BHAKTAPUR, March 25: There was a time when a cancer diagnosis instilled fear not just in patients but also in their families, with thoughts of impending doom. Cancer was perceived as the end of life and death was awaited. However, times have evolved, and today, cancer patients do not panic, instead they overcome the disease with regular treatment and celebrate the gift of life.

LONDON (AP) — Kate, the Princess of Wales, has cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy, she revealed Friday in a stunning announcement that followed weeks of speculation about her health and whereabouts.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Experts emphasized the reluctance of even celebrities to openly discuss their battles with cancer during an interaction program ‘MediaTalk series’ with social science students of St Xavier's College on Sunday. They highlighted the negative portrayal of cancer by media outlets and stressed the need for accurate and effective communication regarding the disease.

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s King Charles III has been diagnosed with cancer and has begun treatment, Buckingham Palace said Monday. Less than 18 months into his reign, the 75-year-old monarch will suspend public engagements but will continue with state business, and won’t be handing over his constitutional roles as head of state.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Cancer causes a total of 11.11 percent of deaths in Nepal while 20,000 new cases related to the fatal disease are reported every year in the country.

KATHMANDU, March 22: In Nepal, illiterate people are more likely to get cancer due to consumption of tobacco products than literate people.

NCHR organizes cancer awareness program

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KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Nepal cancer hospital and research center Ltd (NCHRC) organized a Cancer Awareness Program in collaboration with Samriddhi Foundation Nepal under the sponsorship of Fujima Oil Company Ltd at Harisiddhi, Lalitpur on Friday.

Cancer is a chronic illness that is treatable if detected early. However, there are no specific signs or symptoms that could indicate cancer. In many cases, cancers are detected when they're already in an advanced stage, making it difficult for the doctors and medical professionals to treat. Body pain can indicate cancer. However, they're not an early symptom, but signal that the cancer has spread to other parts of the body including the nerves and the organs. In such circumstances, your doctor may prescribe certain medications to alleviate the pain and would investigate the location of the pain.

RUPANDEHI, August 13: The first cabinet meeting of the newly-formed Lumbini Province Government has decided to provide Rs 200,000 to kidney, cancer and heart patients.

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's sister Syama Tamshi Siddiqui died on Saturday after a long battle with cancer, said news agency PTI, citing family sources. She was 26.

Sonali shared her throwback picture which seems from the days of her treatment and asked people to 'pledge to protect their family/friend by scheduling a health checkup.'

Ann Crumb, a Tony Award-nominated actress who originated the role of Rose Vibert in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Aspects of Love,” has died. She was 69.

A couple of months ago, filmmaker Rakesh Roshan underwent surgery after being diagnosed with early-stage squamous cell carcinoma of the throat.

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LONDON, Sept 3: Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in wealthy countries and could become the world’s biggest killer within just a few decades if current trends persist, researchers said on Tuesday.

GENEVA, July 27: Electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco products are not helping fight cancer, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its report, urging smokers and governments not to trust claims from cigarette firms about their latest products.

Actor Manisha Koirala is living a healthy life these days. It has already been seven years since Manisha was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. During this period, the ‘Agni Sakshi’ actor focused on awareness about cancer and advocated throughout the gap

LONDON, July 11: People who drink a lot of sugary drinks have a higher risk of developing cancer, although the evidence cannot establish a direct causal link, researchers said on Thursday.

We all fear the word "cancer" – and what makes these fears so much more of a reality is that there are everyday items and habits that increase our risk for certain types of cancer. Here are a few risky items that are particularly hard to avoid.

RAMECHHAP, June 22: Baduli Basel, 54, of Torakpur village in Doramba Rural Municipality was having health problems since quite some time. Fatigue, dizziness, fever and discharge of dirty water from vagina had been bothering the mother of four.

May 16: For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman’s risk of dying of breast cancer.

Allure of Antiques

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Mahima Shrestha was in a very disturbed state of mind when she sat for her CA exams because her grandmother had recently been diagnosed with cancer, and Shrestha had found out that the cancer had reached an extremely advanced stage.

Many people start their day with a cup of tea or coffee. But those who drink it piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study.

CALIFORNIA, March 14: A California jury on Wednesday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $29 million to a woman who said that asbestos in the company’s talcum-powder-based products, including Johnson’s Baby Powder, caused her mesothelioma.

Cancer cells are, in some respects, impressive: They can grow relentlessly, sidestep the aging process by becoming immortal, and evade the immune system's persistent attacks. But in the process of acquiring such superpowers, the cells must occasionally relinquish other, more mundane skills -- including the ability to produce certain nutrients.

