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A cancer drug's effectiveness can now be determined by a new technique that lets doctors see images of the treatments process going on inside a patient, Taipei Medical University (TMU) announced yesterday.
2013/7/23
A new type of gene therapy has shown promise in wiping out two rare childhood diseases, apparently without the risks of causing cancer, international researchers said Thursday.
2013/7/13
U.S. scientists said Wednesday they have confirmed a surprising 2011 study that found a higher risk of prostate cancer among men who consume omega-3 fatty acids, raising new questions about the safety of supplements.
2013/7/12
Eating a portion of tuna, salmon, sardines or other oily fish once or twice a week reduces the risk of breast cancer, according to a review published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) on Thursday.
2013/6/29
The National Health Insurance (NHI) has extended payment coverage for denosumab in treating bone metastases in certain types of cancer.
2013/6/29
Men who ate more healthy fats from vegetables, nuts and olive oil after a diagnosis of prostate cancer saw better survival rates than peers whose diets were unchanged, a U.S. study said Monday.
2013/6/12
Cancer topped the 10 most common causes of death again in 2012, claiming 43,665 lives, the Department of Health (DOH) announced yesterday.
2013/6/7
Cancer leading cause of death for 31st straight year
A new cervical cancer drug offers the first good hope of extending life for women with advanced stages of the disease, a study published Sunday has found.
2013/6/4
Simple vinegar test slashes cervical cancer rates by one-third: India study
A simple vinegar test slashed cervical cancer death rates by one-third in a remarkable study of 150,000 women in the slums of India, where the disease is the top cancer killer of women.
2013/6/4
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A cancer drug sold by GlaxoSmithKline was shown in a clinical trial to extend by several months the length of time ovarian cancer patients lived without their disease worsening.
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