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Scientists Identify New Drug For Breast Cancer: Research

Scientists of the Simmons Cancer Centre in the United States identified a molecule that can help treat breast cancer, giving hope to patients who have become resistant to traditional therapies. The molecule shuts down oestrogen-sensitive breast cancer by targeting the receptors of the tumor cells. "This is a fundamentally different,… read-more

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 - 09:00 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Breast cancer, university of Texas, cancer treatment, Cancer, Cancer awareness

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Breast Cancer Rises 50% In Women In India Between 35-50 Years: Report

The reporting case of breast cancer cases in women between 35-50 years in India rose to 50% in the last three years, said the Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals' doctors in Delhi on October 22. 53% of women were found in the initial stages of cancer, 47% are in advanced stages, 20% in stage 4, and 27% in stage 3. Reportedly, alcohol and oral contraceptives could increase the risk of cancer.  

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 - 09:28 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Breast cancer, Apollo Hospitals, Delhi, Young Women

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Woman Diagnosed With Polymastia After Lactating Milk From Armpit

After developing pain in the right armpit, a 26-year-old Portuguese woman was found to have been diagnosed with accessory breast tissue, also known as polymastia. The woman developed the tissue after she gave birth. According to researchers, nearly 6% of women are born with accessory breast tissue, however, they "do not realize it until they get pregnant or start breastfeeding". Reportedly, the condition is diagnosed during fetal development… read-more

Sun, 08 Aug 2021 - 01:58 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: Woman, Breast cancer, polymastia, Portugal

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Actor Shagufta Ali Sells Car, Jewellery To Meet Her Medical Expenses

Describing the financial crisis, Actress Shagufta Ali said that she had to sell off her car and pieces of jewellery after she exhausted her savings due to the pandemic. However, the 54-year-old actress revealed that she had no work for years, and it became difficult for her to take care of her medical expenses. Moreover, Shagufta suffers from third-stage of breast cancer.

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 - 03:21 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Shagufta Ali, actress, Financial Crisis, Breast cancer, crisis


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Breast Cancer: Expert Suggests Self-Examination For Prevention

Stressing the importance of discussions regarding women-centric cancers, Oncologist Dr JB Sharma suggested self-examination a way to prevent cancer. He added that lumps in the breast and armpits should not be ignored carelessly and must be regularly self-examined. Moreover, Dr Sharma stated irregular vaginal discharges and bleeding should be considered as early signs of cervical cancer. In addition to it, Pap Smear tests and HPV testing are… read-more

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 01:52 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: health care, Cancer, Breast cancer, Cervical Cancer


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Breast Cancer Becomes Most Common Type Of Cancer, Warns WHO

Breast cancer has become the most deadly form of the disease killing thousands every year, stated WHO oncologist Andre Ilbawi. Andre also cited obesity as a common cause for breast cancer in women. Speaking ahead of the World Cancer Day on February 4, Andre expressed concerns that cancer might rise to about 30 million fresh cases per year in 2040. Around 19.3 million cases were reported globally in 2020.

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 - 10:09 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Cancer, Lung Cancer, Breast cancer, WHO

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Most Indians Aware About Breast Cancer, Ready to Seek Help: Study

According to a study released by Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital, only 45% of the 464 participants were either unaware about breast cancer or had limited information about it. However, 80% of the total participants said they will seek medical help willingly if they witness any symptoms of the disease. Positively, around 60% of the participants knew about the self examination and only 10% reported family history of breast cancer.

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 - 01:09 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Health, health care

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Mumbai-based Pharma Launches Generic Breast Cancer Drug In US

Lupin, a Mumbai-based pharmaceutical company, on September 30 announced that it has launched '250mg Lapatinib' tablets in the US. The company stated that the Lapatinib tablets are used for the treatment of patients with 'advanced or metastatic breast cancer', and can also be used for treatment of 'postmenopausal women with positive metastatic breast cancer'. Reportedly, the company's… read-more

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 09:18 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Breast cancer, Lupin Pharma, United States, food and drug administration

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