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Availability of childhood cancer drugs in Delhi far below the WHO...

A new study published in BMJ GlobalHealth has now revealed that availability of essential anti-cancer medicines to treat childhood cancers in both public and private sector pharmacies in the national capital is far below the WHO prescribed standards...............

Pune based startup ‘Kozhnosys’ gets funding boost by BIRAC

A portable, breath-based screening tool for breast cancer developed by the company has enormous global potential for both financial and social impact................

Special Startup Series: Affordable diagnostic kits for early stage cancer detection

Considering the importance of early detection of cancer for saving lives, Pune based biotech startup, FastSense is developing affordable devices for diagnosis of this dreaded disease................

Backed by Gates Foundation, NIRAMAI to develop AI software for River...

Artificial intelligence-based Indian health-tech company Niramai announced that it will build on their current Thermalytix technology for controlling spread of River Blindness. This project is being supported by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation................

83% of cancer patients in India not on right treatment path,...

The study conducted by online cancer care platform Onco.com has found that taking second opinion in the form of a multi-disciplinary review by a team of doctors from three specialties – surgical, medical and radiation oncology...............

Tomotherapy is all about precision & efficiency

With Tomotherapy, physicians can adjust the size, shape and intensity of the radiation beam to accurately target the size, shape and location of the patient's tumor, writes Dr S Hukku, Senior Consultant & Chairman, Radiation Oncology, BLK Super Speciality Hospital...……...

Cabinet approves MoU between India & UK on Cancer Research Initiative

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and U.K. on Cancer Research Initiative. The MoU was signed on 14th November 2018...……………..

The CK Birla Hospital for Women launches The Breast Centre

The only hospital in Gurugram to partner with the National Association for the Blind to offer a unique breast cancer screening technique, Medical Tactile Examination besides the free comprehensive breast cancer screening worth ₹5000...………….

NIRAMAI celebrates ‘International Women’s Day’ with slew of initiatives

The medical technology startup has partnered with 21 hospitals and diagnostic centres to deploy its solution. Breast cancer screenings costing Rs 1500 will be available at a special discount of 50 percent throughout March...…………….

New strategy to tackle “don’t eat me” signal on cancer cells

Researchers from various research institutes have discovered a new method to inhibit the 'don’t eat me' signal on cancer cells, and have therefore found a new target for immunotherapy.........………….