There is nothing more traumatising than knowing that the end is near. How do you deal with the situation when you find out that you or one of your loved ones has incurable cancer? Here’s an excerpt from renowned cancer
In India, about 4 out of 5 breast cancer patients are at an advanced stage when they come to a hospital according to medical experts. Among the prime factors fuelling the disease in the country, especially among urban women,
When someone's detected with cancer, people assume that sooner or later, death is certain. Agreed that survival rates of some cancers aren’t very good due to the fact that they are diagnosed really late. By that time,
May 31 is World No Tobacco Day
We must create awareness about the disastrous effects of tobacco consumption among the youths, says Bollywood singer Shaan, who launched the song "Life Se Panga Mat Le Yaar" to spread the
Although the exact cause of cancer is unknown there are various things which might put you at risk. For example, we cannot live without oxygen, that's for sure. But did you know that oxygen, in its free radical form can be the
It's time people stopped living in the illusion that they can't be afflicted with cancer. Cancer is climbing the Indian graph due to rapid lifestyle changes, adding nearly a million new cases every year.
While cancer of the
Every year it's estimated there are 12 million new cases of cancer worldwide. The type of therapy that a doctor will recommend depends on the type of cancer, how far it has progressed and where in the body it is located. But the
India's fight against cancer becomes tougher with more incidences of colorectal cancer (CRC) or colon cancer coming up, say doctors in the national capital.
"Commonly known as bowel cancer, this form of cancer malignant cells
India's star cricketer and World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh has been diagnosed with a malignant tumour in his lung and is currently undergoing chemotherapy at the Cancer Research Institute in Boston.
Yuvraj was detected with the
What is Cancer?
Cancer is a group of over one hundred diseases characterized by abnormal, uncontrolled cell growth. In a healthy body cells grow, die and are replaced in a very controlled way. Damage or change
Feb 4 is World Cancer Day 2012. Imaging technique which can diagnose brain cancer without invasive surgery! India is not yet prepared to fight cancer despite the nation adding about a million new patients annually, warns a top
Feb 4 is World Cancer Day 2012. A new technique diagnoses brain tumours non-invasively, eliminating the need for surgery in patients whose tumours are located in areas too dangerous for biopsy.
The new magnetic resonance
Feb 4 is World Cancer Day 2012. A chemical used as a preservative in cosmetics like deodorants as well as in food products and pharmaceuticals has been found in samples from 40 women with breast cancer.
Parabens are a