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Dr Shanta was the Chairman and Executive Chairman of the Cancer Institute (WIA) Chennai.(@VanathiBJP/Twitter)

Cancer Institute founder V Shanta passes away in Chennai

ANI, Chennai
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:12 AM IST
The veteran oncologist was admitted to a private hospital in the city last night after she complained of chest pain.
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File photo of AIIMS, New Delhi. The soft launch of National Cancer Institute, which is a part of the AIIMS-II campus in Haryana’s Jhajjar, took place on December 18, 2018.(HT File)
File photo of AIIMS, New Delhi. The soft launch of National Cancer Institute, which is a part of the AIIMS-II campus in Haryana’s Jhajjar, took place on December 18, 2018.(HT File)

India’s largest cancer institute launched at AIIMS’ Jhajjar campus

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 19, 2018 01:52 PM IST
The 710-bed NCI hospital opened its OPD services around five years after its foundation stone was laid by the then prime minister Manmohan Singh in 2014. The hospital is expected to be fully operational by December 2020.
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Proceeds from the US Postal Service's breast cancer stamp enabled a landmark study.(AP)
Proceeds from the US Postal Service's breast cancer stamp enabled a landmark study.(AP)

This US postal stamp helped fund key breast cancer study

By HT Correspondent | Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2018 10:45 AM IST
Proceeds from the US Postal Service’s breast cancer stamp helped researchers gather money to fund the landmark study that showed genetic testing can reveal which women with early-stage breast cancer need chemo and which do not.
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