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The findings are published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society (ACS). (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Chemotherapy may accelerate aging process in young cancer survivors

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 07:54 PM IST
Previous research has shown that a protein called p16INK4a, which slows cell division, is produced at higher levels by cells as a person ages.
Of the 20 per cent of patients with severe respiratory illness, they said 11 per cent required high-flow oxygen and 9 per cent required respirators.. (Photo by Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
Of the 20 per cent of patients with severe respiratory illness, they said 11 per cent required high-flow oxygen and 9 per cent required respirators.. (Photo by Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)

Advanced cancer, chemotherapy may not aggravate risk of severe Covid-19: Study

New York | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 24, 2020 05:36 PM IST
While chemotherapy was not found to be an aggravating factor, they said patients treated with checkpoint inhibitor immunotherapy were more likely to be hospitalised with respiratory complications from the viral infection.
Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH), Parel, recently completed trials of an imported technology that will reduce hair loss in patients during chemotherapy.
Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH), Parel, recently completed trials of an imported technology that will reduce hair loss in patients during chemotherapy.

Cancer patients may not lose all their hair during chemotherapy

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Rupsa Chakraborty, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 05:20 AM IST
Trials on the scalp-cooling technology, which reduces the side effects of chemicals on hair follicles during chemotherapy, started two years ago and the hospital said it is now ready to offer the technique to its patients.
(Illustration: Sunil Kumar Mallik)
(Illustration: Sunil Kumar Mallik)

Survivor’s tale: C for cancer, C for courage

Hindustan Times | By Rakhee Lalvani
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 11:49 PM IST
It can’t happen to me, she said when a chance self-examination threw up the diagnosis. Little did she know that the challenge would help her reconnect with her soul
According to researcher Brooke Wilson of UNSW, the rising global cancer burden was undoubtedly one of the major health crises of today.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
According to researcher Brooke Wilson of UNSW, the rising global cancer burden was undoubtedly one of the major health crises of today.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Over 1.5 crore people will need chemotherapy globally each year by 2040

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Melbourne
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 03:09 PM IST
It is the first study to estimate the scale of chemotherapy provision needed at national, regional and global scales to respond to this situation.
A foreign national was allegedly duped of $4,300 by a man who claimed to be from Turkey, who engaged him in a conversation.(Bloomberg/File Photo)
A foreign national was allegedly duped of $4,300 by a man who claimed to be from Turkey, who engaged him in a conversation.(Bloomberg/File Photo)

Iraqi undergoing chemotherapy duped of $4,300 in Gurugram

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Pavneet Singh Chadha
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2019 09:57 AM IST
The man who was allegedly conned has been identified as Wahhab Razzaq, who is a resident of Baghdad. He is undergoing chemotherapy at a private hospital.
The results of a new study can give the men more adequate information on potential side effects from postoperative treatment. (Shutterstock)
The results of a new study can give the men more adequate information on potential side effects from postoperative treatment. (Shutterstock)

Sperm quality unaffected by one course of chemotherapy for early testicular cancer

Washington DC | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2019 06:00 PM IST
Notably, a well-known problem for men diagnosed with testicular cancer is an impaired ability to create sperm. But a new study finds no clinically significant detrimental long-term effect in either total sperm number or sperm concentration.
Nafisa Ali’s granddaughter and grandson cut her hair.(Instagram)
Nafisa Ali’s granddaughter and grandson cut her hair.(Instagram)

Nafisa Ali shares video of her grandkids cutting her hair as she undergoes chemotherapy

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2018 01:53 PM IST
Veteran actor Nafisa Ali has shared a video of her grandkids cutting her hair as she begins chemotherapy for her stage 3 peritoneal cancer.
The results suggested that chemotherapy for patients with lung cancer increases the risk of the early loss of menses in survivors.(Shutterstock)
The results suggested that chemotherapy for patients with lung cancer increases the risk of the early loss of menses in survivors.(Shutterstock)

Chemotherapy may lead to early menopause in women with lung cancer

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2018 11:45 AM IST
Premenopausal women with lung cancer may want children and should consult their healthcare providers about options for embryo and oocyte cryopreservation.
Lucky Ali says he is well and tweet was a reaction to young people being diagnosed with cancer.(HT Photo)
Lucky Ali says he is well and tweet was a reaction to young people being diagnosed with cancer.(HT Photo)

Lucky Ali explains his cryptic tweet on chemotherapy that got fans worried about his health

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2018 12:22 PM IST
Lucky Ali shared a tweet about chemotherapy without any context on Thursday and got his fans worried about his health.
So far, the best known cancer treatment was chemotherapy, which aims to kill tumours but is so toxic that it also attacks healthy cells.(Shutterstock)
So far, the best known cancer treatment was chemotherapy, which aims to kill tumours but is so toxic that it also attacks healthy cells.(Shutterstock)

It’s not just chemotherapy, there are less toxic tools to fight cancer

Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2018 11:37 AM IST
In the recent years, a series of clinical trials have shaken up the cancer world, showing it was possible to treat and even cure some of the most difficult forms of cancer without resorting to the most toxic techniques.
The study shows how the power of the immune system can be harnessed to attack even the most difficult-to-treat cancers.(Shutterstock)
The study shows how the power of the immune system can be harnessed to attack even the most difficult-to-treat cancers.(Shutterstock)

Breakthrough: Immunotherapy cures late-stage breast cancer, says study

Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2018 09:52 AM IST
In a major breakthrough for immunotherapy, a woman with an aggressive form of breast cancer which defied chemotherapy and spread to other organs, was cured with an experimental treatment that triggered her immune system.
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

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
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.
The study shows that most women with breast cancer don’t need treatment beyond surgery and hormone therapy.(Shutterstock)
The study shows that most women with breast cancer don’t need treatment beyond surgery and hormone therapy.(Shutterstock)

Early-stage breast cancer patients may not require chemo, says new study

Associated Press | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 10:27 AM IST
A landmark study says that most women with early-stage breast cancer can now safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease.
(PTI/ File photo)
(PTI/ File photo)

We will treat cancer of corruption with chemotherapy and radiation: Scindia

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Ranjan
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 06:40 PM IST
In Madhya Pradesh, he said, corruption prevailed from top to bottom in the government machinery and money was taken for every work whether it was an insignificant work or establishing of any industry
Prompt and early diagnosis of blood cancer, along with regular treatment by experts, increases chance of cure.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Prompt and early diagnosis of blood cancer, along with regular treatment by experts, increases chance of cure.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Blood cancer’s signs, diagnosis and cure. All you need to know about it

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Manali Shah
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2018 03:31 PM IST
We get doctors to share some of the common signs and symptoms of blood cancer in layman’s terms.
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