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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

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

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

    ... He used to help the needy, now his friends are raising funds for his cancer treatment Kindness begets kindness, as the saying goes. Mac McGolpin has been one of the organisers of a charity ... 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, why don't we play football for him," said Russ Green, one ...

  6. News - World

    Barcelona says Tito Vilanova is stepping down as coach to get treatment for throat cancer

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 02:38am by AP

    ... BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona says Tito Vilanova is stepping down as coach to get treatment for throat cancer. ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    A year of cancer, one photo at a time: Former Hongkonger keeps picture diary of battle

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:32pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... taken into a single video for Youtube. Juxtaposed with the song I Seem To Have Cancer Today, sung by Glass’ brother Lawrence, the video paints an image of a long year of treatment, filled ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com Former Hong Kong resident Jennifer Glass took a photo of herself daily during a year-long battle with lung cancer Jennifer Glass has always had ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS DAVID TAN

    New research highlights breast cancer's different forms, methods of treatment

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... David Tan Scientists discover major killer can be divided into four main classes, with each having its own suitable method of treatment Research highlights different forms of breast cancer ... growth of cells in a given part of the body. The breast is made up of ducts and lobes, both of which can be sites of cancerous growth, also known as carcinoma. Risk factors include age, treatment ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - QUIZ


    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Cruciferous vegetables are known to have possible anti-cancer effects, and a new study published last week in PLOS ONE adds to the growing evidence. ... in the lab. "Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia is a type of cancer of the white blood cells common in children," says Dr Daniel Lacorazza, assistant professor of pathology and immunology. ...




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