Researchers reveal: Sugary supplement mannose could help fight cancer

Mannose sugar, a nutritional supplement, can both slow tumour growth and enhance the effects of chemotherapy in mice with multiple types of cancer, a new study shows. The findings are a step towards understanding how mannose could be used to help treat cancer

Researchers reveal: Sugary supplement mannose could help fight cancerTumours use more glucose than normal, healthy tissues. However, it is very hard to control the amount of glucose in your body through diet alone. In this study, the researchers found that mannose can interfere with glucose to reduce how much sugar cancer cells can use. “Tumours need a lot of glucose to grow, so […]

Iraqi boy becomes youngest patient to undergo extracorporeal radiation therapy

The boy was successfully treated for rare bone cancer (Ewing’s sarcoma). This is a rare type of cancer that most often occurs in and around the bones and is mostly seen amongst children and teenagers

Iraqi boy becomes youngest patient to undergo extracorporeal radiation therapyHussein Mohammed, an 8-year-old an Iraqi resident, was studying in class 3rd until he was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, in the Tibia (shin bone). Parents of the young boy sought treatment locally, he underwent chemotherapy, eventually, and he had to stop attending school. He responded well to the chemotherapy, but to treat Ewing’s sarcoma, the […]

Pune hospital to raise awareness on bone marrow donation by felicitating patients

Those who undergo bone marrow transplants are the people who faced many difficulties due to diseases like thalassemia, cancer, bone disorders etc.  It is for this very reason that Ruby Hall Clinic has decided to felicitate around 100 patients who have won their battle against the diseases they were suffering from and have undergone bone marrow transplant successfully

Pune hospital to raise awareness on bone marrow donation by felicitating patientsThe hospital will felicitate these patients on September 01. The hospital has also arranged expert to hold talks for spreading awareness on bone marrow transplant at the Cancer Care Center at Ruby Hall Clinic. Haematologist Dr Vijay Ramanan, said, “Not many people are aware about bone marrow transplants and the change that they can bring […]

Karnataka: Doctors treat Iraqi boy suffering from bone cancer without amputating leg

India has been the medical hub for many patients across the globe, time and again. The patient was in the moderate stage of cancer and waiting any longer would have resulted in an extreme step where the surgery would have been impossible, as the cancer would have spread to his thigh and hip

Karnataka: Doctors treat Iraqi boy suffering from bone cancer without amputating legJust a few days ago, a 16-year-old came to Columbia Asia Hospital in Hebbal, Karnataka, with his clearly distressed family. Abdul (name changed) was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in the right femur; the only option he was left with for his survival was amputation of his entire leg as suggested by other hospitals. Doctors at the […]

Tata Hospital battles for ‘Ruby’ cancer-stricken police dog

Mumbai police gather around the seven-year-eight-month-old canine, who has been diagnosed with vulvar carcinoma

Tata Hospital battles for ‘Ruby’ cancer-stricken police dogRuby has been a gem for Mumbai police. A police sniffer dog, Ruby has been instrumental in solving many criminal cases. As the seven-year-eight-month-old canine battles vulvar carcinoma, a form of cancer, the entire force has rallied behind her. Ruby is undergoing treatment under the directions of experts from Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and […]