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New cancer treatment offers hope to patients

A new cancer treatment that retrains the body's immune system to fight cancer now offers new hope. White blood cells were taken from patients...

Cancer Cost Reaches Record $100 bn Globally

Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, with approximately 14 million new cases in 2012 alone. The increasing incidence of the disease paired...

A Game-Changer Protein May Be Cure for All Cancers

Scientists believe they have found a protein, which they describe as a “game-changer” for cancer treatment. The breakthrough discovery by researchers in the UK...

Obesity Linked to 10 Cancers

Today, 2.1 billion people or nearly a third of the global population is overweight or obese, but now a new study suggests this trend...

World Cancer Day: The Biggest Cause of the Disease

Marked on February 4 each year, World Cancer Day is designed to raise awareness of cancer and to promote its prevention, detection, and treatment....

Hunger, Cancer, Ebola, AIDS… Obesity Tops Them All

The Ebola virus is dominating all global news right now, with some countries starting to consider imposing travel bans and closing their borders. And...

Sharp Rise in Lifestyle-Related Cancers

Sunny holidays, sweet treats and juicy grilled meats, as well as liters of alcohol and lots of smoking – this may remind you of...

World Cancer Day – Debunking Biggest Cancer Myths

Today is the World Cancer Day. The tradition of marking this day was originally started by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). The...

Oil Barons Charity Ball to auction priceless packages to benefit cancer...

Packages to four world renowned sporting events to be auctioned in Dubai’s Meydan racecourse on March 8 Proceeds to benefit Friends of Cancer Patients...

World Cancer Day dispels 4 cancer myths

Today, February 4, health organizations around the world mark the World Cancer Day, aiming to raise awareness of cancer and encourage its prevention and...

Drinking more coffee reduces risk of oral cancer

A recent study promotes newly discovered coffee drinking benefits. It seems, heavy coffee drinkers are less at risk of dying from cancers of...

Success in Fight Against Cancer: Targeted Chemotherapy

A new breakthrough treatment could prolong life of cancer patients. Doctors at the Southampton General Hospital bathed just one organ in chemotherapy for the first...

15,000 cases of colorectal cancer diagnosed in MENA annualy

Experts encourage early diagnostic tests, as 95% of cases are non-hereditary Medical studies have projected that 15,000 new cases of colorectal cancer will be...

17th UAE Terry Fox Run to fund 7 cancer research projects

Terry Fox Run Abu Dhabi will collaborate with Al Ain, Dubai and The Northern Emirates counterparts in funding 7 cancer research projects over AED2.3 million

GCC cancer registry under development

Epidemiological data will help to establish trends and quality of cancer treatment in the region The Gulf Federation for Cancer Control (GFFCC), in partnership with...

Twitter competition targeting cancer prevention

• US$20,000 will be donated to one country’s Red Cross or Red Crescent Society GE Healthcare launched a global competition on Twitter to raise public...