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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]