An estimated 14.1 million new cancer cases and 8.2 million cancer-related deaths occurred in 2012, compared with 12.7 million and 7.6 million, respectively, in 2008, according to latest data released by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Researchers cast doubt on the prevailing wisdom that vitamin D supplements can prevent conditions like cancer, diabetes and heart disease, saying on Friday low vitamin D may be a consequence, not a cause, of ill health.
Untreated cancer pain and its horrendous consequences for patients and their families is a ‘scandal of global proportions,’ said a survey.
The international survey showed that more than half of the world's populati
Regular screening is extremely essential for the early detection and timely treatment of breast cancer, according to leading experts at Dubai-based Medcare Hospital.
Laying emphasis on early detection to beat breast cancer, the Ho
More than 25 medical experts will focus on early detection and prevention of cancer at a conference to be held in Abu Dhabi this week.
The first International Oncology Conference, themed “Improving cancer care with early det
Abu-Dhabi-based Mafraq Hospital’s Ana Rosa women’s health education and screening initiative, launched in 2012, is conducting a breast screening drive in the emirate in partnership with Zayed University’s ‘Ba9ma Club&rsqu
Cancer is one of the major causes of fatalities globally and the third in the UAE, said a senior official.
Dr Ahmed bin Kalban, CEO of the Primary Healthcare Sector at the DHA, also pointed out that 40 per cent of cancer fatalitie
US health regulators expanded the approval of Roche Holding's breast cancer drug Perjeta and will now allow its use to help shrink tumors prior to surgery, the Food and Drug Administration said on Monday.
The decision followed
US health regulators have strengthened the warnings on two blood cancer drugs to reflect the risk that they may reactivate the hepatitis B virus in patients previously infected with the disease.
The warnings affect GlaxoSmithKline
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has launched an educational campaign to mark the Prostate Disease Awareness Week.
The campaign was launched at the Dubai Hospital in collaboration with Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for