Between Cricket and Cancer

Madhavankutty Pillai

Yuvraj Singh’s account of how he got into the game and battled cancer is a surprisingly engaging read

The Agony and the Idiocy

India’s sadistic restrictions on morphine

Sans Advantage

How Abhishek Mukherjee, an international tennis umpire whose life was repeatedly set back by cancer, kept returning to the top of his game

Age No Bar

It is never too late to quit smoking. Not even when you’re past 80

Yuvraj Singh’s Cancer

In lung seminoma, the cancerous growth can be the size of a golf ball. But the germ cells that cause it are responsive to chemotherapy

Cancer’s Penicillin Moment

Genetically targeted drugs could well be one of the most significant breakthroughs in the fight against cancer.


A tale about fighting cancer? Nearly mistook it for a homage to George Lucas and Steven Spielberg.

The Sleep Wakers

Christopher Nolan isn’t the first to understand the significance of dreams. Francis Menezes, a dream therapist, succumbed to a long illness recently. But if he hadn’t paid heed to his dreams, his time would have come much earlier.

Looking It in the Eye

It’s in the final moments of life that character shines through. Lisa Ray just let us glimpse hers.


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