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  1. 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
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKU researchers' new liver cancer system helps prolong patients' lives

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com New classification scheme delivers more targeted treatment, allowing patients suffering from city's third most deadly cancer to live longer Liver cancer system proves a life-saver Hong Kong researchers have developed Asia's first system that classifies liver cancer patients into different stages to receive more targeted treatment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573016/hku-researchers-new-liver-cancer-system-helps-prolong-patients-lives
  3. News - China - MEDICINE

    New Shanghai cancer clinic puts city on leading radiotherapy edge

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:36am by Alice Yan

    ... for cancer patients at Shanghai clinic Cancer patients in Shanghai will soon have access to the world's most advanced radiotherapy equipment, offering recipients shorter and pain-free treatment ... as those who underwent traditional radiotherapy, Hug said. Some could even return to work after the treatment, helping patients manage its cost, he said. Some 10,000 cancer patients had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575654/new-shanghai-cancer-clinic-puts-city-leading-radiotherapy-edge
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Gene tests 'critical' for diagnosing lung cancer

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Gene tests 'critical' for diagnosing lung cancer A genetic test is crucial in diagnosing lung cancer as an increasing number of non-smokers ... by the university's department of medicine did not get the disease from smoking but from a mutated gene. "We see more patients diagnosed with lung cancer due to genetic factors," Dr James Ho ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577866/gene-tests-critical-diagnosing-lung-cancer
  5. Lifestyle - Health

    Treatments on the fly: Asia a top destination for medical tourism

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:52pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... and English-speaking staff. The city state has carved a niche in organ transplants, cancer treatment, cardiac surgery and fertility treatment. Medical expenditure generated from travellers amounted to US$784 ... for organ transplants, cancer treatment, cardiac surgery and fertility treatment. Asia's first IVF baby was produced in 1983 at the KK Women's and Children's Hospital in Singapore, so ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1574197/treatments-fly-asia-top-destination-medical-tourism
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong's only remedy for Ebola is a breast cancer drug

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Emily Tsang, Arthur Chan

    ... Emily Tsang and Arthur Chan City's only Ebola remedy is breast cancer drug A breast cancer drug is the only possible remedy Hong Kong has for an Ebola outbreak after the city ... yesterday to draw up a contingency plan to fight Ebola should the outbreak reach Hong Kong. It decided to recommend to the government that in such an event, it should use the breast cancer drug, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577156/hong-kongs-only-remedy-ebola-breast-cancer-drug
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Doctor probed for errors in 118 patients reports, failing to spot cancer

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Errors by United Christian Hospital pathologist led to 17 people receiving the wrong treatment Doctor made mistakes in 118 patients' reports United Christian Hospital is investigating the work of a pathologist who made mistakes in the health reports of 118 patients, leading to the wrong treatment of 17 of them. The doctor, who obtained her ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571649/doctor-made-mistakes-118-patients-reports

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