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

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.

Kelly Preston dies at 57 after battle with breast cancer

13 Jul 2020

Kelly Preston dies at 57 after battle with breast cancer

Actor Kelly Preston (born Kelly Kamalelehua Smith), who starred in movies such as Jerry Maguire and What a Girl Wants, has passed away at the age of 57.

Google's AI can detect breast cancer more accurately than experts

03 Jan 2020

Google's AI can detect breast cancer more accurately than experts

DeepMind, Google's AI research company, is using its technology for a bigger (and much needed) task - breast cancer detection.

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

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.

Why is #NoBraDay trending on Twitter in India?

13 Oct 2019

Why is #NoBraDay trending on Twitter in India?

If you have been on Twitter today, you may have seen #NoBraDay trending in India.

Beyonce's father, Mathew Knowles, talks about his breast cancer diagnosis

04 Oct 2019

Beyonce's father, Mathew Knowles, talks about his breast cancer diagnosis

The father and former manager of singers Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and Solange Knowles, Mathew Knowles, has come forward with his battle against male breast cancer.

Kerala: Woman misdiagnosed with cancer, still hasn't "recovered" from chemotherapy

18 Jun 2019

Kerala: Woman misdiagnosed with cancer, still hasn't "recovered" from chemotherapy

A Kerala woman was diagnosed with cancer, she went through chemotherapy, but found out later that she didn't have the deadly disease.

Kerala scientist makes low-cost bra which can detect breast cancer

16 Mar 2019

Kerala scientist makes low-cost bra which can detect breast cancer

In a major breakthrough, Dr. A Seema, a scientist from Kerala's Thrissur, and her six-member team developed a low-cost bra which can detect breast cancer.

Breast cancer: Symptoms, risk factors, and prevention tips

09 Mar 2019

Breast cancer: Symptoms, risk factors, and prevention tips

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women, worldwide.

Nawazuddin's sister battles breast cancer, actor shares heart-warming message

13 Oct 2018

Nawazuddin's sister battles breast cancer, actor shares heart-warming message

Nawazuddin Siddiqui is one of the celebrities who maintain a low profile as far as personal life is concerned.

Topless Serena Williams sings 'I touch myself' for breast-cancer awareness

30 Sep 2018

Topless Serena Williams sings 'I touch myself' for breast-cancer awareness

Trust Serena Williams to break norms and deliver a message at the same time, and she won't disappoint.

'Seinfeld' star Julia Louis-Dreyfus speaks about life after cancer

05 Sep 2018

'Seinfeld' star Julia Louis-Dreyfus speaks about life after cancer

Julia Louis-Dreyfus has opened up about her breast cancer diagnosis, saying that after undergoing treatment for it, she feels quite different.

First in India: Woman gets cancer-gene removed to produce healthy-twins

29 Jul 2018

First in India: Woman gets cancer-gene removed to produce healthy-twins

In a first in the country, a Bengaluru woman carrying cancer-causing mutation genes has given birth to twins, who carry no such gene whatsoever.

Chennai hospital now offers breast alteration surgeries for free

24 Feb 2018

Chennai hospital now offers breast alteration surgeries for free

In a unique move, Tamil Nadu has become possibly the world's first state to offer free breast alteration surgeries for both men and women.

South Africa vs India: What is a Pink ODI?

10 Feb 2018

South Africa vs India: What is a Pink ODI?

South African cricket team will don pink jerseys for the 4th ODI against India in Johannesburg.

Cancer patient gets married in hospital, hours before her death

04 Jan 2018

Cancer patient gets married in hospital, hours before her death

In a heartbreaking incident, a breast cancer patient got married at a Connecticut hospital on December 22, 18 hours before she died.

Breast cancer is now the leading type in Indian women

08 Oct 2017

Breast cancer is now the leading type in Indian women

Emerging data is pointing to a new trend in Indian women: a combination of several factors has led to breast cancer being the leading type here, replacing cervical cancer.

Bengaluru: 3 foreigners arrested with cocaine worth Rs. 7 lakh

19 Jul 2017

Bengaluru: 3 foreigners arrested with cocaine worth Rs. 7 lakh

Central Crime Branch investigators caught three foreigners -a Nigerian, a Briton and a Mozambique- red handed and recovered six grams of cocaine worth Rs. 7.5 lakh from them at NGEF Layout, Byappanahalli, Bengaluru.

New drugs for breast cancer affected women

16 Mar 2017

New drugs for breast cancer affected women

Research by Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK shows that 1 out of 5 women suffering from breast cancer can be treated by PARP inhibitors. This makes it 10,000 women a year in UK.