KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The Nepal government has decided to establish a cancer hospital in Banke on the memory of former prime minister late Sushil Koirala.

CHITWAN, Feb 28: Health Minister Gagan Thapa had directed BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital's administration to improve its service within a month. While a month's deadline is nearing end, patients report that they have felt no change at all in the hospital's service delivery. With its 'capacity enhancement project' in limbo for long, the hospital's performance which was awaiting improvement, has failed to satisfy service seekers.

CHITWAN, Feb 26: A new Chinese team of specialist doctors have arrived at the BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital in Bharatpur.

RUKUM, Jan 31: A person died of a stomach cancer in Rukum on Sunday night after failed attempts to draw financial assistance to seek a cure.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Nepal Breast Cancer Foundation organized a two-day fundraising program at the World Trade Center earlier this week with a view to support breast cancer patients and spread awareness about the health complication.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The Ministry of Health (MoH) has sought clarification from the chairperson and director of BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital in Chitwan over several complaints related to hospital management.

Cancer patient appeals for life

December 6, 2016 17:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: A cancer patient Narayan Chaudhary of Patharaiya in Kailali has appealed to the people for monetary help in his treatment.

RUKUM, Nov 25: Diagnosed with breast cancer, Magi Khadka, 50, of Arma-7 faces difficulty even in walking.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: After losing hopes of survival, twenty-year-old Anika Tamang has started dreaming of recovering from blood cancer after receiving financial support from her well wishers.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Anika Tamang, 20, of Mulkharka-1 of Okhaldhunga District, on Wednesday received financial support for cancer treatment from Nepali migrant workers in Kabul of Afghanistan.

URLABARI (Morang), Nov 19: The schools in Morang have raised fund for the cancer treatment of 12 – year – old Utsav Dhimal of Jirikhimti of Pathari Shanischare – 8.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Nepali Congress (NC) central leader Sujata Koirala has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Actor Val Kilmer has denied news that he has throat cancer after his co-star Michael Douglas claimed he wasn’t doing well. Douglas claimed his friend Kilmer was on the losing end of a battle with throat cancer on Sunday.

An 11-year-old cancer survivor has committed suicide after she faced relentless bullying over her appearance.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Are you buying firecrackers to explode during Tihar for fun and gaiety? Beware, here is how deleterious effect of the firecrackers blast can be- one can suffer cancer!

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Some five to seven thousand cases of breast cancer are reported in Nepal annually, according to experts working on breast cancer awareness programs.

PATHARI (Morang), Oct 22: The cancer treatment which was started a year ago at the Koshi Zonal Hospital in Biratnagar is unable to continue effectively in absence of essential infrastructure.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: British Scientists are developing the test which can detect mutant cancer cells in the blood, before the cancer symptoms appear, The Sun reported.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Former President Ram Baran Yadav is a very lucky person in a country where people of far flung VDCs are deprived of even the basic medicines. The state has never hesitated to loosen its purse strings when it comes to his treatment.

Number of cancer patients on rise

July 13, 2016 01:30 am

KATHMANDU, July 13: A data has shown that number of cancer patients is increasing in Nepal of late.