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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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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

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US FDA Approves Oral Drug 'Gavreto' to Treat Lung Cancers

The lung cancer drug, Gavreto, on September 5 has passed the approval standards of the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA). The drug, developed by Roche Holding AG in collaboration with Blueprint Medicines Corp, is intended to treat patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). Gavreto is an oral RET-targeted therapy. Reportedly, it is designed to selectively inhibit RET alterations… read-more

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 - 08:40 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: health care, Lung Cancer, Pharmacy, food and drug administration

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Sanjay Dutt's Medical Break Derailed Many Bollywood Projects

Actor Sanjay Dutt's latest medical break, after being diagnosed with lung cancer, has unsettled many upcoming films. As per the reports, Dutt is yet to complete his shoot for many movies including the likes of KGF 2, Shamshera and Prithviraj. Apparently, the movie projects are set to face losses owing to the actor's ill health. Meanwhile, Sanjay Dutt will be seen in the upcoming OTT release Sadak 2 on Disney+Hotstar. 

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 - 03:53 PM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: KGF 2, Lung Cancer, Prithviraj, Sanjay Dutt

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