Including healthy habits key for colon cancers survivors to live longer

The research is being featured at a meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology that starts next month in Chicago. And while the researchers studied colon cancer patients, they say their findings are likely to apply to many types of cancer survivors

Including healthy habits key for colon cancers survivors to live longerDoctors reported there is an uncomplicated way to live longer after being diagnosed with advanced cancer and it doesn’t require chemotherapy or surgery. Just eating right and exercising more can be helpful. Researchers found that cancer survivors who follow standard American Cancer Society guidelines for healthy living were 42 per cent less likely to die […]

Two doctors who survived cancer prepare for a marathon

Dr Deepali Deshmukh was diagnosed with blood cancer in July last year. After completing intensive chemotherapy for six months and recovering from the disease, while Dr Mitali Upadhye who had survived ovarian cancer in 2013

Two doctors who survived cancer prepare for a marathonCancer not only affects patients physically but also imposes immense mental stress upon them. During and after the recovery process, it is important for cancer patients to have strong willpower and a motivational spirit to live. Two doctors who have been cancer patients themselves, have set an example by how defeating cancer without letting it […]

Pune oncologists start support group for head and neck cancer patients

The support group will undertake activities for continuous rehabilitation. Lectures on how to swallow food and how to speak would be arranged for the survivors. Also, special attention would be given to keep a check that patient does not go back to consuming tobacco and other tobacco related products

Pune oncologists start support group for head and neck cancer patientsA group of oncologists along with Nag Foundation have taken an initiative to start a one-of-its-kind support group for head and neck cancer survivors in Pune. At a time when there is much work being done to form support groups for breast cancer, head and neck cancer remains to be a neglected area. The real […]

For cancer survivors, this woman is a 3 am friend!

On International Nurses Day, Jyoti Shinoli, profiles Shubhangi Pawar, who goes the extra mile to be family, a friend, a mother, and embodies hope, to cancer survivors.

For cancer survivors, this woman is a 3 am friend!Ma, Aai, Amma, Mummy. The all-familiar term for mother. Those are the many ways in which cancer patients address Shubhangi Pawar, a nurse at Mulund’s Fortis Hospital. It’s the smile on her face, the calmness in her manner and her warmth that make patients forget their stress and the sheer physical pain of being a […]

Care guidelines for cancer survivors often unclear

Researchers examined cancer guidelines from North America and Europe that have been published since 2010 to advise doctors on the best ways to care for survivors of nine malignancies: breast, colorectal, lung, prostate, melanoma, uterine, bladder, thyroid and testicle

Care guidelines for cancer survivors often unclearTreatment guidelines on care for survivors of the most common cancers often lack specifics or offer conflicting advice about when or how often to do certain tests, a review of recent recommendations finds. Researchers examined cancer guidelines from North America and Europe that have been published since 2010 to advise doctors on the best ways […]