Tag: Cancer

Cancer tissue-freezing may help patients cut treatment cost

Cancer patients face higher risk of painful skin condition

New York, Patients suffering from cancer and those treated with chemotherapy may be at 40 per cent increased risk of developing shingles, compared with those not having cancer, finds a new study. Shingles (herpes zoster) — marked by painful rashes and skin blisters — is caused by the varicella zoster[Read More…]

All about James P Allison, Noble Prize winner in medicine

All about James P Allison, Nobel Prize winner in medicine

James P Allison jointly won the Nobel Prize in medicine with Tasaku Honjo for their discovery of cancer therapy by “inhibition of negative immune regulation. The scientists’ groundbreaking work on the immune system has paved the way for a new class of cancer drugs that are already dramatically changing outcomes[Read More…]

Actress Sonali Bendre diagnosed with Cancer

Actress Sonali Bendre diagnosed with cancer

Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre revealed through a Twitter post that she has been diagnosed with cancer. The stunning Sonali, who is known for her epic movies, remarked with deep sorrow, “Sometimes when you least expect it, life throws you a curveball. I have recently been diagnosed with high-grade cancer that[Read More…]

Indian researcher develops 5D ultrasound system

In latest development for finding a cure for cancer, an Indian researcher’s work at Baltimore’s prestigious John Hopkins University has come up with a new technology to help surgeons detect and treat cancerous tumours while operating on patients. This Indian genius, Nishikant Deshmukh claims that he has developed the world’s[Read More…]

Magic mushroom eases anxiety and depression in cancer patients

A team of researchers have found that Psilocybin- a naturally occurring psychedelic compound produced by more than 200 species of mushrooms- eases the depression and soothes the anxiety in patient with life-threatening cancer. In a research report published Thursday in the Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, researchers reported that trial subjects who[Read More…]

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