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Are humans influencing cancer in wild animals?

New York |Tuesday, 2018 3:15:00 PM IST

Besides indulging in cancer causing behaviour like smoking, poor diet and low hygiene, human beings are also changing the environment in such a way that it can lead to the deadly disease in many speci

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British PM May calls on health, tech sectors to work on cancer

LONDON | Monday, May 21 2018 IST

Prime Minister Theresa May will call on Britain's health service, charities and artificial intelligence sector to work together to better identify patients with the early stages of cancer and stop tho

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19 cancer hospitals, two dental colleges to come up in Assam

Guwahati |Monday, 2018 5:45:00 PM IST

As many as 19 cancer hospitals will be set up in Assam within two years, including one in Guwahati, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Monday.

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UK to pledge millions to AI research for early cancer diagnosis: Report

London |Monday, 2018 4:45:00 PM IST

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday is likely to announce plans to invest millions of pounds to fund an artificial intelligence (AI) research to improve early diagnosis of cancer and chronic

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Foundation of 19 cancer hospitals in Assam next month

Guwahati | Monday, May 21 2018 IST

In a major boost to cancer care system in Assam, 19 new specialized cancer hospitals will come up in the state within the next two years, state Health Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sharma said here today.

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This protein can treat triple-negative breast cancer

New York |Sunday, 2018 11:45:05 AM IST

Researchers have developed a remedy to thwart the metastatic spread of breast cancer, a leading cause of death among women.

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Science world should study about the spread of cancer: CM

Kochi | Sunday, May 20 2018 IST

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday said that the scientific community should seriously look into the spread of cancer. While inaugurating the state-level celebrations of the LDF governme

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Actor Rajeev Khandelwal's mother loses battle with cancer

Mumbai |Friday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST

Well-known television actor Rajeev Khandelwal's mother Vijay Laxmi Khandelwal, who was suffering from cancer, has died, said the actor on Friday.

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New blood test can detect pancreatic cancer in minutes

New York |Friday, 2018 3:15:05 PM IST

A new blood test developed by US researchers has shown promise for detecting pancreatic cancer in less than an hour.

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Lifestyle habits that can lead to breast cancer

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 9:15:00 PM IST

Changing lifestyle habits, increasing work pressure and stress levels have left modern-day individuals with no time to pay heed to their health and one disease that seems to be emerging because of irr

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Feeding the hungry: Cancer doesn't detract him from his life's mission (IANS Special Series)

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2018 1:45:34 PM IST

He is 83 years old and has been serving free food to the poor and needy for over three-and-a-half decades. He is fighting cancer and has sold off assets to keep his community service going. And, despi

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