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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Fighting chance

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... successful treatment, Lai is worried the cancer will strike again. 'A colleague of mine got his nasopharyngeal cancer successfully treated in 2006, but it spread to his lungs in 2011,' he ... Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting in Chicago in June. Immunotherapy is almost an opposite approach to traditional cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991913/fighting-chance
  7. 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
  8. News - World - MEDICINE

    Fight against cancer is stalling, specialists told at world forum

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in London

    ... The Guardian in London Learning from the fight against Aids, world forum draws up a 10-point plan to provide treatment and prevention where it is most needed The fight against cancer is stalling, doctors say Progress against cancer is stalling, with the latest targeted cancer drugs failing to live up to expectations and priced so high that treatment is becoming unaffordable even ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1072568/fight-against-cancer-stalling-specialists-told-world-forum
  9. News - World - MEDICINE

    Overdiagnosis a problem with breast cancer screening

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in London

    ... of screening every three years, 1 per cent of them will get unnecessary treatment such as chemotherapy, surgery or radiation for a breast cancer that would never be dangerous. The review was published ... Associated Press in London For every death avoided, three women are treated unnecessarily, British study finds Breast cancer screening saves lives, blights others Breast cancer screening ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1073361/overdiagnosis-problem-breast-cancer-screening
  10. 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

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