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Known as the "silent cancer," lymphoma is one of the most rapidly rising cancers in Taiwan, with the annual contraction-rate averaging at 2,915 patients, representing a two-fold growth over the past decade.
Young women who drink alcohol every day may be raising significantly their risk of breast cancer, according to U.S. research published Wednesday.
Postmenopausal women who take certain blood pressure medications for 10 years or more face twice the risk of developing breast cancer, U.S. researchers said Monday.
Scientists in Singapore have identified a gene which makes an aggressive form of breast cancer even worse, in a development which could lead to more effective drugs to treat it.
Taller women may face a higher risk of many cancers than their shorter counterparts, according to a U.S. study released Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The National Health Insurance (NHI) has extended payment coverage for denosumab in treating bone metastases in certain types of cancer.
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