Cancer awareness


Bihar To Set Up Chemotherapy Units With Centre's Help

Bihar is aiming to set up chemotherapy units in Patna, Muzaffarpur, Bhagalpur, Gaya and Purina under the National Health Mission and sought Centre's help. Ashok Ghosh leading the research division of Mahavir Cancer institute reported 50,000-60,000 cancer cases annually. The State government also launched cancer awareness drives in 14 districts. Health Minister Mangal Pandey said with the help of Tata Memorial Hospital for detection of mouth,… read-more

Mon, 07 Mar 2022 - 04:21 PM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: Bihar, Cancer, Cancer awareness, chemotherapy, Hospitals

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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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

Hollywood star Emma Stone honoured with Gilda Radner Award

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Actor Emma Stone Gets Gilda Radner Award For Cancer Awareness

Oscar-winning actor Emma Stone has been awarded with Gilda Radner Award by the New York-based Gilda's Club, which supports cancer patients and their families. The 32-year-old actor, whose mother recovered a breast cancer lately, mentioned the services offered by the club to cancer patients in her speech. Providing services to nearly 10,000 people every year, the club is dedicated towards social support.

Fri, 13 Nov 2020 - 06:07 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: emma stone, Gilda's Club, Hollywood, Cancer awareness

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Passive Smoking Also Causes Lung Cancer: Health Experts

Passive smoking increases the risk of lung cancer in non-smokers as well, according to health experts. "Almost 25% of all lung cancer patients are non-smokers," said Dr Ashu Abhishek, the senior consultant at Fortis Hospital. Pollution, genetic exposure and occupational exposure are some ways, through which a person can be indirectly exposed to nicotine that increases the risk. However, the doctor said lung cancer in non-smokers was less… read-more

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 10:54 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Lung Cancer, Lung disease, Cancer awareness, Health News, Smoking