Cancer Archive

International experts in cancer and neuroscience kick off collaboration with the aiForward program to bring AI to medical research

aiForward is an open, global program created by Aiforia, aiming to advance the use of AI-powered image analysis in medical research, focusing initially on neuroscience, cancer, and lifestyle diseases. The program was launched in December 2018 and has attracted wide international interest — receiving applications from institutes in Norway, the United States, and other countries.

WHO kicks off global initiative to treat children with cancer

WHO has announced a new effort – the WHO Global Initiative for Childhood Cancer – with the aim of reaching at least a 60% survival rate for children with cancer by 2030, thereby saving an additional one million lives. This new target represents a doubling of the global cure rate for children with cancer. The

Royals turn Pink to get Cancer Out!

New Delhi, 9th May 2018: To boost the state wide Cancer out campaign launched by Rajasthan Royals in association with Tata Trusts, the franchise today revealed a special jersey ahead of its upcoming match. The 11th May match between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings will be dedicated to the cause of popularising early cancer

WHO updates Essential Medicines List with new advice on use of antibiotics, and adds medicines for hepatitis C, HIV, TB and cancer

6 JUNE 2017 | GENEVA – New advice on which antibiotics to use for common infections and which to preserve for the most serious circumstances is among the additions to the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) Model List of Essential Medicines for 2017. Other additions include medicines for HIV, hepatitis C, tuberculosis and leukaemia. The updated

MedGenome launches “ONCOTRACK”, the Liquid Biopsy blood test for cancer recurrence detection and monitoring

    India, March 7th, 2017: India is likely to have over 1.73 Million new cases of cancer and over 880,000 deaths due to the disease by 2020. Around 70% of all cancer patients approach the doctor when the disease has advanced, and the chances of cure are very low. To address and better manage


‘Listen to your body’ a key theme for WOW Film Fair Middle East as experts combine to raise ovarian, breast cancer awareness Dubai, UAE, 2 March 2017:  Organisers of the film festival which champions the role of women in the movie industry have made the fight against ovarian and breast cancer a key theme for the

Ministry of Health and Prevention signs MoU with Hoffman-La Roche to fight cancer in UAE

Partnership aims to reduce cancer mortality rate by 25 per cent by 2021   UAE, January 30, 2017 – The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has announced that it recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Swiss multinational pharmaceutical firm Hoffman-La Roche with specialties in treating tumors, among others. The agreement aims to

Oncology – His Majesty’s Opponents. Chawm Ganguly

Etymologically the term Oncology originates from the Greek word ὄνκος (ónkos), meaning “tumor”, “volume” or “mass”. Oncology is that branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist. While cancer is an affliction that is perhaps as old as humanity itself, the dread that is normally

Rising incidence of cancer in Delhi: Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre launches world class centre in South Delhi

New Delhi, October 12, 2016: Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre (RGCIRC), one of Asia’s largest centres for exclusive cancer care, has commissioned a new age cancer centre in the heart of South Delhi. The oncology centre has been launched in collaboration with the well known National Chest Institute, and is located in a modern

OPPO ties up with ‘YouWeCan’ Foundation to bring happy cricket moments to cancer cured patients

Mohali/Chandigarh, 15th May 2016: As part of the ongoing campaign “Game On, Selfie On” to raise awareness on cancer, OPPO, the leading technology brand invited 17 cancer survivor children from Delhi’s Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre (RGCIRC) along with YouWeCan Foundation to witness Yuvraj Singh’s home ground match on Sunday in Mohali. The