Breast Cancer

  • How to reduce risk of breast cancer? May 17, 2013

    The high cost of cancer care in India makes early diagnosis an obstacle for many women. So, what needs to be emphasised on is regular breast examination after 20 and go for a mammography every two years after the age of 50. ...
  • FTN: Can Angelina Jolie's mastectomy spread awareness in India? May 15, 2013

    Angelina Jolie said on Tuesday that fears of developing breast cancer because of a gene mutation led her to have a preventive double mastectomy this year, urging other women to take steps to see if they had a similar risk. ...
  • Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy will create awareness among women: Doctors May 15, 2013

    Angelina Jolie got both her breasts surgically removed after realising she was carrying a faulty gene, passed down to her by her mother. ...
  • Angelina Jolie underwent double mastectomy to reduce breast cancer risk May 14, 2013

    Angelina Jolie said that she carried the BRCA-1 gene that increased her risk of breast and ovarian cancers. ...
  • Living It Up: How to fight breast cancer August 25, 2012

    Marriage and having first kid at proper age, breast feeding and early detection save women from breast cancer. ...
  • Breast cancer breakthrough: New sub-types found April 20, 2012

    A landmark new study has found that breast cancer is not one but 10 different diseases, a discovery that could eventually revolutionise treatment. ...
  • Breast milk may help detect breast cancer April 6, 2011

    Doctors may eventually be able to tell whether a woman will face breast cancer by looking at her breast milk. ...
  • Living it up: Battling breast cancer September 25, 2010

    Breast cancer is a disease that has transformed urban India in the last decade. The disease is so widespread that it is being called India's silent plague. ...
  • Brides stand against breast cancer April 12, 2010

    The show is about getting a bride her dream gown and in the process, making a wish come true for someone else. ...
  • All you need to know about breast cancer April 10, 2010

    In India, more than 50 per cent of women visit the doctor in advanced stages of breast cancer, 35,000 women die in India every year because of late diagnoses of breast cancer, 61 per cent of cancer cases are young Indians between the age group 35 - 50 years. ...
  • Put bra colour on Facebook, spread cancer awareness January 12, 2010

    One in 22 women in India suffer from breast cancer. Now, some women have found a saucy way of spreading the message through Facebook. ...
  • Dia Mirza unveils Marathi book on cancer survivor December 17, 2009

    Mumbai: It seems that Bollywood actor Dia Mirza stays true to her promise. After walking the ramp for Shabana Azmi's charity fashion show on Tuesday night, the actress was up early morning on Wednesday to participate in an open forum for breast cancer where she helped launch a book about...
  • Sonam works for a cause, spreads breast cancer awareness November 24, 2009

    Sonam says Indian women need to be more aware about the spread of cancer. ...
  • Watch: All you wanted to know about mammography November 19, 2009

    New health guidelines are recommending against routine mammograms to screen for breast cancer. ...
  • Living it up: Breast cancer, India's silent plague August 24, 2008

    It’s called India’s silent plague. Breast cancer strikes often and little warning. Over the next half hour we find out how and why this disease has become so widespread. ...
  • Fight against cancer not only about medical cure August 22, 2008

    New Delhi: Chemotherapy has a devastating effect on the person going through it, the patient loses appetite, becomes weak, immunity goes down radically, and you feel sick most of the time. And especially for women, losing all their hair - including eyebrows can be emotionally crushing. If Singh mania's conquered...
  • Zindagi Live: Battling breast cancer March 2, 2008

    They all suffered from the same cancer, same symptoms, same worries, same trauma, and same fight. But how a small difference makes each story different. Meet the brave women who fought breast cancer and defeated it with their positive attitude and a strong will to survive. ...