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

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 Thakurpukur cancer hospital has appealed for blood saying the country is “not as Independent” as it was last year and people should come forward to help fellow citizens with blood. Ho...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.08.20

Sanjay Dutt diagnosed with stage 4 cancer

By Our Bureau in Mumbai

Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.20

NKDA opens safe house for New Town residents

A safe house exclusively for the residents of New Town is ready to start operation. It will house Covid-positive patients who do not have severe symptoms. The facility, operated by New Town Kolkata De...
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

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


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