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Rishi Kapoor suffering from third stage cancer?

MUMBAI: A rumor is in the air that Rishi is suffering from third stage cancer, due to Rishi Kapoor & his family's absence at his mom Krishna Raj Kapoor’s funeral which was held on Monday. It is reported that they are in USA for Rishi's medical treatment. Speaking to one of the leading newspaper, Randhir Kapoor said, "This is all rumor. Rishi at the moment is fine. As he is in great pain, he will be undergoing tests tomorrow. He did discuss it with us regarding his health." Reports about the actor had gone viral…

PM Imran directs treatment for cancer-stricken table tennis player

KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday instructed to make arrangements for the treatment of a young table tennis player who is suffering from cancer. Information minister Fawad Chaudhry said that Imran Khan has taken his first notice as the prime minister and directed to provide complete treatment to the cancer-stricken girl. The notice was taken over media reports in which the girl's father, who works as a peon a government school, had appealed to the prime minister to assist with her treatment. Mehak Anwar…

10 ways to avoid ever getting cancer in the first place

Millions of humans binge on junk food every meal and think doctors will be able to “fix” their health problems later with medicine and surgery. So what exactly is “junk food,” because most people think what they’re eating is not really “that bad.” Plus, most diets people choose are the ones that cater to their weaknesses, and that food regimen simply includes more junk science substitutes – replacing one chemical-laden food choice with another, and another, and another. It’s a costly cycle with the ultimate price being…

Cancer diagnosis tied to increased risk of diabetes

NEW YORK: People who get diagnosed with cancer may be more likely to develop diabetes, a Korean study suggests. The study included 524,089 men and women, ages 20 to 70, who didn’t have cancer or diabetes at the start. By the time half the participants had been in the study for at least seven years, 15,130 people had developed cancer and 26,610 had developed diabetes. Cancer patients were 35 percent more likely to develop diabetes than people without malignancies, the study found. The excess diabetes associated with…

Scientist from Lyari along with team discovers cure for cancer

KARACHI: Pakistani biologist Muhammad Waqas Usman Hingoro from Lyari has successfully discovered cancer-killing mechanism that is capable of treating a wide range of cancers. According to a report, Pakistani biologist Hingoro along with his team has revealed the ability of “Extracellular Vesicles (EVs) – the red blood cells’ component – which can carry drug delivery nanoparticles (NPs) into the affected human body parts as well as the whole organism’’ Pioneer of the research, Hingoro is an award-winning biologist.…

‘Slow but sure’ progress toward less toxic tools to fight cancer

John Ryan is just one of the miracles to emerge from the Johns Hopkins cancer unit in Baltimore. An immunotherapy treatment -- highly effective in a minority of patients -- saved his life after a lung cancer diagnosis. The retired military nuclear reactor specialist will celebrate his 74th birthday in July, and his battle with cancer illustrates the promises and failures of immunotherapy, a burgeoning field in which the pharmaceutical industry is investing heavily. Ryan has been able to attend the graduations of three…

Flight attendants may have higher cancer rates: Study

U.S. flight attendants may be more likely than other Americans to develop several types of cancer including tumors of the breast, uterus, cervix, thyroid, and skin, new research suggests. “This study is the first to show higher prevalences of all cancers studied, and significantly higher prevalences of non-melanoma skin cancer compared to a similarly matched U.S. sample population,” said lead study author Eileen McNeely of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston. Researchers asked 5,366 flight…

“I’ve surrendered” Irrfan Khan on his battle with cancer

MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has finally confirmed that he is suffering from a high-grade neuroendocrine cancer. He penned down a special letter that said that cancer he’d been diagnosed with was rare and had more unpredictability of its treatment. In an emotional note, he said, “It’s been quite sometime now since I have been diagnosed with a high-grade neuroendocrine cancer. This new name in my vocabulary, I got to know, was rare, and due to fewer study cases, and less information comparatively, the…