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

December 2, 2018 17:19 pm

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.

KATHMANDU, August 23: Cancer patients visiting Bir Hospital have been hit hard after the hospital failed to buy the new radio therapy machine to treat cancer patients.

A simple blood test that can detect the presence of all cancers is a bit of a holy grail for many medical researchers.

MAHOTTARI, Aug 18: The Binayatara Foundation has begun providing medical service for cancer patients in Ramgopalpur of Mahottari.

LOS ANGELES, Aug 2: Actor Irrfan Khan is a Bollywood star and Hollywood chameleon, who has bounced between the two with ease for decades, working with everyone from Mira Nair to Wes Anderson and Ang Lee and stealing scenes in both Oscar-winners (“Slumdog Millionaire”) and blockbusters (“Jurassic World”) alike. But all that’s been put on hold as he undergoes treatment in London for a neuroendocrine tumor, a rare form of cancer.

LOS ANGELES, Aug 2: Actor Irrfan Khan is a Bollywood star and Hollywood chameleon, who has bounced between the two with ease for decades, working with everyone from Mira Nair to Wes Anderson and Ang Lee and stealing scenes in both Oscar-winners (“Slumdog Millionaire”) and blockbusters (“Jurassic World”) alike. But all that’s been put on hold as he undergoes treatment in London for a neuroendocrine tumor, a rare form of cancer.

CHITWAN, July 25: Brachytherapy service has resumed at the government-run BP Koirala Memorial Cancer hospital.

CHITWAN, July 6: The Bharatpur-based BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital in Chitwan will get 300 additional beds to the existing 194.

July 5: Bollywood actor Sonali Bendre Behl has been diagnosed with high-grade cancer, the actor said on social media on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The population-based cancer registrations (PBCRs) are taking place in the country.

BANEPA, June 30:  After losing his wife Kamala Shakya to cervical cancer, Swayambhuraj Shakya of Dhulikhel-2 geared himself up for a campaign to make sure that no other woman dies the death of his wife.

CHICAGO, June 4: Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient’s risk.

A new blood test could detect symptoms of several types of cancers years before a person falls ill, scientists have said. The test is called liquid biopsy and it’s being hailed as the ‘holy grail of cancer research’.

April 22: A seven-year-old girl who lost part of her leg to bone cancer has had it reattached backwards so she can dance again.

April 12: Just last month, Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan broke the news of his ‘rare disease,’ causing a storm on social media. Soon after that, he revealed that he is suffering from a neuroendocrine tumour and will be travelling to the UK for treatment.

OVARIAN cancer symptoms can include feeling bloated, weight loss, and urinating more often than normal. You could be more at risk of developing the deadly disease if you use this in the morning.

Patients who were treated for breast cancer or lymphoma are more than three times at risk of developing congestive heart failure, compared with patients who did not have cancer, finds a study.

Daffodils May Soon Help Cure Cancer

February 27, 2018 11:59 am

Feb 27: Could Daffodils help us cure cancer? It may sound like a folk fairy tale but according to researchers from the RNA Molecular Biology Laboratory, there exists a scientific link between cancer and an extract from the flower.

Hopes the ozone layer is recovering have been dashed by new research showing it continues to decline in the most populated areas of the world.

Dealing with a fatal disease like cancer definitely requires a lot of precautions. Health experts suggest that as a cancer patient loses appetite, it’s extremely important to eat healthy and also at regular intervals. They also advise eating the healthy and right food before, after and during the treatment.

Cancer patients reportedly on rise

February 3, 2018 11:50 am

BHAKTAPUR,Feb 3: The number of cancer patients is on the rise going by five year's data on the patients treated at the Bhaktapur Cancer Hospital that witnessed the patient numbers surging by almost 50 percent.

CHITWAN, Jan 25: Among those who come for treatment of cancer, farmers are found to be very numerous, according to a recently published report of the National Cancer Registry which covers a period of 10 years.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The government has decided to provide Rs 5,000 as a monthly social welfare allowance to those people suffering from grave kinds of diseases.