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Awareness is low not only among people, but doctors as well, feel cancer specialists.(HT File Photo (Representative Image))

80% childhood cancers are curable, say experts

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2019 11:00 PM IST
Even though advancement in cancer cure in the past few decades has made it possible to treat nearly 80% of all childhood cancers globally, the percentage is lower in India mainly because there is still lack of sufficient awareness.
There are 400,000 new cases of childhood cancer worldwide each year.(Unsplash)
There are 400,000 new cases of childhood cancer worldwide each year.(Unsplash)

Nearly half of children with cancer untreated: Study

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, Paris
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2019 04:33 PM IST
There are some 400,000 new cases of childhood cancer worldwide each year, but barely half are logged in national health registries, researchers reported in The Lancet Oncology, a medical journal.
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

Hindustan Times | By Shara Prayag and Prerna Gauba
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
The drug produced from the Antarctic fungi will be cheaper and lead to fewer side effects than the ones currently available in the market.(AFP File Photo/Representative image)
The drug produced from the Antarctic fungi will be cheaper and lead to fewer side effects than the ones currently available in the market.(AFP File Photo/Representative image)

Antarctic fungus can bring cheaper cancer drugs

Hindustan Times, New DElhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2019 02:25 PM IST
At present, the anti-cancer drug costs around Rs 2,000 for a vial of 10,000 units, and the monthly cost of treatment ranges between Rs 10,000 and Rs 20,000.
Ragpickers collect usable material as smoke rises from a garbage dump at the Bhalswa landfill site in New Delhi.(AFP Photo)
Ragpickers collect usable material as smoke rises from a garbage dump at the Bhalswa landfill site in New Delhi.(AFP Photo)

Air pollution kills 600,000 children each year: WHO

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2018 12:41 PM IST
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