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Cancer detection increases with longevity: Prof Sanawar Hossain

World Cancer Day is observed on 4 February every year. This year’s theme, ‘I can, I will’, acknowledges that everyone has the capacity to overcome cancer through early diagnosis, ...

Cancer detection increases with longevity: Prof Sanawar Hossain

Dedicated to raising breast cancer awareness

People were not easy that he, being a man, would diagnose and treat breast cancer. But nothing could take the wind out of his sail. Physician Md Habibullah Talukder Ruskin along with his wife ...

Dedicated to raising breast cancer awareness

Obesity, alcohol may up breast cancer risk

Drinking one alcoholic drink daily as well as being overweight can increase the risk of developing breast cancer, warns a study of over 200,000 women."That means that consequently, even relatively ...

Obesity, alcohol may up breast cancer risk

150,000 Bangladeshis diagnosed with cancer every year

There are around 1.5 million cancer patients now in Bangladesh with 150,000 people being affected by the disease every year, according to international cancer research centre Globocan. The ...

150,000 Bangladeshis diagnosed with cancer every year

Breast cancer drug linked to brain malfunction

A breast cancer drug reveals side-effects, including mood disturbances and memory issues, that impact the brain function in both humans and animals, say researchers.The drug letrozole is used to ...

Breast cancer drug linked to brain malfunction

Vitamin D may reduce breast cancer risk

Higher levels of Vitamin D among women may reduce their risk of developing breast cancer post menopause, claimed a new study.The study found that women with blood levels of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D ...

Vitamin D may reduce breast cancer risk

‘More breast cancer patients can skip chemo’

As many as 70 per cent of women with the most common form of breast cancer may be able to skip chemotherapy, based on their score on a genetic test, researchers said Sunday.Until now, women have ...

‘More breast cancer patients can skip chemo’

Immunotherapy cures late-stage breast cancer in world first

A woman with an aggressive form of breast cancer which defied chemotherapy and spread to other organs, was cured with an experimental treatment that triggered her immune system, researchers said ...

Immunotherapy cures late-stage breast cancer in world first
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