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Philippines' Duterte says he does not have cancer

Philippines' Duterte says he does not have cancer

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he did not have cancer, following a biopsy last week at a private hospital that proved negative for the disease.

Commercial flight crews show higher cancer rates: study

Commercial flight crews show higher cancer rates: study

Out of 5,366 flight attendants who took part in the study, just over 15% reported ever having been diagnosed with cancer.

Targeted cancer treatments far outperform traditional methods

Targeted cancer treatments far outperform traditional methods

Cancer treatments that attack tumours based on their individual genetic traits -- not their location in the body -- far outperform traditional methods, extending survival for twice as many patients, a study said Saturday.

'Over 60% head and neck cancers diagnosed late'

'Over 60% head and neck cancers diagnosed late'

Cancers of the head and neck include tumours in areas above the collarbone, with the three major subdivisions including oral cancer, laryngeal cancer, and nasopharyngeal cancer.

Cancer treatment made free for all residents in Qatar

Cancer treatment made free for all residents in Qatar

Cancer treatment for all residents in Qatar is now totally free of cost at the Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) oncology department, a senior official has said.

Study suggests link between ultra-processed foods, cancer

Study suggests link between ultra-processed foods, cancer

Scientists suggested on Thursday a link between cancer and ‘ultra-processed’ foods such as cookies, fizzy drinks and sugary cereals, though outside experts cautioned against reading too much into the study results.

Zimbabwe opposition quarrel as leader lies in hospital

Zimbabwe opposition quarrel as leader lies in hospital

Zimbabwe's main opposition was embroiled in a power struggle on Friday over who is in charge of the party months before key elections, as leader Morgan Tsvangirai receives cancer treatment in hospital.

One-third of all cancers preventable, says expert

One-third of all cancers preventable, says expert

An expert at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has said that more than a third of all cancers can be prevented through lifestyle changes.

HMC still receiving cancer patients from siege countries

HMC still receiving cancer patients from siege countries

“Several patients are coming from the Gulf states. We are not closing the doors on them. We welcome everyone to come and get treated here,” Dr Mohamed Ussama al-Homsi said.

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.