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Rising cancer patients, Seechewal demands free treatment

KUSUM ARORA Jalandhar National Green Tribunal (NGT)’s monitoring committee member and renowned environmentalist Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal Thursday apprised Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Punjab Government Satish Chandra to provide free cancer treatment to people who were affected due to polluted river waters in the state. Baba Seechewal said that there was an alarming increase in

Link between palliative care and suicide risk in cancer patients

Link between palliative care and suicide risk in cancer patients. Palliative care is associated with a reduced risk of suicide in veterans diagnosed with advanced stage lung cancer, a new study has found. Palliative care is for the terminally ill and their families, especially that is provided by an organized health service. Lead author of the study, Donald

Emojis may help track cancer patients' quality of life

Emojis may help track cancer patients’ quality of life

Emojis may help track cancer patients’ quality of life: Washington, Using emojis instead of traditional emotional scales may help in assessing cancer patients’ physical, emotional and overall quality of life, a study has found. “Cancer patients receive complex medical care, including surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and targeted agents that may result in physical, emotional, financial and spiritual consequences

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Know what cancer patients are using to relieve pain

Know what cancer patients are using to relieve pain. To cope up with pain, depression or other symptoms, up to one-quarter of cancer patients use marijuana, study finds.The research was conducted in a cancer center in a state with legalized medicinal and recreational marijuana. It found that approximately one-quarter of surveyed patients used marijuana in

Anti-infection drug may cut infertility in cancer patients

New York: A medication that is used to prevent infections in cancer patients may also help regenerate sperm stem cells and prevent them from infertility, researchers say. Cancer treatments like radiation and chemotherapy often kill sperm stem cells, making male reproduction essentially impossible. The drug called G-CSF or granulocyte colony-stimulating factor stimulates the bone marrow