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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 - 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
  3. 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
  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. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Putting fears into words to help fight breast cancer

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by LO WEI

    ... chairwoman has talked to some 80 breast cancer survivors, and turned their experiences, together with her own, into a book. It has just been published, and tackles questions ranging from treatment ... was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in 2003 and made a full recovery after surgery and treatment. "I thought I had already recovered and was settled within myself. I forced myself ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1544447/putting-fears-words-help-fight-breast-cancer
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Charity man's friends help raise funds for his cancer treatment

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com He used to help the needy, now his friends are raising funds for his cancer treatment Friends rally to help a fundraiser Kindness begets kindness, as the saying ... next round of chemotherapy at the Queen Mary Hospital. With the treatment, he is hoping to put the cancer in remission in two years. "We all knew Mac through football, so we just thought, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1143879/charity-mans-friends-help-raise-funds-his-cancer-treatment
  10. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Chavez foe asks why president silent for two months

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 10:13am by Associated Press in Caracas

    ... Associated Press in Caracas Venezuela’s top opposition leader is asking why President Hugo Chavez hasn’t spoken publicly in more than two months while undergoing cancer treatment in Cuba. ... “extremely complex and tough” treatments in Cuba. Capriles asked why, if a president can sign documents to approve measures such as a newly enacted devaluation, “he’s not going to be able to speak ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1150754/chavez-foe-asks-why-president-silent-two-months

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