India: a global pharma powerhouse

India pharma

India’s economy may be struggling, but its pharmaceutical industry is booming, thanks to initiatives to improve domestic access to medicine and a solid export market. But can such growth continue?

Immunotherapy: using the body’s own defences to heal


Using the body’s immune system to fight cancer is a fast-evolving treatment, which is giving patients a new lease on life

Lifesaving potential of rapid diagnostic centres

Patient scan

Sometimes cancer is signposted with clear red flags, but what happens when it is not? New assessment centres around the country are now offering hope for patients who present with inconclusive symptoms

Cancer’s deceptively youthful public face

Cancer is a disease which hits the oldest hardest, so why are all the headlines about youthful victims?