Cancer

  • World Cancer Day: Why patients must not mix treatments 04-02-2014 08:57 AM

    Every year, over 1 million people are diagnosed with cancer in India. On World Cancer Day today, Dr Manish Singhal talks about the dangers in mixing treatment to treat cancer. ...
  • Amendment to make morphine accessible hangs in balance 10-12-2013 03:41 PM

    An Amendment to the Drug Act that will make morphine, a pain killer, accessible across the country still hangs in balance. The question is whether Parliament will find time this winter session to bring relief to Cancer patients. ...
  • How to reduce risk of breast cancer? 17-05-2013 01:57 PM

    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? 15-05-2013 11:59 PM

    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 15-05-2013 08:46 PM

    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 14-05-2013 09:31 PM

    Angelina Jolie said that she carried the BRCA-1 gene that increased her risk of breast and ovarian cancers. ...
  • Actor Sanjay Dutt makes a rare appearance in support of an NGO 06-05-2013 10:02 AM

    The actor, along with sisters Priya and Namrata Dutt, handed over a mobile mammography unit to an NGO on behalf of the Nargis Dutt Memorial Trust. Dutt is due to surrender on May 16 as per the Supreme Court's orders in 1993 Bombay blasts case. ...
  • FTN: SC ruling on Novartis: Should cancer drugs be cheaply available? 02-04-2013 11:31 PM

    Indian companies can now roll out a generic and a much cheaper version of the life saving cancer drug, which is a big blow to Western pharma firms. ...
  • Novartis cannot ignore India's huge market: Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance 01-04-2013 09:15 PM

    The secretary general of the Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance, DG Shah said that Novartis was merely posturing and it could not ignore the huge market that India provided to its products. ...
  • Patent case: Decision on legal recourse after reading SC judgement, says Novartis 01-04-2013 07:52 PM

    The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Swiss drugmaker Novartis's attempt to win patent protection for its cancer drug Glivec. ...
  • 'Has to be a balance between innovation, affordability of drugs' 01-04-2013 03:37 PM

    The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Swiss pharma company Novartis' plea for a patent on its drug cancer drug Glivec. ...
  • Cancer Patients Aid Association hails SC's verdict 01-04-2013 02:14 PM

    The SC dismissed Novartis' plea for a patent on its cancer drug Glivec, paving way for more affordable life saving cancer drugs. ...
  • CJ's initiative to donate hair for Cancer patients 25-03-2013 03:51 PM

    CJ Yatin Deshpande with his HairAid initiative, donate hair for wigs for cancer survivors. One young girl shaves off her hair, for a cancer survivor. ...
  • Hugo Chavez loses his battle with cancer, dies at 58 06-03-2013 08:09 AM

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez lost his battle with cancer, silencing the leading voice of the Latin American left and plunging his divided oil-rich nation into an uncertain future. ...
  • CJ Awards: CJ Navin on how harmful tobacco can be 18-02-2013 05:37 PM

    CJ Navin Khanna on how harmful tobacco can be and why the warnings about the sufferings shouldn't be taken lightly. ...
  • It was special to be back in Indian side: Yuvraj Singh 07-02-2013 08:13 PM

    Yuvraj Singh feels that he was really lucky to be a part of the Indian team in T20 World Cup. ...
  • World Cancer Day: GoodChime! ropes in Yuvraj Singh to spread awareness 05-02-2013 10:58 PM

    While cricket is Yuvraj Singh's number one priority, helping cancer survivors in their battle is high on his agenda. So on World Cancer Day, Yuvraj pledged himself to a new initiative to create awareness. ...
  • There is more to life than cricket: Yuvraj Singh 05-02-2013 08:41 PM

    In an exclusive interview, the India batsman said after cancer treatment his life has ceased to be all cricket. ...
  • Yuvraj disappointed with Armstrong doping confession 04-02-2013 11:53 PM

    The India batsman said Lance Armstrong will always be his hero but he should not have taken performance enhancing drugs. ...
  • World Cancer Day: Dangers of mixing treatments in treating cancers 04-02-2013 09:00 AM

    Every year, 1 million people are diagnosed with cancer in India and a third of them die every year because of late diagnosis and lack of timely treatment. ...
  • Living It Up: Options available to a cancer patient 24-11-2012 11:30 PM

    On the show, Oncologist, Dr Sameer Karl tells what are the options available to a cancer patient. ...
  • Yuvraj Singh physically fit, says doctor 08-09-2012 08:52 AM

    Yuvraj Singh's doctor has backed the player's decision of returning to international cricket sooner than expected - after recovering from cancer. ...
  • Yuvraj Singh hopeful of a strong return 06-09-2012 10:39 AM

    After beating cancer Yuvraj Singh is all set to make a strong comeback. He is in India's squad for the ICC World T20 later this month. ...
  • Yuvraj's inclusion for World T20 surprising 10-08-2012 09:48 PM

    CNN-IBN's panel of experts were surprised at Yuvraj Singh's inclusion for the World T20, but hoped the left-hander regains his full fitness. ...
  • Yuvraj Singh on life and cancer 08-07-2012 11:47 AM

    CNN-IBN's Anubha Bhonsle talks to Yuvraj Singh who has battled cancer recently and is now getting back to full fitness. ...
  • Yuvraj speaks of his World Cup troubles 07-07-2012 11:58 PM

    India batsman Yuvraj Singh, who is eyeing a return to cricket soon following cancer surgery, recalls the travails he went through during the 2011 World Cup. ...
  • Cricketainment: Aakash Chopra sure of Yuvi return 11-04-2012 08:42 PM

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts discuss the possibility of Yuvraj Singh's return to the cricket field. ...
  • It will take time for me to return: Yuvraj 11-04-2012 04:46 PM

    Addressing a press conference, Yuvraj Singh said he wants to come back soon, but now his focus is entirely on his health. ...
  • Can Yuvraj be the next Lance Armstrong? 09-04-2012 11:37 PM

    India's World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh returned home on Sunday after cancer treatment in the US. ...
  • 'Yuvraj should be fit before World T20' 09-04-2012 07:53 PM

    Cancer specialist Dr Sanjay Sharma expects Yuvraj Singh to be fully fit before the World T20 in September in Sri Lanka. ...