Calcutta  /  Published 20.07.20

Covid: don't delay cancer visits

Patients diagnosed with cancer or their families are delaying treatment for fear of contracting Covid-19, triggering concern that such a step might worsen the cancer, doctors said. The Saroj Gupta Ca...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 14.07.20

John Travolta’s wife Preston dead

American actress Kelly Preston who has appeared in films including Jerry Maguire and Twins, has died aged 57 after battling breast cancer for nearly two years, her husband, John Travolta, announced in...
By Reuters in New York

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.07.20

Covid: 3rd death in steel city

A 55-year-old cancer patient, who was admitted to Tata Main Hospital after he tested positive for Covid-19 on July 2, passed away early on Sunday morning. The third death person to die of the novel c...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 05.07.20

Complete shutdown in Cuttack

The Cuttack Municipal Corporation on Saturday declared a complete shutdown in the city till July 8 midnight following a sudden spike in Covid-19 cases. The administration was prompted to take the ste...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 04.07.20

Covid cases shut down cancer hospital OPD

A state-run cancer hospital in Cuttack has shut down its OPD and other facilities after it reported 55 positive cases of coronavirus on Thursday. Altogether 18 patients, who are undergoing chemothera...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


People  /  Published 05.01.19

The Boy Who Chased Cancer

He was an usher at a private hospital — AMRI, Mukundapur — for Rs 4,500 a month. He says, “I had to help patients arrange their documents and guide them to the right department.” After work, h...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

Health  /  Published 19.12.18

Organic food cuts cancer risk by 25 per cent

People who buy organic food are usually convinced it is better for their health, and they are willing to pay dearly for it. But until now, evidence of the benefits of eating organic has been lacking.N...
By Roni Caryn Rabin / New York Times News Service

Entertainment  /  Published 30.12.18

Circle of life, circa 2018

Phew…What a year gone by. On one hand campaigns such as #MeToo divided the film fraternity and on the other the industry came together to celebrate weddings and births. Amid the ups and lows the fra...
By Shama Bhagat

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


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