Cancer & Chemotherapy
Cancer, known medically as a malignant neoplasm, is a broad group of various diseases, all involving unregulated cell growth. In cancer, cells divide and grow uncontrollably, forming malignant tumors, and invade nearby parts of the body. Chemotherapy is the treatment of cancer with an antineoplastic drug or with a combination of such drugs into a standardized treatment regimen.
Low-dose aspirin helps slow breast cancer growth
A new study by scientists including one of an Indian origin has found that aspirin slowed the growth of breast cancer cell lines in the lab and significantly reduced the growth of tumors in mice...
Kansas City, MO > USA
20 Simple ways to prevent cancer
According to Cancer Research UK, preventing cancer doesn't work in the same way as using vaccines to prevent infectious diseases and not all cancers are preventable... but with a few lifestyle changes, one can reduce the risk of the disease as per a report in the dailyexpress. Our expert Dr. K. M. Sunesara - General Physician, Mumbai, shares a list of 20 best lifestyle changes that can help you reduce the risk of several types of cancer. Adopt these simple changes or habits, to lead a cancer-free life...
London > United Kingdom
Squeezing breasts could stop cancer cell growth
Compression restores normal growth in malignant mammary cells, researchers have found...
SAN FRANCISCO > USA
'Hope is the mantra for cancer survival'
People with cancer who are depressed are more likely to die than are patients with good mental health...
Vancouver > Canada
Triphala - Indian herbal remedy raises cancer cure hope
Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute have shown that a commonly used Indian herbal supplement, triphala, has the potential to slow down growth of human pancreatic tumours grafted onto mice.
Pittsburgh > USA
Night shifts can increase the risk of cancer in men
Men working in night shifts may be at a higher risk of developing various Cancers...
Toronto > Canada
One in 20 women in cities suffer from breast cancer every year
Tata Memorial Hospitalís Womenís Cancer Initiative (WCI) and Pune-based support group Breast Friends (BF) jointly organised a two-day Indian Breast Cancer Survivors Conference...
Pune, Maharashtra > India
Scientists hope to develop cream to treat skin cancer
Australian researchers have created a new chemical that imitates a melanoma-killing virus...
Melbourne > Australia
Eating rice may help fight bowel cancer
Rice consumption may help reduce the risk of bowel cancer...
Wellington > New Zealand
Gene behind male breast cancer decoded
Scientists claim to have identified a gene which can increase the risk of male breast cancer by 50 per cent...
London > United Kingdom