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Too much soda may put teenagers at breast cancer risk later

New York |Wednesday, 2017 12:15:05 PM IST

Teenagers who consume a diet low in vegetables and high in sugar-sweetened and diet soft drinks may be at increased risk for premenopausal breast cancer, warns a study.

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Statins may not help lung cancer patients

London |Tuesday, 2017 12:15:05 PM IST

Cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins when used alongside chemotherapy treatments may have no effect on the outcome for patients with lung cancer, a study has found.

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India can bring down cost for breast cancer detection: US scientist

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST

American genome expert Mary-Claire King, whose work resulted in the identification of the breast cancer gene BRCA1 and transformed the diagnosis and treatment of the disease, on Tuesday expressed fait

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Removal of testicles can save men with fourth-stage prostate cancer

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST

Initially, 62-year-old Ram Mathur did not feel any symptoms. When he started feeling some difficulty during urination, he chose to ignore it. The problem took an extreme turn when he started noticing

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Removal of testicles can save men with fourth-stage prostate cancer (Lead, Correcting name in para 11)

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST

Initially, 62-year-old Ram Mathur did not feel any symptoms. When he started feeling some difficulty during urination, he chose to ignore it. The problem took an extreme turn when he started noticing

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Tripura faced challenge due to growth of Cancer, HIV

Agartala | Thursday, Feb 23 2017 IST

The Tripura government faced a challenge with the steady rise of cancer and HIV positive cases in the state over the past few years despite massive awareness campaign and preventive activities, said H

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Facebook deletes accounts posting fake child-cancer posts

London |Wednesday, 2017 11:15:05 AM IST

Facebook has deleted two accounts following a complaint from a mother of a three-year-old, whose stolen photos were being falsely used to claim he had cancer.

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Cancer death rates across Europe falling faster in men: Study

London |Wednesday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST

Death rates due to cancer in the European Union (EU) are falling faster for men than women, a new study has found.

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