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World Cancer Day: Tobacco-induced cancer one of the most reported in UP

World Cancer Day 2022: At the height of the Covid-19 second wave in April-May 2021 and later during the third wave in January this year, registration of new cancer patients have plummeted across the country. Here are some trends from the period.
Cancer patients fit the perfect template for a ‘high-risk patient’ in terms of Covid-19. (Representational Image)
Cancer patients fit the perfect template for a ‘high-risk patient’ in terms of Covid-19. (Representational Image)
Updated on Feb 03, 2022 12:45 PM IST
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World Cancer Day: How to know if it's Covid-19 or lung cancer

  • World Cancer Day: There may be an overlap between signs and symptoms due to Covid 19 infection and early-stage lung cancer. Here's how to know if your symptoms are due to lung cancer or Covid-19.
Recent research shows that both Covid-19 and lung cancer share common symptoms, diagnostic criteria and management.(Shutterstock)
Recent research shows that both Covid-19 and lung cancer share common symptoms, diagnostic criteria and management.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jan 31, 2022 02:17 PM IST
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Scientists find potential diagnostic and therapeutic target for lung cancer

Chinese scientists recently reported the key role of histone acetylation-regulated long noncoding RNA termed as lysosome cell death regulator (LCDR) in tumour survival, providing a potential diagnostic and therapeutic target for lung cancer.
Scientists find potential diagnostic and therapeutic target for lung cancer(Shutterstock)
Scientists find potential diagnostic and therapeutic target for lung cancer(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jan 19, 2022 07:26 AM IST
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Chemotherapy allows breast cancer cells to get into lungs, finds study

A new study has added to the evidence that chemotherapy enhances cancer's spread beyond the primary tumour, showing how one chemo drug allows breast cancer cells to squeeze through and attach to blood vessel linings in the lungs.
Does chemotherapy affect normal cells in such a way that they will turn around and help cancer cells? The answer is yes.(Pexels)
Does chemotherapy affect normal cells in such a way that they will turn around and help cancer cells? The answer is yes.(Pexels)
Published on Nov 03, 2021 05:37 PM IST
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Scientists develop lung motion tool to aid breathing in cancer patients

The cost-effective 3D platform developed indigenously with the help of Department of Science and Technology is awaiting final tests at Lucknow’s SGPGIMS.
Lung cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells that start off in one or both lungs.(Shutterstock)
Lung cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells that start off in one or both lungs.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 19, 2021 06:13 PM IST
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