Cancer Surgery

  • Heart attack killed Hugo Chavez, says his head guard March 7, 2013

    Caracas: President Hugo Chavez died of a massive heart attack after great suffering and inaudibly mouthed his desire to live, the head of Venezuela's presidential guard said late Wednesday. "He couldn't speak but he said it with his lips ... 'I don't want to die. Please don't let me die,'...
  • Venezuelan President Chavez's breathing problems worsen March 5, 2013

    Caracas: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's breathing problems have worsened and he is suffering from a "severe" new respiratory infection as he struggles to recover from cancer surgery, the government said in a somber medical update on Monday. The 58-year-old socialist leader has not been seen in public nor heard from...
  • Chavez returns to Venezuela after cancer surgery in Cuba February 19, 2013

    Caracas: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez made a surprise return from Cuba on Monday, more than two months after surgery for cancer that has jeopardized his 14-year rule of the South American OPEC nation. The middle-of-the-night homecoming implies some medical improvement - at least enough to handle a flight of several...
  • Yuvraj speaks of his World Cup troubles July 8, 2012

    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. ...
  • Yuvraj speaks of his World Cup troubles July 7, 2012

    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. ...
  • The survival story of a 104-year-old woman January 31, 2011

    Mumbai: Sarabai Bakshi counted her age on her fingers and said "104" to the reporters hovering around her bed. Though she looked frail, Sarabai has been through two breast cancer surgeries at the age of 103 and this time a rather difficult bone operation for multiple fractures in her thigh...
  • AIIMS robot performs rare cancer surgery May 7, 2010

    New Delhi: In a rare cancer surgery, doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) removed seven body parts, including urinary bladder and ovaries, from a 50-year-old patient with assistance from a robot. P N Dogra, head of the department of urology, performed the robot-assisted "anterior pelvic exenteration" on...