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'We need to stop thinking about how older people are a burden to society'

Distinguished Indian American professor of psychiatry and neurosciences Dr Dilip V Jeste has been appointed the first associate dean for Healthy Aging and Senior Care at the University of......

Seven Indian Americans awarded for cancer research

The Society of Asian American Scientists in Cancer Research last month presented awards to seven doctors for their outstanding contributions to cancer research. The awards were presented by Rajvir......

Inder Verma wins lifetime award

The American Association of Indian Scientists in Cancer Research at its 15th annual meeting at the Lion's Club in San Diego, California, presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr Inder Verma,......

Indian-American wins Intel Science award

Intel Corporation and the Society for Science & the Public awarded the top 10 college scholarship awards for the Intel Science Talent Search at a banquet in Washington, DC on Tuesday.The first......

Health lessons for Indian Americans

A recent convention on cancer awareness and prevention in New Jersey had a wealth of information for the Indian American community. Participating physicians and health specialists underlined the......

Fat? Blame it on the economy

An inevitable consequence of advanced and rich economies is a fatter population, says a health economist and co-author of a new book, 'The Fattening America'.Though obesity has established itself......

Smoking? Nations lose over $30 billion a year

Love for nicotine is weighing heavily on developing nations with top ten smoker countries losing more than $30 billion annually which is more than 6.5 per cent of their gross national income.1.......

The world's heaviest-smoking countries

Thanks to celebrity activism and widespread media attention, HIV, malaria and starvation are well-known diseases of the third world. But there's another resource-draining plague afflicting these......

The visa shortage: Big problem, easy fix

Signs with the words "U.S. citizens and permanents only" greeted students at employers' booths at a recent career fair at Duke University, where I teach. In previous years only government jobs......

Ramesh Pandey beats Steve Jobs, Warren Buffet

When the votes for the Reader's Choice CEO of the Year by MarketWatch were counted, Dr Ramesh Pandey of Xechem came first, relegating Steve Jobs of Apple Computers to second place and Warren......

Of film festivals and dealing with mortality

Reporting from the recently concluded International Film Festival of Kerala, Rajeev Srinivasan writes about two particularly striking films that were screened at the fest.The 17th International......

Now, you can wear Sunny Leone's sexy lingerie! Here's how!

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrites are tweeting.   As part of the movie promotions, the makers of Jism 2 tweeted that they will auction Sunny Leone's sexy lingerie, which was......

Widow of Christopher Reeve is dead

Dana Reeve, who announced in 2004 that she had lung cancer, is no more.First Christopher Reeve, who the world will always remember as Superman. Now, his wife. Dana Reeve, 44, has died of lung......

Atbhutham: A record-breaking bilingual?

National Award-winning director Jayaraj is on his way to creating a world record. He is going to shoot his new film Atbhutham, a bilingual (Malayalam and English) in less than 10 hours. The......

'I don't need Tabu to sell Bhaggmati'

When Ashok Kaul directed Paramvir Chakra in 1994, he started a new wave of war epics. His new film, Bhaggmati: The Queen Of Fortunes,is on the verge of revolutionising the way we perceive different......

Lance Armstrong: Living strong

Lance Armstrong's brand seems to be growing and expanding despite all the controversy surrounding the American cyclist,writes Desh Gaurav Chopra Sekhri On August 23, 2012, Lance Armstrong decided......
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Q. WHAT ARE THE SURVIVAL RATES OF BREAST CANCER ?
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Afsa Kausar:  A. The odds of surviving breast cancer are strongly tied to how early it is found. According to the American Cancer Society, HUNDRED % of women with...... more

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Q. Where can people find more information about cancer
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Keck Medical Center of USC surgeon becomes first in world to use FDA cleared advanced robotic technology to remove kidney tumor in outpatient procedure

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GenomeDx Announces Presentation of Positive Results From New Validation Study for Decipher® at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) in San Francisco

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