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Brisk walk boosts memory in breast cancer survivors: Study

July 10, 2016 2:56 pm

Brisk walking and even jogging can lead to improved memory in breast cancer survivors, a study says.

It pays to finish your bowl of broccoli

June 23, 2016 1:12 pm

People whose diets consist of broccoli have a lesser risk of contracting degenerative diseases.

Bone drug could prevent breast cancer in high-risk women

June 21, 2016 7:28 pm

Scientists have pinpointed the precise cells acting as culprits in cancer formation, which can then be inhibited by the drug denosumab.

Laser heat could safely treat prostate cancer: Study

June 13, 2016 4:47 pm

Laser heat can safely treat prostate cancer without causing adverse effects or changes in urinary or sexual function, says a new study.

Turmeric effective in treating various types of cancer: Study

June 10, 2016 4:44 pm

Curcumin, the principal curcuminoid of turmeric, has 14 molecules with cancer preventive potential and 12 with anti-tumour effect.

New treatment shows promise against aggressive anal cancer

June 08, 2016 1:51 pm

In absence of standardised treatments, the findings show promise for those patients in whom the disease did not respond to initial therapy.

Saturated fat tied to breast cancer in postmenopausal women

June 08, 2016 12:36 pm

Higher proportion of saturated fatty acids in breasts of postmenopausal women may particularly increase the risk.

New blood test could help boost cancer treatment

June 05, 2016 12:55 pm

A new blood test could help identify whether a cancer drug is working as designed or not.

Overweight men at higher risk of prostate cancer

June 04, 2016 2:36 pm

Studies have shown that men who have a large waist circumference and are overweight are at higher risks of being diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Metformin, a Diabetes drug, proves a useful weapon against cancer, says American study

June 04, 2016 11:37 am

Studies show that metformin improves survival for some breast cancer patients by 50 percent and shows promise as a treatment for patients diagnosed with endometrial hyperplasia


Ten Dietary tips to ward off cancer

May 25, 2015 12:09 pm

The food we eat, the air we breathe and the choices we make — be it to smoke, drink alcohol or not exercise regularly — are more linked to our chances of getting cancer than luck. (Text: Ishi Khosla)

NCP's rural face RR Patil passes away

February 16, 2015 7:01 pm

RR Patil who had been battling cancer for three months succumbed to the disease after a multiple organ failure.