Saying No to Smoking Is the Only Future
From endlessly dug up roads to crime to lack of basic necessities such as electricity and water, there is...
Pakistan fights losing battle against child cancer
 Pakistan is among the very  few developing countries whose success rate in curing its children suffering from cancer is among...
Johnson & Johnson to pay $72m for cancer death linked to their talcum powder
The Johnson & Johnson company was ordered by a Missouri state jury to pay $72 million of damages to...
Saying No to Smoking Is the Only Future
From endlessly dug up roads to crime to lack of basic necessities such as electricity and water, there is an increasing number of reasons due to which Pakistanis are frustrated, in general.  Smoking is also one key reason for the same. Indeed, many people are lured by peer pressure... Read more
Pakistan fights losing battle against child cancer
 Pakistan is among the very  few developing countries whose success rate in curing its children suffering from cancer is among the least compared to the rest of the world. The country cures just 15 per cent of its children; in most developing countries it is 20pc and in the developed... Read more
Johnson & Johnson to pay $72m for cancer death linked to their talcum powder
The Johnson & Johnson company was ordered by a Missouri state jury to pay $72 million of damages to the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer was blamed to her use of the company’s talc-based Baby Powder and Shower to Shower for several decades. In a verdict... Read more
Pakistani scientist in the US develops device to diagnose cancer rapidly
A Pakistani electrical engineer at the University of Texas at Arlington in the US has developed a brand new cancer cell detection method that will be able to  improve early diagnosis of cancer. Samir Iqbal, an associate professor in the Electrical Engineering Department, detailed his team’s results in a... Read more
‘SIUT treated 13,000 cancer patients last year for free’ claims Dr. Adeeb Rizvi
“The Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) last year treated over 5,000 urinary bladder cancer patients, 3,000 kidney cancers, 2,000 prostate cancers and more than 3,000 other cancer patients free of cost with dignity,” claimed SIUT director Dr Adibul Hasan Rizvi on Thursday. He was speaking at a... Read more
Living Legend David Bowie dies aged 69
After fighting a year and a half long battle with cancer legendary singer-songwriter David Bowie passed away at his home today. His death was confirmed on his official Facebook account. “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many... Read more
Rs120m approved for free treatment of KP’s cancer patients
Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has approved a special grant of Rs120 million for the free blood cancer treatment programme at Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar. The chief minister, who chaired a meeting on Thursday, vowed to provide all facilities to patients of the province, saying all required... Read more
Peshawar: The second Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre will start operations in Peshawar on Tuesday (today). Initially, there would be 20 chemotherapy beds, six emergency room beds, 12 admission beds, two intensive care unit beds, radiology services, including mammography, plain radiology and ultrasonography and pathology laboratory... Read more
Top People’s party  leader Amin Fahim in critical condition
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Amin Fahim, who is undergoing cancer’s treatment in Dubai is in critical condition. According to PPP sources, Amin Fahim’s health condition is critical and there are little signs of improvement in his health condition in last few months. On the other hands, his personal secretary said his... Read more
The Cancer of Hate

The Cancer of Hate

Blog September 28, 2015 0

Some time ago, the social media frenzy about a TV show in which Dr Pervez Hoodhbhoy, Ansar Abbasi and Orya Jan Maqbool had participated, caught my attention. I watched the YouTube uploads of the show and happened to read many of the comments and feedback about the show on... Read more
Three 9/11 firefighters fall to cancer in one day
Three New York firefighters who worked at the World Trade Center ruins after the September 11 attacks died within hours of each other from cancer, fire officials said yesterday Howard Bischoff and Daniel Heglund were 58, while the third firefighter, Robert Leaver, was 56. All three men, who died... Read more