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New York: Progress in the overall survival rate for children with cancer is uneven across Europe, with a significant proportion of the thousands diagnosed with cancer each year, still dying, the UN health agency WHO alerted on Tuesday. more
New platform for childhood cancer medicines counters ‘unacceptable imbalance’ in survival rates

New York: A UN-backed initiative announced on Monday aims to ensure children with cancer living in low and middle-income countries have uninterrupted access to affordable, safe and effect ...

Increased cancer risk for petroleum industry workers and people living near plants: New UN study

New York: People working in the petroleum industry or living near petroleum facilities are at increased risk of developing several different cancer types, according to a new report by the ...

Better post-surgical care would boost cancer survival chances: Study

London: Patients’ chances of survival after cancer surgery is strongly linked with the standard of post-operation hospital care, a major international study suggests.

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 ...