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Japanese hospital tests powerful breast cancer therapy

A Japanese cancer specialist said on Wednesday she has started the world’s first clinical trial of a powerful, non-surgical, short-term radiation therapy for breast cancer.

Wednesday, 22 May, 2013, 9:56pm

Ailing Chavez fighting for life, vice-president says

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.

2 Mar 2013 - 4:48am

Chavez returns to Venezuela after cancer surgery

President Hugo Chavez returned to Venezuela after spending more than two months in Cuba for cancer surgery and treatment, announcing his surprise homecoming via Twitter. We have arrived again to the Venezuelan motherland," Chavez wrote. "Thank you God. Thank you my beloved people. We will continue my treatment here."

 

19 Feb 2013 - 5:41am

Chavez returns to Venezuela after cancer surgery

President Hugo Chavez returned to Venezuela early on Monday after spending more than two months in Cuba for cancer surgery and treatment, announcing his surprise homecoming via Twitter.

“We have arrived again to the Venezuelan motherland,” Chavez wrote. “Thank you, God. Thank you, my beloved people. We will continue my treatment here.”

19 Feb 2013 - 1:49am

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

Mac McGolpin has been one of the organisers of a charity football match to help needy people in the community for the past 15 years, and now that he is ill and needs help with medical fees, his friends are organising the same for him.

6 Feb 2013 - 5:50am