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MoU on Cancer Research

The Department of Biotechnology under the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Department of Atomic Energy have signed an MOU for undertaking joint collaborative research programmes in the area of cancer research. Tata Memorial Centre which is the coordinating centre on behalf of The National Cancer Grid of India will be representing the Department ..

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 ..

India’s largest cancer hospital-cum-research facility launched in Haryana

India’s largest cancer hospital-cum-research facility- the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has recently opened its OPD services after soft launch at Badhsa village in Jhajjar district of Haryana on December 18, 2018. The hospital’s foundation stone was laid by the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 2014. It is expected to be fully operational by December ..