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Oral cancer claims one life every six hours in India, says top doctor

Jul 21, 2014

Oral cancer claims one life every six hours in India, says top doctor

One person dies every 6 hours due to oral cancer in the country, signalling an alarming rise of the disease, according to a top orthodontist. #didyouknow #Cancer #Oral cancer #Oral cancer deaths #Oral cancer in India #Cancer deaths
$23 billion cancer verdict Cigarette maker RJ Reynolds vows to fight

Jul 21, 2014

$23 billion cancer verdict Cigarette maker RJ Reynolds vows to fight

RJ Reynolds is vowing to fight a jury verdict of $23.6 bn in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer. #WhatNext #Cancer #US court #RJ Reynolds #Cigarette maker #US court verdict #$23.6 billion in damages #Cancer smoker
Nepal PM Sushil Koirala diagnosed with Tuberculosis

Jun 26, 2014

Nepal PM Sushil Koirala diagnosed with Tuberculosis

Koirala travelled to New York's Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center last week for treatment after routine tests showed a spot on his lungs, prompting cancer fears. #World #NewsTracker #Health #Nepal #Tuberculosis #Lung cancer #Sushil Koirala #Nepal Prime Minister
Uruguay's physio postponed his cancer treatment to get Suarez fit again

Jun 21, 2014

Uruguay's physio postponed his cancer treatment to get Suarez fit again

The most important figure in Uruguay's victory against England on didn't score any goals or provide any assists. His name is Walter Ferreira. He's the 62-year-old physiotherapist for the Uruguayan national team and he has spent the last month working on Luis Suarez's left knee. In Uruguay, they call him the "miracle man". #England #Uruguay #Luis Suarez #cancer treatment #FIFA World Cup 2014 #WC 2014 News #Walter Ferreira #Physio
New treatment for ovarian cancer developed, claim researchers

Jun 21, 2014

New treatment for ovarian cancer developed, claim researchers

Researchers claim to have developed a new treatment for ovarian cancer that can increase the rate of tumour shrinkage and prolong the time until cancers recur. #World #Medicine #Health #Cancer #Ovarian cancer #research #lifestyle

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Why a global fight against cancer is a good idea

Apr 10, 2013

Why a global fight against cancer is a good idea

In a substantive paper published today in the journal Nature Reviews, a group of authors from Singapore, the USA and Brazil evaluate the cost of cancer medication in low and middle income countries. #WhyNow #Cancer #Healthcare #Diabetes #Novartis #glivec #Merck #Dabur Pharma
Crazy, mad, losing-your-mind?  Mental health challenges go beyond that

Jul 07, 2011

Crazy, mad, losing-your-mind? Mental health challenges go beyond that

Depression is the third leading contributor to the global disease burden. #didyouknow #Cancer #Mental health

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Crazy, mad, losing-your-mind?  Mental health challenges go beyond that

Jul 27, 2014

Michael Douglas talks cancer battle with wife Catherine Zeta-Jones by his side

The actor address 3,000 doctors at the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies’ 5th World Congress opening ceremony in New York City on Sunday where he shared his story battling the life threatening disease. “In every sense of t... #Michael Douglas #Catherine Zeta-Jones
Crazy, mad, losing-your-mind?  Mental health challenges go beyond that

Jul 27, 2014

Cruise line refuses to re-book family vacation after boy diagnosed with cancer

A cruise ship is refusing to let a New York couple re-book a dream summer vacation after their 5-year-old boy was unable to go on the trip because he was diagnosed with cancer... #Michael Douglas #Catherine Zeta-Jones
Crazy, mad, losing-your-mind?  Mental health challenges go beyond that

Jul 26, 2014

Canadian infant triplets battle rare eye cancer

Naturally conceived, identical triplets Luke, Mason and Thomas Low all have Retinoblastoma, a rare form of eye cancer. The Alberta family's doctors are in Toronto, and they make the 2,000-mile trip every two weeks... #Michael Douglas #Catherine Zeta-Jones