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