A brief history of immunotherapy and its effectiveness in cancer research

One of the most talked about forms of cancer treatment is also one of the most effective – A High Schooler’s POV by Aditya Thiyag and Rishi Manoharan In our last article, we discussed the history and development of mustard gas and its contributions to cancer research. While the invention of mustard gas led to […]


Mustard Gas – an unlikely ally in the fight against cancer

A look into the history of Mustard Gas and how it forever changed cancer research – A High Schooler’s POV by Rishi Manoharan and Aditya Thiyag Over one hundred years ago, a conflict of unprecedented size commanded the world. Aptly titled “The Great War”,  World War I claimed over 40 million lives. However, one weapon […]

Cancer Control Cancer Prevention Epidemiology

A look at the state of cancer epidemiology studies in India – An interview with Dr. Krishnatreya

Most of the major population-based epidemiological studies on cancer in India have been region-specific. Population based cancer survival is the most unbiased estimate for measuring effectiveness of existing cancer control efforts by the Government.