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Understanding the basics of Cancer Genetics

August 27, 2015 What is genetics and how does it influence cancer? The human body packs in approximately 100 trillion cells that are carefully coordinated for optimized functioning, including voluntary and involuntary actions. Each cell is constructed with a few distinct...

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...

Government of Telangana, Tata Trusts sign MoU to provide state-wide cancer care

Hyderabad, March 04, 2018: The Government of Telangana and Tata Trusts today announced a Memorandum of Understanding to deliver high quality affordable cancer care through a three-tier model, and develop academic and research capabilities in the state. The MoU was...

Cancer care major HCG files IPO papers

New Delhi, August 10, 2015: Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd (HCG), a cancer care network operator, has filed draft papers with capital markets regulator Sebi to float an initial public offer (IPO). With this, the total number of companies approaching Securities...

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...

Doctors at Jaypee Hospital perform marathon surgery to treat rare cancer of mouth in...

Doctors successfully complete 9 hour procedure to remove cancer of the oral cavity Noida, November 2014 : Oncologists and Surgeons at Jaypee Hospital, Noida have performed a marathon 9 hour surgery to remove a rare and complex cancer of the...

Virtus Health Services Launches O Test in India, a Non-Invasive, Highly Affordable Test for...

Virtus Health Services Launches O Test in India, a Non-Invasive, Highly Affordable Test for Early Detection of Oral Cancer O Test with best of class automated screening services expected to significantly reduce...

Bead Chemo Embolisation becoming the most preferred way of treatment for Liver cancer patients

This non-surgical revolutionary treatment has no side effects and higher survival rate, says Dr. Sandip Jhala, Interventional Specialist, Apollo Hospitals-Ahmedabad Ahmedabad, March 16, 2018: Hepatocellular carcinoma or HCC is a Primary Liver Cancer (which means it originates in liver and is...

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...