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Independent Task Force to Downstage Oral Cancer Set up

~First-of-its-kind Independent Oral Cancer Task Force in India~  Bengaluru, February 07, 2018: On the occasion of World Cancer Day, 4 February 2018, an Independent Oral Cancer Task Force has been launched to develop a strategy for oral cancer control in...

Columbia Asia Yeshwanthpur Witnesses a Rare Case Of Three Generation Cancer Survivors.

Dr. Neelesh Reddy, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Yeshwanthpur New Delhi, February 08, 2018: Self-pity and blaming luck is easier to succumb to when faced with a crisis like cancer. Lots of Women get into the trauma and accept...

Govt allows pharma cos to hike prices of 509 essential drugs

Injections used to treat hepatitis B and C, certain types of cancer and fungal infections have become costlier. New Delhi, April 11, 2015 - The government has allowed pharmaceutical companies to hike rates of 509 essential medicines used for treating...

Plasticell and National University of Ireland initiate cancer stem cell collaboration

UK, August 03, 2016: Plasticell, the biotechnology company using combinatorial technologies for stem cell research and the optimization of cell and gene therapy manufacturing, has announced the signing of a collaboration agreement with the National University of Ireland, Galway...

Apollo Spectra Hospitals initiates Breast Cancer Screening Month

New Delhi, October 15, 2015: Early detection of breast cancer is always to the key to survival. To endow women with the much needed support and information, Apollo Spectra Hospitals, is offering an examination and consultation with their...

Kochi hospital has developed a novel uterine cancer detection method

Kochi, April 13, 2015 A Kochi hospital has developed a novel detection method which will facilitate the treatment of uterine cancer.The new technique which is known as ‘florescent sentinel node detection’ helps to accurately identifying the extent of tumour spread...

GE Health ties up with US institute to set up cancer care centres in...

Coimbatore, December 2014 GE Healthcare and Cancer Treatment Services International (CTSI) plans to develop 25 world-class cancer care centres across the country. The network will be built at an investment of $120 million (Rs.720 crore) over five years, Terri Bresenham, CEO,...

Study on Cancer Patients

New Delhi, March 12, 2018: According to an article “Global surveillance of trends in cancer survival 2000-14 (CONCORD-3), published in LANCET, there are differences in survival rates across countries. The study estimates 5-year survival for breast cancer as 88.2% in...

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories announces the launch of Hervycta® (trastuzumab biosimilar) in India

Mumbai, July 28, 2018: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY) announced today that it has launched Hervycta® (Trastuzumab), a biosimilar of Roche’s Herceptin® in India, indicated for the treatment of HER2-positive cancers (early breast cancer, metastatic breast cancer...

Sunil Chhetri kicks off Narayana Health City’s #Don’tBeLate campaign

Bengaluru, February 09, 2018: In an effort to create awareness about the importance of early detection in the fight against cancer, Narayana Health City today launched a unique campaign titled #DontBeLate. The campaign was launched by Sunil Chhetri the...