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    AIIMS research on new type of chemotherapy yields good results

    There is some relief in store for cancer patients as doctors at the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) have been doing research on a new type of chemotherapy, known as hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC). HIPEC is a highly concentrated, heated chemotherapy treatment that is delivered directly to the abdomen during surgery. In 2015, AIIMS started research on 57 patients which is still continuing. The result of HIPEC is better than normal chemotherapy and it decreases the rate of

    Science and Tech | July 5, 2017
  • Looked like alien after chemotherapy, says Manisha

    Actress Manisha Koirala says after her cancer treatment, she used to look like an alien as she lost her hair. Now she is "quite kicked" to play late actress Nargis Dutt, the mother of actor Sanjay Dutt, in his biopic. Manisha, known for her roles in films like 1942: A Love Story, Agni Sakshi, Saudagar and Bombay, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012. Being an actress, did she get worried about her look after chemotherapy? "I knew about my hair loss, but was

    Interviews | April 20, 2017