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Throat cancer patients can get back their voice for Rs. 50

Head and neck cancer specialist Dr. Vishal Rao has recently invented the Aum Voice Prosthesis is to help throat...

Palliative care in Kerala - lessons and answers

With a palliative care policy formulated in 2008, Kerala has become a path-breaker and a model for the rest of the...

Cancer Awareness Walkathon 2016

Don't just sit back and watch someone struggle with cancer. Join this walkathon or pledge your support Breast Cancer...

Price of delay in cancer care

The delay in diagnosis changes the prognosis, treatment approach, and the cost associated with it, dramatically By...

Tobacco control is cancer control

Says Dr V Shanta, cancer specialist and the Chairperson of Adyar Cancer Institute, Chennai. Lung cancer, which is...

Just say No to Tobacco

World No Tobacco Day is on May 31. Cancer survivor Vandana Gupta (VG), the founder of V Care, a support service...

Muscle supplements increase risk of Testicular cancer - study at Yale university

The risk was especially high among men who started using supplements before age 25, those who used multiple supplements...

Student aces A-level exams despite cancer

He was diagnosed with colon cancer in his first year of junior college, which kept him away from school for four months...

Immunotherapy: Arming the immune system against cancer

Instead of poisoning a tumuor or destroying it with radiation, Dr. James P. Allison, chairman of the Immunology...

Basket Studies - Faster way to try drugs on cancers

Chemotherapy and radiation failed to work on Erika Hurwitz's rare cancer of white blood cells. So her doctors offered...

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