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.
Tags: Cancer, Lung Cancer, Breast cancer, WHO
Courtesy: Times Now
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
Tags: Lung Cancer, Lung disease, Cancer awareness, Health News, Smoking
Courtesy: The Indian Express
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
Tags: health care, Lung Cancer, Pharmacy, food and drug administration
Courtesy: The Economic Times
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.
Tags: KGF 2, Lung Cancer, Prithviraj, Sanjay Dutt