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Emraan inaugurates 1st ever open cancer care hospital to treat BPL patients free of charge

New Delhi | Wednesday, Feb 21 2018 IST

Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi on Wednesday inaugurated first ever open cancer care hospital that will treat (BPL) patients across India free of charge. The initiative is part of a newly launched NGO,

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Bengal Govt medical college hospitals to get cancer treatment machines

Kolkata | Wednesday, Feb 21 2018 IST

The West Bengal Government has bought state-of-the-art radiotherapy units called LINAC machines for cancer treatment at four teaching hospitals in Kolkata – NRS, RG Kar, SSKM and Medical College Hos

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Cancer survivors launch fourth season of SelfV-The Survivor Stories

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | February 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 20 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Celebrating the spirit of cancer survivors for three consecutive years, Pink Hope Cancer Patient Support Group along with HCG - The Speci

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Girls may inherit ovarian cancer gene from fathers

New York |Saturday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST

Scientists have found a gene responsible for ovarian cancer that can be passed down from fathers to their daughters.

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Merck KGaA, Pfizer's immunotherapy fails in lung cancer trial

FRANKFURT | Thursday, Feb 15 2018 IST

Merck KGaA and Pfizer's cancer drug Bavencio could not be shown to improve survival in lung cancer patients that had previously undergone unsuccessful chemotherapy, Merck said. The results revealed on

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Ultra-processed food may increase risk of cancer

London |Thursday, 2018 7:15:06 PM IST

Increasing consumption of ultra-processed foods such as packaged baked goods and snacks, fizzy drinks, sugary cereals and reconstituted meat products, may possibly raise the risk of developing cancers

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Scientists in Sweden find new tool to fight cancer

Washington |Thursday, 2018 9:45:04 AM IST

Small molecules that specifically restrain a selenium-containing enzyme in the human body may become a tool to fight cancer, a new study by Swedish scientists has said.

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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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