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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...

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...

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