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Flight attendants are at a higher risk of breast cancer due to being exposed to high levels of radiation, Wan Fang Hospital (萬芳醫院) announced yesterday.
The nation is critically shortchanging efforts to prevent new generations of Americans from getting breast cancer, including neglecting vital research into environmental factors, a major federal report released Tuesday said.
Less than half of all countries in the world have functioning plans to prevent cancer and provide treatment and care to cancer patients, the World Health Organization lamented Friday.
Cancer was the top cause of death for domestic dogs in 2012, while renal failure remained the number one killer of cats, according to findings of a survey released yesterday.
Study links getting ink to hepatitis C risk
People seeking to get a tattoo should be picky about the parlor they get it done in, U.S. researchers say in the wake of a study that found a link between body art and Hepatitis C, the leading cause of liver cancer.
Fewer people are dying from cancer in the United States, but a government report published Monday warned that a lack of preventative measures could stem a steady decline in mortality rates.
An increasing number of younger women in the United States are delaying their first Pap test for cervical cancer until after they reach 21, reflecting new U.S. guidelines, health officials said on Thursday.
The consent of a single family member will be enough to remove terminally ill patients in a vegetative state from life support under an amendment passed by the Legislative Yuan.
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Amendment allows family member to decide vegetative patients' fates
A man afflicted with oral cancer fell victim to discrimination as he accompanied his family on a birthday celebration dinner and was not allowed to enter a restaurant, the man's family said yesterday.
People live more than a decade longer on average today than they did in 1970, but spend much of these boon years battling diseases like cancer, according to a global health review published Thursday.
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