Cancer

January 9, 2018
January 9, 2018

Women who work nights face higher cancer risk: Study

Women who regularly work in the night shift in Europe and North America may face a 19 percent higher risk of cancer than those who work during the day, says a study.

January 4, 2018
January 4, 2018

Study shows the way alcohol causes cancer

Alcohol damages the DNA of stem cells responsible for producing new blood, according to a mouse study which may explain the link between drinking and cancer, scientists say.

November 28, 2017
November 28, 2017

‘Diabetes, obesity behind 800,000 cancers worldwide’

Nearly six percent of new cancers diagnosed worldwide in 2012 -- some 800,000 cases -- has been caused by diabetes and excess weight, according to a study.

October 23, 2017
October 23, 2017

‘Fungus used in traditional medicine can fight cancer’

Chinese scientists have found evidence that a fungus used in traditional Chinese medicine widely sought by the public for its healing powers, also carries anti-cancer benefits.

October 21, 2017
October 21, 2017

US Judge tosses $417m award against Johnson & Johnson

A judge tosses out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder for feminine hygiene.

August 28, 2017
August 28, 2017

‘Secret to longevity lies in healing body’

The secret to longevity lies in healing the body, says a Singaporean doctor.

August 19, 2017
August 19, 2017

Higher death risk for 'alternative' cancer cures

People who choose alternative cures for common cancers are up to five times more likely to die compared to those opting for standard treatments, says the lead scientist of a new study.

October 17, 2016
October 17, 2016

Watson part of Aussie team 'tumour': Clarke

Former Australia captain Michael Clarke revisits old feuds, describing Shane Watson as part of a group that was "like a tumour" on the team.

September 5, 2016
September 5, 2016

Yuvi launches brand with a cause

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh enters the fashion industry by launching his brand YWC Fashion and says the profits from his clothing line will be used for the betterment of cancer patients.

August 26, 2016
August 26, 2016

Olympian sells Rio medal to save boy battling cancer

Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski, who took silver at the Rio Olympics, says that he auctioned off his medal this week to fund treatment for a three-year-old boy struck with cancer.