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TATA memorial hospital is epicentre of cancer care, research: Modi on its Platinum jubilee

New Delhi | Thursday, May 25 2017 IST

Hailing Tata Memorial Centre for its pioneering contribution in cancer care in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the hospital has always been in the forefront of providing treatment for

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High blood platelet levels 'strong predictor' of cancer: Study

London |Wednesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST

Having a high blood platelet count is a strong predictor of cancer and should be urgently investigated to save lives, says a large-scale study.

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Lung cancer ups suicide risk in men: Study

New York |Wednesday, 2017 3:45:05 PM IST

Men diagnosed with lung cancer had a nine-fold increased risk of suicides, the highest compared to breast, prostate, colorectal cancer, researchers say.

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Just one alcoholic drink a day ups breast cancer risk: Study

Washington |Tuesday, 2017 4:15:29 PM IST

Drinking just one glass of wine or other alcoholic drink a day can increase breast cancer risk, reveals a major new report that analysed data on 12 million women.

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'Light' cigarette use may up lung cancer risk

New York |Monday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST

If you are a smoker using the so-called "light" cigarettes, for their lower levels of tar or nicotine, think twice. According to a study, you may be at an increased risk of developing a certain form o

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Exercise, healthy diet lowers risk of colon cancer recurrence

San Francisco |Monday, 2017 8:15:04 AM IST

Colon cancer patients who have a healthy body weight, exercise regularly and eat a diet high in whole grains, fruits and vegetables have a significantly lower risk of cancer recurrence.

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NCG with Tata trusts launches unique initiative of linking all cancer centres across India

New Delhi | Monday, May 22 2017 IST

The National Cancer Grid (NCG), with the support of Tata Trusts, has launched a first-of-its-kind initiative in India and perhaps globally also, of linking cancer centres across India. It held its se

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Lady Gaga's friend dies after battling cancer

Los Angeles |Sunday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST

Singer-actress Lady Gaga's longtime friend, Sonja Durham, has died after a battle with stage IV cancer.

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Antibody that can help kill cancer cells emerges

New York |Sunday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST

Researchers have found that an antibody -- originally developed for studying the autoimmune condition multiple sclerosis -- can promote the immune system's ability to fight cancer and decreases tumour

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Gaga's emotional tribute to friend who died of cancer

Los Angeles |Sunday, 2017 7:15:04 AM IST

Singer Lady Gaga has written an emotional tribute to her longtime friend and former assistant Sonja Durham after learning that she has passed away after battling cancer for a long time.

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Overweight boys at high risk of colon cancer later

London |Saturday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST

Is your son overweight? Beware, he may be at an increased greater risk of developing colon (bowel) cancer in adulthood as compared to his slimmer friends, researchers have warned.

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Policybazaar.com launches new campaign for Cancer Insurance awareness

New Delhi [India] | May 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST

New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI-NewsVoir): Policybazaar.com (twitter handle: @policybazaar_in), India's largest insurance website and comparison portal, has launched a new advertising campaign with the

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