29 Sep 2015
London: Over 80 percent of the 15 million people diagnosed with cancer worldwide in 2015 will need surgery, but less than a quarter will have access to proper, affordable surgical care when they need it, according to a study released yesterday by the King's College London.
02 Oct 2015
London: Your chances of suffering from cancer are higher if you are tall, irrespective of your gender, says a large long-term study carried out in Sweden.
29 Sep 2015
New York: President Modi? President Barack Obama referred to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as president in the middle of a statement he made at the end of their meeting yesterday.
23 Sep 2015
Kolkata: West Bengal BJP president Rahul Sinha today said the recent purported remark by its leader Joy Banerjee on Election Commission was a 'slip of tongue' and the party has 'full respect for democracy and democratic institutions'.
22 Sep 2015
New York: Activating a specific family of proteins may stop the spread of the most lethal and aggressive brain cancer glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), new research has found.
27 Dec 2013
New York: Surgery works better for those suffering from tongue or oral cavity cancer as compared to chemotherapy sessions. New York: Surgery, and not chemotherapy sessions, works better for those suffering from tongue or oral cavity cancer.
10 Sep 2015
Bhopal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he did not know the Hindi language but learnt it in his childhood when he used to sell tea. "Though my mother tongue is not Hindi but Gujarati, I got an opportunity to learn it while selling tea. People who sell milk in Mumbai are basically from Uttar Pradesh. They used to visit our village to purchase buffaloes from local farmers and transport them through goods train," PM Modi said.
10 Aug 2015
London: A four-armed surgeon robot first developed to treat prostate disease is now being widely used in England to treat lung cancer. The innovation has allowed patients to leave hospital within two days of surgery, suffering only minimal post-operative pain.
04 Sep 2015
London: English football club Arsenal yesterday announced that striker Danny Welbeck has undergone surgery on his left knee after being unable to sufficiently step up his rehabilitation work.
13 Sep 2015
New Delhi: At a time when corruption has affected the system like cancer, courts should not get swayed by the concept of mercy while awarding punishment to the corrupt, the Supreme Court has said.