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Fact-check: Mango & its anti-cancer benefits

Published on : May 8, 2024

Mangiferin, one of the most extensively investigated naturally occurring anti-cancer...

: Pallav Vyas
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Deep inequities, underreported suffering in global breast cancer battle: Report

Published on : Apr 16, 2024

Lancet Commission report estimates global breast cancer incidence to rise...

: First Check Team
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India ‘Cancer capital of the world’: Report

Published on : Apr 9, 2024

Apollo Hospitals’ Health of Nation report shows a concerning surge...

: First Check Team
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Fact-check: Fasting cannot cure cancer

Published on : Mar 15, 2024

Researchers caution against oversimplification as autophagy has been attributed tumour-suppressive...

: Allen Joe Mathew 
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Explainer: The presence of PFAS & BPA in your kitchen

Published on : Mar 12, 2024

These chemicals can accumulate in the body over time, increasing...

: Vani Singh
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Explainer: Why HPV vaccination is the most effective strategy against cervical cancer

Published on : Feb 5, 2024

The fourth-most prevalent cancer among women globally, cervical cancer has...

: Florica Brahma
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Cervical cancer awareness month: HPV vaccines are safe

Published on : Jan 22, 2024

While India’s Union Health Ministry is yet to take a...

: First Check Team
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Critical gap in cancer trials in India, finds study

Published on : Dec 5, 2023

Several states in Northeast India had no registered clinical trials...

: First Check Team
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Now, 50% lung cancer patients can survive beyond 5 years

Published on : Nov 10, 2023

Many advanced-stage patients of the disease are experiencing long-lasting remissions...

: Dr Pramod Kumar Julka
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Fact-check: Can the use of plastic food containers cause cancer?

Published on : Sep 4, 2023

The safety of storing food in plastic containers, typically, depends...

: Florica Brahma
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Fact-check: Almond skins do not cause cancer

Published on : Jul 24, 2023

The skin of almonds is rich in fibre due to...

: Pratibha
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Fact-check: Hot water + pineapple ≠ cancer cure

Published on : Apr 28, 2023

Bromelain could be a promising therapy for colorectal cancer. However,...

: Naveed Ahmad Najar
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Fact-check: Soursop not an alternative for cancer treatment

Published on : Mar 21, 2023

Although there have been preliminary laboratory trials to test the...

: Rahi Patil
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Fact-check: Sambar cannot prevent, cure colon cancer 

Published on : Mar 15, 2023

The basis of the social media claim is a study...

: Naveed Ahmad Najar
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Explainer: Can artificial intelligence replace doctors?

Published on : Mar 13, 2023

Will the job of future doctors be similar to that...

: Toibah Kirmani
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Fact-Check: Ghee and cow milk do not cure cancer

Published on : Jun 23, 2022

On the contrary, some studies say that the consumption of...

: Tej Kumar
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No, marijuana cannot cure cancer

Published on : May 23, 2022

Studies have explored the possible benefits of medical marijuana on...

: Pratibha
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Fact-check: Sunscreens don’t cause cancer

Published on : May 17, 2022

Most of the unfounded fears are essentially about the chemical...

: Tej Kumar
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Fact-check: ‘Green juice’ cannot cure cancer 

Published on : May 6, 2022

Juicing removes fiber from fruits and veggies; consuming them in...

: Tej Kumar
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World Cancer Day: Spread facts, not fear

Published on : Feb 4, 2022

Every year 4th February is observed as World Cancer Day...

: Tej Kumar
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Lemons are healthy, but they don’t cure cancer

Published on : Sep 24, 2021

Researchers have been studying anti-carcinogenic properties of limonoids in laboratories...

: Tej Kumar
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No scientific evidence yet to prove cow urine can cure cancer

Published on : Sep 8, 2021

Unless there’s solid data from human-centric research on the chemotherapeutic...

: Tej Kumar
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Post claiming sanitary pads cause cancer is false

Published on : Apr 12, 2021

There is no scientific evidence to prove that wearing sanitary...

: Pankhuri Agarwal
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Can COVID-19 hygiene measures cause cancer?

Published on : Feb 13, 2021

Here is what Google Trends say on what was most...

: Nabeela Khan
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Labelling garlic as a cure for cancer is false, misleading

Published on : Aug 21, 2020

A Facebook page is promoting the use of garlic to...

: Abeen Bilal