Cancer is a group of over one hundred diseases characterized by abnormal, uncontrolled cell growth. In a healthy body – cells grow, die and are replaced in a very controlled way. Damage or change in the genetic material of cells by environmental or internal factors result in cells that don’t die and continue to multiply until a massive cancer or a tumour develops. Most cancer related deaths are due to metastasis, malignant cells that penetrate into the circulatory system and establish colonies in other parts of the body. Great advancements have been made but cancer is still leading cause of death for people under 85.


5 diseases that may give you no warning signs
August 22, 2014 at 08:17pm
Diseases like cancer, hypertension and glaucoma are very dangerous as they give you no warning symptoms.

10 common symptoms of lung cancer you need to know
July 18, 2014 at 02:07pm
Here are 10 common symptoms of lung cancer which everyone should be aware of.

Now, a treatment for mouth cancer that kills only cancerous cells!
- Shraddha Rupavate
July 03, 2014 at 06:01pm
Are you aware about latest advances in cancer treatment? Here's what experts recommend you know.

Coming soon — advanced CT scanner to reduce your lifetime cancer risk
- Shraddha Rupavate
June 24, 2014 at 03:01pm
Find out your risk of suffering from cancer with repeated exposure to imaging techniques.

Will the trending precision medicine provide better outcome in cancer patients?
- Shraddha Rupavate
June 20, 2014 at 04:05pm
Should cancer treatment be standardised or personalised? Find out what exerts have to say.

more articles...

Ask an expert

You agree to the terms and conditions by posting your question

Post question anonymously (Your name would not be displayed on screen)


Good health tip #1: Eat cinnamon to keep blood cancer at bay
- Pavitra Sampath
June 13, 2014 at 03:49pm
Here is how cinnamon can help you keep cancer at bay.

Breast cancer in a 25-year-old? Really??!! (True story)
- Shraddha Rupavate
June 12, 2014 at 01:00pm
Dr Dhairyasheel Savant, a leading oncosurgeon, explains a shocking case study of a young girl who fought breast cancer.

Is genetic testing for cancer overhyped?
- Dr Aniruddha Malpani
June 03, 2014 at 03:23pm
Is there any basis,

Cervical cancer – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and preventive vaccines
- Editorial Team
May 29, 2014 at 05:29pm
Cervical cancer is the commonest cancer in Indian women and a quarter of the world’s cervical cancer patients live in India!

Breast cancer in disabled women — causes, self examination
- Editorial Team
May 21, 2014 at 01:27pm
Women with disabilities should not ignore symptoms of breast cancer. Here's a guide to do a self-examination.

more articles...


more news...