Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 - There has been a 280 percent rise in cancer patients in the past three decades in Kerala, reveals a study by the Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) here.
"In the past one decade, there has been a 50 per cent growth itself and every year there are 25,000 new cancer patients in the state," revealed the study.
Washington, Oct 20 - Physical activity may help reduce risk of esophageal cancer- which is the sixth most common cancer in men worldwide, a new study by Indian origin researcher has revealed.
Washington, Oct. 19 - A gene that is important in skin tanning has been linked to increased risk for testicular cancer in white men, according to a study.
Scientists from the U. S. National Institutes of Health and the University of Oxford in England found that almost 80 percent of white men carry a variant form of this gene, which increased risk of testicular cancer up to threefold in the study.
Washington, Oct 17 - Researchers have revealed that spraying a plant hormone on broccoli boosts its cancer-fighting potential.
John Juvik and colleagues explained that diet is one of the most important factors influencing a person's chances of developing cancer.
One of the most helpful food families includes cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, kale and cabbage.
London, Oct 15 - Scientists have claimed that a cure for cancer is being developed from human breast milk.
A protein in human milk, lactaptin, was found to destroy diseased cells in tests at a Siberian medical institute, the Daily Star reported.
Project leader Valentin Vlasovs said that the two medications are going through the pre-clinical trial now.
Washington, Oct. 14 - A new study has identified new genetic pathways and new genes involved in bladder cancer.
New Delhi, Sep 25 - Simple modifications in food habits, including adopting a diet rich in cereals, fish and green leafy vegetables, can drastically reduce chances of prostate cancer, considered to be one of the most common cancers among men.
Kochi, Sep 22 : Coinciding with the 60th birthday of Mata Amritanandamayi, the Kochi-based Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine has developed a nano-medicine for drug-resistant blood cancer.
This is expected to dramatically improve the treatment of drug-resistant chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), when used in combination with Imatinib, the standard drug for the disease.
Washington, Aug 24 - Rsearchers in the United States say their studies suggest that greater consumption of fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of developing invasive bladder cancer in women.
Researchers at the University of Hawaii described in the Journal of Nutrition that they analyzed data collected from 185,885 older adults over a period of 12.5 years, Xinhua reported.
Los Angeles, July 15 - Scientists have discovered that a set of proteins that are a part of the body's natural defences cause mutations in human DNA, which could potentially lead to cancer, says a study.