Evidence ‘supports link’ between exposures to glyphosate herbicides and increased risk for non-Hodgkin lymphoma

A leading scientist, who co-authored a report on the link between cancer and processed meats such as bacon and ham, has criticised the Government for failing to act on its findings.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Around 30 to 50% of cancers can be treated if diagnosed early.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: The number of cancer patients is on the rise in Nepal and an approximate 30,000 to 40,000 new cases are likely to be reported in 2019, according to data at the Nepal Cancer Relief Society.

The obesity epidemic is driving a surge in the number of young people diagnosed with obesity-related cancers that threatens to reverse decades of progress in lowering cancer deaths, according to a new study.

Feb 4: According to new research, women are at the highest risk of breast cancer, more than two decades after having given birth. This finding comes along with another in a separate study that reveals that breast cancers occurring after childbirth are more likely to spread compared to breast cancers in women who never had children.

Raped minor struggles with cancer

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OKHALDHUNGA, Jan 29: A 13-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by her own father and abandoned by her mother has been suffering from cancer. After conducting tests in Kathmandu-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, it was revealed that the girl had symptoms of cancer in her right leg.

A new World Health Organization study of refugee and migrant flows in Europe found that these groups have a lower risk of almost all forms of cancer but are more vulnerable to communicable diseases including vaccine-preventable diseases and antimicrobial resistance.

Chairman of Hotel Radission, Govinda Das Shrestha passed away on Wednesday morning at Leelawati Hospital, Mumbai. Shrestha was 87 years old and was suffering from cancer.

Jan 8: A California jury on Monday heard opening statements in the latest trial over allegations that Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based products, including the company’s baby powder, were contaminated with asbestos and cause cancer.

Another review of 27 studies found that while alcohol may help people fall asleep more quickly and deeply at first, it seriously screws with sleep quality after that initial restful period.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: In an extensive conversation with Republica editor Subhash Ghimire on Thursday, Bollywood actor Manisha Koirala talked about her journey of treating stage-IV ovarian cancer, family, love and life in general. “Cancer changed me and I am happy with today’s Manisha,” said the actor. “I look forward to 2019 with a lot of hope, optimism and gratitude,” she further said.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Manisha Koirala, the renowned Bollywood actor, arrived on the stage donning a long black overcoat and over-the-knee black boot. She looked confident and charismatic and ready to interact with the press about her book ‘Healed’ at the ‘Meet The Author’ event held at Alice Receptions, Kathmandu.

INDIA, Dec 3: Sonali Bendre was snapped at the wee hours of Monday morning at the Mumbai airport and was accompanied by her husband Goldie Behl.

Sonali Bendre all set to return home

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NEW DELHI, Dec 2: After battling cancer in New York for quite a few months now, Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre is all set to return to Mumbai.

CALIFORNIA, Nov 16: A California jury has cleared US pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) of liability in a case involving a woman who alleged that the company’s talc-based products contain asbestos and caused her cancer.

Nov 1: New evidence about a cancer operation in women finds a higher death rate for the less invasive version, challenging standard practice and the “less is more” approach to treating cervical cancer.

LOS ANGELES, Oct 7: Audrey Wells, who wrote the screenplay for the brand new feature film “The Hate U Give,” died the day before the film was released after a five-year battle with cancer. She was 58.

AUGUSTA, Oct 2: A member of a protein family known for protecting our cells also protects cancer cells in aggressive, metastatic breast cancer, scientists report.

Two scientists who discovered how to fight cancer using the body's immune system have won the 2018 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.

Oct 1: A compelling new study is comparing cancer cell populations to parasites, describing how it can alter the body's ability to metabolize glucose to create more energy sources that help tumors grow. One of those strategies involves reducing a type of gut bacteria that keeps blood glucose levels in check.

NEW YORK, Sept 30: Treatment with a HER2-targeted therapeutic cancer vaccine provided clinical benefit to several patients with metastatic HER2-positive cancers who had not previously been treated with a HER2-targeted therapeutic, according to data from a phase I clinical trial presented at the Fourth CRI-CIMT-EATI-AACR International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference: Translating Science into Survival, held Sept. 30-Oct. 3.

Sept 16: It's well known that organ transplants can pass infectious diseases from donors to recipients in rare cases. But even more rarely, transplants can transmit cancer, as a new case shows.

JAPAN, Sept 15: An estimated 1,013,600 people in Japan will be diagnosed with cancer this year, down 400 from last year, the National Cancer Center said Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Actress Manisha Koirala, who survived ovarian cancer, is taking a pledge to aware women about ovarian cancer, its signs and symptoms.