CANCER

  • Chhattisgarh sterilization tragedy:: PM Modi asks Chattisgarh CM Raman Singh to take action November 11, 2014

    Eighty three women had undergone sterilisation surgeries on November 8 within five hours at a camp in Nemichand Jain Cancer and Research Centre at Pendari village on the outskirts of Bilaspur. ...
  • US: Cancer patient ends her life, renews euthanasia debate November 4, 2014

    In United States, a 29-year-old terminally ill patient has legally ended her life. Her decision to die under Oregon's "death with dignity act" has renewed the euthanasia debate. ...
  • Watch: 10-year-old Sadiq, suffering from cancer, turns Hyderabad Police chief for a day October 16, 2014

    Ten-year-old Sadiq, suffering from cancer got his wish fulfilled. He turned the Hyderabad Police Commissioner, thanks to the Make A Wish Foundation and the Hyderabad Police. ...
  • 19yearold battles cancer, raises $5 mn for others like him April 29, 2014

    A terminally ill teenager has raised five million dollars for a cancer charity. He says it's his bucket list to raise more funds. ...
  • World Cancer Day: Why patients must not mix treatments February 4, 2014

    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 December 10, 2013

    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? 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 BRCA1 gene that increased her risk of breast and ovarian cancers. ...
  • Actor Sanjay Dutt makes a rare appearance in support of an NGO May 6, 2013

    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? April 2, 2013

    In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court of India dismissed a plea by the Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis on Monday for a patent on its cancer drug Glivec, paving way for more affordable life saving drug. ...
  • Novartis cannot ignore India's huge market: Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance April 1, 2013

    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 April 1, 2013

    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' April 1, 2013

    After the Supreme Court dismissed Swiss pharma company Novartis' plea for a patent on its cancer drug Glivec, pharma expert vikas Dandekar said, "This will be a far reaching decision. Innovation on one side, access and affordability on the other side. The balance has to be done". ...
  • Cancer Patients Aid Association hails SC's verdict April 1, 2013

    In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court of India dismissed a plea by the Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis on Monday for a patent on its cancer drug Glivec, paving way for more affordable life saving cancer drugs. "Generic companies will have a levy that will allow them to survive in...
  • CJ's initiative to donate hair for Cancer patients March 25, 2013

    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 March 6, 2013

    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 February 18, 2013

    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 February 7, 2013

    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 February 5, 2013

    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 February 5, 2013

    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 February 4, 2013

    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 February 4, 2013

    Today is World Cancer Day a day to raise awareness in the fight against the cancer. 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 November 24, 2012

    On the show, Oncologist, Dr Sameer Karl tells what are the options available to a cancer patient. ...
  • Yuvraj Singh an inspiration for cancer patients September 12, 2012

    A day after Yuvraj Singh Shines on the field, CNNIBN focuses on the thousands he has bowled over by winning the battle against cancer. ...
  • India Positive: Inspiring stories of good work September 9, 2012

    For the past 12 years, Akshaya Patra Foundation has served cooked food to nearly 14 lakh children in government schools across the country. ...
  • Yuvraj Singh physically fit, says doctor September 8, 2012

    Yuvraj Singh's doctor has backed the player's decision of returning to international cricket sooner than expected. ...
  • Yuvraj Singh hopeful of a strong return September 6, 2012

    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. ...
  • 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. ...