Pandemic and Cancer, a double whammy for patients

Cancer patients are finding it difficult to receive medication and treatment during the pandemic which is affecting their mental health too. Kolkata: It was in 2019 when Sunetra started having breathing problems. Not knowing the cause, she consulted several doctors and many blood tests later,  she was diagnosed with leukaemia.   After a bone marrow […]

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Delayed screening spreads cancer in children

Cancer research centres say that more than half of child cancer patients delayed their visits during the pandemic which increased the spread of the disease. Bengaluru: A delay in treatment has led to an increase in the spread of cancer among child patients according to Shankara Cancer Research Centre. Childhood cancer was the fifth leading […]

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Lockdown delays cancer treatment, patients suffer

Many cancer patients missed their chemotherapy cycles during the lockdown and have faced adverse effects on their health. Lucknow – Doctors say many cancer patients have missed their chemotherapy cycles during the lockdown. This has left them with adverse side effects and have pushed their treatment back to square one. A lot of them faced […]

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Epidemic of Lung Cancer in Bangalore

Lung cancer seems to cause more deaths in India than any other cancer. By Jignasa Sinha and Rohit Chatterjee Bengaluru, Nov. 23, 2018. Vikram Hospital aims to provide lung cancer screening program and smoking cessation therapy to everyone. The event had Dr. Niti Raizada, a senior consultant in oncology), Dr. Suraj Manjunath, onco-surgeon, and Dr. […]

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Upsurge in Breast Cancer Cases in India

Urban women are more prone to breast cancer when compared to rural, it’s high time to spread awareness, says experts. According to a recent study conducted by National Cancer Institute, it was found that ‘Working women’ are more likely to become victims of Breast cancer. Their latest research states that, “Some people who have been […]

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