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Cancer survival rate in India among the lowest in the world

Michael Coleman, professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and one of the lead authors of the...

How the promise of Immunotherapy is transforming Oncology

Nine years later, against all odds, Mr. Telford is still alive. What saved him was an experimental immunotherapy drug—a...

CYRAMZA now approved both as a single-agent treatment and in combination with chemotherapy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved CYRAMZA® (ramucirumab) in combination with...

Smoking causes lung cancer and...17 other cancers including bladder cancer

More than half of bladder cancers in the US are the result of smoking, and 90 per cent of smokers with the disease are...

Parents deny girls cancer treatment, say doctors

Cancer Institute chairperson Dr V Shanta expressed concern over underreporting of cancer among children, especially in...

Novel Immunotherapy Vaccine Decreases Recurrence in HER2 Breast Cancer Patients

Women with breast cancer tumors that overexpress human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) may benefit from a...

Mayo Clinic partners with IBM to match Cancer Patients with Clinical Trials

Mayo Clinic unveiled today a partnership with IBM to harness the power of its Watson supercomputer to match...

Do more for depressed cancer patients

Clinical depression was much more prevalent among cancer patients than in the general population, where around 2% of...

Cancers can be prevented if people kept to a normal weight

 Excess weight linked to 10 different cancers Cancers have many causes – some of them genetic and some...

New research from A*STAR for early detection and personalised treatment of Ovarian Cancer

There are no early stage diagnostics for ovarian cancer and by the time they are discovered, they may not respond to...

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