Britain's national health service will be the first in the world to offer an injection that treats cancer to hundreds of patients. The therapy, known as atezolizumab, will treat different types of cancer, including lung, breast, liver and bladder
According to an announcement on his website www.georgewinston.com, confirmed by a spokesman, Winston died Sunday after a 10-year battle with cancer
Healthy living can be demanding. A British study found that exhaustion and a lack of motivation are the main barriers to exercising or eating right
After learning that a red spot under her eye was innocuous, Christy Staats believed her nightmare was over. But, a dermatologist at a Portland research university found another troubling spot on her right cheek during the examination, which turned out to be melanoma, the world's smallest skin cancer
Australia is banning recreational vaping: How dangerous are e-cigarettes and why are teens addicted to them?
With teenage addiction to e-cigarettes on the rise, Australia is set to ban recreational vaping. But it’s not Australia alone, several nations are battling this epidemic among children
A new study has found that using any hormonal contraceptive can slightly raise the risk of breast cancer in women. However, researchers say this should not discourage people from taking birth control pills
Basal cells are among the most common and easily treated forms of cancer — especially when caught early
A new study says that people who engage in moderate physical activity, such as brisk walking or cycling, for 11 minutes every day are 23 per cent less likely to die prematurely than those who are inactive
Palliative care includes spiritual, mental, psychosocial, emotional and musical therapies so that the patient is at ease while they are healing
The symptoms of cervical cancer can be subtle at first, and they may not appear until the cancer has progressed to an advanced stage. Common symptoms include abnormal vaginal bleeding, such as bleeding between periods, after sexual intercourse, or after menopause etc.
The causes of delay in diagnosis in India range from patients ignoring the symptoms, delay of up to three months in seeking professional help, lack of access to specialised facilities, stigma attached to cancer and financial constraints
There is a compelling case for the need for a holistic strategy for cancer prevention that incorporates community initiatives, strengthens PBCRs, and offers medical education
The day is celebrated with an aim to unite the international community in support of those who are affected by the disease.
Investigators looking for mass murderer Messina Denaro had been combing the Sicilian countryside for possible hideouts for years. They finally held him when he arrived for a chemotherapy session in the region’s largest city Palermo
Researchers said 3.8 million lives were saved over the past three decades – with twice as many deaths averted in men than in women. The study put the mortality decline down due to a decrease in smoking as well as improved cancer detection and treatment
In post-Covid era, many patients got delayed diagnosis, as a result of which several patients got presented in advanced form of disease. Moreover, those who were under any form of treatment such as Radiation, Hormone or Chemotherapy received delayed medical attention
It’s very important to raise awareness among the general public about the disease and the possible affordable treatment they can take for it. Information inaccessibility between the common public is the biggest gap that Government of India is trying to uplift
Though smokers are at the highest risk of developing lung cancer, older people are also at risk of developing the condition. With age, people become weaker physically and more susceptible to chronic diseases like cancer