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7 AIIMS, 20 cancer treatment institutes to be opened: JP Nadda

GUWAHATI: Union Health Minister J P Nadda today said the NDA government had already started the process of establishing 17 ...
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Kerala takes first step towards setting up Cancer Registry

The government has launched the preliminary steps for setting up the Kerala Cancer Registry so that a realistic estimate of ...
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New saliva test could diagnose cancer in 10 minutes

A 10-minute saliva test for Cancer that scientists claim could revolutionize diagnosis of the disease has been unveiled. The “liquid biopsy” test ...
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Nanotechnology Could Help Advance Cancer Detection: Study

A finger prick test for cancer may soon be possible as researchers have developed a new technology to detect disease ...
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Experimental brain cancer treatment offers family hope

A new clinical trial in which cancer patients are given a chemotherapy drug delivered directly into their tumors is giving ...
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Lifestyle, obesity, late hours leading to breast cancer

While cervical cancer is on decline, breast cancer cases are on rise due to obesity and lifestyle-related factors, said Dr ...
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Cancer patients given hope for starting families

A controversial medical development is allowing cancer patients to keep alive their hopes of having a family. The procedure goes well ...
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Economic hardship brought on by cancer diagnosis

When American adults, especially men, are diagnosed with cancer, they experience significant decreases in income due to reduced employment and ...
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Processed meats do cause cancer – WHO

Processed meats - such as bacon, sausages and ham - do cause cancer, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Its ...
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Relief for breast cancer patients

New, cheaper drug said to be more effective IT is being described as the miracle drug. Jamaicans who are suffering from ...
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Rhubarb could be a new weapon in anti-cancer arsenal

The pigment in rhubarb has useful chemical properties in terms of blocking tumor cell growth, according to a new US ...
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Big Data Screen Uncovers New Cancer Driver Genes

Using publicly available information from genomic and proteomic databases, a team of scientists lead by researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys ...
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