CANCER CENTRE

  • Nita Ambani invited to join board of visitors at MD Anderson Cancer Centre October 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Founder and Chairperson of Reliance Foundation, Nita Ambani was on Thursday invited to join the board of visitors of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre. MD Anderson Cancer Centre is widely acclaimed as a premier cancer centre, with a commitment to rapidly translate scientific knowledge into better...
  • We should launch a war against cancer: Harsh Vardhan September 19, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday called for the launching of a countrywide war against cancer. The minister earlier in the day formally recommended the Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) here as one of the 20 RCCs in the country chosen to be elevated as the apex state cancer institute. "Cancer...
  • Smoking more likely among kids whose parents light up May 13, 2014

    Washington: Children of parents who are nicotine addicts are not only more likely to take up cigarettes but also become heavy smokers in their youth, a new study has warned. The findings suggest that parental smoking cessation early in their children's lives is critical to prevent habitual smoking in the...
  • India is facing huge cancer crisis: Experts April 13, 2014

    London: India is facing a cancer crisis, with smoking, belated diagnosis and unequal access to treatment causing large-scale problems, experts said. Every year in India, around one million new cancer cases are diagnosed and around 600,000 to 700,000 people die from cancer in India, with this death toll projected to...
  • Punjab to get one of 20 Regional Cancer Centres, says Azad August 28, 2013

    Punjab would get one of the 20 Regional Cancer Centres to be established across the country, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said in Amritsar on Wednesday. While informing this, the Union minister, who was here to launch the 'National Free Drug and Iron Plus Initiative Scheme' at Government Medical College...
  • 'Haryana AIIMS to have India's biggest cancer centre' November 25, 2012

    Jhajjar: Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Gulam Nabi Azad on Saturday announced that a National Cancer Institute (NCI) would come up in the AIIMS2 campus at Badhsa village in Haryana, which would be an even bigger facility than the Tata Cancer Institute, Mumbai. A National Cardio Care Centre (NCCC) would...
  • T'puram: Minister promises all steps to upgrade RCC May 21, 2012

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The State Government will take all efforts to upgrade the Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) as a national cancer institute, Health Minister V S Sivakumar said on Sunday.He was speaking after inaugurating a statelevel workshop on Role of dental surgeons in prevention and control of oral cancer here. The Minister...