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The Department of Health (DOH) yesterday gave an order to recall two instant noodle products from South Korea, which were found to contain traces of the cancer-causing substance benzopyrene.
A controversial study that linked genetically modified corn to cancer in lab rats is a “scientific non-event,” six French scientific academies said on Friday.
Italy's supreme court has upheld a ruling that said there was a link between a business executive's brain tumor and his heavy mobile phone usage.
America's favorite dietary supplements, multivitamins, modestly lowered the risk for cancer in healthy male doctors who took them for more than a decade, the first large study to test these pills has found.
A new study found marked molecular similarities between breast and ovarian cancer which scientists said could help lead to new treatments for hard-to-treat forms of breast cancer.
According to a survey conducted by the Department of Health in 2009, since May 2005, nearly 1,000 people have been diagnosed with kidney cancer every year. Among all forms of tumors, malignant tumors were found to be the most common cause of kidney cancer, as more than 90 percent of the patients were diagnosed with metastatic renal cell carcinoma over the past seven years.
The five-year survival rate for female breast cancer patients in Taiwan has increased to higher than 90 percent in recent years, thanks to significant improvements in medical testing and treatment.
The nation's largest cancer center is launching a massive “moonshot” effort against eight specific forms of the disease, similar to the all-out push for space exploration 50 years ago.
All-metal hip implants, which have been shown to have high failure rates and cause a host of other health problems, were not linked to cancer seven years after implantation, new data show.
In a bid to promote breast cancer awareness, Taipei Medical University (TMU) is inviting everyone to join a photo contest.
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