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Cancer patients need to be extra careful: HMC

Cancer patients need to be extra careful: HMC

The National Center for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR) of the Hamad Medical Corporation has urged cancer patients to take extra precautions to limit their exposure to Covid-19.

HMC's cancer services at par with best global standards: official

HMC's cancer services at par with best global standards: official

Qatar’s cancer services are on par with the best international practices and are recognised by international research study groups, a senior official has said.

Health Ministry takes necessary measures to curb, combat cancer

Health Ministry takes necessary measures to curb, combat cancer

The Ministry of Public Health has taken the necessary measures to curb and combat cancer, in conjunction with the celebration of the World Cancer Day, which is marked around the world on 4 February every year ...

Former head of scandal-hit Swedish Academy dies of cancer

Former head of scandal-hit Swedish Academy dies of cancer

Sara Danius, the former head of the scandal-tainted committee which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died of cancer, Swedish news agency TT said on Saturday.

Bangladesh bans heartburn drug ranitidine over cancer fears

Bangladesh bans heartburn drug ranitidine over cancer fears

Bangladesh's drug regulatory authority on Sunday issued a ban on sales of popular heartburn drug ranitidine while it investigates a potential cancer-causing substance in the drug.

Menthol flavoured e-cigarettes in US could cause cancer, says study

Menthol flavoured e-cigarettes in US could cause cancer, says study

Scientists have discovered a potential cancer-causing substance in certain flavours of US e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco ‘in concerningly high levels,’ a study said on Monday.

Study: Cancer leading cause of middle-aged death in rich countries

Study: Cancer leading cause of middle-aged death in rich countries

Cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading cause of death among people aged 35 to 70 in rich countries, according to a study published Tuesday in British medical journal The Lancet.

Lithuanian PM diagnosed with cancer, keeps working

Lithuanian PM diagnosed with cancer, keeps working

Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said Wednesday he has been diagnosed with lymphoma but will continue working as he undergoes cancer treatment.

Ministry raises awareness about head and neck cancer

Ministry raises awareness about head and neck cancer

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) and Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) ...

Ministry stresses importance of screening for colorectal cancer

Ministry stresses importance of screening for colorectal cancer

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) is partnering with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) and the Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) ...

Scientists identify 'origin' of cancer spread

Scientists identify 'origin' of cancer spread

Scientists at the University of Salford said they have identified a cancer cell from which all cancer growth starts in the body.

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.