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CERVAVAC: Cervical Cancer Vaccine

The cervix is the lowermost part of the uterus. Tumour in the cervix is generally referred to as cervical cancer. A vaccine to cure cervical cancer was recently launched by the Serum Institute of India. The name of the vaccine is CERVAVAC. This is the first time India is producing a vaccine for cervical cancer. ..

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World Cancer Day 2022

The World Cancer Day 2022 is observed every year on February 4, worldwide. Key facts The day is observed to raise awareness, inspire change and reduce global impact of cancer. It is celebrated with the aim of reducing misconceptions regarding cancer and prejudices associated with it. It helps people in getting right information about cancer. ..

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INST synthesizes Compound to lower the spread of Cancer cells

The researchers at the Institute of Nano Science and Technology at Mohali have developed a hybrid compound to slow down the spread of cancer cells Highlights The compound developed will open new avenues for anti-tumour applications. The solid compound developed is an inorganic salt of phophomolybdic acid. The compound belongs to Polyoxymetalates. The family of ..

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IIT Roorkee finds new method to detect breast and ovarian cancer

Researchers at the IIT Roorkee have identified a new method to detect two of the worst forms of cancer in women – breast and ovarian cancer. The research published in the journal, ‘FASEB Bioadvances’ details the use of whole saliva as a body fluid for early detection of breast and ovarian cancers, as opposed to ..

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Breast ironing awareness needed in schools

The National Education Union in UK has receommended Breast ironing awareness in schools. The practice is common and originated in West Africa, however still followed secretly on many girls in UK. When a girl turned 10, the mother heats and stone and presses against her daughter’s breast to prevent from its formation. By this the ..

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The researchers of UK builds Virtual Reality (VR) 3D model of cancer

The scientists at Cambridge University have built a Virtual Reality (VR) 3D model of cancer that will help increase the understanding of cancer as well as in the search for new treatment. Researchers from the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Researchers started with a one millimetre cubed piece of breast cancer tissue biopsy, containing around 100,000 ..

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