cancer treatment

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Small experimental drug trial sees cancer remission in all patients

A small drug trial conducted in the US found every patient treated in the experiment had their rectal cancer successfully go into remission.

February 5, 2019
February 5, 2019

Cancer treatment far beyond poor's reach

When Mohammad Ershad arrived at a hospital in Dhaka four years ago with a persistent cough, he had no idea that it was symptomatic of something that could be so fatal.

February 4, 2019
February 4, 2019

Cancer treatment in Bangladesh: Still a long way to go

According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death globally and a staggering 9.6 million people died of cancer just in 2018.

December 19, 2018
December 19, 2018

Cancer Detection: Mobile clinic offers free diagnosis

When it comes to breast and cervical cancer detection, a small mobile clinic has been able to make great strides.

December 1, 2018
December 1, 2018

Cancer treatment facilities scanty

Motaleb Hossain turned up at the National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital (NICRH) in the capital in October last year after he was diagnosed with lung cancer.

September 18, 2018
September 18, 2018
USA

Children buy back car dad sold to pay mom’s cancer treatment 17yrs ago

Two siblings decided to give their father the surprise of his lifetime when they bought back the beloved Ford Mustang he sold over 17 years ago to pay for his wife’s mounting cancer bills.

April 7, 2018
April 7, 2018

Treatment cost too high to bear

Hasna Begum used to dream that one day her children would have higher education and do decent jobs. Her rickshaw puller husband toiled hard for the dream to come true.

February 16, 2016
February 16, 2016

Excitement at new cancer treatment

A therapy that retrains the body's immune system to fight cancer has provoked excitement after more than 90% of terminally ill patients reportedly went into remission.

January 16, 2016
January 16, 2016

Cancer treatment facilities scanty

For months, Halima Begum shuttled between her hometown Barisal and Dhaka several times for radiotherapy at the capital's National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital (NICRH).

December 12, 2015
December 12, 2015

'Suicide' gene therapy kills prostate cancer cells

US scientists discover a new gene therapy technique that is able to modify prostate cancer cells so that a patient's body attacks and kills them.