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Cancer patient found hanging in Cuttack nursing home

Cuttack: A cancer patient allegedly hanged himself to death in a private nursing home at Ranihaat here today. The deceased has been identified as Rangadhar Baiti of Tihidi in Bhadrak district. Rangadhar, a driver by profession, had been…

Cancer-Stricken Man Seeks Nod For ‘Mercy Killing’

Sambalpur: A rickshaw puller from Sambalpur town, suffering from brain cancer for the last eight months, has sought the District Collector's permission for euthanasia. Tired of the unbearable pain and his inability to bear the expensive…

Cancer survivors get more easily fatigued: Study

New York: Researchers have found that adults who have undergone successful cancer treatment may become fatigued more quickly than their peers who do not have a history of cancer. "The main goal of cancer treatment has been survival, but…

Cancer kills 3 people every hour in Odisha!

Bhubaneswar: Shocking as it may sound, Cancer - one of the world's biggest killer diseases ­- ­is becoming quite prevalent in Odisha and as per the report of the Union Health Ministry, the disease is claiming at least 3 lives every hour in…

Antibiotic may impact cancer treatment efficacy

New York: Long-term antibiotic overuse or misuse may make people drug resistant and vulnerable to infection, impacting cancer treatment efficacy in a negative way, new research suggests. Antibiotic use is known to have a near-immediate…

Eating almonds, peanuts may boost colon cancer survival

New York: People with colon cancer who regularly eat nuts such as almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, cashews and peanuts may be at significantly lower risk of cancer recurrence and mortality, researchers say. The findings showed that those who…

Chronic diseases raise cancer, mortality risk

New York: Several common chronic diseases including hypertension, heart disease and diabetes, together account for more than a fifth of new cancer cases and more than a third of cancer deaths, finds a study. Chronic diseases were…

Researchers identify enzyme linked to colon cancer

London: Researchers have identified an enzyme that appears to drive the conversion of normal colon tissue into cancer by attaching sugar molecules, or glycans, to certain proteins in the cell. The research, published in the Journal of…

New blood test may help early detection of 8 cancers

Sydney: A new blood test that can help in the early diagnoses of eight common cancers before they spread and risk patients' chances of survival has been developed by Australian researchers. The new test would help early detection of…