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Two new cancer drugs to make their way into India

The cancer drug that treated former US president Jimmy Carter who was suffering from melanoma, a deadly form of skin ...
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Only 36% cancer patients in India receive treatment

Most forms of cancer are curable, but only four out of 10 cancer patients across India receive any form of ...
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India accounts for 20% of all child cancer cases: Experts

Puducherry: India accounted for 20% of all childhood cancers of the world, said experts from Jawaharlal institute of postgraduate medical ...
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Cancer cases, deaths in India soar: Government

The number of cancer cases in India has increased to 30,16,628 in 2014 from 28,54,451 in 2012, while the number ...
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Post-operative cancer care is most vital, say doctors

VISAKHAPATNAM: Despite all medical advancement, detection of cancer still rings in a fear of death. But overcoming the phobia and ...
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Boon for breast cancer patients in India, where drug discovery is a huge challenge

A Combination of anti-diabetic and chemotherapy drugs, costing less than Rs 120 a month, has improved survival rates by a ...
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Low Vitamin D Predicts Aggressive Prostate Cancer

CHICAGO --- A new study provides a major link between low levels of vitamin D and aggressive prostate cancer. Northwestern ...
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Americans are wasting $3 billion a year on discarded cancer drugs

Almost $3 billion a year in expensive cancer drugs are wasted because their single-use packages contain more medication than is ...
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How Stress Affects Cancer’s Spread

Stress is implicated in increased tumor progression risk and poor survival in cancer patients. A number of recent studies have ...
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New Device Helps Cancer Patients Prevent Hair Loss

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) --It's been four years since Rebecca Yarnold survived a harrowing fight with breast cancer. And even during ...
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Obesity linked to two types of cancer

Researchers believe they've unlocked at least one way that obesity may promote the progression of pancreatic and breast cancers. More than ...
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Breast cancer drug trial ‘successful’

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A Taiwanese firm on Sunday released what it called the "very successful" results of a blind trial ...
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