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Lack of cancer risk awareness ‘alarming’: expert

Almost half of breast cancer patients suffer from a condition that can actually be caused by previous cancer treatments, a specialist has warned. However, King Hamad University Hospital (KHUH) consultant breast and oncoplastic sur

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Easy Taxi raises funds for breast cancer awareness

Global taxi e-hailing service Easy Taxi has raised about SR10,450 ($2,781) for the Zahra Breast Cancer Association, as part of the ‘Protect Yourself By Yourself’ campaign which concluded recently. The service offered t

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60pc male adolescents suffer from Gynaecomastia

More than 60 per cent of adolescents aged between 10 and 16 years suffer from Gynaecomastia, a condition that results in the enlargement of the male breast, which can be emotionally embarrassing especially for teenagers and young adults.

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VPS Healthcare wins Guinness record title

VPS Healthcare, an integrated healthcare solution provider with a network of hospitals and chain of clinics, has won a Guinness World Records title for the largest simultaneous self-examination for breast cancer. As many as 971 wo

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Breast cancer in young women on the rise in UAE

The steady increase in breast cancer cases among younger women in the UAE is presenting a new challenge in the fight against what has become the most common malignancy in females in the country, according to an expert. The UAE is

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Think Pink drive to help fight cancer in Bahrain

A series of activities is being held this month (October) to raise awareness in Bahrain about breast cancer and encourage women to get regular checks. Think Pink Bahrain hopes to raise BD50,000 ($131,829) in the next few weeks tha

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VPS Healthcare in breast cancer awareness drive

VPS Healthcare, an integrated healthcare provider with a chain of hospitals and network of clinics, has invited women in UAE to take part in a Guinness World Records attempt for the ‘Largest Simultaneous Self-Examination for Breast cancer&

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Mafraq launches breast cancer screening drive

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

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Roche breast cancer drug gets FDA approval

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

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'Arab women suffer more aggressive breast cancer’

Women in the Middle East often suffer with more aggressive forms of breast cancer than Western women, researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar have discovered. WCMC-Q’s assistant dean for basic science curriculu

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