Cancer Treatment

  • Two dead in shooting at Washington state medical center: Police July 8, 2014

    Washington: US Police said that two people died on Tuesday in a shooting at a medical center in Spokane, Washington, and that it appeared a man shot a woman before taking his own life. The Spokane Police Department said on Twitter that officers were securing the area. Local broadcaster KHQ said...
  • Bangalore: Man provides free treatment to cancer patients March 1, 2013

    Bangalore: Dr Krishna Rao in Bangalore is providing free treatment and care to poor terminally ill cancer patients. For almost 14 years, he has been helping them through his Karunashraya foundation. "I wasn't prepared to come here, my brother brought me here as he couldn't afford to treat me in a...
  • Yuvraj starts practice, eyes T20 World Cup June 25, 2012

    Bangalore: Hoping to make a comeback to international cricket with the Twenty20 World Cup in September, Yuvraj Singh on Monday batted for the first time after undergoing treatment for a rare germ cell cancer earlier this year. "Grilling session at nca! Happy to hit a few balls after almost 6...
  • Meet the Indian innovators who have made a mark May 12, 2012

    New Delhi: As India makes advances in the field of science and technology, from successfully launching nuclear missiles to inventing robots that treat cancer, one should not forget the people behind these innovations. On the May 11, 1998, India exploded a nuclear device in the face of international sanctions. Since...
  • Cancer drugs to cost less, Cipla slashes prices May 5, 2012

    Mumbai: After the Indian government recently lifted a patent license, Indian pharma major, Cipla, has announced a massive reduction of up to 76 per cent in its cancer drug prices. Following the move, the price of Cipla's generic kidney cancer drug, Sorafenib, will be available at Rs 6,840 a month from...
  • 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. ...
  • Doctors confident Yuvraj won't suffer relapse April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Yuvraj Singh has arrived home in India after cancer treatment in United States and doctors are confident the player will not suffer a relapse, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Monday. The 30-year-old was told last year that he had a golf ball-sized...
  • Watch: Yuvraj defies cancer to return home April 9, 2012

    Three months after treatment for a rare cancer in the US, India's World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh is back. ...
  • Yuvraj back home after cancer treatment April 9, 2012

    Yuvraj Singh after receiving treatment for cancer in USA, landed in Delhi accompanied by his mother. ...
  • Yuvraj returns home after cancer treatment April 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Yuvraj Singh, who was in the USA for cancer treatment, landed in Delhi on Monday. The Indian batsman was received by his mother Shabnam Singh at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here. After his chemotherapy session in Boston and Indianapolis, the left-handed batsman had traveled to London. He...
  • Yuvraj Singh to return to India on Monday April 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Yuvraj Singh is set to return to India on Monday after his treatment for cancer in Boston. Presently, the left-handed batsman is in London and is recovering well. Yuvraj tweeted in the early hours of Sunday morning, "finally the day has come ! i am going home tomorrow !...
  • Breast cancer gene discovered, say scientists April 2, 2012

    Washington: Scientists have discovered a gene which they claim can determine more accurately whether a woman has an increased risk of developing breast cancer. An international team, led by University of Melbourne, says its has used new technology to fast track the discovery of the breast cancer risk gene, called...
  • Yuvraj Singh fights cancer February 10, 2012

    Undergoing chemotherapy for a malignant lung tumour, Yuvraj Singh on twitter posted his latest picture showing the after-effects of the treatment. ...
  • Treatment for cancer costs less now November 24, 2011

    We tried to find out how much cancer treatment costs have gone up, and were surprised to find that the cost of a single cycle of basic chemotherapy for stage 1 cancer has actually gone down over the past 10 years. A decade ago, it would cost about Rs 10,000...
  • New therapy raises hope for cancer patients February 4, 2011

    New Delhi: It's World Cancer Day on Friday, but the grim news is one in three persons is likely to be affected by cancer by 2020. Forty four-year old Aruna Tyagi's life fell apart when she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in May 2006. She underwent various treatments. "I underwent an...
  • Navratilova wins her battle against cancer October 1, 2010

    New York: Ace tennis player Martina Navratilova has won yet another marathon battle -- this time against breast cancer. Navratilova, who was diagnosed with a non-invasive form of breast cancer called ductal carcinoma, underwent six weeks of gruelling radiation treatment and now she is cancer free. "I am cancer-free," people.com quoted her...
  • Robotic surgery to attack only cancerous tissues February 10, 2009

    New Delhi: An estimated 3 million people require treatment for cancer at a given point of time in India. There is good news for those who dread surgeries, though. A robotic radio surgery system designed to treat tumours in any part of the body, termed as Cyberknife has come as a relief...
  • World Cancer Day: Tests to guide daignosis, treatment February 4, 2009

    New Delhi: It's World Cancer Day today. While there have been massive gains in recent years in spotting the incidence of cancer in relatively earlier stages, not every one is able to spot it before it's too late. Now a new-age technology is helping doctors foretell the behavior of pancreatic...
  • Cancer cure isotopes executed in India October 29, 2006

    Kolkata: An advanced project for installation and operation of a modern cyclotron - which can be used to treat cancer - is being executed in India. The Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC) and Board of Radiation and Isotope Technology (BRIT) of the department of atomic energy will jointly produce medically...