Chemotherapy

  • New stem cell technique may provide cancer cure 12-08-2013 05:32 PM

    London: Scientists have developed a new stem cell technique which they believe could lead to a quicker treatment for cancer and reduce reliance on chemotherapy. The method would also be more effective at stopping the disease from returning by reprogramming cancer-fighting cells, researchers said.The technique takes white blood cells and...
  • New cancer drugs to be a $ 35 billion market 23-05-2013 09:59 AM

    London: A new wave of medicines that tap the power of the immune system to fight cancer could become the biggest drug class in history, with potential sales of $35 billion a year. The sales forecast by analysts at US bank Citigroup highlights the growing excitement surrounding so-called immunotherapy after...
  • Yuvraj discharged as chemotherapy ends 18-03-2012 09:13 AM

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  • Yuvraj diagnosed with cancer: Reports 05-02-2012 12:46 PM

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  • Treatment for cancer costs less now 24-11-2011 11:28 AM

    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...
  • Venezuela's Chavez faces second chemo treatment 23-07-2011 02:45 AM

    Caracas: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Friday he was preparing for a second round of chemotherapy in Cuba to eliminate the risk of malignant cells after completing what he called a successful first session. The announcement by the 56-year-old socialist leader that he had surgery in Havana last month...
  • Hugo Chavez returns to Cuba to begin chemotherapy 17-07-2011 08:48 PM

    Caracas: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has returned to Cuba to begin chemotherapy nearly a month after surgery to remove a tumor, and he is expressing optimism the treatment will help him survive his cancer. Chavez said he would start the treatment in Havana on Sunday in an attempt to ensure...
  • I may need chemotherapy: Hugo Chavez 14-07-2011 03:50 AM

    Caracas: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez acknowledged for the first time on Wednesday he may need radiotherapy or chemotherapy to treat his cancer, which has rattled the OPEC member nation he has dominated for 12 years. The 56-year-old socialist leader's most detailed comments to date on his condition raised the prospect...
  • Egg bank to open for women cancer patients 26-12-2010 11:28 AM

    Shanghai: China will set up an egg bank for women suffering from cancer to store their ovum in freezer so that they can have babies before undergoing chemotherapy or a surgery, which could damage their reproductive ability. The authority has plans to set up the bank in three years, China...
  • Christopher Hitchens to undergo chemo 01-07-2010 12:58 PM

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  • Fight against cancer not only about medical cure 22-08-2008 01:21 PM

    IBN Living focuses on chemotherapy and the cyber game based on Sing Is Kinng. ...
  • Wonder drug that cuts breast cancer chances by a third 13-06-2008 03:58 AM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has obtained the services of former ICC Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat for the post of a consultant. SLC Secretary Nishantha Ranatunga confirmed the development. His role would be to advise on the governance of SLC affairs, more particularly its finances. SLC officials said that they...