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.
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
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
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
Drugs for ovarian tumor can treat breast cancer
The most comprehensive analysis yet of breast cancer has revealed that one of the most deadly subtypes is genetically more similar to ovarian tumors than to other breast cancers...
St. Louis > USA
Cancer to be one of the deadliest diseases of the coming decades: Lancet
It is not malaria or TB that will be the cause of large number of deaths in the world...
Mumbai > India
Cancer rising among India's youth
More youngsters are developing cancer in India, doctors said at a conference here Thursday. However, most of those affected by the disease remain ignorant about it, which leads to delays in diagnosis and treatment, they said...
New Delhi > India
Study suggests breast cancer is clutch of 10 diseases
Cancer Research UK (CRUK) charity also found several completely new genes that drive breast cancer...
London > United Kingdom
Breast Cancer Treatment Side Effects May Last for Years
Treatment-related complications are common in breast cancer patients long after their therapy has been completed, a new study says...
Philadelphia > USA
Breast cancer treatment affects memory
Experts have revealed that breast cancer survivors may experience problems with certain mental abilities several years after treatment, regardless of whether they were treated with chemotherapy plus radiation...
Tampa > USA
Breast cancer: Lymph node op not a must
Women with early breast cancer may not need to have surgery to remove cancerous lymph nodes under the armpit, US researchers...
Chicago > USA