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80 percent of world's city dwellers breathing bad air: UN Over 80 percent of the world's city dwellers breathe poor quality air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other diseases: WHO
12 мая 2016
EU delays weedkiller decision amid cancer uproar The EU postponed a decision to extend the approval of a key weedkiller for another 15 years amid an uproar that it may cause cancer.
08 марта 2016
©RIA Novosti Should I stop eating meat? No need, experts say The UN's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) warned that processed meats like sausages and ham cause bowel cancer, and red meat "probably" does too.
27 октября 2015
©REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Women urged to wait until 45 for breast cancer screenings In a controversial shift, a leading US medical association urged women to wait until the age of 45 before getting an annual mammogram to screen for breast cancer.
21 октября 2015
Tengrinews file photo Less than a quarter of cancer patients have access to safe surgery: study Fewer than a quarter of the 15 million people diagnosed with cancer worldwide this year have access to safe and proper surgery.
29 сентября 2015
 Aspirin reduces bowel cancer risk in obese patients: study Being overweight more than doubles the risk of bowel cancer in people with a certain gene disorder, but a regular dose of aspirin can reverse the trend.
18 августа 2015
Former US president Carter reveals he has cancer Former US president Jimmy Carter said that recent liver surgery has shown he has cancer, and that it has spread.
13 августа 2015
Askhat Murzabayev. Photo © 25 y.o. Kazakhstani programmer donates $2 million for cancer research Having worked at Barclays for half a year, a programmer from Kazakhstan Askhat Murzabayev earned a little over $2 million and donated the money to the International Cancer Research Center.
22 июля 2015
©REUTERS Smartphone device may help diagnose cancer A new device that can be added to a smartphone may be able to accurately and cheaply diagnose cancer, a technology which could be useful in remote areas.
14 апреля 2015
Britain's Ashya King case caused 'impossible position': doctor The case of Ashya King, whose parents removed him from a British hospital, put the health service in an "impossible position", one of his doctors has said.
10 апреля 2015
Photo courtesy of Drastic improvements in Kazakhstan oncology: increased financing and higher detection rates Chief Oncologist of the Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development Kuanysh Nurgaviyev has reported on positive trends in the oncological situation in Kazakhstan and explained the increase of new cancer cases.
21 марта 2015
World Health Organization (WHO) Assistant Director General Bruce Aylward. ©REUTERS WHO makes cervical cancer protection easier, cheaper The WHO introduced new cervical cancer guidelines, making it easier and cheaper to protect women against one of the deadliest, but most preventable, diseases.
03 декабря 2014
Photo courtesy of Studies probe why osteoporosis drugs may prevent cancer International researchers said they have made steps toward understanding why the most commonly used drugs for osteoporosis worldwide may also prevent some kinds of cancers.
02 декабря 2014
Hugh Jackman treated for skin cancer, again Oscar-nominated Australian actor Hugh Jackman has been treated for skin cancer for a third time in a year.
29 октября 2014
Photo courtesy of 'We are either bad at treating or bad at diagnosing' - state oncological aid in Kazakhstan Oncologist Nasrulla Shanazarov reported on the state of oncological help in Kazakhstan at the recent International Oncological Symposium.
03 октября 2014
Roche breast cancer drug 'helps patients live longer': study A drug developed by Swiss giant Roche to treat an aggressive form of breast cancer has been shown to extend patients' lives by almost 16 months.
29 сентября 2014
Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala. ©Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar Doctors say Nepal PM free of cancer: minister Doctors have given a clean bill of health to Nepal's Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, following successful radiotherapy for lung cancer.
24 сентября 2014
©REUTERS Pilots, cabin crew 'twice as likely to get skin cancer' Airline pilots and cabin crew are twice as likely to suffer from skin cancer because of regular exposure to harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun.
04 сентября 2014
©Reuters Botox may slow tumor growth in stomach cancer: study International researchers said Wednesday the toxic injections might also be able to stop cancer in its tracks, at least temporarily.
21 августа 2014
©Reuters Excess body weight boosts risk of 10 common cancers: study Being overweight boosts the risk of 10 common cancers, said a study of UK adults that prompted a call for tougher anti-obesity measures.
14 августа 2014

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