News  /  Published 01.06.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation to run cancer screening clinics once a year

Indian Medical Association and Medica Superspeciality Hospital to provide doctors to conduct the screening...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.05.22

Preventive oncology can save lives

New cases of cancer are expected to be around 15.7 lakhs in India and 1.21 lakhs in Bengal by 2025...
By Gautam Mukhopadhyay

News  /  Published 04.04.22

Covid delayed cancer diagnosis, treatment in Kolkata

Many patients were reluctant to come to hospitals because of the fear of the pandemic and that their compromised immunity could trigger a severe infection...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.02.22

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

The hospital analysed the data of nearly 1.9 lakh patients who underwent treatment there between 1996 and 2020 to identify trends...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 15.02.22

Divided care: cancer

The gender discrimination in cancer care is deeply rooted in the culture of silence around ailments affecting women...
By The Editorial Board


News  /  Published 11.02.22

Salt Lake Sector V gets a 650-bed multi-speciality hospital

Techno India Group takes over Rotary Narayana Eye Hospital, to invest Rs 300 crore in the project...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 06.02.22

Prevent thalassemia with a test, say city doctors

A genetic blood disorder, it is passed on to children from their parents...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.02.22

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

The total number of cancer patients in West Bengal is about 4 lakh...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.12.21

SSKM to open cancer unit with Tata hospital help on February 4

Around 9,000 cancer patients from Bengal visit Tata Memorial Centre in Mumbai every year...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

India  /  Published 15.09.21

Survey reveals lag in child cancer diagnosis

Indian Paediatric Oncology Group also found that a quarter of a sample of children had to wait 112 days between the start of their symptoms and their treatment...
By G.S. Mudur


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