West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.19

Bank to share medical images for cancer research

IIT Kharagpur and Tata Medical Center have set up a national bank of images of CT scan, MRI scan, PET scan and other imaging procedures to facilitate sharing of data in cancer research, a common pract...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 24.07.19

What our views on cancer reveal about us

An apocryphal tale dating back to the Soviet era suggests that the dreary speeches of members of the Politburo were usually greeted with thunderous applause. The applause was the audience’s way of e...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

North East  /  Published 27.02.20

Cancer carers very few: BBCI

The director of B. Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI), Amal Chandra Kataki, on Thursday said of the seven cancer hospitals in Assam, only four are well equipped.Kataki said there is a nationwide shortage...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.19

Lens on delay in road repair tech change

The National Green Tribunal had given the civic body four months, but the municipal corporation has failed to convert to a better technology than the polluting one it uses to manufacture bitumen mixtu...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.20

Fight against cancer stigma

 A six-year-old boy in Malda was invited to a birthday party but while his friends sat together, he was made to sit with his face turned away. The reason: he has leukaemia.A four-year-old girl fr...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.18

Cancer survivor’s feat of clay

A 19-year-old cancer survivor without any formal training as an artisan has made his debut as a professional idol maker this Durga Puja, a career break that he hopes will take him to his next goal of ...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 16.05.20

Guwahati hospital decries virus stigma

The Dr B. Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI) here on Saturday said cancer patients coming to the hospital were facing harassment in their neighbourhood because of Covid-19 stigma and requested the author...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.05.20

New rules at RIMS for cancer care

The oncology department of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) has chalked out a strategy to serve cancer patients while paying due attention to safety protocols to keep the risk of the ...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 14.05.20

Patients face Covid-19 ordeal

The ordeal of the ailing, who were stranded in Mumbai and reached Guwahati on Monday night after five days of travelling, has not ended as three cancer and a heart patient tested positive for Covid-19...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Science  /  Published 02.11.18

Scientists track the spread of lung cancer

Cancer biologists in India have identified eight genes they say could be used to predict the spread of lung cancer to the liver through a process called metastasis and design new anti-cancer therapies...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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