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Potential cancer immunotherapy can be regulated to stop tumours from growing

Researchers are now closer to cancer immunotherapy.

16 Dec 2019 4:19 PM

Cancer prevailing in patients undergoing annual mammography is smaller

Mammography screening every two years yields more advanced-stage cancers.

27 Nov 2019 9:34 AM

Cancer spreads faster in oxygen-starved cells

Oxygen-starved tumour cells have survival advantage that promotes cancer spread: Study.

09 Nov 2019 10:30 AM

New method to identify aggressive breast cancer identified

Researchers find a new method to identify aggressive breast cancer.

31 Oct 2019 11:59 AM

Interactive heat-cam exhibit reveals breast cancer

Heat-cam exhibit alerts tourist to breast cancer.

23 Oct 2019 2:46 PM


New method to identify aggressive tumours found

Researchers develop cheaper method to identify aggressive tumours.

19 Oct 2019 11:45 AM

Doctors in Coimbatore remove 7-kg tumour from 56-yr-old woman's stomach

The tumour involved the intestine, uterus, right kidney and right urine tube, said the doctor.

16 Sep 2019 10:13 AM

Sugar supplement mannose may help fight cancer: Study

Study found dosage of mannose could block enough glucose to slow tumour growth in mice, but not so much that normal tissues were affected.

23 Nov 2018 4:19 PM

Tumour immune cells can aid cancer therapies: Study

It could help identify which tumours are likely to respond to a particular therapy.

08 Nov 2018 2:20 PM

Doctor removes woman's kidney during surgery after mistaking it for a tumour

The reason for this was that Dr Vasquez hadn’t seen scans that showed Pacheco as having a pelvic kidney due to a birth defect.

02 Nov 2018 12:52 PM


Some BP drugs may increase lung cancer risk, says study

Use of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor drugs (ACEIs) to lower BP is associated with an increased risk of lung cancer.

26 Oct 2018 1:37 PM

Device smaller than rice grain to deliver cancer therapy sans side effects: Study

Nanofluidic seed to deliver one-time, sustained-release dose that would eliminate need for patients to undergo several treatments.

25 Oct 2018 9:13 AM

Child diagnosed with nasal cancer after doctors dismiss runny nose as sinus infection

Scans found a tumour in her nasal cavity which had invaded the bone in her nose along with her skull and muscles used for chewing.

16 Oct 2018 7:28 PM

Three people die of breast cancer having caught it from same organ donor

Donor died of a stroke in 2007 and donated her kidneys, lungs, liver and heart to patients needing transplants.

13 Sep 2018 2:58 PM

Structure of FAT10 protein analysed

f FAT10, for example, links to proteins that suppress tumour growth, they are degraded and the tumour cell can grow more easily.

03 Sep 2018 6:19 PM


Genetic mutations may drive tumour formation

Here is what a new study has found.

02 Sep 2018 12:32 PM

Breast cancer cure: Discovery reveals how tumours can stop themselves from spreading

Study found that by activating the immune response, the primary tumour essentially shuts down its own spread.

30 Aug 2018 3:32 PM

History of heavy drinking linked to more aggressive prostate cancer

There was no link, however, between current alcohol consumption and tumour grade.

26 Aug 2018 2:36 PM

The inverse relationship between fever and cancer

Endogenous mediators of fever redirect metabolic substrates and energy to the immune system during fever.

18 Aug 2018 7:31 PM

‘Radical’ surgery saves life of cancer patient

A radical procedure to remove the malignant bone tumour was initiated. Prof. Kapoor was joined by plastic surgeon Dr Charanjeev Sobti.

18 Aug 2018 1:44 AM