Cancer: News

29 Jan 2023

Rakhi Sawant

Rakhi Sawant's mother dies battling cancer, last rites in Mumbai

Actor Rakhi Sawant's mother, Jaya Bheda, passed away on Saturday night. She was 73.

03 Jan 2023


Tennis legend Martina Navratilova diagnosed with throat and breast cancer

In what comes as a disturbing piece of news, tennis legend Martina Navratilova has been diagnosed with throat and breast cancer.

27 Dec 2022

Health & Wellness

All about HPV infection: Symptoms, causes, and more

Human papillomavirus infection or HPV is a sexually transmitted disease that causes warts in your body, affecting the mouth, throat, and genitals.

06 Dec 2022


Emmy-winning actor Kirstie Alley dies at 71

American actor Kirstie Alley died on Monday aged 71. The actor was battling cancer and the news of her demise was confirmed by her children on social media via the actor's Twitter handle.

20 Nov 2022

Bengali Cinema

Bengali actor Aindrila Sharma passes away at 24

Bengali actor Aindrila Sharma passed away at a Howrah hospital on Sunday. She was 24.

11 Nov 2022

COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccination boosts cancer treatment efficacy in patients: Study

Since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in early 2020, its vaccines have become a point of discussion for several reasons.

29 Oct 2022


Scientists believe 'dark matter' might revolutionize cancer treatment

Epigenetics, the study of how gene expression changes, may alter the way cancer is detected and treated, a couple of new research studies have suggested.

22 Oct 2022


US woman sues L'Oreal, claims company's hair products caused cancer

A woman in the United States on Friday sued French cosmetics giant L'Oreal after she developed a rare uterine cancer, Agence France-Presse reported.

17 Sep 2022

Johnson & Johnson

Maharashtra cancels Johnson's baby powder license, company moves court

Maharashtra's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) canceled the baby powder manufacturing license of American pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson Pvt. Ltd. on Friday citing "public health at large."

31 Aug 2022


India to get its first indigenous cervical cancer vaccine today

India is all set to get its first indigenous cervical cancer vaccine this week.

03 Aug 2022


Resistant starch can lower hereditary cancer risk by over 60%

A method to keep hereditary cancer at bay might have been discovered.

26 Jul 2022

Health & Wellness

5 ways in which papaya can boost your health

Papaya is a fruit commonly found and consumed in most Indian households, thanks to its nutritional benefits.

21 Jul 2022

Health & Wellness

Here are some lifestyle changes cancer survivors must make

As your cancer treatment ends, it is crucial to be informed about how to care for and improve your health.

11 Jul 2022


This Indian entrepreneur got world's first patent for 'digital vaccine'

Bhargav Sri Prakash, an Indian biomedical tech entrepreneur, was recently awarded the world's first patent for a "digital vaccine"—a platform that addresses real-world health issues via the metaverse—by the US Patent and Trademark Office.

IIT Madras's AI tool can predict cancer-causing genes: Here's how

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) have found a way to improve the efficiency of cancer treatment.

Rare result: Cancer vanishes in all patients during drug trial

In a first, a small clinical trial has found 100% eradication of cancer without patients having to go through the painful and time-consuming chemotherapy sessions.

04 Aug 2021

Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman gets skin biopsy done for cancer scare

Hugh Jackman uploaded a video a day back, informing his fans that he recently had a skin biopsy done for his nose.

03 Aug 2021

Donald Trump

Comedian Kathy Griffin reveals she has 'stage one' lung cancer

American comedian Kathy Griffin, known for her controversial quips at celebrities, revealed recently that she has lung cancer.

23 Jun 2021


Thackeray stays transfer of 100 MHADA flats to Tata hospital

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has stayed the transfer of 100 MHADA flats in Mumbai to the Tata Memorial Hospital for providing temporary accommodation to cancer patients undergoing treatment there.

Mumbai's Tata Memorial Hospital conducts India's first CAR-T cell therapy

The Centre has approved Rs. 19.15 crore for conducting the first-in-human Phase I/II clinical trial of the CAR-T cells, a type of gene therapy, for cancer treatment, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) said on Tuesday.

