#WorldCancerDay- 7 signs you cannot afford to ignore

What does ‘caution’ stand for? Change in bowel or bladder: If you have been experiencing healthy and regular bowel movements but have begun to experience a sudden or gradual shift in this routine; be it the frequency, constipation, diarrhoea, change in shape or colour, bloody stools and rectal bleeding, these could be signs of cancer. […]

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Health alert: Cancer rate doubles in India, especially among women

Health alert: Cancer rate doubles in India, especially among women

  According to statistics by Cancer India, breast cancer and cervical cancer are ranked as the most frequent cancer in women in India. In India, it has been observed out of every 2 women newly diagnosed with breast cancer, one woman dies of it. India has an estimated population of approximately 2.25 million living with […]

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#WorldCancerDay: Veteran Marathi actor Ramesh Bhatkar passes away after prolonged battle with cancer

Veteran Marathi actor Ramesh Bhatkar passes away on Monday, February 04 in Mumbai. He breathed his last in Mumbai’s Elizabeth Hospital. Ramesh Bhatkar was 70-years-old when he passed away The actor was suffering from cancer and was admitted to the hospital for over a week. Ramesh Bhatkar had acted in more than 90 Marathi movies, […]

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Obesity-linked cancers on the rise in young adults, reveals US study

In a sweeping study covering two-thirds of the US population, they showed that half a dozen cancers for which obesity is a known risk factor became more frequent from 1995 to 2015 among women and men under 50. The younger the age bracket, the more quickly these cancers gained ground, they reported in The Lancet. […]

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Understanding cervical cancer and the importance of timely screening

The lower part of the womb or the Uterus is called the ‘cervix’, and cancer affecting this part is known as ‘cervical cancer’. As per the GLOBOCAN 2018 statistics, cervical cancer is the 2nd most common cancer among Indian women. Almost 1,00,000 new cases of cervical cancer are detected in India every year. In observance […]

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#WorldCancerDay: Sonali Bendre shares inspirational post to raise awareness about the disease

#WorldCancerDay: Sonali Bendre shares inspirational post to raise awareness about it

Sonali Bendre Behl has resumed work after undergoing treatment for a high grade cancer for about five months in New York. Last July, Sonali had revealed that she had been diagnosed with a high grade cancer. The actor returned home in December 2018. On Monday, February 04, 2019, Sonali took to Instagram to share a […]

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World Cancer Day: Apollo Hospitals hosts first cancer awareness walkathon

World Cancer Day: Apollo Hospital hosts first cancer awareness walkathon

Every year, cancer claims the lives of 8 million people worldwide, including 4 million people who die prematurely, between the ages of 30 and 70. This burden is particularly significant where access to proper treatment and care is limited. It is estimated that, by 2030, over two thirds of all cancer-related deaths will occur in […]

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A tale of three cancer survivors: Mother, daughter and granddaughter conquer the disease  

Self-pity is easier to resort to when faced with a crisis like cancer. Few women have a strong urge to survive against this deadly disease. Leela (name changed) was treated for breast cancer about a few years back. Everything went on well, till she actually realised that both, her mother and daughter suffer from different […]

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Lifeline Express: World’s first-of-a-kind train for cancer treatment completes a year!

This World Cancer day, there’s a very positive promise to look forward to! Dr Pankaj Chaturvedi, Professor, Tata Memorial Hospital, along with his team conducted the first cancer surgery on third stage oral cancer cases on the Lifeline Express on 22nd December 2016 at Satna, Madhya Pradesh. He is the coordinator of the cancer services […]

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