Xu Ting’s death has triggered world-wide debate on the cons of using traditional medicine. According to photos widely circulated on social media after her death, Xu Ting’s body was swollen and bruised.
Curcuma longa, also known as turmeric, is effective in the treatment of various types of cancer, including breast and ovarian cancer, which has risen 30 percent among women in the last one decade, says a study.
Checkpoint inhibitors — some already approved to treat other forms of cancer — are designed to “retrain the immune system” to attack tumour cells by blocking the action of…
Lung cancer patients can breathe a sigh of relief as a new study has suggested that they can get their radiotherapy over with more quickly without affecting their survival.
A team of researchers has found the ‘Achilles heel’ of breast cancer, paving the way for a treatment that would cure it for good.
The 2008 global economic crisis, and the rise in unemployment that accompanied it, was associated with more than 260,000 excess cancer-related deaths – including many considered treatable, according to a new study.
Scientists have discovered how a gene mutation found in several human cancers – including leukaemia, gliomas and melanoma – promotes the growth of aggressive tumours, a finding that may help develop new treatment for the deadly diseases.
“We were excited when we realised we had found an entirely new way of activating Bak,” said Ruth Kluck, from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. She hopes to use this discovery to develop drugs that promote cell death.
“Our study shows that COX2 inhibitors do have an effect on the tumour cells. They also have an impact on inflammatory responses that play a role in tumour growth,” said William Guerrant from TSRI.
A Western-style diet rich in fat and low in fibre, vitamin D and folate may lead to the development of colorectal cancer, a new study has warned.
The one-of-its-kind programme will cover four modules to be conducted over two days each in the month of May, August, November 2016 and January 2017
Brain tumours in dogs are strikingly similar to those in humans, according to a new study which could give a better understanding of how the disease develops.
Fitness freaks, here is another reason to hit the gym! Higher levels of physical activity may lower the risk of 13 types of cancer, a new study has claimed.
Dr Shilpa Lad, specialised radiologist in breast imaging and interventions, NM Medical Center, Mumbai, India, shares her perspective on the evolving technologies for diagnosis and management of breast cancer in India, in an interview with Atandra Ray
A $250 million grant from Silicon Valley billionaire Sean Parker, announced on Wednesday, aims to speed development of more effective cancer treatments by fostering collaboration among leading researchers in the field.