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  1. News - World - MEDICINE

    Vitamin C again under scrutiny as an aid to the treatment of cancer

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:30pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Vitamin C returns as cancer treatment aid Could pumping about 2,000 oranges' worth of vitamin C into a patient's bloodstream boost ... for cancer research. "There has been a bias since the late 1970s that vitamin C cancer treatment is worthless and a waste of time," said Dr Jeanne Drisko, a study co-author and the director ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1422135/vitamin-c-again-under-scrutiny-aid-treatment-cancer
  2. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history: liver cancer

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... the radiation is released, killing the cancer cells. A study conducted at HKSH showed that after two months of treatment with SIRT, 36 per cent of patients had their liver tumours reduced in size. ... tomography) scan showed he had a tumour the size of an orange lodged in his liver. Blood tests showed that Yip's levels for a cancer marker called alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) was off the charts. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1153158/case-history-liver-cancer
  3. News - World - MEDICINE

    Roche call for US approval for DNA cervical cancer test opposed

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:01pm by AP

    ... to FDA commissioner Dr Margaret Hamburg. The letter is signed by 17 patient advocacy groups, including the Consumers Union, the Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund and the National Alliance ... the HPV test by itself isn't very useful because so many young women have HPV that will disappear without any treatment," said Diana Zuckerman of the Cancer Prevention and Treatment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1484484/roche-call-us-approval-dna-cervical-cancer-test-opposed
  4. News - China - HEALTH

    China and India face huge cancer burden

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 08:59am by AFP

    ... economic and human costs from the disease. Both nations face a cancer crisis, with smoking, late diagnosis and unequal access to treatment causing large-scale problems. In China, cancer accounted ... for most cancer treatment themselves, which can lead to catastrophic bills, while urban areas have twice as many cancer care beds than rural areas, even though half of China's population live ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1477877/china-and-india-face-huge-cancer-burden
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong compiles database of 13,000 breast cancer patients

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 11:13am by LO WEI

    ... medicine and other treatments. After registering, doctors can key in their patient's details, such as age, the stage of their cancer and the type of tumour involved, and see how similar cases ... cancer database to launch Doctors in Hong Kong will for the first time have access to a new online database of local breast cancer patients next month. Doctors in the city have previously relied ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1482054/new-database-breast-cancer-patients-launched
  6. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Ailing Chavez fighting for life, vice-president says

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Caracas Vice-president says Venezuelan leader may not survive infection in wake of cancer treatment Ailing Chavez 'fighting for life' Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is fighting for his life in a Caracas military hospital 10 days after returning from cancer treatment in Cuba, his vice-president said. Vice-President Nicolas Maduro did not provide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1166815/ailing-chavez-fighting-life-vice-president-says
  7. Recovery of dying cells may help in treating cancer

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that may lead to new cancer treatments. Researchers say their findings show for the first time that normal animal cells can recover from a chemically induced suicide designed to simulate natural ... an anti-cancer effect if used with chemotherapy. The finding may lead to new therapeutic treatment for cancers. 'It isn't clear whether eating soya beans helps us treat cancer now,' Fung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1003993/recovery-dying-cells-may-help-treating-cancer
  8. News - World - HEALTH

    Pfizer trial shows experimental drug doubles time until breast cancer tumours grow worse

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:52pm by Reuters

    ... no big advances in treatment for nearly two decades, said Dr Judy Garber, a breast cancer specialist at Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, who was not involved in the palbociclib trial. “This ... in breast cancer patients as well as earlier-stage trials in other types of cancer. Companies trying to develop treatments similar to palbociclib include Novartis and Eli Lilly. Data from a small ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1467035/pfizer-trial-shows-experimental-drug-doubles-time-until-breast-cancer
  9. News - China Insider - CHARITY

    Generous teacher sells off gem to fund student's cancer treatment

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 02:17pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... carats. Her student is in the early stages of diagnosis and it is not yet known how much will be needed for her treatment. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1334431/generous-teacher-sells-gem-fund-students-cancer-treatment
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    New technique boosts regrowth in liver cancer patients

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 01:51pm by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com New liver op helps save child of six The Queen Mary Hospital has introduced a new technique that has already helped save the lives of six liver cancer patients, including a child aged six. Surgical tumour removal is one of the most effective treatments for liver cancer, thanks to the liver's ability to regenerate. However, where the cancer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1482094/new-technique-boosts-recovery-liver-cancer-patients

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