increase from 1.39 million in 2020 to over 1.57 million by 2025, the Indian Council of Medical Research said on Tuesday in a report analysing cancer t...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 14.08.20

Donate blood, says cancer hospital

The reserves are constantly depleting and on Thursday, the institute had just seven units of B-positive and two units of A-positive in its blood bank. This newspaper had on Monday reported that a sha...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.08.20

Sanjay Dutt diagnosed with stage 4 cancer

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By Our Bureau in Mumbai

Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.20

NKDA opens safe house for New Town residents

NKDA also plans to start Rapid Antigen Test at its health dispensary in Action Area III. “We are on the lookout for trained technicians which the health department is unable to provide us,&rdquo...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.20

Gift of hair to make a cancer patient smile

A few women in and around Siliguri are donating their hair to be made into wigs for balding cancer patients and survivors, and encouraging others to do so. For many cancer patients, hair loss is comm...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri


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