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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...

A significant number of cancer patients are treated by non-specialists

On the occasion of World Cancer Day, Dr V Shanta, Chairperson of Adyar Cancer Institute, Chennai, a doyenne in her...

The Jonathan Dimbleby doctrine: You don’t beat cancer by not talking about it

Broadcaster Jonathan Dimbleby – son of a BBC legend – tells Charlie Cooper how his father’s candour informed the family...

Don't Believe the Hype - 10 Persistent Cancer Myths Debunked

Driven by the evidence, not by rhetoric or anecdote, we describe what the reality of research actually shows to be true...

FDA approves Opdivo for advanced melanoma (skin cancer)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today(December 22, 2014) granted accelerated approval to Opdivo (nivolumab...

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