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Posted on April 05, 2016
Smriti Taneja is a single mother. Her daughter Shreya is the one person in her world that she dotes on. Her other passion in life is her work – education consulting and advice to students who are about to take the next step in their education or career. Smriti’s life feels complete in her little apartment in Delhi where she and her daughter Shreya live a happy, simple life together. This blissful everyday set-up was run-down when little Shreya was diagnosed with leukemia, a form of blood... Continue Reading
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Posted on April 05, 2016
What is the view that you wake up to in the morning? Is it the garden? Is it a sunrise view? Or is it just the sight of the people you love? Most of us wake up to the same view every morning – a view that heralds the start of our day and helps us greet the day with a smile. A good start to the day, after all, is about waking up in familiar surroundings. Shiv Prabhakar wakes up to one such view every morning – the view of his carefully cultivated garden. Shiv’s favourite morning activity is... Continue Reading
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Posted on January 29, 2016
The not-so-sunny side of sun  Sun can prove to be the greatest enemy for your skin. The sole cause of millions of cancer recorded every year is the sun. Know how to protect your skin from sun here.   Flight tips for cancer patients Travelling by air may not be the most relaxing experience especially when it comes to getting through the airport formalities. If you are a cancer patient or are travelling with one, these tips might come in handy. 
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Posted on January 29, 2016
Understanding cancer and chemotherapy The risk of developing cancer increases dramatically as one ages. Once cancer has been diagnosed, different treatment options are available, but one of the most popular treatments is chemotherapy. Chemotherapy for those who are new or not familiar with it is described as a treatment for destroying cancer-causing cells in a human body. It is a mainstay cancer treatment involving mixing of drugs and administering them orally or into a vein. This treatment... Continue Reading
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Posted on January 29, 2016
Cancer may strike anytime, so one always needs to be vigilant. Thankfully this disease comes with certain premonitions which are manifested physically. So if you notice any of the following signs, consult your doctor immediately. In all probability it is not cancer, but it is always better to be careful than sorry. Since CAUTION is the first condition for keeping cancer away, the American Cancer Society has used this term to highlight some of the first signs of cancer. There are also other... Continue Reading
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