Cervical Cancer
News  /  Published 18.02.22

Study finds rise in breast cancer among Kolkata women in 25 years

Breast cancer has overtaken cervical cancer as the most prevalent cancer in women, a study of patients treated by a hospital in the city has found. The Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre and Research Institut...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.02.22

Cancer survivors now on a quest to help other patients in Kolkata hospital

Three cancer survivors will soon work as support staff in a hospital for cancer patients. The three were diagnosed with cancer at various times over the past 12 years. Their own experiences in battli...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 29.10.21

Cost-cut hope on cervical cancer shield

A long-awaited study from India has found that a single dose of a vaccine against the human papilloma virus can protect women as effectively as two or three doses from HPV infections implicated in cer...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 19.08.21

1,000 to be screened for cervical cancer

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation and the Tata Medical Center in New Town have joined hands to screen 1,000 women from the Topsia-Tiljala area for cervical cancer. According to a doctor of the hospi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.07.21

Jharkhand focus on cancer screening

The Jharkhand government will focus on screening of suspected cases of cervical cancer to prevent the spread of the disease, officials said during an online orientation programme on Saturday. The sta...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 01.11.18

Hysterectomy risk finding baffles doctors

Women who undergo minimally invasive hysterectomy for early stage cervical cancer face an increased risk of death compared to patients treated with open surgery, according to two studies released on W...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 27.02.19

Price cap on 42 cancer drugs

India’s drug pricing authority on Wednesday imposed profit-margin caps on 42 anti-cancer medicines, but drew criticism from sections of patients’ rights activists who said the move would have limi...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.05.19

For Mother’s Day, save women’s lives

Happy Mother’s Day! Your mom is the best!Save, of course, for mine. And my wife. And, I rush to add, my mother-in-law.I can’t think of any group of people more selfless and loving than mothers. Bu...
By Nicholas Kristof/NYTNS


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