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World Brain Tumour Day 2021: Check types, symptoms and treatments to raise awareness about disease
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World Brain Tumour Day 2021: Check types, symptoms and treatments to raise awareness about disease

The day was started by the German Brain Tumour Association in 2000 and since then, it is observed on 8 June every year

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

An Oral History of the COVID-19 Crisis: 'I told my father that his treatment has to go on, pandemic or not'
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An Oral History of the COVID-19 Crisis: 'I told my father that his treatment has to go on, pandemic or not'

This account is part of Firstpost’s Oral History Project of the COVID-19 Crisis in India. The Oral History Project aims to be an ongoing compendium of individual experiences of the pandemic, with a focus on one significant day in our respondents’ lives during this time.

Fungal compound beta-glucan can be used to train innate immune system to target cancer cells, says study
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Fungal compound beta-glucan can be used to train innate immune system to target cancer cells, says study

It was also found that after beta-glucan therapy the innate immune system generated a sort of memory which was held inside the bone marrow.

Focus on battling COVID-19 deals deadly blow to cancer care as lockdown disrupts early diagnosis, treatment
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Focus on battling COVID-19 deals deadly blow to cancer care as lockdown disrupts early diagnosis, treatment

The attention of the authorities and frontline workers has been focused on testing and treating COVID-19 patients, resulting in the neglect of a disease that has a far higher fatality rate - cancer

Wearable device for melanoma treatment: Scientists develop a nanoneedle skin patch for this aggressive form of cancer
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Wearable device for melanoma treatment: Scientists develop a nanoneedle skin patch for this aggressive form of cancer

If a skin lesion shows a change in size, colour or shape or you notice any other symptoms like itching and crusting, it is best to consult a dermatologist at the earliest.

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

Cancer patients infected with Coronavirus are three times more likely to die: Study
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Cancer patients infected with Coronavirus are three times more likely to die: Study

However, it is also important that patients receive their treatments on time and visit their doctors regularly.

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.

World Cancer Day: Aditya’s brave battle with osteosarcoma
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World Cancer Day: Aditya’s brave battle with osteosarcoma

Aditya underwent a Total Femur Replacement (TFR), a complicated operation that needs to be performed by a highly trained specialist.

Novel 'aerosol' chemotherapy has promising results for stomach cancer patients
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Novel 'aerosol' chemotherapy has promising results for stomach cancer patients

The treatment, involving an aerosol spray, is far less expensive than traditional chemotherapy.

Delivering drugs in smart, traceable carrier systems make cancer therapy more effective
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Delivering drugs in smart, traceable carrier systems make cancer therapy more effective

These multifunctional gold nanosystems can simultaneously transfer the drugs and also take images of a tumor.

Jawless parasitic fish might be cure for brain tumor and stroke, a new study finds
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Jawless parasitic fish might be cure for brain tumor and stroke, a new study finds

The molecules from sea lamprey combined with other therapies can reach brain tumours when other medicines can't.

Eat your greens! Broccoli sprouts brings down psychosis in schizophrenia: Study
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Eat your greens! Broccoli sprouts brings down psychosis in schizophrenia: Study

While it might not be a substitute for antipsychotics, it could supplement them with fewer side effects.

Chronic pain the most common reason why people enroll in medical marijuana programs
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Chronic pain the most common reason why people enroll in medical marijuana programs

California became the first state to allow medical use of marijuana in 1996.

New immunotherapy treatment shows promising results for stubborn breast cancers
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New immunotherapy treatment shows promising results for stubborn breast cancers

Cases of triple-negative breast cancer are higher in India compared to other regions of the world.

Natural sugar supplement found in berries slows down growth of cancer in mice
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Natural sugar supplement found in berries slows down growth of cancer in mice

Mannose could offer cancer patients better chemotherapy without damaging their overall health.

Astronauts aboard ISS conduct blood cell experiment to improve cancer treatment
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Astronauts aboard ISS conduct blood cell experiment to improve cancer treatment

Several containers on board the ISS now host the cells as they undergo chemotherapy exposure.

MIT researchers develop AI model to make brain cancer treatment less toxic
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MIT researchers develop AI model to make brain cancer treatment less toxic

The findings will be presented at the 2018 Machine Learning for Healthcare conference at Stanford University in California, US.

Cancer cells re-engineered with CRISPR to destroy other tumour cells
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Cancer cells re-engineered with CRISPR to destroy other tumour cells

CRISPR helped make the re-engineering cancer cells resistant & sensitive in different contexts.