Oncology/Hematology News
  • Far fewer men being treated for prostate cancer

    Added On : 24th January 2017

    The number of older Americans treated for prostate cancer plummeted 42 percent since health officials began questioning the benefits of screening tests, a new study shows.

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  • Cancer spread cut by 75% in tests

    Added On : 13th January 2017

    Lung cancerThe deadly spread of cancer around the body has been cut by three-quarters in animal experiments, say scientists.

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  • Cancer awareness campaign from Feb. 1

    Added On : 7th January 2017

    Image result for Cancer Awareness Campaign From Feb. 1JEDDAH: Minister of Health Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, chairman of the 41st session of the Council of Health Ministers of GCC countries, will sponsor a campaign to raise awareness on cancer in early February under the slogan “40 × 40.”

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  • Prostate cancer laser treatment 'truly transformative'

    Added On : 1st January 2017

    GraphicSurgeons have described a new treatment for early stage prostate cancer as "truly transformative".

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  • Success of Precise Radiotherapy to a Lady with Cancer

    Added On : 30th December 2016

    Related imageThe Medical team at King Abdullah Medical City (KAMC) in Makkah has managed to conduct a successful precise radiotherapy to a lady in her thirtieth, who had been suffering from kidney cancer that spread into one part of the brain, the matter which made her condition deteriorated and prone to neurological complications. This precise radiotherapy is reckoned the first success in this respect among the MOH’s hospitals throughout the Western Region.

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  • Lung-Sparing Surgery May Up Mesothelioma Survival

    Added On : 24th December 2016

    Image result for Lung-Sparing Surgery May Up Mesothelioma SurvivalTreatment nearly doubled survival or more, study finds

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  • Low-Dose Aspirin May Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk

    Added On : 21st December 2016

    Image result for aspirinChinese-based study, analysis of previous research point to everyday use decreasing the odds

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  • Better aerobic fitness may reduce men's risk of cancer death

    Added On : 19th December 2016

     The better a man’s cardiorespiratory fitness, the less likely he is to die from cancer, suggests a long-term study from Denmark.

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  • Mobile pink caravan launched for early detection of breast cancer

    Added On : 12th December 2016

    RIYADH: As part of its breast cancer awareness campaign, the Ministry of Health launched a new station for the mobile pink caravan for early detection of breast cancer in Shaqra governorate at the weekend.

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  • 'Cold Caps' May Halt Breast Cancer Hair Loss

    Added On : 12th December 2016

    Image result for 'Cold Caps' May Halt Breast Cancer Hair LossDevices reduce blood flow to hair follicles during chemotherapy treatments

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