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More than 2,000 drugs now in cancer immunotherapy race

More than 2,000 drugs now in cancer immunotherapy race

The race to develop new immunotherapy treatments against cancer has sparked an unprecedented explosion in the oncology drug pipeline, with more than 2,000 immune system-boosting agents now in development.

French singer Johnny Hallyday dies at 74 after battle with cancer

French singer Johnny Hallyday dies at 74 after battle with cancer

Johnny Hallyday, a singer known as the "French Elvis" who helped popularize rock 'n roll in his country, has died at 74 after a battle with cancer, the office of the French president said on Wednesday.

HMC provides cutting-edge treatment options for cancer patients

HMC provides cutting-edge treatment options for cancer patients

Hamad Medical Corp (HMC) is leading the way in providing a range of evidence-based care for patients with cancer.

HMC provides cutting-edge treatment options for cancer patients

HMC provides cutting-edge treatment options for cancer patients

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is leading the way in providing a range of evidence-based care for patients with cancer.

US approves second gene therapy against cancer

US approves second gene therapy against cancer

US regulators have approved a second form of gene therapy to fight cancer. The treatment, called Yescarta, is the first immunotherapy on the US market for certain kinds of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) ...

Tunisian health minister dies after charity marathon

Tunisian health minister dies after charity marathon

Slim Chaker, 56, fell ill after running some 500 metres and then making a speech at the start of a race in the coastal town of Nabeul aimed at raising funds to build a clinic for children with cancer.

HMC’s Breast Care Clinic assesses over 600 patients

HMC’s Breast Care Clinic assesses over 600 patients

In support of Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) commitment to providing women in Qatar with premium breast cancer care, a new Breast Care Clinic was officially opened ...

1,466 cancer cases detected in Qatar in 2015: ministry

1,466 cancer cases detected in Qatar in 2015: ministry

A total of 1,466 new cancer cases were diagnosed in 2015, among which 1,417 were malignant and 49 in early stage, according to the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH).

Qatar to set up tissue bank in boost for healthcare

Qatar to set up tissue bank in boost for healthcare

Qatar will soon set up a tissue bank to help contribute to research, especially on cancer and improve the healthcare scenario in the country, a senior official of Hamad Medical Corporation disclosed on Wednesday.

Britons sizzle over chips and toast cancer warnings

Britons sizzle over chips and toast cancer warnings

A government health warning over the potential dangers of toast, roast potatoes and chips -- all traditional staples of the British diet -- had the country's tabloids hitting out Monday.

Boost for cancer screening programme

Boost for cancer screening programme

The screening facility will be available for all residents from next year, according to PHCC’s cancer programme manager, Dr Shaikha Abushaika

Dubai's Burj Khalifa to glow pink for cancer awareness

Dubai's Burj Khalifa to glow pink for cancer awareness

Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower, will be lit up in pink this week to raise awareness and funds to fight breast cancer, its developers said on Wednesday.