Yuvraj Singh turns 39: A look at his monumental feats

Indian legend Yuvraj Singh turned 39 on Saturday.

21 Oct 2020


On kids' 10th birthday, Sanjay Dutt announces recovery from cancer

Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, on the occasion of his children Shahraan and Iqra's 10th birthday, has announced his recovery from cancer.

20 Oct 2020


'Crazy Heart' actor Jeff Bridges reveals he has lymphoma

Acclaimed actor Jeff Bridges has been diagnosed with lymphoma.

29 Aug 2020


Chadwick Boseman: A glorious journey from stage to filmic eternity

Everyone knows by now that Chadwick Boseman is no more.

29 Aug 2020


'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman, 43, dies of colon cancer

Actor Chadwick Boseman, best known for his role as King T'Challa in Marvel Cinematic Universe's Black Panther, died on Friday (local time) after a long battle with colon cancer, his family confirmed in a statement.

19 Aug 2020


India's cancer cases could witness 12% surge in 5 years

As India continues to battle the novel coronavirus pandemic, concerns have been raised over another major health condition: Cancer.

09 Aug 2020


Reporter Victoria Price recovers from thyroid cancer, courtesy a viewer

A miracle has happened with TV reporter Victoria Price.

13 Jul 2020


'On my deathbed', said Divya Chouksey before succumbing to cancer

Just a day before she lost a hard-fought battle with cancer, actor/model Divya Chouksey penned a heartbreaking note on Instagram, telling fans and admirers she is short of time and wished for another life without suffering.

22 Jun 2020


Former India shooter Pournima Zanane passes away at 42

Former India shooter Pournima Zanane has passed away at the age of 42.

30 Apr 2020


Rishi Kapoor hospitalized, brother Randhir confirms he is not well

On Wednesday, veteran actor Rishi Kapoor was admitted to Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital, Mumbai.

04 Feb 2020


On World Cancer Day, Sonali Bendre shares inspirational post

On Tuesday, February 4, the day which is observed as the World Cancer Day, Bollywood actor Sonali Bendre shared a heartfelt and inspiring video on social media, tracing her battle with the disease and sharing what she learned from it.

04 Feb 2020

Deepika Padukone

Rishi Kapoor returns to Mumbai; reveals why he was hospitalized

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who was recently admitted at a hospital in Delhi, is now back home in Mumbai.

29 Dec 2019


Happy birthday Anshula Kapoor: Things to know about her

Film producer Boney Kapoor's daughter and actor Ajun Kapoor's sister Anshula Kapoor turned 27 today.

10 Nov 2019


Tahira Kashyap taught me it's okay to share problems: SRK

Shah Rukh Khan, who is currently hosting the second season of TED Talks India, said that author-filmmaker Tahira Kashyap, one of his guests on the show, inspires him to be open about his problems.

05 Nov 2019


Cancer cases rise 4 times within one year in India

In 2018, the number of people diagnosed with common cancers at state-run NCD clinic shot up four times as compared to the year before, government data has revealed.

22 Sep 2019


This app detects skin cancer with 95% accuracy: Details here

Skin cancer, triggered by the abnormal growth of skin cells, is one of the most common forms of cancer worldwide.

12 Sep 2019

Rishi Kapoor

Rishi Kapoor to be back on sets by September end

Rishi Kapoor, who was in New York for cancer treatment for almost a year, has returned to India on Tuesday.

10 Sep 2019

Rishi Kapoor

After 11 months, 11 days, cancer-survivor Rishi Kapoor returns home

After almost a year of staying in New York for his cancer treatment, Rishi Kapoor is finally back in India.

08 Sep 2019


Health Minister says ex-PM Morarji Desai consumed cow urine

On Sunday, the Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey said that the former Prime Minister Morarji Desai used to drink cow urine for its medicinal properties.

30 Aug 2019


Why will Ayushmann Khurrana skip his next, 'Dream Girl' promotions?

Ayushmann Khurrana's career is on a roll these days.

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