Childhood Cancer Day: Five per cent of patients suffering from different types of cancer are below the age of 18 years. Most cases lead to death because of poor diagnosis.
One out of eight men and one out of nine women have the possibility of developing cancer in their lifetime, the government has revealed.
Bolstering the know how behind targeted cancer treatment, Indian scientists have offered a new rationale for combination drug therapy for ovarian and breast cancer, which they say can counter drug resistance and reduce side-effects.
Head and neck cancers account for more than 5.5 lakh of the total cancer cases reported in India every year, putting India in the sixth place worldwide, said health experts.
A new study shed light on the discovery of two gene variations that has influenced increased risk of gall bladder cancer amongst Indians.
Experts have found that tomato extracts can have the ability to inhibit the growth and the multiplication of stomach cancer cells.
Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchans recently launched an app for breast cancer awareness, which is named 'ABC of Breast Health', and is available in 12 languages.
A compound found in turmeric, a spice widely used in curries, could play a very important role in preventing and treating colon cancer, which frequently is caused by lifestyle factors, such as diet, say researchers ...
Thiruvananthapuram has been termed as the country's breast cancer capital, with cases at a record high of 40 per lakh of population.
WHO states that with prevention alone close to third of global cancers can be avoided.