Monitor use of smokeless tobacco products: Experts

NOIDA: Given what they term a “disturbing initiation” of the younger generation to smokeless tobacco (SLT) products, experts have suggested that the Union government undertake periodic surveys among youths for monitoring the use of such products, and completely restrict their loose sale. Another major recommendation is the promotion and funding of ‘Quit Lines’ — a […]

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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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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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