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Post Mastectomy Breast Prosthesis - Importance and Options

Dr. Rohini Patil, a gynaecologist and a 17 year breast cancer survivor from Nagpur was shocked at the lack of awareness...

Living Better After Breast Cancer - A Webinar/Live Q&A Series

Cancer is not a death sentence. And many people continue to live fulfilling lives after cancer. In our Live Discussion...
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Hair Loss Due To Chemotherapy Is Repairable

Pranab Kumar Basu has turned a counsellor after being a full-time caregiver to his wife who was suffering from Cancer....
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"Its Time For Film Characters That Survive Cancer!"

Cancer stigmas are often barriers for seeking diagnosis, as well as treatment and rehabilitation. Shubha Maudgal and...
Breast Self Examination (BSE) is a good tool for early detection for Breast Cancer

Learn the right method for Breast Self Examination (BSE)

says Dr Geeta Kadayaprath, a Surgical Oncologist and Head of Breast Surgery at Max Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi...
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Research Update: Do Contraceptive Pills Increase the Risk of Breast Cancer?

One of the largest studies on women (1.8 million women) tracked the effect of the use of hormonal birth control pills...

Cancer made me love myself with all the passion in my soul

Moyna Sen, our editor reviews cancer survivor Geetha Paniker's book "When I Fell in Love with Life". Even as you read...

Breast reconstruction – all your questions answered

By Dr Raghuvirsinh Solanki, Consultant plastic and Oncoreconstructive Microsurgeon. Are all breast cancer...

Breast cancer - urban, educated, affluent, employed women most at risk

Says Dr Subhojit Dey, cancer researcher at the Indian Institute of Public Health. He tells us why, and how to...

Treating breast cancer while sparing the heart

The difference between conventional X-ray therapy and proton therapy – and why we are re-examining the way we...

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