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Scientists discover new salivary gland

Amsterdam: Researchers at the Netherlands Cancer Institute have discovered a new location of the salivary glands.

AI helps predict lung cancer risk: Researchers

New York: Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center report that their DeepLR computer algorithm shows promise as an accurate tool to help predict which people with lung lesion ...

Tackle ‘unacceptable inequalities’ in cancer care, saving up to seven million lives, WHO urges

New York/IBNS: Global cancer rates could rise by 60 per cent over the next 20 years unless cancer care is ramped up in low- and middle-income countries, the World Health Organization (WHO ...

Common heart drugs linked with less heart damage from cancer therapy, finds Study

Vienna:Cancer patients receiving common heart drugs have less heart damage from cancer therapy, according to research presented today at EuroEcho 2019, a scientific congress of the E ...

IAEA partners with prominent US research hospital to tackle childhood cancers in developing countries

Vienna, Austria/IBNS: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are joining forces to combat childhood cancers in developing count ...

Groundbreaking cancer-fighting drugs now included in updated UN list of essential medicines

New York, July 10 (JEN): The UN health agency, WHO, announced on Tuesday that dozens of new drugs have been added to the list of essential medicines that every country should have, includ ...

Smoking may limit body's ability to fight dangerous form of skin cancer: Study

London: Melanoma patients with a history of smoking cigarettes are 40 per cent less likely to survive their skin cancer than people who have never smoked, according to a new report funded ...

Country origin ‘best predictor of outcome’ for children with cancer, UN experts say

New York:Each year, an estimated 215 000 cancers are diagnosed in children under-15, and about 85 000 cancers in those aged 15–19 years, the cancer research agency of the World Heal ...

Cancer is a growing global threat and prevention is key, UN study shows

New York, More than 18 million new cases of cancer are expected this year and it’s estimated that 9.6 million people will die from various forms of the disease in 2018, the UN&rsquo ...