News  /  Published 12.05.22

US doctor knits woollen caps for kids at Thakurpukur cancer hospital

An endocrinologist in the US has knitted woollen caps for children with cancer and sent them to a hospital in the city where kids live for months for treatment. Meera Menon, who did her MBBS from Cal...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.04.22

Covid delayed cancer diagnosis, treatment in Kolkata

The treatment and screening of many cancer patients was delayed because of the Covid pandemic, said doctors. The disease could have got to an advanced stage because of the delay in treatment, wh...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar 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

News  /  Published 27.12.21

IIT Delhi researchers' RBC-based tech may minimise side-effects of chemotherapy

The method utilises the body's own cells to load multiple drugs at the same time and reach tumour sites in significant concentrations...
By Our Correspondent

Bihar  /  Published 21.09.18

Patna AIIMS feat: Doctors couple surgery with chemotherapy

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Patna, has become the first hospital in the state to couple surgery with chemotherapy in a simultaneous process to treat cancer.While usually in ca...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna

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

World  /  Published 20.10.19

Surgeon who revolutionised breast cancer treatment dies

Dr. Bernard Fisher, a University of Pittsburgh surgeon whose research transformed the way breast cancer is treated, bringing an end to the routine use of the debilitating radical mastectomy, died on W...
By New York Times News Service/Denise Gellene

India  /  Published 06.05.20

Can travel for treatment but can't return, cancer patient told

A cancer patient in Rajasthan's Jalore was left frustrated after being issued a permit that allowed him to travel to Ahmedabad for treatment while stating that he cannot come back .The matter was sort...

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.19

Cancer care for children

A rehabilitation centre for children with cancer aimed at helping them deal with physical pain and mental stress has come up at a hospital in Park Circus. Children have to put up with the pricks, pain...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...

Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.