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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...

Wireless devices raise risk of brain cancer; Five billion worldwide exposed

The cancer agency of the World Health Organization states using cell phones and other wireless gadgets may put humans at bigger risk of brain...

Khalifa Foundation grants Texas University $ 150 mn for cancer research

The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Charity Foundation will offer a grant...

Daman Marks the International Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

In line with its strategy to elevate the Emirate’s health standards and raise awareness on critical diseases, the National Health Insurance Company, Daman, the...

The Top Healthiest Foods on Earth

1. Berries All berries are low in sugar and high in fiber. Blueberries have been shown to increase memory in lab studies, and raspberries and...