The expansion of public-private healthcare partnerships to allow some cancer survivors to seek follow-up consultations from private doctors is a welcome move.
Massive increases in public spending in health and care services are needed to cope with a growing ageing population and the rise in cancers
Work of US professor on the treatment and prevention of cancer shows how gene-editing can raise the quality of life for so many when ethical concerns are addressed
Research involving 4,900 breast and ovarian cancer patients helps experts identify two new gene mutations.
Gabriel Yeung, 28, has been battling stomach and liver cancer over the past year and decided donation was best way to help kids suffering from disease.
Mammograms catch breast cancer early better than self-examination, and early detection increases a patient’s survival chances and reduces the need for total mastectomy and chemotherapy.
Xellera Therapeutics became the first biotech firm to receive licensing to make CAR T-cells locally in laboratory.
Scheme integrating Chinese and Western medicine launches at Princess Margaret Hospital.
Study reveals isoliquiritigenin lowers survival rate of cancer cells, according to Baptist University.
Costly new treatment allows doctors to increase radiation to tumours with minimal effect on healthy tissue
Readers discuss the Hospital Authority’s classification of a treatment option, the digital payments revolution, and the city’s talent policies.
Study participants with persistently positive test results are 17 times more likely to get disease later in life, researchers say.
The venture -the largest life sciences transaction in Asia this year – would also spearhead the development of a life science ecosystem in Hong Kong, and help the city’s position as a biotech hub.
Gene-edited white blood cells inhibited tumour growth in mice, according to study carried out by Chinese University.
Meet two friends who endured cancer together during the pandemic. Their journey highlights the importance of support for cancer patients, especially during global health emergencies.
Lymphoma survivors to receive up to 10 subsidised visits per year at private clinics of their choice.
An ex-Hong Kong firefighter credits TTFields therapy, a relatively new and non-invasive treatment, with keeping his aggressive brain tumour in check after chemotherapy failed.
More and better cancer drugs, vaccines, increased screening, blood tests, lifestyle changes and targeted therapy have greatly reduced death rates from cancer.
New approach combines three common liver cancer treatments, says Clinical Professor Albert Chan.
Testing programme wants to recruit 1,800 late-stage patients who will be checked for gene mutations.
Two specialists explain how lifestyle changes, regular screening and body awareness can help prevent breast cancer, while a survivor tells how she tapped into her own healing power.
Turning point for survival rate occurs between stages two and three, but treatment difficulty increases after stage two, decade-long study finds.
Dr Choi Pui-wah from Chinese University, founder of WomenX Biotech, seeking to produce technology enabling users to test for diseases using menstrual blood.
Earth Balance Original Buttery Spread brand detected with highest level of glycidol at 1,500μg/kg, exceeding the 1,000μg/kg maximum EU standard.
Six-year study led by Chinese University found that chemotherapy plus targeted radiotherapy could extend patients’ lives by 22 months.
Bioresonance therapy allowed sports pro Joann Hardwick to ‘find out which food groups put stress on my system’, helping her beat breast cancer twice and then thyroid cancer.
Chinese University becomes first institution outside US to perform breakthrough robotic-assisted bronchoscopy.
A cancer diagnosis can send a patient on an emotional roller coaster. Hong Kong man Keith Yip knows all about that. ‘Live in the moment and face life with a positive spirit,’ is his advice ahead of World Cancer Day 2022.
Sleep disturbance, anxiety and depressive symptoms among problems faced by patients, HKU Jockey Club Institute of Cancer Care survey finds.