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World Cancer Day: Therapies of the future that may make our fight better

Feb 04, 2016

World Cancer Day: Therapies of the future that may make our fight better

As newer ways of battling cancer are being introduced, on World Cancer Day we look what researchers suggest are promising treaments for the disease: #Targeted therapy #ListsEtc #World Cancer Day #Adoptive T Cell Therapy #Immune checkpoint inhibitors #Hormone therapy #Goserlin
Cancer was an opportunity for me to face my fears: The Lisa Ray podcast

Feb 04, 2016

Cancer was an opportunity for me to face my fears: The Lisa Ray podcast

It's World Cancer Day and Firstpost spoke to Lisa Ray about her battle with multiple myeloma and how she is "thriving" despite her continued fight. #Cancer #Q&A #Lisa Ray #World Cancer Day #Multiple Myeloma
World Cancer Day: Compulsory licensing of key drugs only way for India to fight this grave threat

Feb 04, 2016

World Cancer Day: Compulsory licensing of key drugs only way for India to fight this grave threat

About four years ago, cancer usually meant a slow death, coupled with a vain fight, for the common man. It was largely because of the exorbitant costs of medicines. #Health #InMyOpinion #Cancer #intellectual property rights #Bayer #Sorafenib #Nexavar #Compulsory Licensing #National List of Essential Medicines #oncologists #Indian Patents Act
World Cancer Day: Increased life expectancy is one of the reasons for cancer in the elderly, says Hitendra Patil, oncologist

Feb 04, 2016

World Cancer Day: Increased life expectancy is one of the reasons for cancer in the elderly, says Hitendra Patil, oncologist

Any cancer in Stage 1 like throat cancer, breast cancer, cervical cancer have very good chances of complete recovery. #Cancer #VeryCloseUp #World Cancer Day #oncologist #Dr Hitendra Patil
In India, stigma defines the cancer narrative of doctors, patients and families

Feb 04, 2016

In India, stigma defines the cancer narrative of doctors, patients and families

Sensitising the public about the impact of stigma on patients can reduce the fear-inducing experiences of chronic illnesses. What is important to recognise and understand is that in the centre of any medical care is the patient and they really should be treated fairly, honestly and allowed to make decisions for themselves – even if the decision is not to decide! #HowThisWorks #India #Health #Cancer #doctors #Disease #Social Stigma #World Cancer Day
India must conduct a thorough reexamination of how it approaches early breast cancer detection

Feb 04, 2016

India must conduct a thorough reexamination of how it approaches early breast cancer detection

If valuable lives are to be saved from breast cancer ‘tsunami’ in India, there is an urgent need for a paradigm change in strategy to ensure early detection of breast cancer. #CriticalPoint #Telangana #Breast cancer #Breast Cancer awareness #National Family Health Survey #World Cancer Day #Mammography
Put a sharpshooter on cancer! Support pours in after Bret Hart reveals prostate cancer diagnosis

Feb 04, 2016

Put a sharpshooter on cancer! Support pours in after Bret Hart reveals prostate cancer diagnosis

Legendary pro-wrestler Bret 'Hitman' Hart on Monday told the world, in an emotionally-worded Instagram post, that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer #Twitter #TweetFeed #prostate cancer #WWE #Shareworthy #Bret Hart #pro wrestling
RIP Alan Rickman: Family says legendary British actor has died aged 69

Jan 14, 2016

RIP Alan Rickman: Family says legendary British actor has died aged 69

Rickman, who won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA during his career as a film, television and theatre actor, was well-known for his portrayal of menacing villains. #BuzzPatrol #NewsTracker #Cancer #Harry Potter #actor #Dead #british #Alan Rickman #Snape #69 #stage
David Bowie's ex-wife currently on TV show 'Big Brother,' unaware of rockstar's demise

Jan 11, 2016

David Bowie's ex-wife currently on TV show 'Big Brother,' unaware of rockstar's demise

The 66-year-old former model, who was married to David from 1970 until 1980, has not been told about the latter's demise. #NewsTracker #Cancer #Demise #Britain #Rockstar #David Bowie #Angie Bowie