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New delivery methods can combat cancer

Scientists showed that specialized nucleic acid-based nanostructures could be used to target cancer cells while bypassing normal cells.

14 Aug 2018 9:37 AM

Common chemotherapy drug may lead to heart failure: Study

The drug doxorubicin disrupts metabolism that controls immune responses in the spleen and heart.

08 Aug 2018 7:07 PM

Hormone that prevents chemotherapy side-effects identified

Because follistatin is a hormone already found in the human body, there is much less potential for toxicity.

26 Jul 2018 5:35 PM

Blood tests can predict treatment for advanced prostate cancer

The study used a liquid biopsy test developed by molecular diagnostics company.

25 Jul 2018 11:19 AM

Diet soda may keep colon cancer from recurring: Study

Artificially sweetened drinks have a checkered reputation in the public because of health risks that have never really been documented.

21 Jul 2018 2:34 PM


Testosterone therapy can prevent drastic weight loss in cancer patients

A new study's findings may help cancer patients increase quality of life.

15 Jul 2018 1:30 PM

'Slow but sure' progress toward less toxic tools to fight cancer

An immunotherapy treatment is highly effective in a minority of patients.

02 Jul 2018 8:57 AM

Here's a study that can better cancer treatments

According to the research, a thorough protein analysis can point to new ways cancer can be beaten.

16 Jun 2018 11:35 AM

Automatic texting helps ease stress of chemotherapy in breast cancer patients

Texting also played a role in helping patients feel like they were in control of their treatment.

05 Jun 2018 4:10 PM

Licking cancer: US postal stamp helps fund key breast study

The National Cancer Institute gave $36 million for the study, and $4.5 million of it came from the stamp.

05 Jun 2018 8:25 AM


Woman cured of advanced breast cancer through immunotherapy in world first

Treatment already works in some people with cancer of the lung, cervix, blood cells (leukaemia), skin (melanoma) and bladder.

05 Jun 2018 8:16 AM

Breakthrough in tough-to-treat pancreatic cancer

Chemotherapy treatment folfirinox will become standard for patients whose pancreatic cancer is diagnosed early to be removed surgically.

05 Jun 2018 8:04 AM

Rethink on cancer treatment

Modern oncology lays much greater store in gene-targeting therapies, hormone blockers and immune system treatments.

05 Jun 2018 5:51 AM

New study finds baking soda could help tackle cancer

Find out how it can help target cells inside a tumour.

01 Jun 2018 3:23 PM

Menopause defines transformation in woman's life

This occurs on account of reasons varying from smoking, pre-existing thyroid disorders to chemotherapy and major pelvic surgeries.

07 May 2018 5:13 PM


Fasting may boost stem cell regeneration, says study

Study provided evidence that fasting induces a metabolic switch in the intestinal stem cells, from utilizing carbohydrates to burning fat.

05 May 2018 8:56 AM

Researchers explain chemotherapy's impact on fertility

They are also trying to develop ways to preserve oocytes of female cancer patients treated with chemotherapeutics.

18 Apr 2018 1:34 PM

Free chemo now in district hospitals

Physicians and nurses of these hospitals will be imparted training at Tata Hospital from next month.

07 Apr 2018 2:13 AM

Bedside chart may ease cancer patient's pain: study

Pain affects half of all people with cancer and an estimated 80 per cent of those with advanced cancer.

26 Mar 2018 5:51 PM

New molecule that can fight cancer identified

Selenium intake has long been connected with cancer, although the correlation between selenium and cancer growth is extremely complex.

15 Feb 2018 12:01 PM