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Fighting the Big C: How cancer is as much a physical health issue as it mental
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Fighting the Big C: How cancer is as much a physical health issue as it mental

Studies suggest that patients with cancer require tailored mental health monitoring and care

Breast cancer and customised nutrition: Things you need to know
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Breast cancer and customised nutrition: Things you need to know

Educating women to take control of their breast health and ensuring early detection of breast cancer is very critical in combating this disease.

Prognostic tests can guide the treatment of people who are suffering from Breast Cancer
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Prognostic tests can guide the treatment of people who are suffering from Breast Cancer

About 50 percent of breast cancer cases occur in women with no prior identifiable cause or hereditary basis.

From delay in diagnosis to initial treatment, how COVID-19 pandemic impacted breast cancer patients
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From delay in diagnosis to initial treatment, how COVID-19 pandemic impacted breast cancer patients

Due to the lack of coherent screening program in India, we still diagnose a significant proportion of cases in the later stages of the disease.

Christina Applegate says she has multiple sclerosis: It’s been a strange journey
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Christina Applegate says she has multiple sclerosis: It’s been a strange journey

Christina Applegate, on Twitter, shared her multiple sclerosis diagnosis and said she is grateful to the people, who also have this condition, for their support.

Breast cancer's response to tumour stiffness may predict bone metastasis, reveals study
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Breast cancer's response to tumour stiffness may predict bone metastasis, reveals study

The paper published in the journal Cell Reports, found that the stiffness of the breast tumour microenvironment can cause changes to cancer cells that make them more aggressively spread to the bone

Enlarged lymph nodes after COVID-19 vaccination could be mistaken for cancer
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Enlarged lymph nodes after COVID-19 vaccination could be mistaken for cancer

Due to the higher risk of death, cancer patients are generally advised to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.

World Cancer Day: From Immunotherapy, vaccines to nanotech, new treatments that show promise against disease
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World Cancer Day: From Immunotherapy, vaccines to nanotech, new treatments that show promise against disease

Researchers are also looking into using genetically modified salmonella bacteria to destroy tumours from the inside out — where more traditional treatments, notably chemotherapy, cannot penetrate

Breast Cancer Month: Men succumb to breast cancer too; everything you need to know
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Breast Cancer Month: Men succumb to breast cancer too; everything you need to know

While uncommon, men between 60-70 years are thought to be most at risk of suffering of breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Month: With early detection now possible, awareness will decide the outcome
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Breast Cancer Month: With early detection now possible, awareness will decide the outcome

27 regional Cancer Centres are now providing comprehensive cancer treatment, prevention awareness and research activities.

Breast cancer is underdiagnosed in India: Causes, tests, treatment options you should know
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Breast cancer is underdiagnosed in India: Causes, tests, treatment options you should know

Regular screening of women without symptoms has reduced breast cancer fatalities, but we can do considerably better.

New drug shows possibility to suppress hard-to-treat cancers by targeting a hormone receptor
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New drug shows possibility to suppress hard-to-treat cancers by targeting a hormone receptor

The drug has already shown to reduce the biomarkers of pancreatic cancer in lab studies. In mouse models, it has shown suppression of tumour growth and an increase in the life expectancy of the test mice

Researchers develop new therapies for breast cancer and rare form of ovarian cancer; here’s what you need to know
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Researchers develop new therapies for breast cancer and rare form of ovarian cancer; here’s what you need to know

A combination therapy using two drugs - tubulin inhibitor and bromodomain inhibitor - can not only cross the blood-brain barrier but also target brain metastases, a study found

It may be possible to genetically switch off aggressive breast cancer, new study suggests
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It may be possible to genetically switch off aggressive breast cancer, new study suggests

An animal study conducted in Tulane University in the US found a pair of genes, that if switched off, can stop the development of triple-negative breast cancer

Former or current Cancer patients infected with Coronavirus have higher death rates finds new study
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Former or current Cancer patients infected with Coronavirus have higher death rates finds new study

Cancer treatments can affect the lungs or immune system years later and impact the odds of surviving coronavirus.

This Texas man found a way to support wife undergoing chemo as hospital imposes restrictions during COVID-19 pandemic
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This Texas man found a way to support wife undergoing chemo as hospital imposes restrictions during COVID-19 pandemic

Albert Conner was not allowed to be with his wife during her chemotherapy appointment. But he made sure that she was not alone.

Intake of dietary fibre during adolescence may lower risk of breast cancer in women, says study
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Intake of dietary fibre during adolescence may lower risk of breast cancer in women, says study

Lead author of the study Maryam Farvid said that no previous study has examined diet during adolescence or early adulthood and its link to breast cancer risk.

Scientists explore a way to regenerate breasts in breast cancer survivors
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Scientists explore a way to regenerate breasts in breast cancer survivors

A study, published in 2019 in a journal Cells, stated that mammary glands can be regenerated with the help of dental stem cells.

World Cancer Day 2020: Five ways you can join the fight to create change
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World Cancer Day 2020: Five ways you can join the fight to create change

According to WHO, the global cancer burden is estimated to have caused 9.6 million deaths in 2018, along with 18.1 million new cases in the same year.

Five reasons why yoghurt should be a part of your daily diet
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Five reasons why yoghurt should be a part of your daily diet

Yoghurt is rich in protein, calcium, phosphorus, B vitamins, and has probiotic qualities.