Cancer hits more women in India than men, but more men die of it

Estrogen, the female sex hormone that shields young women against cardiovascular diseases, plays a role in her battle with cancer as well. It not only increases her chances of getting the disease, but also increases her chances of survival, say doctors. Statistics prove this. The World Health Organisation-developed statistical tool Globocan 2012 shows the Big […]

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India recorded about 3.9 million cancer cases in 2016, data shows

Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Bihar recorded the highest number of cancer cases, National Cancer Registry Programme data shows New Delhi: India recorded an estimated 3.9 million cancer cases in 2016, data available with the National Cancer Registry Programme of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) shows. The worst affected states were Uttar Pradesh with 674,386 […]

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कैंसर की स्क्रीनिंग के लिए अब नहीं जाना होगा दूर

केंद्रीय स्वास्थ्य मंत्रालय के तहत आने वाले भारतीय आयुर्विज्ञान अनुसंधान परिषद (आईसीएमआर) से जुड़े एनआईसीपीआर के ऑनलाइन पाठ्यक्रम में अंतरराष्ट्रीय और राष्ट्रीय विशेषज्ञ वीडियो-कांफ्रेंसिंग से सुदूर बैठे लोगों को कैंसर स्क्रीनिंग का प्रशिक्षण प्रदान कर रहे हैं. नई दिल्ली: कैंसर की जांच के लिए लोगों को दूर स्थित बड़े अस्पतालों में नहीं जाना पड़े और […]

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Northeast faces uphill cancer challenge

Lifestyle-related cancers top the chart in the northeast region which has an overall high incidence of cancer in India. Oesophageal cancer is the highest in men followed by cancers of the lung and stomach, says a recent report compiled by the National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research under the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). Together, […]

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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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