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Researchers claim they have developed a 99% accurate blood test to detect 12 different types of cancer
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Researchers claim they have developed a 99% accurate blood test to detect 12 different types of cancer

Earlier this year GRAIL inc. announced that their researchers have developed a blood test to detect 12 different types of cancer in the early stages.

Celebrities talking about their struggle with cancer can help raise awareness about the disease
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Celebrities talking about their struggle with cancer can help raise awareness about the disease

Cancer is an abnormal and uncontrollable growth of the body’s cells. Here’s a look at some of the cancers that Bollywood stars have recently beaten.

Endometriosis, a chronic disorder women often pass off as normal period pain
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Endometriosis, a chronic disorder women often pass off as normal period pain

Globally, endometriosis affects an estimated 176 million women - many of whom believe that the excruciating pain they live with is normal period pain.

This 'DNA barcode' will provide personalised care for breast cancer patients
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This 'DNA barcode' will provide personalised care for breast cancer patients

The new code could help breast cancer patients choose the right treatment and predict side effects.

Child rights commission orders lab test of Johnson and Johnson baby powder, shampoo
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Child rights commission orders lab test of Johnson and Johnson baby powder, shampoo

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has asked five states to collect the samples of Johnson and Johnson baby powder and shampoo for testing.

Johnson and Johnson's baby powder has become the company's unavoidable cancer
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Johnson and Johnson's baby powder has become the company's unavoidable cancer

For the second time, Johnson and Johnson has paid millions of dollars in damages to women with claims that the company was negligent in warning users that prolonged use of its baby powder could increase risk of ovarian cancer

US jury orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $55 million for losing second ovarian cancer lawsuit
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US jury orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $55 million for losing second ovarian cancer lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) was ordered by a US jury on Monday to pay $55 million to a woman who said that using the company’s talc-powder products for feminine hygiene caused her to develop ovarian cancer.

New personalised vaccine could help treat ovarian cancer: study
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New personalised vaccine could help treat ovarian cancer: study

An Indian-origin researcher has developed a technique to create personalised vaccines to treat patients with ovarian cancer.

New treatment for ovarian cancer developed, claim researchers
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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.

Bollywood misinforms about cancer: Manisha Koirala
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Bollywood misinforms about cancer: Manisha Koirala

A lot more awareness is needed in India about cancer, says the actor.

Manisha Koirala returns to India after receiving cancer treatment in US
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Manisha Koirala returns to India after receiving cancer treatment in US

Actress Manisha Koirala returned to Mumbai Wednesday evening after spending over six months in New York for treatment of ovarian cancer. She has returned cancer-free, looking as "gorgeous" as ever.

Why Angelina Jolie underwent a double mastectomy
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Why Angelina Jolie underwent a double mastectomy

Angelina Jolie wrote on a New York Times blog how she decided to undergo double mastectomy surgeries to prevent developing breast cancer.

Manisha Koirala will take at least 6 months to return home
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Manisha Koirala will take at least 6 months to return home

Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala, undergoing treatment for ovarian cancer in New York, is unlikely to return home before six months, her manager said on Monday.

Illuminating cancer cells aiding surgery now a reality
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Illuminating cancer cells aiding surgery now a reality

The success of this technology that we're about to report may just be the ray of light for those all who suffer at the hands of cancer, quite literally.

Women at risk of cancer 'should have ovaries removed'
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Women at risk of cancer 'should have ovaries removed'

Ultrasound and blood test screening for ovarian cancer is not reliable and so if the disease runs in the family, women should operate it to lower their risk of developing tumours.