Cancer Treatment Current Affairs - 2020

National Cancer Registry Programme Report, 2020

On August 18, 2020, the Indian Council of Medical Research released “National Cancer Registry Programme Report”, 2020. According to the report, the number of cancer patients in India are to increase to 15.7 lakhs by 2025. Highlights The report also says that by the end of 2020, there will be 13.9 lakh cancer patients in Read More…

Scientists of ARCI develop rare earth based Magnetocaloric material

The scientists from the Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI), have recently developed earth based magneto caloric material to treat cancer. About the research The scientists at ARCI, an autonomous Research and Development Centre operating under Department of Science and Technology recently developed a new material that reduces the side effects Read More…

Actor Rishi Kapoor died of Leukemia

On April 30, the 67 old Bollywood actor died of Leukemia. He has won several awards including the National Film Award. About Leukemia Leukemia is a type of cancer that is present found in human blood and bone marrow. It is caused due to the rapid production of white blood cells. The white blood cells Read More…

WHO report: Cancer Cases to increase by 81% in 2040

While the world marked World Cancer Day on February 4, 2020, the World Health Organization released its report on Cancer. Highlights According to the report, the cancer cases will increase by 81% by 2040. This is mainly due to lack of investment. The report says that it is essential to invest 25 billion USD in Read More…

February 4: World Cancer Day

The World Cancer Day is being marked annually on February 4 by the Union for International Cancer Control. The day is being marked from 2008. The day is observed by the United Nations as well. The theme of this year’s World Cancer Day is Theme: I am I will This theme is being followed for Read More…