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The study was led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Ariadne Labs.(Unsplash)

Decision conflict before cancer surgery correlates with lower activity after surgery: Study

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Boston [US]
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 04:38 PM IST
Nearly one-third of cancer patients who decide to undergo surgery for their condition may have second thoughts, and this decision conflict may lead to less favourable treatment outcomes in both near and long term.
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Dr. Indu Bhushan, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ayushman Bharat scheme.(Mohd Zakir/ HT file photo)
Dr. Indu Bhushan, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ayushman Bharat scheme.(Mohd Zakir/ HT file photo)

Ayushman Bharat scheme has worked quite well: CEO Indu Bhushan

By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2019 02:46 AM IST
Dr. Indu Bhushan, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the scheme talks to Rhythma Kaul about the year-long journey and why four states are yet to come on board.
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Kids playing at Hangout in Select Citywalk(Photo by Sarang Gupta/Hindustan Times)
Kids playing at Hangout in Select Citywalk(Photo by Sarang Gupta/Hindustan Times)

We will smile again, say these kids suffering from cancer

By Shara Prayag and Prerna Gauba | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2019 06:11 PM IST
Beginning from International Childhood Cancer Day, we spent a few days fulfilling the wishes of children suffering from cancer. They cemented our faith that after every dark night, comes a brighter day
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Ayushmann Khurrana’s wife Tahira Kashyap, who underwent mastectomy, spoke about what Sonali Bendre’s emotional cancer journey means to her. (Instagram)
Ayushmann Khurrana’s wife Tahira Kashyap, who underwent mastectomy, spoke about what Sonali Bendre’s emotional cancer journey means to her. (Instagram)

Tahira Kashyap, Ayushmann Khurrana’s wife, writes about her cancer scare, calls Sonali Bendre an inspiration

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2018 05:22 PM IST
Ayushmann Khuranna’s wife Tahira Kashyap recently underwent a mastectomy. In an empowering essay, she wrote about her journey and how Sonali Bendre has inspired her.
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Sir Richard Hadlee, who is considered one of the finest fast bowlers of all time having retired in 1990 with 431 test wickets, had the first surgery after a routine checkup discovered the tumour.(REUTERS)
Sir Richard Hadlee, who is considered one of the finest fast bowlers of all time having retired in 1990 with 431 test wickets, had the first surgery after a routine checkup discovered the tumour.(REUTERS)

New Zealand great Richard Hadlee undergoes second cancer surgery

By Reuters | Wellington
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 02:55 PM IST
New Zealand bowling great Richard Hadlee had surgery last month for bowel cancer and will now have to undergo another operation for a secondary cancer found in his liver
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Targeted therapy involves testing tumours for clues about their genetic mutation, and matching drugs to block the cancer’s growth on a molecular level.(Shutterstock)
Targeted therapy involves testing tumours for clues about their genetic mutation, and matching drugs to block the cancer’s growth on a molecular level.(Shutterstock)

Targeted cancer treatment could replace chemo and radiation in future

By Soma Das | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 12:09 PM IST
Looking beyond existing treatments for cancer, such as chemotherapy and radiation, researchers are focusing on treatments that target a tumour’s individual genetic traits for better results.
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