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Know about rehabilitative care for breast cancer survivors

Breast cancer is one of the most mentally and physically exhausting diseases some women endure. The post-treatment phase is one where the body goes through physical changes, resulting in weakening of body muscles and a decrease in bone strength. When it comes to the mental wellbeing, no one can anticipate the struggle this disease brings […]

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Soy foods linked to fewer fractures in younger breast cancer survivors, finds study

Many treatments for breast cancer can cause premature menopause and decrease bone mineral density. This leads to a higher incidence of osteoporosis-related fractures among survivors compared to healthy women in the same age range, and yet many factors connected to this increase in fracture risks are understudied. Researchers here studied the impact that BMI, exercise, […]

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The Bold Indian Bride: Cancer survivor shares empowering pictures of bridal photoshoot

The Bold Indian Bride: Cancer survivor shares empowering pictures of bridal photoshoot

Vashnavi Poovanedran is better known on Instagram as Navi Indran Pillai, and she took the photo-sharing platform by storm after her bridal photoshoot titled ‘The Bold Indian Bride’ went viral Breast cancer survivor Navi Indran Pillai, is encouraging women to embrace their beauty and shatter stereotypes with her heart-warming and stunning bridal photoshoot. View this […]

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‘Provide direct economic benefits to TB patients’

Recent reports in the press indicate that there is delay and possibly resistance within government on providing Direct Benefit Transfers to Tuberculosis (TB) patients. By delaying this scheme, the government is denying the bare minimum economic benefits to TB patients to help them survive this disease. People, who contract TB frequently, experience severe economic barriers […]

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Indian cancer society manufactures artificial breasts, empowers breast cancer survivors

Indian cancer society manufactures artificial breasts, empowers breast cancer survivors

Breast cancer has been on a rise in India. According to the various reports, it is now the most common cancer in most cities in India, and 2nd most common in rural areas. Breast cancer affects the patients not only physically but mentally as well. The trauma of losing a breast may push them into […]

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