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BBCI and IIT Guwahati to collaborate on region-specific cancer research

The MoU aims to conduct research in the North East region of the country to riddle the high rates of cancers of the gall bladder, oesophagus, nasopharynx, lung, and stomach peculiar to the area

Published on 5th August 2021
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Novel therapy of pharmacological degradation of AKT might be effective in many cancers 

The study, published in the journal Cancer Discovery, indicates that the therapeutic agent shows high effectiveness in vitro at disrupting a biological pathway that helps cancer survive

Published on 25th July 2021
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Addressing social needs may reduce distress, improve the health of women with cancer, finds a new study

The new study was published by Wiley early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society

Published on 12th July 2021
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​AI-based algorithm developed by IIT Madras may help personalise cancer treatment

​The research uses a DNA sequencing model to mathematically differentiate between cancerous and benign cells, which can also aid early diagnoses

Published on 12th July 2021
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Study finds that immune cells can be stimulated to boost effect of chemotherapy 

The team believes that a more detailed understanding of TLS formation may aid in the development of personalised therapies that can help body's own immune system fight cancer

Published on 10th July 2021
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Researchers suggest that lower exposure to UVB light may increase colorectal cancer risk

The study suggests that lower UVB exposure may reduce levels of vitamin D, a deficiency of which has been shown to cause colorectal cancer

Published on 5th July 2021
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Around 94 per cent of patients with cancer respond well to COVID vaccines, finds new study

The study, published in the journal Cancer Cell, indicated that among the 131 patients studied, 94 per cent developed antibodies to the Coronavirus

Published on 3rd July 2021
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National Human Rights Commission directs Mizoram Chief Secretary to ensure cancer treatment

The Special Rapporteur, of the NHRC in 2019, submitted a report on the conditions of the cancer patients in Mizoram and recommended the steps to be taken to prevent the disease

Published on 3rd July 2021
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This IIT-M alum's device can grow your cells to make quicker diagnoses outside the body

Ikram said that the device can be of utmost importance to cancer patients and completely change the way we look at pathology tests

Published on 3rd May 2021
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Study focuses on engineering T cells to attack cancer broadly

Engineering T cells to produce MDA-7/IL-24 allows the killing of cancer cells regardless of their expression of target molecules

Published on 1st May 2021
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Researchers find that compund in avocado may help treat leukemia 

A compound in avacado targets an enzyme that scientists have identified for the first time as being critical to cancer cell growth

Published on 30th April 2021
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Jammu govt sets up state cancer institute with approval of 196 posts

It will also provide outreach services, diagnosis, and referral treatments, develop treatment protocols and undertake cancer research

Published on 30th April 2021
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Study finds that cancer cases in medieval Britain are ten times higher than previously thought

Prior research into historic cancer rates using the archaeological record has been limited to examining the bone exterior for lesions

Published on 30th April 2021
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Cancer, low income raised anxiety in women during pandemic

Having an income less than $40,000 per year was the most common factor associated with increased financial distress, cancer worry and anxiety

Published on 26th April 2021
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Researchers develop personalised, 3D printed shields to protect patients during radiation therapy

Radiation therapy is used as a treatment for more than half of all cancer patients and can be highly effective at shrinking tumours and killing cancer cells

Published on 22nd April 2021

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