Tag: cancer

Breast cancer current status in Pakistan and worldwide innovation (Nano-oncology) and way forward


Cancer: Tumor is caused by the group of cells that performs abnormal job that structure lumps or growth. Tumor can start anywhere in trillions of cells in our body they grow and illustrate different act whether they are cancerous, precancerous and non-cancerous Pakistan get the peak position of breast cancer in Asia as different studies […]…Read More

Female breast cancer incidence in Asia and its management

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article image In the past few decades, Asia has seen rapid economic growth resulting in increasing life expectancy, declining mortality from communicable diseases and westernization of lifestyle. While these developments are overall beneficial, they come with a price. Breast cancer incidence is rapidly increasing in Asian populations. One in ten of all new cancer diagnosed globally every […]…Read More

PTCL organizes Breast Cancer Awareness drive in collaboration with Pink Ribbon

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PR:  Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), the country’s leading ICT services provider, in collaboration with Pink Ribbon Pakistan held Breast Cancer awareness session at PTCL Head office in Islamabad today. A large number of female staff members, along with the female family members of the male staff were provided with key information on how to […]…Read More

Over 2 million skin cancer cases may prevents by Montreal Protocol each year

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article image NOU: The Ministry of Climate Change, National Ozone Unit in collaboration with Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) organized an interactive awareness workshop on standards in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning sector. The workshop was aimed to highlight the global efforts of Pakistan for preserving the Earth and its fragile atmosphere. Pakistan has made a major headway to achieve targets fixed under the Montreal Protocol for phasing out the use of ozone depleting…Read More

Dr Sherwani identified biofilm as a tool of infection in H.pylori causing cancer

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article image C2 FUUAST: The young and dynamic microbiologist Dr Sikandar K. Sherwani of Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, Karachi identified Biofilm as a tool of infection in World’s first cancer causing bacterium – H. pylori, while working on Helicobacter pylori biofilm formation aspect in his Deans’ granted research project. He identified Biofilm a sugary slimy layer-for […]…Read More

Medicinal radio-isotopes can be beneficial for accurate diagnosis of cancer: Prof Dr Qaim

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Each year, tens of millions of patients receive accelerator-based diagnoses and therapy in hospitals and clinics around the world. Particle accelerators are used to produce radioisotopes for medical diagnosis and therapy, and as source of beams of electrons, protons, and heavier charged particles for medical treatment, this was stated by Prof. Dr. S. M. Qaim, Foreign Fellow PAS, Research Centre Jülich and University of Cologne, Germany, while delivering a lecture on "…Read More

Photothermal therapy of cancer with gold nanoparticles

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article image One nanometer is a billionth of a meter and nanotechnology is the engineering of functional systems at nanoscale or in other words at molecular level which gives precision and accuracy in their design and function. Nanotechnology has potential to revolutionize each and every filed of science and technology. In the field of biomedical research, it will change the basis for cancer diagnosis and treatment. Cancer is a group of diseases identified asuncontrolled cell division and resulting…Read More

Arsenic contaminated water cause of cancer

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STAFF REPORT KHI: It is alarming that arsenic-laced water is being consumed in the city, which is one of the major causes of cancer, said Dr Zafar Fatmi, an environmental health expert and associate professor at Aga Khan University. Dr. Fatmi was speaking at a seminar recently organised by the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (Fuuast) to mark the World Water Day. He explained how arsenic contamination has greatly affected human health and said failure to provide…Read More

Pak US scientist facilitated on cancer discovery

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Pakistan’s ambassador to the US, Jalil Abbas Jilani, facilitated Pakistan-American scientist Nergis Mavalvala for her outstanding achievement in the field of astrophysics. Mavalvala is Curtis and Kathleen Marble Professor of Astrophysics and Associate Department Head of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US. She was part of an international team of scientists who have detected gravitational waves, inaugurating a new and historic era…Read More

Pak scientist develops device to enable early cancer detection

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: A Pakistani electrical engineer based in the US has developed a device that helps in detecting cancer early, which is one of the biggest factors in successfully fighting the fatal disease. Samir Iqbal, an associate professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), detailed his team’s results in a recent Nature Scientific Reports paper called "Effects of Nanotexture on Electrical Profiling of Single Tumor…Read More