Spices can help prevent and fight colorectal cancer

NEW DELHI, NOV 7: Spices make our food tasty. Now we have another reason to enjoy them more often. A group of Indian scientists have found that cardamonin, a chemical found in cardamom and other edible plants such as ginger and peppercorn, is effective in preventing and controlling colorectal cancer in mice. Researchers at the […]

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Workshop on Priorities in Smokeless Tobacco Control – Research and Training Needs

Workshop on “Priorities in Smokeless Tobacco Control – Research & Training Needs is going to be held on 27-28 November, 2017 at WHO FCTC Global Knowledge Hub on Smokeless Tobacco, ICMR-National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research, Noida. For e-poster presentation guidelines, please click here. For registration, please click here Note: Only for medical, dental […]

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Prostate cancer

American Cancer Society recommendations for prostate cancer early detection The American Cancer Society (ACS) recommends that men have a chance to make an informed decision with their health care provider about whether to be screened for prostate cancer. The decision should be made after getting information about the uncertainties, risks, and potential benefits of prostate […]

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Free treatment for pre-cancerous lesions at NICPR in Sector 39

NOIDA: Patients suffering from pre-cancerous lesions can now be treated for free at the wellness clinic of the National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR) in Sector 39, using the latest LEEP (loop electrosurgical excision procedure) which will be available at the clinic by mid-November. Operating on the NICPR’s premises for the past three […]

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IUDs may prevent cervical cancer risk: study

Los Angeles, Nov 8 (PTI) Intrauterine devices (IUDs)- considered a safe and highly effective contraception method – may also protect against cervical cancer, a study claims. The research is the first to combine data from multiple studies on IUDs and cervical cancer. The analysis included data from 16 high-quality observational studies involving more than 12,000 […]

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PM to dedicate first ever All India Institute of Ayurveda on Ayurveda Day

All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) is the first medical institute under Ministry of AYUSH to hold the coveted status of NABH accreditation India will get its first ever All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA)on Ayurveda Day on 17th October, 2017. This institute has been set up along the lines of AIIMS. This apex institute […]

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References

Mutyh-AssociatedPolyposis, Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome, Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome/Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia, Gastric Adenocarcinoma and Proximal Polyposis Syndrome, Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer , Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC;Lynch syndrome) though rare, are the other familial gastric cancer types. [1,2 ] 1. Setia N, Clark JW, Duda DG, et al. Familial Gastric Cancers Oncologist. 2015 Dec; 20(12): 1365–1377. Published online […]

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Certain Medical Conditions which increase the risk of gastric cancer

• Long-term inflammation of the stomach which causes thinning of the stomach lining leading to chronic atrophic gastritis [ 22] • A type of anemia caused by vitamin B12 deficiency (Pernicious anemia) [ 23] • Intestinal metaplasia, a condition in which the cells that normally line the intestinal wall replaces cells the cells of stomach […]

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