Tag: Cancer Patients

OTV Impact: Patients lying outside Acharya Harihar Cancer Hospital shifted to safety
OTV Impact: Patients lying outside Acharya Harihar Cancer Hospital shifted to safety

While OTV had been covering how cancer patients and their relatives were spending their miserable time under the scorching heat of the cruel sun for last two days, a delegation of local BJP members on Saturday visited the hospital and met its director.

  • Saturday, 30 April 2022
Patients at God’s mercy at Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack 
Patients at God’s mercy at Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack 

A patient named Hrushikesh Sahoo, a resident of Kendrapara district is among the hundreds of the patients who have taken shelter under a huge tree at the entrance of the hospital. 

  • Thursday, 28 April 2022
Mamali donates hair for cancer patients
8-YO Mamali From Bhadrak Continues To Inspire, Donates Hair For Cancer Patients

Eight-year-old Mamali Panda from Bhadrak district is the reason of smile for many. Despite her young age, Mamali is popular as a social worker who also contributes towards welfare of birds in her region.

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  • Friday, 04 February 2022
Why Are Cancer Cases Rising In India?
Why Are Cancer Cases Rising In India?

Longer life expectancy is a major contributor to the overall cancer incidence. As people grow old, their bodies have longer time to allow faults to build up and the body accumulates more of these faults in the genes, considerably increasing the risk of cancer.

  • Sunday, 07 November 2021
Meet Abhimanyu Das, a Messiah for cancer patients

Cuttack: Going with the motto- “Service to mankind is Service to God,” Abhimanyu Das, a small time book binder from the silver city has now turned a Messiah for many cancer patients at Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre (AHRCC) in Cuttack. The man has self designated himself to be the attendant for the patients at […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Cancer patients rue failure of Niramaya scheme

Cuttack: Cancer patients at the State government-run Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack have been suffering due to alleged irregularities in distribution of medicines meant for free supply under the Niramaya scheme. The State government had earlier introduced Niramaya scheme which offers free medicines. However, it is alleged that patients are hardly getting any […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
surgeons' convention expresses concern over high incidence of cancer

Agra: India reports two lakh new cancer patients every year, of which 40 per cent suffered from mouth and throat cancer, while women with breast cancer accounted for 25-30 per cent, said Dr. Manoj Pandey, President of the Association of Surgeons of India which is holding its Annual Convention in the Taj city. Pandey said […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Head, neck cancer survivors at increased suicide risk, says study

New York: Despite improved survival rates among cancer patients, those treated for head and neck cancers are at an increased risk of death by suicide, a new study has found. It found that head and neck cancer survivors are two times more likely to commit suicide than survivors of other cancers and four times more […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Israel discovers blood test to match treatment to lung cancer

Jerusalem: Israeli researchers have discovered a method for matching precise treatment to lung cancer patients through simple blood tests, Hebrew-language website “Ynet” reported on Monday. The study, conducted by the oncology department at Soroka Hospital in southern Israel, examined the contribution of the use of “Guardant360” non-invasive liquid biopsy to match accurate treatment for patients […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Know the drug to stop cancer from spreading developed

New York: Scientists have developed a drug compound that may freeze cancer cells and kill them, thus keeping them from spreading throughout the body. The study found that the compound named KBU2046 is highly effective and can slow down cell motility in the cancers of breast, prostate, colon and lungs in the in vitro model. […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Therapist's hands massaging female foot
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 studies like this suggest that we need also to examine the longer-term effects on health and […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
After Patnaik, Pradhan seeks Tata Memorial Centre in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Department of Atomic Energy to provide necessary budgetary allocation for setting up a hub of Tata Memorial Centre here to treat cancer patients. The request came few days after Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urged the Prime Minister to […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
What worries cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy the most

London: Cancer patients today are worried more about the effects of their illness on their partner or family than the physical side effects of chemotherapy, new research has found. The study presented at European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2017 Congress in Madrid, Spain, showed that socio-psychological factors have become more significant for patients today […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
5 Celebrities Who Survive Cancer and Embraced Their Scars

By Sivangi Karn Cancer is the big ‘C’ word which everyone fears to hear. Celebs or normal individuals, cancer does not discriminate. In times of negativity, remaining positive and hoping for a better and sound future is all we can hope for. From scars to radiation experience, battling cancer can get very challenging. We bring […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
How chronic stress promotes breast cancer development

Beijing: Chinese researchers have revealed the mechanism of how chronic stress promotes breast cancer development, shedding light on future clinical treatment for cancer. Cancer patients often suffer negative emotions such as anxiety, despair and fear, which are risk factors facilitating tumour growth as well as promoting cancer progression. However, the specific mechanisms of how chronic […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021