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Patients with inactive cancer at high risk of severe COVID-19 illness: Study

Reports have established an increased risk of severe disease and death for sick or hospitalised cancer patients with COVID-19 compared to patients without cancer

Published on 25th January 2021
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Novel protein may improve the safety of therapy for pancreatic cancer, finds new UK study

One barrier to success is toxicity in tissues other than cancer because most of the proteins currently used to target CAR T cells to pancreatic cancer cells and other solid tumours

Published on 23rd January 2021
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Researchers test possible new combo therapy for head and neck cancer

Researchers in this study combined radiation therapy with a drug (telaglenastat) that stops a key enzyme in a cell pathway that becomes altered in cancer cells,

Published on 23rd January 2021
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DST INSPIRE faculty from Chennai working on alternative anti-cancer therapy using transgenic zebrafish

Dr Vimalraj Selvaraj from Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai, is a recipient of the INSPIRE Faculty Fellowship instituted by the Department of Science & Technology

Published on 20th January 2021
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RIP Dr V Shanta: The life and times of Adyar Cancer Institute’s First Lady

Shanta has won some of the most prestigious awards in the country and the world for her work in the field of oncology —  the Magsaysay Award, Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and the Padma Vibhushan

Published on 19th January 2021
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This new tech is helping cancer patients manage symptoms

Patients reported better symptom control and physical wellbeing in the early weeks of treatment, with the system preventing symptom deterioration in about 9 per cent of patients after 12 weeks

Published on 11th January 2021
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Small delays in cancer treatment can up death risk by 10%: Study

The study, published in the journal 'The BMJ', found that there was a significant impact on a person's mortality if their treatment was delayed

Published on 5th November 2020
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It's not a race: Why 'influential' immunologist Ravindra Gupta believes we need to take some time to get the COVID vaccine right

Global collaboration between scientists to work on the vaccine and understanding the virus is reassuring and will take science ahead quite a few steps, said Ravi Gupta

Published on 28th September 2020
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IIT Madras researchers find active principle from turmeric can potentially improve outcomes of cancer therapies

The team found that treating leukaemia (blood/bone-marrow cancer) cells with curcumin sensitises the cells to TRAIL and results in more efficient cell death

Published on 13th July 2020
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Vitamin D may help mitigate chemotherapy side effects: Study

The findings showed that Vitamin D could potentially mitigate inflamed intestinal tracts and provide relief to cancer patients

Published on 19th June 2020
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AIIMS conducts pilot study to assess the effect of radiation therapy on COVID-19 patients

Dr D N Sharma, head of the Radiation Oncology department at AIIMS and the principal investigator of the research project, said two COVID-19 patients who were on oxygen support were given the therapy

Published on 17th June 2020
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Nano cells in our body may be the mini treatment transporters that kill cancer cells: Study

The study from Michigan State University and Stanford University was published in the Molecular Cancer Therapeutics journal and focused on breast cancer cells in mice

Published on 14th September 2019
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IIT-M team grows giant cancer cells using NASA-developed device that'll revolutionise cancer research

Stem cells are difficult to isolate and grow. Cancer Stem Cells (CSC) generally make up just 1 per cent to 3 per cent of all cells in a tumour

Published on 20th August 2019
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Researchers whose discoveries have been celebrated much are also protesting for a hike. Here's why ‚Äč

We talk to three research scholars who have brought laurels to the country and have made breakthrough discoveries in their fields of study, who are also protesting for the hike in their fellowship

Published on 30th January 2019
Dr Ganapathy Subramanian

Dr Ganapathy Subramanian is from Tirunelveli, but his work towards cancer treatment is taking him places 

He has also worked as an exchange visitor at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), a biopharmaceutical company in the USA

Published on 23rd November 2018

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