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[2011 EMMY WINNER] Emmy nominated news story about a brave Naval Officer fighting cancer with optimism. Towne Group staff produced this for the Pentagon Channel. Nominated for a 2011 Emmy Award from the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. ...

Ill-equipped and exorbitant: India's battle against cancer is a horror for its patients

Feb 05, 2016    

By Dr Amit SenguptaOnce discussed in hushed tones, cancer has entered normal drawing room conversations in India. This has to do, on one hand, with a rise in cancer incidence with a change in the country’s demographic profile. Cancer is primarily a disease that afflicts the later decades of life, though we do see a relatively small number of childhood cancers and cancers during adolescence and early adulthood. However, most cancers are clustered in the later decades of life and as people survive more, the incidence of cancer cases increase. The other shift in popular perce...

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